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The 25 Most Popular Travel Destinations In America

Millions of TripAdvisor users voted on their favorite destinations around the world, as well as their favorite destinations in the U.S.<p>Paris took the top spot on the World Destinations list, trumping New York City (#2) and London (#3).<p>Unsurprisingly, New York City topped the list of American …

Myrtle Beach

An Instagram Hay Day on Australia's Hamilton Island

As an electrician in the power distribution industry for 27 years, Mark Seabury has rewired the connection between people. During work, however, his dreams often turn to photography -- a talent that connects him to others outside his everyday career, namely through Instagram.<p>"Every chance I get, …

Sistine Chapel Pickpockets Prey On Vatican Tourists; Guides May Strike For Better Security

Of all places to not obey the Ten Commandments, the Vatican's Sistine Chapel may be the worst. Yet a scourge of petty thieves is ignoring "thou shalt not steal," turning the hallowed 15th century chapel into a monumental place for small crime.<p>According to The Telegraph, tourists gazing upward in …

National Geographic Travel

National Geographic Travel

Why Did Penguins Stop Flying? The Answer Is Evolutionary

Penguins' swimming prowess cost them their ability to fly, a new study says.<p><b>Penguins lost the ability to fly eons ago, and scientists may have finally figured out why. A new study suggests that getting off the ground eventually just took too much effort for birds that were becoming expert …

Birds