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Slideshow: Bicycling, Photography, and How to Travel the World in 1891

A hired guard helps William Sachtleben carry his bicycle and gear across a stream in Turkey, May 26, 1891, Collection of the UCLA Library Special Collections
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Traveling this summer? Consider drawing inspiration from the story of William Sachtleben and Thomas Allen, Jr., whose epic post-college journey helped introduce cycling and photography to mainstream America.

Weekly Rewind: Scandal in Malaysia, Japan's Nationalistic Music Scene, and Taylor Swift Takes on China

High waves crash into the coast at Hyuga in Miyazaki prefecture, Japan's southern island of Kyushu on July 16, 2015. (Jiji Press/AFP/Getty Images)
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Our latest Weekly Rewind, featuring some of the best Asia-related content you may have missed from the past seven days.

Photo of the Day: Lines In the Sky In Iran

Wires extend in all directions from a pole outside of The Taj Historical House in Kashan, Iran on June 14, 2015. (Blondinrikard Fröberg/Flickr)
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Wires extend in all directions from a pole outside of The Taj Historical House in Kashan, Iran on June 14, 2015. (Blondinrikard Fröberg/Flickr)

Video: Mixed Reviews Aside, Nuclear Pact a Sign US and Iran Are Learning 'to Deal With Each Other'

(L to R) Robin Wright (via videolink), Karim Sadjadpour, Kevin Rudd, and Frank G. Wisner discuss the Iran nuclear deal on July 22 at Asia Society New York. (Elsa M. Ruiz/Asia Society)
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The landmark deal will face political and technical trouble in both Washington and Tehran, a panel of experts said Wednesday. But, they added, the agreement deserved support, and even celebration.

Weekly Rewind: Poetry in Iran, Internet Rebellion in Uzbekistan, and Japan's New 'Girl Band'

An Iranian woman walks past graffiti on a street northwest of the capital Tehran, on July 16, 2015. (Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images)
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Our latest Weekly Rewind, featuring some of the best Asia-related content you may have missed from the past seven days.

Photo of the Day: Colorful Mosaics In Iran

Colorful mosaics fill the walls of the Vakil Mosque in Shiraz, Iran on June 10, 2015. (Blondinrikard Fröberg/Flickr).
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Colorful mosaics fill the walls of the Vakil Mosque in Shiraz, Iran on June 10, 2015. (Blondinrikard Fröberg/Flickr).

Video: Karim Sadjadpour Sees 'Plenty of Room for Cooperation' Between US and Iran

U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz (R) and Head of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi (L) meet at a hotel where the Iran nuclear talks meetings are being held in Vienna, Austria on July 9, 2015. (Carlos Barria/AFP/Getty Images)
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A leading researcher on Iran, Sadjadpour argues that Iran and the U.S. can work together once Iran sees itself as a state, not a cause. He will take part in a July 22 panel at Asia Society New York on Iran-U.S. relations.

The Iran Nuclear Deal: A 'Monumental Outcome,' With a Long Backstory

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif leaves a final press conference of Iran nuclear talks in Vienna, Austria on July 14, 2015. (Samuel Kubani/AFP/Getty Images)
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The landmark pact was the product not only of marathon negotiations — it also had roots in efforts begun nearly two decades ago in the so-called "back channels" of global diplomacy.

Photo of the Day: Fiery Reflections in Iran

Illuminated arches of a bridge create fiery reflections in the water in Iran on April 22, 2015. (Luca Cerabona/Flickr)
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Illuminated arches of a bridge create fiery reflections in the water in Iran on April 22, 2015. (Luca Cerabona/Flickr)

Weekly Rewind: Iran's 'Generation Normal,' Nepal's Child Goddess, and a Trip to the North Korea-China Border

An Iranian youth listens to music as he walks through central Tehran. (Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images)
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Our latest Weekly Rewind, featuring some of the best Asia-related content from the past seven days that you may have missed.