Thursday, July 31, 2014

LEDs burn out fast, but neon lives on forever. See why vintage is better.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Many have lost, but only one team will prevail. Who will win the 2014 FIFA World Cup? 

If your are watching the game, share your fan photos with CNN iReport.
Get real-time game updates on CNN’s live blog.

The first of this summer’s supermoons filled the night sky over the weekend. Was the moon this glorious in your area?

See other stunning photos of the supermoon on CNN.com

Saturday, July 12, 2014

For thousands of years, man has looked to the stars in search of answers. See why we turn to the cosmos.

Sunday, June 29, 2014

There’s an athlete in everyone, and apparently a love of soccer in all of us too! 

Click through the photos to see 11 moments of joy in soccer games and practices around the world.

Monday, June 23, 2014
You don’t have to go to the ocean to find a mermaid. New York City unofficially kicked off summer with it’s annual Mermaid Parade at Coney Island over the weekend.
See more real life mermaids on CNN iReport.

You don’t have to go to the ocean to find a mermaid. New York City unofficially kicked off summer with it’s annual Mermaid Parade at Coney Island over the weekend.

See more real life mermaids on CNN iReport.

Sunday, June 22, 2014

"The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever."

— French explorer Jacques Cousteau

Get eye to eye with cuttlefish, sharks and their undersea kin with these 30 amazing underwater photos from around the world.

Saturday, June 21, 2014
It’s the first official day of summer! Around the world, summer celebrations are marked by exciting and unique traditions. In Norway, people celebrate the summer holiday Sankthansaften. One of their traditions is lighting a large bonfire, which Cecilie Froysa photographed on June 2012 in the coastal town of Alesund.
Explore other wonderfully strange summer traditions on CNN.com.

It’s the first official day of summer! Around the world, summer celebrations are marked by exciting and unique traditions. In Norway, people celebrate the summer holiday Sankthansaften. One of their traditions is lighting a large bonfire, which Cecilie Froysa photographed on June 2012 in the coastal town of Alesund.

Explore other wonderfully strange summer traditions on CNN.com.

Monday, June 16, 2014
hillarytownhall:

Thanks for sending so many great questions. Keep them coming!
You have until Noon ET tomorrow to send us your text, image or video questions for Hillary Clinton. Your question may just get asked to Hillary Clinton during Tuesday’s CNN Town Hall at 5pm ET. 

hillarytownhall:

Thanks for sending so many great questions. Keep them coming!

You have until Noon ET tomorrow to send us your text, image or video questions for Hillary Clinton. Your question may just get asked to Hillary Clinton during Tuesday’s CNN Town Hall at 5pm ET. 

Sunday, June 15, 2014
A popular way to see the stunning views of Central Turkey’s Goreme National Park and its unusual volcanic rock formations is by hot air balloon, Thai Dang said. She took this photo while visiting the Cappadocia region in March 2014, and says the rock pillars are known as “fairy chimneys.” 
See this and 29 other beautiful national parks from around the world. 

A popular way to see the stunning views of Central Turkey’s Goreme National Park and its unusual volcanic rock formations is by hot air balloon, Thai Dang said. She took this photo while visiting the Cappadocia region in March 2014, and says the rock pillars are known as “fairy chimneys.”

See this and 29 other beautiful national parks from around the world. 

Saturday, June 14, 2014
In honor of Flag Day, we’re featuring some of the most unique places people have spotted America’s stars and stripes, like this art installation of crushed cars by Razmik Nazaryan. He used 108 crushed cars from an auto recycling facility in Santa Paula, California, to recreate the large American flag display in July 2013. The structure was 75 feet long and 19 feet high. 
See this and other unexpected places to spot the American flag on our CNN.com story.

In honor of Flag Day, we’re featuring some of the most unique places people have spotted America’s stars and stripes, like this art installation of crushed cars by Razmik Nazaryan. He used 108 crushed cars from an auto recycling facility in Santa Paula, California, to recreate the large American flag display in July 2013. The structure was 75 feet long and 19 feet high. 

See this and other unexpected places to spot the American flag on our CNN.com story.

Friday, June 13, 2014
hillarytownhall:

Hillary Clinton has come a long way since her Yale Law School days in the 70’s. This is your chance to ask her anything. 
Send in your questions (text, GIF, video) via the submit button, and Christiane Amanpour will ask some during Tuesday’s live town hall event at 5pm ET. 

hillarytownhall:

Hillary Clinton has come a long way since her Yale Law School days in the 70’s. This is your chance to ask her anything.

Send in your questions (text, GIF, video) via the submit button, and Christiane Amanpour will ask some during Tuesday’s live town hall event at 5pm ET. 

Sunday, June 8, 2014

It’s the land of Pope John Paul II, Frederic Chopin and really good cheese.

To celebrate Poland’s 25 years of independence, which happened on June 4, 2014, we asked iReporters to share what they love most about the country. Above are a few examples of what Poland has to offer. 

Gems like unspoiled nature, hidden castles and colorful villages make Poland uniquely beautiful to its visitors and residents.

See the 25 things we love about Poland.

Sunday, June 1, 2014
Not all superheroes wear capes. Some swoop in when you least expect it and save you from the miscreant evildoers that are cancer and despair.

Ann Graham completed treatment in 2011 for osteosarcoma, a bone cancer that usually develops in teenagers. She is now cancer-free. 

Read her essay: An adult in the pediatric ward

Saturday, May 31, 2014
Geshan Weerasinghe was standing on East 42nd Street in Manhattan when he photographed Manhattanhenge on May 30. During Manhattanhenge, which happens twice a year, the setting sun aligns with Manhattan’s cross-streets creating an illuminating effect throughout the borough. Weerasinghe says when the event happened, groups of strangers gathered around to photograph the sun peering down the street. “Everybody was so excited to see this rare moment. 42nd Street traffic didn’t move for a few minutes to allow pedestrians to see it,” he said.

Geshan Weerasinghe was standing on East 42nd Street in Manhattan when he photographed Manhattanhenge on May 30. During Manhattanhenge, which happens twice a year, the setting sun aligns with Manhattan’s cross-streets creating an illuminating effect throughout the borough. Weerasinghe says when the event happened, groups of strangers gathered around to photograph the sun peering down the street. “Everybody was so excited to see this rare moment. 42nd Street traffic didn’t move for a few minutes to allow pedestrians to see it,” he said.