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German Pub Skirts Smoking Ban with “Butt Holes”

This is one trend that promises to be the butt of many jokes to come. (Get it? Seriously, we're here all week) At the Maltermeister Turm in Goslar, Germany, the enterprising owner found a novel way to...
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Could Nalgene Bottles Cause Cancer?

Note: This post has been revised due to factual inaccuracies noted in the comments below. Thanks to Mark for setting us straight on the technicals of this issue! Nalgene water bottles have found a...
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Print Your Own Travel Vaccines At Home!

Well, not exactly. The technology's not here yet, but it's in the mail. Via Travel Gear Blog: HP has announced that they will begin to sell a patch that is placed on your skin, and through tiny needles...

How To Fight Malaria Without Medication

Spend any time on the Thorntree or BootsNAll travel forums and you'll no doubt hear backpackers discussing which vaccinations are most prudent when traveling abroad. Seasoned travelers and travel health...
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Things They Learned From Long-Term Travel

Erin and Brad from (where else?) Erin and Brad's Travel Blog recently returned from a nine-month globetrotting adventure around the world. They've been kind enough to post an unabridged list of their tips on...
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Don’t Let the Bedbugs Bite!

(I easily spent seventeen or eighteen seconds crafting the title of this post. Seriously.) As if returning home from an around-the-world trip isn't disheartening and culturally shocking enough, you're then...
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Drink Water and Save $700 A Year

Huh? Drink water, you say? It's ground-breaking! Seriously though, K and I both switched to what is essentially a diabetic's diet. Not because either of us is diabetic, but because it truly is very healthy...