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Divining Angkor: after rising to sublime heights, the sacred city may have engineered its own downfall.(Cover story)
July 1, 2009 ... [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] From the air, the centuries-old temple appears and vanishes like a hallucination. At first it is no more than an umber smudge in the forest canopy of northern Cambodia. Beneath us sprawls...

Feeding frenzy: when tide and current turn a tiny bay into a bowl of plankton, manta rays in the Maldives gather for a roiling, whirling feast.
July 1, 2009 ... [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Four hundred forty miles off the southern coast of India, in the archipelago nation of the Maldives, there is an uninhabited island named Hanifaru. It's not much to see from the air: a...

Roomfuls of total strangers under mass hypnosis! The world's largest and most polite corn dog chomp! Farm adolescents well versed in animal husbandry! Mothers who look like daughters and vice versa! Candy apples, pork chops on a stick, and fried Coca-Cola! Young men who want you to become a career beautician! Take in the state fair with Garrison Keillor.
July 1, 2009 ... [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] THE STATE FAIR is a ritual carnival marking the end of summer and gardens and apple orchards and the start of school and higher...

Between fire & ice: enter the otherworld of The Lord of the Rings in New Zealand's Tongariro National Park.
July 1, 2009 ... [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] As you contemplate the heart of Tongariro National Park--three peaks that rise in one of the most beautiful places in the famously beautiful country of New Zealand--you may well find...

One the nation divisible: the Serbs.
July 1, 2009 ... [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] IN THE ISOLATED VILLAGE of Velika Hoca in...