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X-15: The fastest manned rocket plane ever

Bold, black and blazing fast: The North American X-15 was a plane unlike any other. And although it first flew over 60 years...

Duro Olowu’s pursuit of the ‘culture of style’ in his designs

Written by Valerie SteeleValerie Steele is director and chief curator of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology. The following is an...

SR-71 Blackbird: The Cold War spy plane that’s still the world’s fastest airplane

During the Cold War, this plane could fly higher and faster than any other -- and 55 years after its first flight, it...

Orlando Gili’s photos capture England’s curious pastimes

Written by Oscar Holland, CNNIn an old English tradition, believed by some to have pagan origins, the people of Brockworth, Gloucestershire, chase a...

This UK startup is turning coffee into fuel

Starbucks (SBUX) has started to trial recyclable alternatives to the disposable cups. But the used coffee is often overlooked. UK startup Bio-bean thinks...

How the A380 superjumbo dream fell apart

(CNN) — There's nothing quite like seeing an Airbus A380 for the first time. It's so big -- the largest passenger plane ever...

Remember when the women of Twin Peaks made nostalgia new again?

Written by Ananda Pellerin, CNNBefore Netflix, before sagas like "Game of Thrones" -- before high-speed internet -- there was "Twin Peaks." It's not...

Drake opens doors to his extravagant Toronto mansion

Written by Oscar Holland, CNNA one-ton bed, a two-story closet and a 4,000-pound bathtub carved from a single slab of black marble --...

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