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Use Your Vacation Days!

Millions of people don't use their vacation days. These are days where you get paid NOT to work. There are a variety of reasons people give for not using vacation time, but if you want to do yourself a favor, take some time. You'll feel better, emotionally, physically and spiritually. Workers who...
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You Can Now Spend the Night in a Giant Avocado with a View

Avocado toast is so last year, now it’s all about the avocado condo! The “Avo-Condo,” as it is being called by Booking.com, is an avocado-shaped camper that the travel website is giving guacamole-obsessed fans the opportunity to stay in for the night, according to Delish. Now in order to make your...
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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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