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How NASA is with us when we fly

How NASA is with us when we fly

A new wing technology may join a list of NASA innovations that have made commercial air travel safer and more convenient
World's tallest roller coaster set for Florida

World's tallest roller coaster set for Florida

Plans are underway to build the world's tallest -- and quite possibly most terrifying -- roller coaster at an Orlando theme park due to open in 2017
Following divine footsteps: An ascent of Sri Lanka's holy mountain

Following divine footsteps: An ascent of Sri Lanka's holy mountain

Joining the ranks of pilgrims tackling Adam's Peak rewards with a spiritual awakening, or at least a stunning sunrise
'Walking Dead' in Georgia: Zombie tourism comes to life

'Walking Dead' in Georgia: Zombie tourism comes to life

Are you the butcher or the cattle? Tainted meat-obsessed fans are following the tracks of their favorite "Walking Dead" survivors
15 of the world's most spectacular fountains

15 of the world's most spectacular fountains

People never cease to find amazing ways to make water more incredible than it already is. Here are some powerful examples
8 Jamaica surprises

8 Jamaica surprises

You know about reggae and Usain Bolt -- but you probably aren't aware of these other Jamaican superlatives
Eurostar looks to the future with new e320 trains

Eurostar looks to the future with new e320 trains

European airlines beware: These 320kph trains are upping the travel game with roomy seats and onboard wi-fi
Essential Shanghai guide for exec travelers

Essential Shanghai guide for exec travelers

Consider yourself lucky if work brings you to China's most cosmopolitan city. Here's how to cram the best of Shanghai into a business trip
Thailand lights up the night sky with lantern festival

Thailand lights up the night sky with lantern festival

Thousands of paper lanterns are released into the night sky for Loi Krathong, creating a dazzling spectacle
12 things to do in New York City before you die

12 things to do in New York City before you die

A New York native shares his top picks for karaoke, pastrami, movie theaters, long walks and more
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Destination Berlin

It's crowded and outdated, but Berlin's hexagon-shaped Tegel air hub has won a place in the city's heart