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Could seaplanes be the future of transatlantic flight?

Could seaplanes be the future of transatlantic flight?

Rather than slamming down on a runway, passengers could soon find themselves landing along the coast in a jumbo seaplane
Just how big is the world's biggest photo?

Just how big is the world's biggest photo?

A panoramic 365-gigapixel shot of Europe's Mont Blanc is the world's new largest photo, featuring 70,000 stitched together hi-res images
Spectacular, rarely seen images of China's railways

Spectacular, rarely seen images of China's railways

From a part-time rail buff to a full-fledged photographer, Wang Wei runs all over China to capture stunning train photos
Tech and tourism: 11 people changing the way we travel

Tech and tourism: 11 people changing the way we travel

Whether they're introducing cutting edge attractions or championing for socially conscious travel, all of these individuals are transforming the industry
Dr. Beach names top 10 U.S. beaches for 2015

Dr. Beach names top 10 U.S. beaches for 2015

Coastal expert and professor Stephen P. Leatherman, AKA Dr. Beach, issues his annual list of the country's best sands and waters
Mad dumpling scientist? Man on manic mission to find Shanghai's best

Mad dumpling scientist? Man on manic mission to find Shanghai's best

Former chef eats 16 pounds of xiaolongbao to complete definitive study of one of the city's favorite dishes
Disney World bans selfie sticks on rides

Disney World bans selfie sticks on rides

Nearly a month after music festivals like Coachella and Lollapalooza banned selfie sticks, Disney World has followed suit
Flying car companies aim for takeoff in 2017

Flying car companies aim for takeoff in 2017

A number of small companies are vying to be the first to bring flying cars to customers within the next few years
Uber test-flies 'Uberchopper' at Cannes

Uber test-flies 'Uberchopper' at Cannes

If you're looking for the ultimate way to get to Cannes, forget about taking a car
Pets on private jets

Pets on private jets

An inside look at the pampered pooches and coddled cats getting a taste of the high life in the skies
Johnny Depp: A case study in how not to travel with your pet

Johnny Depp: A case study in how not to travel with your pet

The actor was told to get his dogs out of Australia or risk them being euthanized
Teen climber survives Everest quake

Teen climber survives Everest quake

He's conquered some of the world's tallest peaks. He survived a deadly avalanche. He's only 17. Meet Matt Moniz, one of CNN's New Explorers
Report: U.S. airport security equipment improperly managed

Report: U.S. airport security equipment improperly managed

TSA isn't managing explosive detecting scanners and x-ray machines properly, according to a new report
Touchscreen airplane windows: Coming soon to a flight near you?

Touchscreen airplane windows: Coming soon to a flight near you?

Airbus and Boeing have some amazing plane ideas to shape the future of flying
Iconic America: How to get this shot... and others

Iconic America: How to get this shot... and others

A photo pro explains how to capture some of America's most famous landmarks while dealing the summer travel crowds
Planet pedal: How to ride around the world on a bicycle

Planet pedal: How to ride around the world on a bicycle

Taking the long way home on two wheels is going to be tough. We're here to smooth the ride
3.69-carat diamond found in Arkansas park

3.69-carat diamond found in Arkansas park

When fields get plowed, diamonds don't usually pop up -- unless you're at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas