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Colma, California: The City Of The Dead

Colma, California: The City Of The Dead

Why just south of San Francisco there lies a little town where the dead outnumber the living 1,000 to 1.
17 Of The Most Unbelievable Places You’ll Find On Earth

17 Of The Most Unbelievable Places You’ll Find On Earth

It's so easy to get bogged down by day-to-day sameness: here are 17 unbelievable places to remind you of the world's incredible diversity.
First-Ever Zero-Emissions Train Releases Only Water

First-Ever Zero-Emissions Train Releases Only Water

Germany's new hydrogen-powered, zero-emissions passenger train will be up and running by December 2017.
ISIS, Happy With Trump’s Travel Ban, Has Dubbed It “The Blessed Ban”

ISIS, Happy With Trump’s Travel Ban, Has Dubbed It “The Blessed Ban”

ISIS feels Trump's executive order banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries proves they have succeeded in scaring the U.S.
How A Religious Quack Founded The Weirdest Town In The U.S.

How A Religious Quack Founded The Weirdest Town In The U.S.

Believe it or not, someone named a town "Zzyzx" in order to make money.
Not First Class? No Carry-Ons Or Overhead Bins For You Starting Soon

Not First Class? No Carry-Ons Or Overhead Bins For You Starting Soon

You can soon purchase cheaper tickets than ever before -- but there's a catch.
Welcome To Chamonix, The French Alps’ Real-Life Winter Wonderland

Welcome To Chamonix, The French Alps’ Real-Life Winter Wonderland

Winter wonderlands actually do exist.
The World At The Turn Of The 20th Century — As Seen From One Legendary Geographer

The World At The Turn Of The 20th Century — As Seen From One Legendary Geographer

From Brazilian head hunters to Indian snake charmers, one photographer's tour around the world.
New Discovery Could Help Solve Amelia Earhart Mystery

New Discovery Could Help Solve Amelia Earhart Mystery

Researchers plan to go back to Nikumaroro Island with a submarine.
Tiny Number Of People Responsible For Most Airport Noise Complaints

Tiny Number Of People Responsible For Most Airport Noise Complaints

Here's how a small group of complainers is making air travel more expensive for everyone.
Bloody Trade: Inside The (Mostly) Legal Practice Of Hunting Endangered Species In Africa

Bloody Trade: Inside The (Mostly) Legal Practice Of Hunting Endangered Species In Africa

Big game hunters shoot an estimated 50,000 rare animals a year in Africa. What sort of person does this, how do they do it, and why?