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Howard Finster's 'Paradise': The South's most inspired garden

Howard Finster's 'Paradise': The South's most inspired garden

The Georgia garden of beloved folk artist Howard Finster -- he did album art for R.E.M. and Talking Heads -- is undergoing a restoration
12 things to do in New York City before you die

12 things to do in New York City before you die

A New York native shares his top picks for karaoke, pastrami, movie theaters, long walks and more
Wait times for overseas visitor visas to U.S. plummet

Wait times for overseas visitor visas to U.S. plummet

In 2013, the State Department issued 9.2 million visas, a 42% increase since 2010
Spaceport wants to revolutionize travel

Spaceport wants to revolutionize travel

Despite a recent test flight tragedy, you can still buy a ticket to the edge of space at this New Mexico spaceport
6 of America's most romantic small towns

6 of America's most romantic small towns

Ignore "Gone Girl." Small town America doesn't have to burn relationships, it can also rekindle them
Where to find the funniest jokes in America

Where to find the funniest jokes in America

As entertainment capital of the world, Los Angeles draws some of the best comic talent on the planet. Here's where to see it live
Heathrow installs 'Scent Globe': Which country has the best smells?

Heathrow installs 'Scent Globe': Which country has the best smells?

UK's Heathrow Airport pairs destinations with fragrances to evoke long distance travel. We do too
Skydiving and robot bartenders: The world's 'most hi-tech' cruise ship

Skydiving and robot bartenders: The world's 'most hi-tech' cruise ship

Bumper cars, a freefall simulator and robot bartenders are just a few of the cool features on Royal Caribbean's new Quantum of the Seas
George Lucas' $300 million space-age art museum revealed

George Lucas' $300 million space-age art museum revealed

It's not an idyllic scene from pre-Death Star Alderaan, it's a new storytelling museum backed by the "Star Wars" director
Height of passion? Couple weds in peculiar place

Height of passion? Couple weds in peculiar place

A pair of frequent fliers from Indiana got hitched on a Southwest Airlines flight from Nashville to Dallas
Daredevil completes blindfolded tightrope walk

Daredevil completes blindfolded tightrope walk

Nik Wallenda completed "his most challenging feat to date" -- a blindfolded tightrope walk 600 feet above downtown Chicago
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Destination Berlin

It's crowded and outdated, but Berlin's hexagon-shaped Tegel air hub has won a place in the city's heart