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6 Hotels With Super Disturbing Pasts

Many of the most iconic hotels in the world are housed in historic buildings -- which means they've had plenty of time to rack up a story or two. We've told you about hotels with storied pasts, but there's a fine line between what's storied and what's plain <i>disturbing</i>. Here we bring you six hotels …

The truth on six spring driving myths and car hacks

As we drop our door windows for some plus-zero sunshine, we enter the automotive Eden of spring driving on Canadian roads. But there are more than a …

10 things you must know about Airbus A-380

1. Easy on the Gas<p>It’s big, but not a gas-guzzler. Calculated per passenger, Lufthansa’s A380s get 69 miles per gallon. The airplane holds 81,890 …

Fernando Alonso

4 Weird Facts About The World's Most Obscure Countries

<i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p><i>Credit:</i><p>Did you know that there's a country with <i>Star Wars</i> characters on its official currency? Or another that didn't celebrate the millennium until... 2007? The world is indeed a crazy place, but even we didn't realize just how strange things could get …

10 Genius Ways To Beat Jet Lag

Enjoy every last second of your next international jaunt by planning ahead to fight jet lag. With the proper preparations, you can maximize the most of your time away and soak up as much sunlight as possible.<p>Follow these 10 tips to beat jet lag:<p>1. <b>Make a sleep schedule</b>: I'm what you would call a bad …

7 awesome paid iPhone apps that are all free downloads right now

Monday’s list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free had a few gems on it, and several of them are actually still free downloads if you hurry …


24 Signs You're A Good Traveler

You may love to travel, but just because you enjoy taking vacations and visiting far-flung destinations doesn't mean you're good at it. Unfortunately, simply liking travel isn't enough. There are a few traits that every good traveler should possess.<p>If you've ever wondered if you have what it takes, …

10 of Europe's best national parks … that you've probably never heard of

These national parks offer extraordinary landscapes and wildlife – and far fewer tourists than the continent’s more famous beauty spots. Have you visited a national park in Europe? Tell us about it in the comments below<p>Top 10 alternative city breaks in Europe The best of the UK’s national parks<p>Gran …

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Lincoln Continental Concept Revealed

Take a Ford Taurus, rub it sparingly with the sad ham of luxury appliqué, and you get the Lincoln MKS. In fact, there may not have been a car more cynical in Ford’s repertoire since post-Malaise downsizing of the 1980s. Finally, Lincoln has decided to erase this blight upon its name, and if the new …

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24 of Our Readers’ Best Camper Vans

We asked and you delivered. Searching for the best outdoor rigs and a little inspiration to hit the road, we asked our followers to share their adventure vehicles on Instagram using #OutsideMobile. Here are 24 of our favorite setups.<p><i>Photo</i>: Our winning shot! Courtesy of …


Month in Space: See a Black Sun and a Rocket's Red Glare - NBC News


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21 Totally Breathtaking Trails To Hike Before You Die

Hit the dusty road.

Climbing On Mount Denali

Top 15 Travel Spots for 2015

The <i>New York Times</i> Travel Show always proves to be an entertaining and efficient way to sift through the morass of clutter generated by the travel industry. This past January, I made it a point to attend some of the seminars offered, including two that were presented by the father-daughter duo, …

Best of Travel: 16 More Things We Loved

Even if they didn’t snag the tippy-top spots on our 2015 Best of Travel list, these outstanding runners-up still deserve an award for being the best in their respective fields.<p>Want to see the wildlife of Uganda or ride a camel in the Sahara? The outfitters here have you covered. Seeking endless …

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Extreme gardening on the 92nd floor of the Eureka Tower

On the 92nd level of Melbourne's Eureka Tower, two little plants have survived for months without soil or direct water. Caged and strapped to a rusty …

Did Your Favorite Lake Make Our List?

We can't think of a better way to jump-start your travel plans than ogling some of the most amazing natural wonders on earth! These lakes come in all …

26 Pictures Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence.

The universe, man… THE UNIVERSE. <br>By: Dave Stopera <br>Via:<p>1. This is the Earth! This is where you live.<p>NASA Goddard Space Flight Center …

These Depressing Ski Resort Photos Show The Awful Impact Of California's Drought

Seven ski resorts in California's Lake Tahoe have closed early for the season because of the lack of snow.


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