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Here are the top 19 countries that the US State Department says aren't safe for American citizens to travel to

Countries deemed too dangerous for travel by the State Department are known for civil unrest, terrorist activity, and kidnappings.


'SNL' Trolls Southwest — And The People Who Fly It

"You obviously don't respect yourself, so why should we?"


A Brief History of Windsor Castle, the World's Longest-Occupied Palace

Season 5 of The Crown depicts the fire that almost completely destroyed the nearly 1,000-year-old British royal residence.


UAE museum unveils Torah scroll that survived the Holocaust in tolerance push

By Bushra Shakhshir DUBAI (Reuters) - A private museum in the United Arab Emirates unveiled on Saturday a Torah scroll that survived the Holocaust, the latest sign of what Israel and its new Arab allies describe as a new approach to understanding Jewish history in the Middle East. Ahmed Obaid Al Mansoori, founder of the Crossroads of Civilizations Museum in Dubai's historic district, said the


Britain's most scenic riverside towns and villages

Great Britain's vast network of fresh, sparkling rivers serve as picturesque backdrops to numerous towns and villages, many of which have been anchored to their banks for centuries. These destinations are sited in some of the most beautiful landscapes in the United Kingdom, and the meandering waterways flowing past them or through them greatly enhance their appeal. Click through and visit the most scenic riverside locations in the land.


The World's 19 Most Beautiful Historic Castles

They're literally fit for kings.


50 strange laws in other countries

Stacker explores strange laws in popular countries.


Do You Recognize The Most Famous Film Location From Your State?

Find the most famous filming location in every state, plus some fascinating facts movie buffs are sure to enjoy.


What Is the Deal With Upside-Down Christmas Trees?

The trend has appeared everywhere from museums to celebrity homes. Here's how it started—and what it means.


The best country music artists of all time, according to data

Stacker explores the best artists in the country music genre.


An Alabama Airport Worker Died After Being Sucked Into a Jet Engine

Death by ingestion is uncommon, but not unprecedented.


Dakota Nation Winterfest brings thousands together from across Canada, US

Dakota Nation Winterfest, hosted by Sioux Valley First Nation, returned to Brandon’s Keystone Centre, after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic.. Running from Thursday to Sunday, it filled the Keystone Centre with traditional activities like powwow, jigging and moccasin games, paired with sports tournaments.


16 Photos of Rock Hudson's Suave Life

Explore the life of a Hollywood icon.


Boeing's 747, the original jumbo jet, prepares for final send-off

By Valerie Insinna and Tim Hepher SEATTLE/PARIS (Reuters) - Boeing's 747, the original and arguably most aesthetic "Jumbo Jet", revolutionized air travel only to see its more than five-decade reign as "Queen of the Skies" ended by more efficient twinjet planes. The last commercial Boeing jumbo will be delivered to Atlas Air in the surviving freighter version on Tuesday, 53 years after the 747's


West Hollywood’s Haute Cannabis Hangouts

West Hollywood has become a nexus for high-end weed shops thanks partly to a welcoming city government. Here are three of the city’s top pot spots, including the only two consumption lounges in the L.A. area: THE ARTIST TREE A cannabis retail, delivery service, art gallery and smoking lounge, The Artist Tree offers edible dining


Most Affordable Cities in the US To Move To Now

You don’t have to spend over half your salary on rent to live in an exciting city filled with excellent dining, nightlife, and cultural attractions.


Weekend Posted: Pronatalists, parliamentarians, and Zellers food trucks

Here’s your Weekend Posted, where we promise not to assault you with envy-inducing images of vacationing friends and relatives frolicking in Saint Lucia or Costa Rica or Maui or Barbados or wherever there’s the potential for a heat warning in late January. Consider this a safe space for frostbitten Canadians who prefer not to be reminded that we haven’t got sun-drenched getaways planned. Bundle up and read on. Ron Wadden, filling in for weekend...


Watch a Plane's Door Rip Open During a Horrifying Commercial Flight

Thankfully, nobody died. But that probably shouldn't have happened.


I visited the Royal Yacht Britannia, the royal family's luxurious private cruise ship known as a 'floating palace.' Take a look inside.

The Royal Yacht Britannia was the royal family's private yacht from 1953 to 1997. The luxurious cruise ship is now a public museum.


The most iconic hot dogs in America

Because so many cities have their own version of the ideal dog, we put together this list of famous hot dogs around the U.S. in cities like Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit and more.


Wildebeest miraculously survives two crocodile attacks

A wildebeest was crossing a river in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania when it was attacked by a crocodile. The antelope was able to free itself – but then another predator struck.


Out-of-Control Skier Wipes Out Friend

Occurred on December 27, 2022 / France: "Group of 16 friends, 8 couples went on our first skiing holiday together with mixed group of abilities. All the girls are my friends from school, and we have all been friends for 18 years. This video was taken on


40 Vintage Photos of Bars Through the Years

From many years and all over the world, partying is universal!


Falcon Flies Down for a Snack

Occurred on February 7, 2021 / Frosinone, Italy: "The ancient art of falconry, Staffi Field area above Filettino."


14 Ancient Ruins That Are The Oldest In The World

From the petroglyphs of the Burrup Peninsula to the stone artifacts at the Theopatra Cave, these ancient ruins are some of the oldest in the world.


