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31 Bizarre Roadside Attractions in America

31 Bizarre Roadside Attractions in America













Paper House, Rockport, Massachusetts




The name cannot be more literal than this.They include "World's Largest Tin Family," "Teddy Rides Again," "Pheasants on the Prairie," "Grasshoppers in the Field," "Deer Crossing" and "Fisherman's Dream.

"Games of Thrones"-themed ice hotel opens in Finland

Video provided by DailyMotionHELSINKI — A "Game of Thrones"-themed ice hotel complete with a bar and a chapel for weddings has opened in northern Finland in a joint effort by a local hotel chain and the U.Lapland Hotels said Friday they chose "Game of Thrones" to be the theme for this season's Snow Village, an annual ice-and-snow construction project covering 20,000 square meters (24,000 sq.

Delta requiring more information on animals before they fly

Starting March 1, Delta will require owners to show proof of their animal’s health or vaccinations at least 48 hours before a flight.He said Delta sought a balance ‘‘that supports those customers with a legitimate need for these animals’’ while maintaining safety.

America's coolest cathedrals

America's coolest cathedrals




Browse the gallery for pious perspectives and places of worship.Grace Cathedral





San Francisco, California.

20 surreal places you need to see before you die

20 surreal places you need to see before you die




Whether they evoke extraterrestrial worlds, fairytale kingdoms, prehistoric landscapes or scenes you have yet to imagine, these surreal spots show just how trippy Mother Nature, and human ingenuity, can be.It turns into a 4,675-square-mile mirror that reflects everything from the skies above to the visitors posing for surreal selfies on the surface.

20 great things to see and do in Cuba

20 great things to see and do in Cuba













Old Town, Havana




A UNESCO World Heritage Site, La Habana Vieja (Old Havana) is great to explore on foot, boasting carefully preserved squares, vintage cars, elaborate palaces, feats of architecture, historical fortresses and plazas where you can sip coffee and hang with the locals.Museo de la Revolución




Housed in the former Presidential Palace, constructed between 1913 and 1920, Havana’s Museo de la Revolución commemorates the Cuban Revolution.

Secrets for Surviving a Long Flight

Secrets for Surviving a Long Flight





As we’ve acknowledged many times before, flying the high skies can be super-stressful and downright uncomfortable.It’s important, therefore, to sometimes take matters into your hands to ensure that you have the comforts and necessities you need to make a long flight more bearable.

11 of the Best, Most Stunning Festivals in the World

La Tomatina





Where: Buñol, SpainWhen: The last Wednesday in AugustWhat began by chance in 1945 has evolved into the most beloved annual one-ingredient food fight in the world.Carnaval





Where: Rio de Janeiro, BrazilWhen: Four days before Ash WednesdayBrazil’s most popular national holiday attracts tourists from all over the world (about a half million people!

Pope Francis marries couple aboard papal plane

But that's what happened Thursday morning when Pope Francis married two flight attendants in an impromptu ceremony on his papal plane some 36,000 feet over Chile.Vatican officials say it marks the first time a pope has married a couple on a papal plane.

Why you should visit breathtaking Nicaragua

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Nicaragua is Mother Nature's work of art





The largest country in Central America, Nicaragua, is so beautiful that it's almost unreal.6/30 SLIDES


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Nicaragua's flag is blue and white.

The best airlines in North America

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The best airlines in North America





Which are the best airlines in North America according to passengers?14/30 SLIDES


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Virgin America





Virgin America ranked fifth overall in North America according to travelers.

The world's most amazing sand sculptures

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The most incredible sand sculptures





These sand sculptures by Japanese artist Toshihiko Hosaka go far beyond the typical sand castles you see at the beach.2/30 SLIDES


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Chinese warrior





Toshihiko Hosaka was born in Akita, Japan, in 1974.

30 Vacation Hot Spots for Celebrities

30 Vacation Hot Spots for Celebrities




Whether you want to vacation like a Kardashian or spot your favorite stars in real life, these are the hottest celebrity destinations to visit.Aspen, Colorado




This remote Rocky Mountain ski haven has attracted celebrities since the ‘70s, with many of them buying second homes in the area.

Amazing Indoor Pools in All 50 States

ALABAMA | AQUADOME RECREATION CENTER




City: Decatur The Aquadome Recreation Center has a heated, indoor pool underneath a circular glass dome.ARIZONA | KIWANIS RECREATION CENTER




City: Tempe Tempe's Kiwanis Recreation Center features an indoor, warm-water wave pool.