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National Geographic Travel

National Geographic Travel

This map shows why Finland, Sweden, and the UK have more freedom than any other countries

A recent map from GOOD shows a new way to measure a country’s stature on the world stage: The freedom that its citizens have to travel the globe.<p>Western countries tend to have more travel freedom as measured by the number of visa exemptions, or the ability to get a visa on arrival. Finns, Brits, …

Dominican Republic

Penalty Kicks for Dutch, Costa Rica: Pictures

2014 FIFA World Cup: What we learned, Day 17

A recap of Sunday at the World Cup, with Netherlands coming back to beat Mexico, 2-1.<p><b>More World Cup: Scoreboard | Schedule | Group Standings | U.S.</b> …

Associated Press News

Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Kernville

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Sunday evening 30 miles from Kernville, according to the<p>U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 9:30 p.m. at a depth of 1.9 miles.<p>According to the USGS, the epicenter was 39 miles from Porterville, 42 miles from Lindsay, and 45 miles from …

Associated Press News

Mars One Puts Out the Call for Red Planet Experiments (and Ads)

The not-for-profit Mars One venture wants to send humans on one-way trips to Mars in the 2020s, but first it wants to send experimental packages to the Red Planet — potentially including the first interplanetary advertisements.<p>You could even put your company's name on the robotic lander that's …

Space Science