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PHOTOS: The Creamy, Sculpted Dunes Of White Sands National Monument

There's no place like it on the planet: White Sands National Monument in New Mexico. It's the world's largest gypsum dunefield: miles and miles of stunning white landscape.

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PHOTOS: The Creamy, Sculpted Dunes Of White Sands National Monument

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The relics of St. John the Baptiste are housed in Amiens Cathedral. Eleanor Beardsley /NPR hide caption

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Life In Amiens: This Small French Town Sees 'Turning Point In Civilization'

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Dale Earnhardt Jr., greets fans during driver introductions for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., last Sunday. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Out Of Bounds: NASCAR Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. On Concussions

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A scene from the 1990s Sci-Fi film Timecop, featuring Jean-Claude Van Damme (left). Ronald Siemoneit/Sygma via Getty Images hide caption

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It Sounds Like Science Fiction But ... It's A Cliché

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This is mountain lion kitten known as P-54 found in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. It is the only known kitten from P-23's third litter, according to the National Park Service. Courtesy of the National Park Service hide caption

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A Mountain Lion Kitten Is Found, Leading To Excitement And Concern

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Superstar Rogelio De La Vega (Camil) meets his daughter, Jane, for the first time in the show's first season. Scott Everett White/The CW hide caption

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Actor Jaime Camil On How 'Jane The Virgin' Humanizes Its Telenovela Characters

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