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The 12 Threatened U.S. Sites Listed By The Cultural Landscape Foundation

AP   |  The Associated Press   |   October 3, 2012

WASHINGTON -- The Cultural Landscape Foundation has released a list of 12 threatened or at-risk landscapes. Here is a look at the 12 sites: _...

Apple Maps 2012: Usage Rate Reportedly Spiked After Release, Then Plummeted (REPORT)

The Huffington Post   |  Catharine Smith   |   October 3, 2012

Apple's infamous Maps app has been available to the public for only two weeks, and users are reportedly abandoning it for more reliable navigation products....

Esther, Martin Kafer, Oldest Couple Conquer Mount Kilimanjaro

The Huffington Post B.C.   |  Zi-Ann Lum   |   October 4, 2012

Age be damned. An elderly Vancouver couple successfully climbed Africa's highest mountain, becoming the oldest known couple to do so. Esther Kafer, 84, and her...

Looking At NYC's Waterfront 'Through The Porthole' (PHOTOS)

Narratively   |   October 3, 2012

By Carolina Salguero What you're looking at is something most people never see: the view from inside a ship at a containerport and, more broadly,...

'Hobo Nick' Kleckner Walks From Florida To California In 178 Days (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Andres Jauregui   |   October 3, 2012

He had a "comfortable life" as an electrician, but one thing Nick Kleckner says he lacked was a higher purpose. So earlier this year, the...
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Airbnb, Other Apartment Rental Sites Struggle With Legality In San Francisco

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Aaron Sankin   |   October 4, 2012

Throngs of out-of-towners will swarm San Francisco for Fleet Week, the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, the first Giant post-season games and every other ridiculously awesome...

D.C.'s Pennsylvania Ave. Is On Cultural Landscape Foundation's Endangered Spaces List

AP   |  BRETT ZONGKER   |   October 3, 2012

WASHINGTON -- Washington's Pennsylvania Avenue, sometimes called "America's Main Street," is being listed among the nation's endangered landscapes because of neglect and deferred maintenance by...

Woman Shares Vodka At Airport Security Before TSA Could Confiscate It (PHOTO)

  |   October 5, 2012

Well, that's one way to do it. A woman at Washington, D.C.'s Dulles International Airport apparently needed to get rid of some vodka before airport...

Vacation Sex Outside The Hotel Preferred By HUGE Number Of Canadian Women (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Huffington Post Canada   |  Brian Vinh Tien Trinh   |   October 3, 2012

Sex on a beach may be a popular cocktail, but it's also the top fantasy of Canadian women on vacation, according to a recent survey....

Shari Veleba, Ohio Woman, Outraged After Ride On Floor Of Overcrowded Greyhound Bus

  |   October 3, 2012

An Ohio woman is outraged after being told to sit on the floor of an overcrowded Greyhound bus, despite having paid full price for her...

JetBlue To Offer Free Flights To Disgruntled Voters 'If The Other Guy Wins'

AP   |  SAMANTHA BOMKAMP   |   October 3, 2012

NEW YORK -- In a marketing gimmick that piggybacks on next month's presidential election, JetBlue is offering a way for Americans to make good on...

Climate Change's Effect On Marine Life Will Leave Winners And Losers

  |   October 3, 2012

From Katharine Gammon, LiveScience Contributor: The world's oceans are getting more acidic, a phenomenon predicted to wreak havoc on most sea life. But some organisms...

Costa Rica Hunting To Be Banned In Landmark Latin American Law

Reuters   |   October 3, 2012

SAN JOSE, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Costa Rica is poised to become the first Latin American country to ban hunting as a sport, after Congress...

Expedia 'Find Your Understanding' Video Highlights Travel Site's Gay Marriage Support

The Huffington Post   |  Curtis M. Wong   |   October 3, 2012

Expedia is doubling down on its proclaimed support of same-sex marriage with a poignant wedding-themed video. Titled "Find Your Understanding," the clip -- which was...

J.K. Rowling, 'Harry Potter' Author, Not Going Into Space With Virgin Galactic

  |   October 3, 2012

"Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling has declined a trip into space that was offered to her for £2 million ($3,222,600,) reports the Irish Independent. "I...

Cruise Ship Heist: Vacationer Admits To Stealing A Copy Of Famous Painting While Aboard The Boat

The Huffington Post   |  Katherine Brooks   |   October 11, 2012

A cruise ship vacationer has admitted this week to stealing a copy of a famous oil painting by Rembrandt while aboard a Bermuda-bound liner, reports...

Omak, Washington Wildfire Threatens Historic Mission

AP   |   October 3, 2012

OMAK, Wash. (AP) — Fire officials say a new wind-driven wildfire is threatening the historic St. Mary's Mission and school near Omak in north-central Washington....

Joe Biden Plane Forced To Delay Landings By Bad Weather

AP   |   October 2, 2012

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Bad weather forced the plane carrying Vice President Joe Biden to delay landings twice on Tuesday. Air Force Two was approaching Charlotte...

Winter 2012 Forecast Calls For Snowy Season In U.S. Northeast and Rockies

Reuters   |   October 4, 2012

Oct 3 (Reuters) - Snow lovers living in the U.S. Northeast and Rocky Mountains are going to love this coming winter, according to AccuWeather.com. The...

The World's Smallest Hotel Rooms (PHOTOS)

  |   October 3, 2012

If the cliches were true -- bigger was truly better and the devil resided in the details -- than the world's smallest hotel rooms might...

Hotel Los Gatos Is Great Hotel For Pets

www.luxecoliving.com   |   October 3, 2012

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We were on a retrievers scented trail driving north to Sacramento having passed multiple signs and advertizements for cozy comfort style lodging but none offered...

Japanese Airlines, Customers Embrace Budget Airlines

AP   |  YURI KAGEYAMA   |   October 3, 2012

NARITA, Japan — Japan has a reputation for loving expensive things like overpriced real estate, gourmet melons and luxury brands. But the nation is finally...

America's Great Streets Named By American Planning Association (PHOTOS)

  |   October 3, 2012

As part of the Great Places in America program, the American Planning Association has compiled a list of America's 10 Great Streets for 2012. According...

Outsourced Airplane Maintenance Work Compromising Safety Standards, Industry Sources Say

WalletPop Canada   |   October 3, 2012

n American Airlines (PINK:AAMRQ) 757 made an emergency landing yesterday at JFK after a row of passenger seats came loose, mid-flight. "A row of seats...
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