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6 Things You Never Knew About the Empire State Building

When the Empire State Building was completed in 1931, it became the tallest skyscraper in the world, a title it held until the first tower of the World Trade Center reached its full height in 1972. While the ESB may no longer be the tallest, this massive but graceful Art Deco masterpiece remains …

You've Never Seen Your Favorite European Landmarks Like This Before

Vadim Makhorov and his travel partner, Vitaliy Raskalov, "skywalked" Europe's most popular cities by taking in the continent's most prominent sites from high above--often by simply standing right on top of them.<p>We've seen some pretty insane photos of world monuments (Makhorov previously produced …

‘Crooked’ Animal Control Officer Caught With 850 Snakes in His Garage

Long Island police found approximately 850 snakes hidden in the garage of a Brookhaven Town animal control officer on Thursday.<p>44-year-old Richard …

Good bye summer... #chicago #distractyourface

Evening falls on the city of Chicago.

Refreshing splash during an afternoon run #slpash

Sprry guys, but another shot from the front car of the CTA. #windows #trib2013

On the way to work... #chicago #distractyourface

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Top 10 Eastern European getaways

For years Eastern Europe was the undiscovered half of the continent - but things have changed. The diverse highlights of Eastern Europe are now drawing travellers by the trainload. Here are our top 10 Eastern European getaways.<p>1. Julian Alps, Slovenia<p>The Julian Alps form Slovenia's dramatic …

Puerto Vallarta & Riviera Maya: Eat, Sway, Love

Emerging from a cool plunge in the deep blue sea of Banderas Bay, I settle back in our little motorboat, which gently rocks side to side as it glides towards densely forested cliffs and an intensely azure grotto. The sun is high overhead, its warmth lulling me into a dream-like state of sheer …

An Unexpected Ending for Deep Impact

After almost 9 years in space that included an unprecedented July 4th impact and subsequent flyby of a comet, an additional comet flyby, and the …