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'How To Be A Skier' (VIDEO) Shows It's OK To Blame Everything On Snowboarders

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | November 26, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
Just in time for ski season kicking off across Canada comes "How To Be A Skier" and proof it's OK to blame everything on snowboarders. The video comes from IFHT (I F*cking Hate That), the same B.C.-based team behind "How To Be A Vancouverite"...

94-Year-Old Stopped At NYC Airport WIth Gun: TSA

Pix11 | Hilary Hanson | November 26, 2014 | Crime
NEW YORK (PIX11) - TSA officers stopped a Brooklyn man at LaGuardia Wednesday after he allegedly tried to walk through security with a gun.

Thanksgiving Travel Along Northeast Slowed By Snow And Rain

AP/Huffington Post | James Gerken | November 27, 2014 | Green
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- A sloppy mix of rain and snow rolled into the Northeast on Wednesday just as millions of Americans began the big Thanksgiving getaway, grounding hundreds of flights and turning highways hazardous along the congested Washington-to-Boston corridor. By early evening, more than 700 flights had been canceled,...

Airline Brings Passengers To Tears With Surprise Letters From Loved Ones Before Takeoff

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | November 26, 2014 | Good News
Air travel these days is largely an impersonal affair. Nothing says "you're valued" quite like frequent flier numbers, boarding groups and hundreds of identical packs of peanuts. In a bid to change that, KLM and Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport launched a campaign called "Cover Greetings," which capitalized on the...

'I Hate Thailand' Video Produced By Thai Tourism Authority

AP | AP | November 27, 2014 | Travel
BANGKOK (AP) — It's been a bad year for tourism in Thailand, and at first glance it looked like a new YouTube video was adding to the misery. The video called "I Hate Thailand" drew more than 1 million views within days of being posted last week. But it turned...

Make Your Own In-Flight Cocktails With This Carry-On Kit

The Huffington Post | James Cave | November 26, 2014 | Travel
We've made it around the sun again, and it's that time of year to give thanks for all the wonderful people and things in our lives. It's also the time of year we clamber onto an airplane full of Uncle Bucks, Aunt Tinas and their squirrelly, bouncing, lovely toddlers. ...

This TSA Lost & Found Map Makes Losing Your Luggage Way Less Frustrating

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | November 26, 2014 | Travel
Now you can (hopefully) find your luggage faster.

Passengers Get Out And Push Plane Stuck On Ice In Siberia

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | November 26, 2014 | Travel
What do you do when your flight's been delayed because the plane is stuck in ice? Get out and push! Passengers on a flight in Siberia were asked to do just that on Tuesday when temperatures dropped to -52 at the Igarka airport, according to...

Why Leftover Mashed Potatoes Are The Best Kind

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | November 25, 2014 | Taste
If you loved them on day one, you're going to freak out about what you can do with their leftovers.

Rain And Snow Could Snarl Thanksgiving Holiday Travel On East Coast

AP | James Gerken | November 26, 2014 | Green
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Thanksgiving travelers scrambled to change their plans and beat a storm expected to bring snow, slush and rain to the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor Wednesday on one of the busiest, most stressful days of the year. Forecasters said major Northeast cities will probably see moderate to heavy...

Watch These Dudes Waiting For Train Entertain Themselves With Epic Imaginary Ping Pong Game

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | November 26, 2014 | Good News
Sometimes, the wait for a subway train can seem endless -- but these guys had quite the method of entertaining themselves at a station for the London Underground. Instead of simply chatting to kill the time, the pair played a rousing game of imaginary ping pong while making...

See The 20 Hottest Art World Hangouts Of 2014

artnet | Priscilla Frank | November 25, 2014 | Arts
This post originally appeared on artnet News by Christie Chu With most of the world working 9–5 jobs, personal downtime is sacred, and where better to have some than in the world's most interesting hot spots? For those visiting the US, Europe, South America, Asia, or Canada...

Flight Restrictions Lifted In St. Louis Area

AP | Brennan Williams | November 25, 2014 | Black Voices
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Federal Aviation Administration flight restrictions in the St. Louis area have been lifted. Lambert-St. Louis International Airport spokesman Jeff Lea said the restrictions expired at 3:30 a.m.

Fernando Do Noronha Is The Closest To Paradise We're Ever Gonna Get

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | November 25, 2014 | Travel
Turns out paradise is not lost. It exists on Fernando do Noronha, a string of islands 220 miles off the coast of Brazil. This national marine park has waters so pristine and wildlife so precious, you're literally not allowed to swim with sunscreen on in some places. The...

9 Tricked-Out Dog Parks That Will Make Your Pup Go Wild

Erin Kelly | November 25, 2014 | Travel
If you haven’t immersed yourself in at least one viral dog video in the past 48 hours, we’ve got some bad news: you’re a cat person. But don’t worry -- the damage is far from irreversible. To remind you of the endorphin-fueled feeling that comes with a happy dog, we’ve...

Venice Bans Wheelie Suitcases For Tourists, But Not For Locals

Suzy Strutner | November 25, 2014 | Travel
UPDATE, 11/25: While talk of Venice's wheelie suitcase ban caused an uproar last week, officials now say the ban was intended only for commercial trolleys, according to English news site The Local. American experts don't foresee a wheelie suitcase ban actually taking effect, either. Previously:

Tower Bridge Official 'Gutted' After Beer Bottle Shatters New Glass Walkway

Carly Ledbetter | November 24, 2014 | Travel
Part of Tower Bridge's latest attraction, a glass walkway soaring 140 feet above the Thames, has shattered just two weeks after opening, when someone dropped a beer bottle on one of the glass panels. The attraction, which cost London a cool $1.5 million, was part...

Black Friday And Cyber Monday Travel Deals To Pay Attention To

AP | November 26, 2014 | Travel
NEW YORK (AP) — Planning a trip? Check out deals being offered by the travel industry as part of Black Friday and CyberMonday promotions. But do your homework, cautions Pauline Frommer, editorial director of Frommer's. "I think they're a mix when it comes to travel," she said. "I've seen a...

7 Hints You Should Know Before Booking Another Flight

Suzy Strutner | November 25, 2014 | Travel
When we fly, it's absolutely imperative that we get the best possible deal, on the best possible day, on the best possible flight. (Travel ego is a very real thing, people. And we have a BIG one.) As such, we have a few serious rules to live...

The Gorgeous (And Pricey!) Shell Jewelry From Hawaii's 'Forbidden Island'

Landess Kearns | November 24, 2014 | Style
The Hawaiian island of Ni'ihau is often called "The Forbidden Island." It sounds like something straight out of "Pirates of the Caribbean," but instead of cursed gold dubloons, Ni'ihau is home to another kind of treasure: shells. Renowned for their shell jewelry, Ni'ihau's artisans are especially proud of...
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