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Does The Hotel Maid Look Through Your Stuff?

(Photo: James Doberman/Getty Images)<p>Sometimes people do inappropriate things when no one is looking. Sometimes those people are hotel housekeepers, as was indicated in a hidden-camera video that went viral last November. A clip filmed at a "well-known American hotel brand" revealed a maid messing …

Hospitality

5 Things You Don't Understand About Working on Cruise Ships (Unless You've Worked on One)

<i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Timothy Valentine</i><p>If you've ever watched (reruns of) <i>The Love Boat</i>, then you know that working on a cruise ship is about the best job ever. All witty banter, hilarious hijinks, and sage romantic advice from Captain Stubing. While traveling around the world!<p>But …

Cruise Ships

N Korea urges Mexico to free detained ship

<b>North Korea has accused Mexico of illegally holding one of its ships, after it ran aground last year.</b><p>It said the Mu Du Bong was a legitimate commercial ship and its detention a "rampant violation" of sovereignty.<p>But a UN expert says the ship belongs to North Korea's Ocean Maritime Management, which …

North Korea

16 of the most impressive national parks in the US (PHOTOS)

EVERY BIT of wilderness on the planet is impressive, but some places are special for unique reasons. There’s arguably no better educational tool for …

National Parks

Adrian Gonzalez hits three homers to power Dodgers to 7-4 win

He did it again. Then again. And then again. Very repetitive, in that wonderful kind of way.<p>By the time<p>Adrian Gonzalezwas finished breaking records for the night, he had hit three home runs Wednesday, which only gave him five in the first three games of the season. Not that it’s a big deal or …

U.K. makes a big oil discovery

It seems Britain could be sitting on a whole lot of oil.<p>Exploration firm U.K. Oil & Gas Investments said Thursday there may be up to 100 billion barrels of oil at an onshore site in south England, near Gatwick airport, a company spokesperson told CNN.<p>That's more than double the amount of oil pumped …

Oil & Gas Industry