CNN Site Map (Galleries) for May - 2017
- 2017-05-31Virtual Insanity: London's One Aldwych hotel has just introduced the world's first Virtual Reality cocktail. CNN went along to try it out.
- 2017-05-31Astana, Kazakhstan: Astana's Bayterek Tower stands 97 meters in height -- representing the year the city became the capital of Kazakhstan. The tower is open for tourists.
- 2017-05-31In this photo -- published this month by Military Review, the US Army's professional journal -- a mortar tube explodes near an Afghan soldier during a training exercise in July 2013. The photo was taken by US Army Spc. Hilda Clayton, a combat photogr
- 2017-05-31"Black and Blue: The Invisible Man and the Masque of Blackness" (2016-2017) by Zak Ove
- 2017-05-31As a tribute to Jack Kirby, the creator of the hugely popular Avengers, Brazilian artist Hugo Canuto recreated this classic cover using Yoruba gods known as Orishas as the central characters.
- 2017-05-31Every summer season has at least one song that seems to be the soundtrack for every barbecue, beach party or road trip, no matter where you are in the nation. It's often more than one, but this list is about the tracks that dominated both culturally
- 2017-05-31Tziporah Salamon has lived in her one-bedroom apartment on the Upper West Side in New York City since 1982.
- 2017-05-31Disneyland Paris is celebrating its 25th birthday in 2017.
- 2017-05-31Afghan security forces patrol the site of a deadly suicide bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, May 31. The blast struck near the German Embassy, according to Afghan officials.
- 2017-05-30Amangiri, Utah: Utah's Amangiri resort sets the standard for luxury desert hotels with a dramatic location and top-notch decor.
- 2017-05-30Waves break over coral reef off the coast of Mahe, the largest island of the Seychelles.
The archipelago is among the African states with abundant, relatively untapped marine resources.
- 2017-05-30Retired army members take part in a laughing yoga session ahead of 2017 World Laughing Day. Studies have shown that mirthful laughter, the kind that stems from real joy, relieves stress, lightens mood and confers health benefits.
There is one word Chef Jacques LaMerde uses to describe his food time and time again: Soigné
The French loan-word sums up the elegant, sophisticated morsels of culinary perfection that haute cuisine eateries aspire to offer diners.
But look close
- 2017-05-30Canard a la presse: Blood is the lynchpin of canard a la presse, the signature dish at Otto's in London. Owner and maitre d' Otto Tepasse estimates he's prepared the dish around 25,000 times, crushing the duck carcass inside a silver press
- 2017-05-30The women of Litchfield Penitentiary return in Season 5 of the dramedy "Orange is the New Black" on Netflix. But that's not all that's premiering during the month of June:
- 2017-05-30Actor and former NFL player Terry Crews has launched a new furniture collection.
- 2017-05-30Stacie Krajchir-Tom, founder of the Bungalow PR firm, pregnant with her son, Milo Kekoa, at age 42. She experienced three miscarriages and one fibroid surgery before conceiving through intrauterine insemination.
- 2017-05-30Chinese artist Zhao Chuang is the go-to artist for paleontologists who want to bring dinosaurs to life.
- 2017-05-30To lose weight, you need to burn more calories than you consume, which inevitably means one thing: portion control. But you're not necessarily doomed to a growling stomach until you reach your goal.
"Portion control doesn't mean you have t
- 2017-05-29This May 8 file photo of the Bogoslof volcano in Alaska's Aleutian islands shows a crater now filled by a warm saltwater lake. The volcano erupted on Bogoslof Island on Sunday, May 28, producing an ash cloud that reached up to 45,000 feet, according
- 2017-05-29"When you wear it, you see beautiful green flowers coming from the palms, up and down the neck," Chin says.
- 2017-05-29Emoji enables us to better express tone and provide emotional cues; and in turn, our addressees are better able to interpret what the words are meant to convey.
In 2016, New York's Museum of Modern Art added emojis to its permanent collection --
- 2017-05-29Les Clefs d'Or: Maxime Nerkowski, head concierge at the InterContinental Carlton Cannes, pictured in the hotel's Grand Salon. It was in this room that an agreement was signed between nine European nations to expand Les Clefs d'Or, France&ap
- 2017-05-29Zambian-Welsh director Rungano Nyoni takes on witchcraft accusations in the country of her birth with a satire revolving around the plight of nine-year-old Shula, played by newcomer Maggie Mulubwa.
- 2017-05-29The 1,000-seat Philharmonic Hall in Szczecin by Barozzi / Veiga is located on the historical site of the "Konzerthaus," which was destroyed during the Second World War. The hall is composed following a Fibonacci sequence whose fragmentation incr
- 2017-05-29Park Hyatt Chicago: Gym rats can soak up seventh-floor views over the city and the Magnificent Mile while they exercise, stretch or cross-train.
