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North Carolina's Abandoned 'Wizard of Oz' Theme Park Will Haunt You

Don't go looking for rainbows here...<p><i>This article originally appeared on Creators.</i><p>Written as a novel by L. Frank Baum in 1900, the <i>Wizard of Oz became</i> an acclaimed Technicolor film in 1939. The success of that film led to the exploration of prequels and sequels desperately seeking the fame and …

Brain scans reveal how people with insomnia may be wired differently

To sleep, perchance to dream … and to keep your brain working: Scientists have long known about the importance of getting a good night's sleep to improve memory, learning and mental health.<p>But the underlying cause of primary insomnia — a chronic inability to sleep soundly that's not associated with …

People are reportedly sharing fewer personal updates on Facebook

Has your Facebook feed turned into a stream of brand updates, memes, and re-shared videos? That's partly because Facebook wants it that way, but it's also partly because people are posting fewer personal updates to Facebook than they used to, according to a report in <i>The Information</i>.<p>Facebook says, …

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Five underrated countries you need to visit

From a medieval African trading town to a Mediterranean island nation, these overlooked outposts are worth a look.<p>With each welcoming more than 50 million international visitors each year, France, the United States and China dominate the list of most popular countries for travellers. But are the …

Thailand's best street food: readers’ travel tips

Spicy, salty, sweet, sour and absolutely delicious … readers pick their favourite street eats and local budget restaurants across Thailand<p>In Thailand there are many places to eat good seafood but, for me, one of the best and cheapest and freshest is a small active fishing village at the foot of …

Muslim leaders urged to condemn statement by man accused of Asad Shah's murder

A man who issued a statement claiming he killed the Glasgow shopkeeper Asad Shah because he "disrespected" Islam has been condemned by leaders of the city’s Ahmadi Muslim community.<p>They said the “mindset of violence” found in other countries must not be allowed to take root in Scotland and called …

Abandoned Disney World Park is a Real-Life Dismaland

Disney World has been engrained as a vacation destination for families since it opened in 1971. With that imagery comes thoughts of 3-hour waits in …

Analysis: Russian gunships replace jets in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin surprised the world by abruptly declaring on March 15 that Russia was withdrawing its forces from Syria in the wake of a partial ceasefire deal between regime forces and certain moderate opposition groups.<p>For the next few days the global media was treated to …

School Police Officer Caught on Camera Lifting 12-Year-Old Girl From Behind and Body Slamming Her to Brick Walkway — and Her Mother Wants Answers

The San Antonio (Texas) Independent School District has launched an investigation after a cellphone video surfaced showing one of its police officers body slamming a 12-year-old female student on a brick walkway last month.<p>Image source: YouTube<p>“We need to find out the details as to what occurred,” …

11 eerie photos of abandoned places around the world

What author Richard Happer loves most about abandoned places is that they're everywhere you look — if you look hard enough.<p>"There are so many of them, right on the doorstep of our everyday worlds," Happer told Tech Insider in 2016. "Hidden beneath our cities, unnoticed on high mountainsides. The …

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