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World's biggest twin-engine jetliner closer to real

World's biggest twin-engine jetliner closer to real

Boeing finalizes basic design for 777X airliner, which has huge, folding wings and is on track to be the world's largest twin-engine jet
Last Sumatran rhino in U.S. seeks mate

Last Sumatran rhino in U.S. seeks mate

What to do when you want to settle down and raise a family but you're the last remaining member of your species in the country?
Wine tour apologizes for kicking book club off train

Wine tour apologizes for kicking book club off train

The top executive of Napa Valley Wine Train apologized to members of a book club who said they were humiliated when staff booted them from the luxury rail car for disturbing passengers with their laughter.
NYC wrestles with topless women in Times Square

NYC wrestles with topless women in Times Square

City creates task force to deal with topless women in Times Square who pose for pics with tourists
America's artsiest new hotels

America's artsiest new hotels

A new crop of artistically inspired hotels are elevating hotel art to gallery status
Giant panda at Washington zoo is pregnant

Giant panda at Washington zoo is pregnant

It's all "paws crossed" for a healthy giant panda cub at the National Zoo in Washington D.C.
Disney vs. Legoland: Who's the champion?

Disney vs. Legoland: Who's the champion?

Plastic brick empire has grand ambitions after opening Orlando, Florida's smallest theme park
5 cool ways to celebrate National Aviation Day

5 cool ways to celebrate National Aviation Day

Flying isn't perfect yet, but it's come a long way since the Wright brothers 112 years ago
Disney to open 'Star Wars' theme parks

Disney to open 'Star Wars' theme parks

A galaxy far, far away is closer than you'd think
Roller coaster hits, kills amusement park visitor

Roller coaster hits, kills amusement park visitor

A man on a Cedar Point roller coaster jumped over a fence into a restricted area -- a decision that cost him his life
Stunning time-lapse of Perseid meteor shower

Stunning time-lapse of Perseid meteor shower

Sky show from rural Montana provides epic subject for photogs

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Asia food trends in 2015
The fine-dining scene across Asia-Pacific continues to go from strength to strength

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great American factory tours
These manufacturing walk-throughs give a glimpse of assembly line magic. And free samples