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Apple iOS 6 Maps Have Their Fair Share Of Bugs

Brian Trinh | September 20, 2012 | Canada Travel
The technology behind maps has undergone a serious overall in the last few years. The days of carrying those awkward, foldaway paper maps around foreign cities have been replaced with a slew of GPSs and apps that let just about anyone with a smartphone act like a regular Jacques Cartier....

Panda Baby 2012: National Zoo Releases New Video Of Mei Xiang And Her Baby!

Arin Greenwood | September 21, 2012 | DC
WASHINGTON -- The National Zoo has released a new Panda Cam video of giant panda Mei Xiang and her baby, born on Sunday night. Look closely: in this video -- taken Thursday morning -- you can actually see the tiny newborn, who is only about the size of a stick...

High Line Begins Construction On Third And Final Section (PHOTOS)

Inae Oh | September 20, 2012 | New York
By Mathew Katz, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer CHELSEA — Work on the High Line's third and final section kicked off Thursday. Mayor Michael Bloomberg, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and other public and park officials marked the occasion by tossing seeds around the untamed wilds of the undeveloped third section...

Alison Whelan Claims To Be Jack Sparrow, Steals Ferry In England

Hilary Hanson | September 20, 2012 | Weird News
Yo ho ho and a little too much rum. Alison Whelan, 51, who reportedly hijacked a ferry while yelling at police officers that she was Jack Sparrow, has been jailed. Whelan was on a two-day bender near a harbor in Devon, England last September when she called...

Detroit Bike Share Service Is Studied By Wayne State And Detroit Businesses, Organizations

David Sands | November 9, 2012 | Detroit
A large-scale bike-sharing program, a service that allows people who don't own bikes to borrow or rent them, could be coming to Detroit. A coalition of local business and nonprofit groups is now pursuing a study to see if this type of program, which already exists in places...

Ted Park, California Man, Drowned By Big Wave On Baja California Beach

Joanna Zelman | September 20, 2012 | Green
LOS CABOS, Mexico -- Authorities in Mexico say a giant wave has dragged off a U.S. couple walking on a Baja California beach, drowning the 72-year-old husband and injuring his 66-year-old wife. Prosecutors say a navy boat found Ted Park's body two hours later in the ocean 800 yards from...

Lofty NYC Art Venue Is Not For The Faint-hearted (VIDEO)

Priscilla Frank | November 20, 2012 | Arts
NEW YORK -- Most New Yorkers can only dream of an apartment like this. Spectacular views of midtown Manhattan. An iconic work of art in the living room. Prime Columbus Circle location. That 70-foot climb from the ground floor could be a problem, though. And it couldn't be a long-term...

American Airlines Flight Attendants' Fight Causes Extended Delay

Rebecca Dolan | September 20, 2012 | Travel
American Airlines is looking into why a flight was delayed Wednesday and whether or not the squabbling of two flight attendants was responsible for inconveniencing travelers. "American Eagle flight 3823 from New York JFK to Washington Reagan was delayed on Wednesday afternoon because of a disagreement between two flight attendants...

The World's Best Airport Amenities

Rebecca Dolan | November 20, 2012 | Travel
For most travellers - particularly frequent fliers - airports are a necessary evil; places at which to arrive as late as possible, through which to dash at top speed from check-in desk to boarding gate, and from which to flee the moment the suitcases hit the baggage ramps. But amongst...

Iceland Time-Lapse Video, 'ICELANDIA,' Will Make You Wish You Were In Iceland (VIDEO)

Timothy Stenovec | September 20, 2012 | Travel
After watching ICELANDIA, it'll be tough to resist the urge to drop everything and stow away on an airplane (or boat!) to Iceland. Doug Urquhart and his wife, Karen, who live in Atlanta, Ga., spent two weeks in Iceland to celebrate their anniversary. While they were...

'Ecce Homo' Restorationist Cecilia Gimenez Allegedly Demands Royalties For 'Beast Jesus' Creation In Spain (PHOTOS)

Katherine Brooks | September 27, 2012 | Arts
The saga of the world's favorite restoration FAIL has taken another turn for the insane, solidifying the fact that this Internet meme will likely never die. That's right, Cecilia Gimenez, the octogenarian famous for turning Garcia Martinez's 19th century fresco into what we lovingly refer to...

British Museum Plans Major Pompeii Show For 2013

Kathleen Massara | November 20, 2012 | Arts
LONDON — The British Museum plans to take visitors into the streets, salons and bedrooms of the ancient Roman world with a major exhibition about the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum announced Thursday. The two cities beside the Bay of Naples were wiped out by the volcanic eruption of Mount...

World's Weirdest Museums (PHOTOS)

Kate Auletta | July 22, 2013 | Travel
There are very few things, it seems, that don't have museums dedicated to them these days. The history of torture in museum form makes sense, for instance, given its use throughout history. But, while we can find nothing wrong with SPAM, is an entire museum (of nearly 17,000-square feet no...

ONE UN, Former Millennium UN Plaza: The Unofficial Home Hotel Of The UN General Assembly (PHOTOS)

Paul Brady | September 21, 2012 | Travel
When the UN General Assembly kicks off in New York, hotels will be on high alert, crawling with security and defending their high-profile diplomatic guests. But only one hotel will be full-up with exclusively UN-credentialed guests. The newly reflagged ONE UN -- until recently the Millennium UN Plaza...

America's Most Striking National Monuments (PHOTOS)

Andrew Burmon | September 20, 2012 | Travel
Earlier this week President Obama created America's newest National Monument, Colorado's Chimney Rock, which supporters of preservation say could become a vital part of the state's tourist economy. In naming Chimney Rock a monument, Obama was following in the footstep of Theodore Roosevelt, who became concerned...

New Macau Resort Opened By Casino Mogul Adelson

Reuters | November 20, 2012 | Travel
By Farah Master MACAU, September 20 (Reuters) - U.S. billionaire Sheldon Adelson opened his latest resort in Macau on Thursday, adding to a string of casinos in the world's largest gambling destination that has helped the high-profile donor to the U.S. Republican party earn most of his multi-billion dollar...

Spot The Space Shuttle: Exclusive Interview About Endeavor's Journey And Final Destination

Cara Santa Maria | September 20, 2012 | Science
I was recently asked to join HuffPost Live Producer/Host Jacob Soboroff for an exclusive interview about the NASA Space Shuttle Endeavor's journey to Los Angeles and eventual memorialization at the California Science Center. We were joined in studio by Jacob's dad,

'Survivor: Philippines' Premiere: Lisa Whelchel Tries Not To Get Recognized From 'The Facts Of Life' (VIDEO)

Jason Hughes | September 20, 2012 | TV
For years Americans knew Lisa Whelchel as Blair Warner on "The Facts of Life." She left the spotlight to focus on her other passions, becoming an outspoken Christian advocate, public speaker and author. But now she's looking to forge a new television identity as Lisa Whelchel...

Sandy Crocker, BC Dentist Searches Ireland For Mystery Woman

Andree Lau | September 20, 2012 | Canada British Columbia
A dentist from Kelowna, B.C. has travelled back to Ireland to find a girl he met for two minutes last summer. Sandy Crocker, 34, was eating breakfast with his brother in a cafe in Ennistymon, an Irish tourist town, in July 2011. That’s where a “striking” lady at...
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