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'World's first' crypt hotel room opens

'World's first' crypt hotel room opens

Catholic clergyman's tomb converted into bedroom for fearless guests -- complete with king-sized coffin
Who makes America's best pizza?

Who makes America's best pizza?

We can all agree that our love for pizza is deep and abiding -- that's where the consensus ends
LaGuardia Airport to get $4 billion facelift

LaGuardia Airport to get $4 billion facelift

Last year U.S. VP Joe Biden called it a "third world" airport, but now a major overhaul is due to start in 2016
Flying aboard Goodyear's anti-gravity machine

Flying aboard Goodyear's anti-gravity machine

CNN got a rare chance to fly aboard Goodyear's new Zeppelin airship and found it a lot more sophisticated than its predecessor
Five 'wow' aviation moments at the Oshkosh air show

Five 'wow' aviation moments at the Oshkosh air show

About a half-million aviation enthusiasts come to the yearly Oshkosh, Wisconsin, air show
New York's hippest hotel may be a parked van

New York's hippest hotel may be a parked van

If you're willing to sleep in a van, it's possible to rent one via Airbnb
Pilot aims to fly super glider to the edge of space

Pilot aims to fly super glider to the edge of space

In 2016, pilots plan to fly Perlan 2 higher than the U-2 or SR-71 spy planes
World's first luxury animal terminal under construction

World's first luxury animal terminal under construction

Horses, birds, pets and livestock arriving at New York's JFK Airport will sit in the lap of luxury when the animal terminal opens in 2016
FAA: Lasers plaguing U.S. skies

FAA: Lasers plaguing U.S. skies

Eleven commercial flights reported having lasers pointed at them Wednesday night as they flew over New Jersey -- the latest in a growing number of such incidents
Disneyland turns 60: A look back to Day One

Disneyland turns 60: A look back to Day One

On Disneyland's 60th anniversary, CNN takes a look back at Walt Disney's groundbreaking plan for a theme park like no other
Indoor 'beach' lures museum-goers

Indoor 'beach' lures museum-goers

At this D.C. museum, you can walk the pier, purchase a snack and settle into a lounge chair with a good book
Oregon airport allows marijuana on in-state flights

Oregon airport allows marijuana on in-state flights

The Portland, Oregon, airport will now allow you to fly with pot in-state, provided you are carrying the legal amount
Boater's incredible reaction to whale encounter

Boater's incredible reaction to whale encounter

Janet Flanders and her husband were in for a surprise while they were boating in Alaska
Bear causes brief scare by smashing viewing glass

Bear causes brief scare by smashing viewing glass

A Grizzly bear at the Minnesota Zoo used a rock to smash the glass that separates zoogoers from the exhibit
Nurseries bring coral reefs back to life

Nurseries bring coral reefs back to life

The Coral Restoration Foundation aims to bring coral reefs back by reproducing species of coral in underwater nurseries, then replanting them in the reefs
Could there possibly be any scarier way to watch 'Jaws'?

Could there possibly be any scarier way to watch 'Jaws'?

For those who want an added dose of terror, one Texas cinema lets viewers float over murky waters as they watch the famed shark terrorize an island
Storm illuminates Disney castle with lightning

Storm illuminates Disney castle with lightning

Visitors waiting for the Fourth of July fireworks show at Disney World's Magic Kingdom experienced a different kind of light show when a storm came up
Solar plane ends most perilous leg of global journey

Solar plane ends most perilous leg of global journey

The most perilous phase of a historic solar-powered flight came to an end Friday when the Solar Impulse 2 landed safely in Hawaii
Risk-taking 'Top Chef' Kevin Gillespie returns to his roots

Risk-taking 'Top Chef' Kevin Gillespie returns to his roots

With a celebrated Atlanta restaurant and another one opening soon, Kevin Gillespie has risen to the elite ranks of celebrity chefs. But his life almost took a very different turn
Bison attack two more Yellowstone visitors

Bison attack two more Yellowstone visitors

Yellowstone National Park officials say there have been four attacks so far this season
Fresh trend: Pizza farms have become a Midwestern ritual

Fresh trend: Pizza farms have become a Midwestern ritual

With ingredients grown on site, farms in Minnesota and Wisconsin can hardly keep up with the demand for the freshest pizza in the United States
Coming soon: Remote-controlled passenger flights

Coming soon: Remote-controlled passenger flights

FAA allows four-seat, remote-controlled plane to fly at drone test site
Summer hideaways: Best U.S. seaside escapes

Summer hideaways: Best U.S. seaside escapes

In these quiet beach towns you'll find few tourists, casual seafood restaurants and photo ops that'll lure lots of likes on your Instagram feed