- 2017-05-27President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One on Saturday, May, 27, 2017, at Naval Air Station Sigonella in Italy. They were headed back to the United States after a nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe.
- 2017-05-27Dry sand bakes in the sun on April 16, 2017, at the Theewaterskloof Dam, a key source of water to Cape Town, South Africa.
- 2017-05-27From right, US President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi attend an inauguration ceremony for the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology. The ceremony in Ri
- 2017-05-26The Capture of the Pirate, Blackbeard, 1718 by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris. Depicting the fierce duel between Teach and Lieutenant Robert Maynard of the British Royal Navy.
- 2017-05-26Alek Wek is a South Sudanese-British model and designer who began her fashion career at the age of 18 in 1995.
- 2017-05-26Mystic Timbers, Kings Island, Ohio: The newest coaster at Kings Island opened April 15. It tells the story of nature taking back a lumber company.
- 2017-05-26This year, the Metropolitan Museum of Art is paying tribute to Japanese designer Rei Kawakubo. "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between" (on until Sept. 4, 2017) focuses on her experimentation with dualities.
- 2017-05-26Language-learning platform Babbel asked 20 foreign ambassadors to the US to recommend the best movies and books that visitors to their country should check out. Here are some of their choices.
- 2017-05-26Made entirely of plastic waste collected from beaches in Oregon, this sculpture belongs to a project called Washed Ashore, which uses art to educate about environmental conservation and sustainability.
The project started in 2010 and since then about 40,
- 2017-05-26Opening this weekend: Disney's latest extravaganza, "Pandora --The World of Avatar," opens May 27 at Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.
- 2017-05-26Pope Francis stands with US President Donald Trump and his family during a private audience at the Vatican on Wednesday, May 24. Joining the President are his wife, Melania, and his daughter Ivanka. On tour with Trump: A behind-the-scenes view
- 2017-05-25In their their ongoing Icons series, Swiss artists duo Jojakim Cortis and Adrian Sonderegger creates 3D miniatures of iconic photographs.
- 2017-05-25Tiny tarsiers: The tarsier is the world's second-smallest primate -- about the size of an adult palm. They are a protected species in the Philippines with just 5,000-10,000 left in the wild.
- 2017-05-25Bermuda's famous pink sand is on full display at Horseshoe Bay Beach in Southampton Parish.
- 2017-05-25Most tulou buildings are circular or square shaped, but "there are other special shapes, such as oblongs -- it just depends on the landscape," according to architecture student Lin Weicheng, who has worked on tulou restoration.
- 2017-05-25Ready-to-wear label Fashpa (an abbreviation of Fashion Parade), sells pieces online that are made exclusively in Lagos.
- 2017-05-25Somali pirates carrying out preparations to a skiff boat used to attack ships. A spate of hijackings in the High Risk Area (HRA) off the Somali coast has raised alarm after a period of calm.
- 2017-05-25Think about one of your favorite romantic movies. Is the first image that comes to mind a tender, touching moment? No matter if it's a love or goodbye sequence, those are the scenes that Hollywood imprints on your heartstrings.
One priceless moment:
- 2017-05-25The hat and shirt worn by Jaime Santana and boots worn by Justin Gauger when they were struck by lightning in Arizona, US.
- 2017-05-25The red carpet at Cannes Film Festival has seen many a memorable moment over its 70-year history.
- 2017-05-25During the Vietnam War, at age 24, Richard Goddard flew more than 200 combat missions in F-100D Super Sabres -- the first of the Air Force's iconic "Century Series" jets. Now, nearly 50 years later, he says he owes a lot to the F-100. Despi
- 2017-05-24This week, the Design Museum in London opens "California: Designing Freedom." Scroll through the gallery for a preview from the exhibition's curator Brendan Mcgetrick.
"This is from Waymo, a subsidiary of Google. It's the first
- 2017-05-24Tom Proprofsky and Liza Rios-Proprofsky spent almost two years planning their January 2016 "Star Wars"-themed wedding in Costa Mesa, California.
- 2017-05-24Today, we know that smoking kills. But it wasn't so long ago that images of doctors, nurses and celebrities told us to light up. It was good for you, they said. These historical ads tell the story.
- 2017-05-24Ruben Ostlund's film "The Square" draws on an installation he created in collaboration with film producer Kalle Boman. Beginning life in the design museum Vandolorum in Varnamo, Sweden, the piece was intended to promote altruism and highlig
- 2017-05-24Îles de Lérins: Just 15 minutes from Cannes, the tranquil island retreats of Île Sainte-Marguerite and Île Saint-Honorat feel like a world away.
