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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
Japanese train sets world record: 603 kph

Japanese train sets world record: 603 kph

It's a bird -- it's a plane -- it's an insanely fast Japanese bullet train
10 travel apps to download to your Apple Watch

10 travel apps to download to your Apple Watch

A handful of wrist-ready apps are already promising to transform the way you navigate the globe
Don't look down! Rio statue guy's guide to taking epic selfies

Don't look down! Rio statue guy's guide to taking epic selfies

Lee Thompson, the man behind the Rio Christ the Redeemer statue selfie, offers his top tips for taking arm's-length artworks
Travelers beware! Pickpocket artist shares secrets

Travelers beware! Pickpocket artist shares secrets

James Freedman, a pickpocket artist known as the "Man of Steal," shares the secrets of his trade and tells you how to avoid becoming a victim
Songkran: How to soak up the world's biggest water fight

Songkran: How to soak up the world's biggest water fight

If you've never experienced Thailand's famous new year water festival, here are some tips to keep in mind before you hit the streets
Robots, virtual reality and retina scans: The high-tech future of hotels

Robots, virtual reality and retina scans: The high-tech future of hotels

Hotels around the world are using technology in every imaginable way
Smart luggage: 7 groundbreaking travel accessories

Smart luggage: 7 groundbreaking travel accessories

Featuring everything from built-in electronic scales to app-controlled biometric locks, these new accessories combine brains and beauty
Behind the scenes of the world's most envied metro system

Behind the scenes of the world's most envied metro system

A "Super Control Center" and A.I. technology are just two reasons Hong Kong's MTR has an almost perfect on-time rate
Meat and Maseratis: Cooking slow food with fast cars

Meat and Maseratis: Cooking slow food with fast cars

What happens when two superstar chefs hit the streets of east London in search of inspiration? Lots of meat and a little madness