This progressive point on the Research Triangle is brimming with public spaces full of art and a subtle sense of coolness.

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Coast Guard crew members in New York have rescued a 21-year-old man stranded on an island in the Navensink River in 34-degree weather after his small boat broke down

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Across Russia, the devout and the daring are observing the Orthodox Christian feast day of Epiphany by immersing themselves in frigid water through holes cut through the ice of lakes and rivers

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With two World Heritage Sites, a cultural awakening and world-class cuisine, the city comes into its own.

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The Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, housed in a Mediterranean Revival mansion in Holmby Hills, offers intimate tours of works by Picasso, Warhol and more.

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One tiny country offers epic road trips, high mountain passes and the Ionian coastline.

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The site of royal burials and weddings also houses monuments to British greats, from Chaucer to Hawking.

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Cobblestone streets, an impressive aqueduct, the largest medieval cathedral and a chapel of bones await you, along with hearty food.

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A chippy lover pinpoints the original shop (long gone) and samples many more, including a vegan option.

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At a Messors workshop in Puglia, neophytes learn to restore and conserve ancient art.

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Knepp Castle, once a hunting ground for Britain’s kings, is now a bustling attraction for ecotourists.

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Need a personal trainer, yoga mat or workout clothes? Just call the concierge.

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