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Former Nazi Resort Rebuilt As Huge Youth Hostel

A gigantic Nazi seaside resort on Germany's Baltic coast in the town of Prora has been turned -- after decades of disuse and decay -- into one of the country's largest youth hostels. How'd ya like to be...
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The 20 Greatest Driving Roads in the World

A great road challenges everyday notions, replacing the familiar—the dull grind of everyday commuting—with the epic: turns, terrain and landscape that adjust our perception of the world. But most of all,...
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Music and Mud: Glastonbury Festival 2011 [Gallery]

Glastonbury, a festival held at Worthy Farm in England, has become Europe's largest such gathering for music fans. Its five-day run ended Sunday, after entertaining nearly 175,000 fans. Heavy rain and mud...
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Stuck at Home? Go Exploring There!

It’s about to be a holiday weekend in the USA, which means taking a 3- or 4-day vacation, or being bummed that you’re stuck at home while everyone else is on vacation. Just because you’re in your own...
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Sex-Crazed Turtles Shutdown Runway at JFK

In what is perhaps the best headline ever for an airport-related story ... Sex-crazed turtles shut down a runway at Kennedy Airport this morning as they crawled across the tarmac heading for their seasonal...
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The South’s 20 Best BBQ Joints

The South is the most rewarding place in the world for food lovers to road trip: You can measure the distance you've traveled in the flavors you encounter. And no Southern food is more tenaciously regional...
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70 Lightning Strikes in One Shot [Photo]

Chris Kotsiopoulos recently captured this amazing photo. It's actually "an image sequence containing 70 lightning shots, taken at Ikaria island during a severe thunderstorm." Simply...
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6 Airline Travel Myths Revealed

ABC News lists 6 Airline Travel Myths, including whether opening a door midflight can be done (it can't): There are a couple of reasons for this, but the big one is cabin pressure which, in effect, seals...
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The Strangest Jobs in the Travel Industry

"Airport hunters, traipsing through sewers, or clamping down on sandwich-eaters. It’s all in a day’s work for our favorite odd jobs in travel." Via Travel + Leisure's Strangest Jobs in the Travel...
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Airbus A380s May Soon Carry 1,000 Passengers

CheapOair is asking: How big is too big? Airbus aircraft may soon carry 1,000 passengers A new generation of Airbus A380s may have the capacity to seat an astounding 1,000 passengers each. While the...
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Pibloktoq: Psychology in the Cold, Dark Arctic

This is so bizarrely fascinating, I'm not even sure how to comment on it: Pibloktoq is a psychological phenomenon associated with the cold, dark, snowy parts of the world. The first written case studies...