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Polish students break world record for largest domino chain

College students in Poland now hold the world record for the largest domino chain. Students from the Czestochowa School of Economics created the chain by arranging 4,998 books like dominoes.

Paris bans cars due to pollution

Mon dieu! The air pollution in Paris has become so bad that the French government has introduced a temporary driving ban.

Japanese engineers create robot guitarist

Quick math question: What has 78 fingers, 22 arms, and no brain? Answer: "Z-Machines," the robot band with a surprisingly human sound.

Rice University students develop life saving infant breathing machine

When Chokonjetsa was born, he weighed just over 2 pounds. His tiny, underdeveloped lungs struggled for each breath.

Sunken art exhibit opens up in the Maldives

Personally, we'd rather not have anything obstructing the incredible views from a Maldives resort. We could stare out the window for months -- especially if those windows are underwater.

How does an airliner just disappear in 2014?

The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has left people wondering, what happened?

Solar lamps light rural villages across the globe

Solar lamps help rural villages

Experts believe time zones could be bad for health

Editor's note: Ralitsa Vassileva is an anchor on CNN International. She is based in Atlanta but regularly crosses time zones.

China will use drones to clean up pollution

  China declared a "war on pollution" this week, and is now fortifying its arsenal with a new weapon: smog-clearing drones.

Russia's troop movements have World on edge

Much of the world is on edge today as Russia comes down hard on Ukraine. Thousands of Russian troops are already in the country and now Moscow is considering legislation that will make part of Ukraine, Russian territory.