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Suitcase secrets: Inside other people's luggage

Suitcase secrets: Inside other people's luggage

We asked readers to share pictures of their packing style on Twitter and Instagram. Who knew packing could be such an art form?
Body of 'apparent stowaway' found in U.S. Air Force plane

Body of 'apparent stowaway' found in U.S. Air Force plane

An adolescent male was found in the wheel well of a U.S. Air Force plane that traveled around Africa before returning to Germany
Animal attractions at Dubai shopping malls

Animal attractions at Dubai shopping malls

In the Middle East, animals in malls are not uncommon. Giant squid, crocodiles and lions are all on show for shoppers
World's prettiest bathrooms

World's prettiest bathrooms

Photographer Aujin Rew takes her camera everywhere she goes, even into the bathrooms of 10 different countries
World's most beautiful piers

World's most beautiful piers

"Bridges to nowhere" to some, architectural icons and centers of entertainment for others; these jetties are worth visiting
Toei Kyoto Studio Park: Samurai, ninjas and the original Power Rangers

Toei Kyoto Studio Park: Samurai, ninjas and the original Power Rangers

When mutinous cries of "Not another zen garden, dad!" ring out, it's time to head for the Hollywood of Japan
Best and worst expat movies of all time

Best and worst expat movies of all time

Cinema loves portraying the lives of expats. Sometimes it gets it right. Sometimes it casts Nick Nolte as a shirtless mystic
Amazing video: Extreme surfers in the Arctic

Amazing video: Extreme surfers in the Arctic

In what is undoubtedly the world's "coolest" surf video, photographer Chris Burkhard endures freezing temperatures, blizzards and injury to capture Arctic waves and their riders
Road melts at Yellowstone National Park

Road melts at Yellowstone National Park

Extreme heat created by an active volcano below Yellowstone caused the road surface to bubble with oil
8 outlaw adventures around the U.S.

8 outlaw adventures around the U.S.

Jesse James' home and Al Capone's grave are two of the top sites for fans of America's former outlaws
8 greatest city mascots around the world

8 greatest city mascots around the world

Where to pay homage to the cutest local celebrities you'll ever stalk
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