I visited the world's largest open-air shopping mall in Hawaii. Take a look inside the 2.4-million-square-foot space.

Located in Oahu, the Ala Moana Center has four floors, over 350 stores, more than 160 eateries, live entertainment, and views of the harbor.


I traveled in first and business class on trains across Europe. There was just a $3 difference but the cheaper one was better.

Insider's reporter was surprised to experience more luxury perks on a business-class train than first class while traveling in Italy and Switzerland.


Standoff Between Arctic Fox and Snowy Owl

Occurred on August 10, 2022 / Deadhorse, Alaska, USA: "I had just finished work for the day and was in full waiters, soaking wet from being in the water. I saw an arctic fox running towards the snowy owl in the distance, so I quickly ran back to my truc


Jeff Bezos' girlfriend Lauren Sánchez says Southwest rejected her as a flight attendant because of her weight

Jeff Bezos' girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez, wasn't hired as a Southwest Airlines flight attendant after failing a mandatory weigh-in in 1989. She was 121 pounds but needed to be 115.


Summer vacation in winter: the 10 most popular travel destinations


The world's scariest hairpin roads

Some of the most attractive roads in the world are also among the most notorious for their hairpin bends, serpentine routes, and sheer-drop views. In fact, it takes a steady hand and nerves of steel to negotiate these perilous switchback highways. Click through and go round the bend following the scariest hairpin roads in the world.


China says it resumes issuing ordinary visas for Japanese citizens

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has resumed the issuance of ordinary visas for Japanese citizens travelling to the country, the Chinese embassy in Japan said on Sunday, in a move that could ease a diplomatic row. Effective on Sunday, the embassy and Chinese consulates in Japan will resume the examination and issuance of ordinary visas for Japanese citizens to China, the embassy said in a statement.


The 10 best national cuisines in the world


29 Mardi Gras Appetizers To Get The Good Times Rolling

Oui, cher.


All the Rules You Never Knew Restaurants Have to Follow on 'Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives'

First rule of Flavortown? Don't say the word "Flavortown" on camera. Since 2006, we've watched Guy Fieri travel coast to coast visiting some of the country's greatest establishments for Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. It's one of the biggest shows on the Food Network, and with over 648 episodes and counting, it doesn't appear to be slowing down anytime soon. But what does it take to become a Triple D-featured spot and how does it all work? Both Fieri and producers have spilled behind-the-scenes secrets about the show throughout its 42 seasons—from who picks the restaurants to how you can tell if the host really likes a dish to what happens to these eateries after the cameras leave (spoiler: a little thing called the Triple D Effect!). Keep reading to learn about all things Flavortown and find out what really happens when Fieri rolls into your town.


Scientists Can Now Use WiFi to See Through People's Walls

This won’t get creepy.


Nightmare Cities and Towns From Hell

From Kowloon Walled City and the crime-ridden Le Vele di Scampia, to Hitler's horrifying Welthauptstadt Germania metropolis, click through the gallery for eight of the most controversial modern utopias that turned into nightmares...


Bald Eagles Play with Golf Ball on Frozen Lake

Occurred on December 27, 2022 / Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA: "I went to Stumpy Lake Natural Area in Virginia Beach and it was frozen over. I walked out on the dock because I had seen a Bald Eagle fly close by while I was in the parking lot. I noticed


11 Worst Travel Mistakes That Could Ruin Your Vacation in 2023

Avoid wasting money and make your next trip the best it can be by steering clear of these costly travel mistakes.


24 Rare Photos of Celebrities Inside L.A.'s Infamous Viper Room

Few photographers were allowed inside, but the pictures that were taken offer a glimpse of some wild times in the 1990s and early 2000s.


Meret Oppenheim: An artist beyond categorization

Best-known for a fur-lined teacup, the Swiss artist and photographer was a free-spirit whose work spanned half a century, and is now the subject of a new retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.


20 tips to save money while travelling

Love to travel, but don’t have a lot of money to spend on it? There are plenty of ways to stretch your travel budget without turning your holiday into a chore. Here are 20 great tips about timing your travel, choosing your accommodations, getting around and, most importantly, eating and drinking well for less money.


Charming American Towns Worth Taking a Road Trip to Visit

Hit the roads less traveled.


I visited the Guy Fieri restaurant that's on every Carnival cruise, and it was a far cry from an average fast-food meal

Guy's Burger Joint, a collab between the cruise line and the Food Network star, has a small menu that reminded me of "Diner's, Drive-Ins, and Dives."


Get the greatest grub when you travel to Katy


The 30 Most Impressive Airports in the World

The best places to spend your next layover.


LastPass Customers Need to Change All of Their Passwords

If you use Last Pass, it's time to find a different password manager after the latest data breach.


Don't make these airport mistakes

A lot turns upon those critical hours leading up to a trip, and so much can go awry if you're not careful. Airport screening delays alone cause thousands of people to miss their flights every year, and that's a lot of money down the drain. But there are ways to be prepared. Check out this gallery to see the worst mistakes you can make at the airport.


In pictures: underground megaprojects that were left to rot

From nuclear bunkers to top-secret military bases, these megaprojects lie buried deep underground in numerous locations around the world.


20 Towns Where You Can Still Experience the Wild West

While plenty has changed since fierce gun battles at the O.K. Corral, that doesn't mean you can't find towns that embrace their Wild West history and invite visitors to travel back in time.