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Pilot Sentenced For Groping Teenage Girl On Flight

AP | Michael McLaughlin | July 30, 2014 | Crime
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former Utah airline pilot was sentenced Wednesday to more than two years in prison for groping a 14-year-old girl in the seat next to him during an off-duty flight. Michael James Pascal, 46, of Park City, appeared in federal court Wednesday in Salt Lake...

Why Some Ebola-Ravaged Villages Are Resistant To International Aid

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | July 30, 2014 | Healthy Living
Health workers in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and Liberia are racing to contain the largest Ebola virus outbreak in history, but in some areas they are facing a roadblock: A lack of cooperation from communities affected by the disease. "There's a fair amount of distrust in the government in...

Watch This Beautiful King Cheetah Give Birth To Four Cubs

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | July 30, 2014 | Green
For most mothers, the birth of a child is a rare and incredible thing. But for the king cheetah, it is even rarer. Not only are cheetahs a vulnerable species, but the "king" cheetah is one of the rarest types of cheetah in the world. Originally thought to...

Flight Tonight App Finds Same-Day Flights For Incredibly Cheap

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | July 30, 2014 | Travel
Move over, Hotel Tonight -- there's a new sheriff in town. As Hotel Tonight revolutionized last-minute hotel bookings, Flight Tonight will do the same for last-minute air travel. Enter your desired departure airport on the app, and Flight Tonight will show you a whole treasure...

Lollapalooza Marks 10 Years In Chicago With Latest Romp In The Park

AP | Joseph Erbentraut | July 30, 2014 | Entertainment
CHICAGO (AP) -- Once the vagabond of the music festival and touring circuit, Lollapalooza marks its 10th anniversary in Chicago when it opens for three days starting Friday with a lineup including Eminem, Outkast and Kings of Leon. "We are very into the idea of being an international music event,"...

If You Like Seashells, You Should Go To Sanibel Island STAT

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | July 30, 2014 | Travel
Sure it's almost August, but there's still a ton of time left to plan a a little R&R on the beach. Why not Sanibel Island? Known for being a "swanky-but-not-in-your-face-swanky barrier island," Florida's Sanibel Island is gorgeous and also has pretty awesome sunsets. The island's beaches also...

This Is How To Save Your Hair From The Effects Of Summer

The Huffington Post | Lauren Mikler | July 30, 2014 | Style
Come Labor Day, your hair will probably be in need of some TLC. Yes, weeks of sun, waves and chlorine can leave your locks looking less lively than when the season started. That's why I emailed Kattia Solano, stylist and owner of the New York City's Butterfly Studio...

6 Ways To Make A Multigenerational Vacation Fun

Next Avenue | Yagana Shah | July 30, 2014 | Fifty
SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Penelope Lemov (This article appeared previously on This April we spent part of a week in London with my daughter and her family. She flew over from Berlin, where she was living and...

Reports Of Child Pooping On Newspaper-Covered Seat During Delta Flight Are Questioned

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | July 29, 2014 | Weird News
Doubt has been cast on stories about a young boy using his airplane seat as a toilet during a flight from Beijing to Detroit last week. Encouraged by his family, the child reportedly defecated on his seat during the Delta Airlines flight. Passengers raised a stink...

Parents Outraged Cruise Line Won't Reschedule Their Trip In Light Of Son's Cancer Diagnosis

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | July 30, 2014 | Parents
The Colucci family of Long Island, New York was looking forward to their June 1 cruise vacation on the Norwegian Breakaway, Fox 5 News reports. Perhaps no one was more excited than their 5-year-old son Nicholas, who asked daily when he would get to "go on the big...

These Photos Capture The Weathered Journey Of A Legendary Argentina Processing Plant

The WorldPost | Farah Mohamed | July 29, 2014 | World
"The Other Hundred" is a unique photo book project aimed as a counterpoint to the Forbes 100 and other media rich lists by telling the stories of people around the world who are not...

Most Airbnb Rentals Go Perfectly. Then There Are These Horror Stories

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | July 29, 2014 | Technology
In the six years since Airbnb was founded, the rental-sharing website has seen its share of bad apples. And by bad apples, we mean terrifying, life-altering nightmares. Around 17 million guests have now used Airbnb, and the site says that most enjoyed travel experiences as wonderful as they were affordable....

Navann The Elephant Meets Much Smaller Cat, Honestly Looks A Little Intimidated

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | July 29, 2014 | Green
Navann is still a little wet behind his elephant ears. He lives with his mother and his herd at the Elephant Nature Park, a sanctuary for endangered animals located near Chiang Mai, Thailand. The park is an advocate for many things: rainforest restoration, cultural preservation, and, apparently,...

This Draping Wisteria Looks Like Purple Rain, Will Leave You Dazzled

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | July 29, 2014 | Good News
Hundreds of delicate flower petals transform the night sky into a magical canopy of purple. The striking beauty is that of the giant wisteria, one of the main attractions of the Ashikaga Flower Park in Tochigi, Japan. In 1996, four giant...

11 Things You Should Know Before Planning Your Next Trip To The Zoo

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | July 29, 2014 | Green
Many zoos claim they are helping animals, but often times, aren't doing so at all.

Chinese Tourists REALLY Love Their Swimming Pool At The 'Daying Dead Sea'

Suzy Strutner | July 29, 2014 | Travel
We don't even want to imagine what else is swimming in there. The Daying Dead Sea resort was positively brimming with people this weekend, as temperatures in Suining, China topped 100 degrees Fahrenheit. It's not the first time China's largest indoor water park has turned...

How To Have The Happiest Vacation Possible

Amanda L. Chan | July 29, 2014 | Healthy Living
Summer's the perfect time to use up some of those vacation days. And if the mountains, beaches or cobblestone streets of faraway locales weren't enough to convince you to get away, it turns out vacations can have some pretty great benefits to your happiness, too. Happify, a website...

Travelers Use LEGOs Instead Of 'Selfies' To Showcase Awesome Travel Photos

Carly Ledbetter | July 29, 2014 | Travel
Why take selfies, when you can use LEGOs? That's what two world travelers -- who go by the names Jesse Koltes and Ben Donahue-- did on their most recent travels. The duo didn't want to take annoying selfies on their trip, but definitely wanted to show off...

The 10 Best Ice Cream Shops In America, According To TripAdvisor

Julie R. Thomson | July 29, 2014 | Taste
Travel to all of them.

Whistler Northern Lights Surprise Ironman Competition

Andree Lau | July 28, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
As hundreds of athletes competed through the evening at the Subaru Ironman race in Whistler on Sunday, photographer David McColm looked up and snapped some breathtaking images. While the scene was stunning, he noted...
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