Secrets of the world’s grandest place of worship

Editor's Note — Editor's Note — CNN Travel's series often carries sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Read the policy.(CNN) — It's Abu Dhabi's star attraction, attracting millions each year, yet despite the footfall, there's a

Why Democrats are donkeys and Republicans are elephants

Written by Jackson Arn, ArtsyThis article was published in partnership with Artsy, the global platform for discovering and collecting art. The original article can be seen here.Every election cycle, illustrations of donkeys and elephants show up in political cartoons, campaign buttons, Internet memes, and some truly alarming fashion choices. How

Meet Sophia: The robot who laughs, smiles and frowns just like us

Written by Stephy Chung, CNNHong Kong The field of robotics is fast-growing. Robots can now perform complicated movements with elegance -- back-flipping, practicing parkour moves, even "carving" classical sculptures. Then there's Sophia, a robot whose widespread appeal lies not in big, dramatic actions (her torso is often fixed to a