- 2017-05-24Car seats are important to keep kids safe from birth through age 13. To make sure they're safe, find the right car seat for your child's size; make sure it's installed correctly, whether it's front-facing or rear-facing; and stay on to
- 2017-05-24A year after his death, Iranian Palme d'Or winner Abbas Kiarostami made his posthumous swansong at the Cannes Film Festival with a poignant film completed by his son, Ahmad.
Scroll through to discover more about the Iranian director's love affa
- 2017-05-23MauiWine, Hawaii: Hawaii's MauiWine isn't your typical winery experience. For starters, it's located 2,000 feet above sea level on the slopes of the the Haleakalā volcano.
- 2017-05-23Staying physically active has been associated with a reduced risk of several forms of cancer. Experts recommend exercising at least 150 minutes (2½ hours) per week.
- 2017-05-23The majority of Lagos residents rely on the informal sector comprised of wells, boreholes, rivers and rain water to access water.
- 2017-05-23English actor Roger Moore is flanked by Gloria Hendry, left, and Jane Seymour in this photo from the James Bond movie "Live and Let Die" in 1973. Moore, who portrayed Bond in seven films, died Tuesday, May 23, at the age of 89.
- 2017-05-23SHINee performed at the Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie in Dallas on March 24.
- 2017-05-23Fernando Mastrangelo is the founder of the design firm Fernando Mastrangelo Studio, which runs out of his Brooklyn studio. He uses materials like salt, coffee, sand, glass and cement to create his sculptures.
- 2017-05-22In January, 16,000 fan-runners entered the "Star Wars" half-marathon at Disneyland in California. It started at 5:30 a.m., through a gate featuring Tatooinian architecture.
- 2017-05-22A North Korean Pukguksong-2 missile lifts off from a mobile launcher on Sunday, May 21.
- 2017-05-22Street art: Ipoh visitors will come across murals by Ernest Zacharevic -- the Lithuanian artist often credited with making street art trendy in Malaysian cities -- and local artists like Eric Lai.
- 2017-05-22The 84th edition of the Eyo Festival took place on Saturday at Tafawa Balewa Square in Lagos.
- 2017-05-22Dubai Police will introduce its first robot police officer on May 24. It's functions are limited, but the Emirate has big plans for the future. By 2030 it wants robots to make up 25% of its police force -- including fully functioning androids capable
- 2017-05-22The Presidential: Europe's "newest" luxury train, The Presidential uses renovated carriages built for Portugal's royal family 127 years ago.
- 2017-05-22This diamond, bought at a car boot sale for $13, is expected to sell for more than $400,000 at auction. It will hit the auction block at Sotheby's on June 7, 2017.
- 2017-05-20President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House during a joint news conference with Colombia's President on Thursday, May 18. In this moment, Trump was asked if he had urged FBI Director James Comey to stop an investigation into Michael
- 2017-05-20Pippa Middleton and James Matthews exit the church after their wedding ceremony at St. Mark's Church on Saturday, May 20, in Englefield, England.
- 2017-05-19Lilium is a new ultralight two-seater electric plane concept, designed by four German engineers.
- 2017-05-19The very first season of "The Real World" debuted on May 21, 1992. The cast was made up of Norman Korpi, Andre Comeau, Julie Oliver, Rebecca Blasband, Heather B., Eric Nies and Kevin Powell, who lived together in New York City. Let's catch
- 2017-05-19Anne Imhof's Golden Lion-winning "Faust" involves a five-hour performance in which the the audience is immersed in a world of music, sadness and sexuality.
- 2017-05-19In Tobago, the sister island of Trinidad, visitors may have pristine beaches like the crescent hugging Pirate's Bay all to themselves.
- 2017-05-19Poet and author Jim Harrison showed Anthony Bourdain some of the marvels of Montana. Shortly after the filming of this episode, Harrison passed away. "There were none like him while he lived. There will be none like him now that he's gone,"
- 2017-05-19Here are 20 iconic planes from the past 50 years that every aviation fan should try to experience first-hand. The DHC-6, pictured, is a small, solid aircraft capable of landing on short runways.
- 2017-05-19Cedar Point's newest roller coaster isn't for the faint of heart or full of lunch. Valravn is the Ohio park's 18th roller coaster and lays claim to being the tallest dive coaster in the world.
- 2017-05-19Only 42 people at a time will be able to eat at Bunyadi, London's first naked dining experience. Thousands of disappointed diners will just have to keep their clothes on.
- 2017-05-19"Even when it's 50% foam, our beer is worth jumping for." So says a German correspondent, who has more to add to our ongoing "better than anywhere else" series.
- 2017-05-19Quartier Putain: The name of this cafe comes from the French slang for the activity that made the Red Light District famous.