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Angel Falls in Venezuela

A 21-Year-Old from California Became the Youngest Person to Visit Every Country in the World

For many people, the highlight of being 21 is the ability to legally down a bunch of Dollaritas during happy hour. For Lexie Alford her highlight was a bit more involved. On May 31 Alford became the youngest person to visit every country in the world, al 196 of them. A post shared by Lexie Alford...
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Sicily, Italy

You Can Buy an Italian Home in Sicily for $1

You could own a home in the Italian countryside for less than $2, but there’s a catch. Mussomeli, a small village in the hills of Sicily, has dozens homes for sale that cost 1 euro, or about $1.12, but they are all abandoned fixer-uppers, according to CNBC . The homes are being sold by a city-run...
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2 men at a TSA checkpoint at an airport

Passengers Left Nearly $1 Million at Airport Security Last Year

Passing through airport security can cost you a pretty penny. According to a new report released by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), travelers left behind a total of $960,105.49 in the plastic bins at security checkpoints around the country last year. And while some of the money is...
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Floyd's Pelican Bar in the middle of the Caribbean Sea

Dream Job: A Bar in the Middle of the Caribbean Sea Is Looking for Someone to Come Bartend for a Week

Lots companies offer up “dream jobs’ for the summer— petting puppies , flying first class , stuff like that. Here’s a new one: pouring drinks in paradise. Floyd’s Pelican Bar, a Jamaican watering hole in the middle of the water is looking for a bartender to fill in the bar’s owner (that would be...
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A rendering of a Lilium jet flying over New York City

An Air Taxi Company Just Launched a Five Seat, Self-Flying Air Taxi

We’re a step closer to the future the Jetsons promised us all as the electric air taxi startup Lilium gave a successful liftoff to its five-seat electric jet. Flying cars here we come? As The Verge reported , the Lilium air taxi comes equipped with 36 electric jet engines, which tilt up for takeoff...
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Wild flowers growing near a Washington mountain

This Is the Best State in America

The internet loves a good ranking. How else would we know the best singer in history ? Or the best cheesesteak ? Or the best airport ? If there is more than one of a thing, there must be a ranking of that thing. And US News and World Report is out with its latest national ranking—the very...
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A cottage in Meneham village in Brittany, France

A Mysterious Stone in France Could Net Some Serious $$$

There’s a reward waiting for anyone who can solve a centuries old mystery in France. On the shores of Brittany, in a village called Plougastel-Daoulas a stone only visible at low tide has perplexed villagers since its discovery several years ago. The stone carries an odd inscription, reading in...
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The horse Plus Que Parfait getting ready for the Kentucky Derby

The Best Horses Get to the Kentucky Derby on Air Horse One

One of the perks of being a professional athlete is that you get to travel in style. Lebron James is not flying coach when he goes to a game. And it turns out that is also true when those athletes are not human. As we got ready for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby , we started to think about how all those...
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Man on vacation

This Company Wants to Help You Fake a Vacation to Show Off for Your Friends

Because who actually wants to go on vacation amiright?
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Dubrovnik Croatia

Vacation in Westeros with These ‘Game of Thrones’ Tours

If you’re idea of the happiest place on Earth looks more like King’s Landing than Disneyland, then you’re in luck. Game of Thrones fans looking to use their vacation days to explore the real-life locations sites of the HBO series now have several tours with which to visit Westeros. You’ll want to...
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