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Goodbye life-size Garden Yeti: A tribute to SkyMall, the best inflight magazine ever

Goodbye life-size Garden Yeti: A tribute to SkyMall, the best inflight magazine ever

Does the end of the quirky seat-back catalog spell the end of the fun of flying?
There's a new world's busiest airport

There's a new world's busiest airport

For the first time in a decade, Chicago's O'Hare topped Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson in total flights
Lampang: Northern Thailand's next big star?

Lampang: Northern Thailand's next big star?

For those looking for a side escape from Chiang Mai, the nearby province of Lampang is filled with historical sites and natural beauty
Paddleboarder gets scary close to orcas, shoots incredible video

Paddleboarder gets scary close to orcas, shoots incredible video

California man "too excited to be scared" as orcas dive directly beneath his board
'Am I going down?' New app analyzes the odds of your flight crashing

'Am I going down?' New app analyzes the odds of your flight crashing

Aimed at easing the nerves of fearful fliers, the app uses crash stats and airline data to demonstrate how safe flying really is
Hills, hairpins, harmonies: On the road in Iranian Kurdistan

Hills, hairpins, harmonies: On the road in Iranian Kurdistan

A world away from the troubles over the border, Iran’s western region offers an adventurous alternative to its more recognizable heartland
And the world's top 25 hotels are...

And the world's top 25 hotels are...

An over-the-water bungalow in the Maldives takes top honors as TripAdvisor announces Travelers' Choice awards for hotels
British Airways first class called 'filthy' and 'disgusting'

British Airways first class called 'filthy' and 'disgusting'

Is there no longer any refuge from the humiliations of economy class?
"Hold on, folks, we're landing sideways."

"Hold on, folks, we're landing sideways."

Shocking video shows planes attempting to land in treacherous cross-winds at Birmingham International Airport, UK
First solar-powered flight around globe set for late February

First solar-powered flight around globe set for late February

Solar Impulse 2's giant wings are wider than a 747-8 Jumbo Jet. First flight to stop in India, Myanmar, U.S.
Zaanse Schans: Where beautiful windmills turn back the clock

Zaanse Schans: Where beautiful windmills turn back the clock

On the outskirts of Amsterdam, a forest of traditional windmills resists the wind of change to produce oil, spices and colorings

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