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Transgender former Navy SEAL says TSA humiliated her

A self-described "professional traveler," Kristin Beck knows the airport security drill.

On Tuesday afternoon, the retired transgender Navy SEAL was bound for Kansas City to give a…

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World's worst restoration? China's Great Wall covered in cement

It's the repair job that's so ugly you can probably see it from space.

A 700-year-old "wild" stretch of China's Great Wall has been covered in a smooth, white trail of cement…


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This 28-year-old saw every country in the world ... on a shoestring budget

At 28, Henrik Jeppesen can already say he's been to every country in the world.

It took him 10 years and around 900 flights to visit all 193 countries. His journey ended in…

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Lyft's 10-year plan: Hotels on wheels and the end of garages

An exciting future is coming fast, but we aren't ready. That's the message from Lyft president John Zimmer in a 4,000-word Medium post detailing his company's vision for the…



Cheers! The world's first beer pipeline is now open

A beer pipeline. It sounds like an ale lover's wildest dream.

Airplane flying through sky

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How airlines decide what fare you pay

Anyone who's lost an evening researching flight deals knows that airfare pricing can seem pretty random -- high one week, low the next and long-distance often cheaper than…

Airplane landing

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Nigeria's airlines struggling to survive

Nigeria's aviation sector is in dismal shape right now.



Disabled man's epic wheelchair journey across China

Quan Peng's wheelchair doesn't have brakes or any kind of motor. To propel and stop himself he only uses his hands.

In the past two years, Quan has gone through more than 60…

Sapelo Island


An island's future tied to farming crops from the past

Off the coast of Georgia lies a quiet island, accessible only by boat and home to about 50 year-round residents -- all descendants of slaves.

Sapelo Island is a tangle of marsh and…

Cape York, Australia

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Cops help boy check off item on bucket list

It isn't easy to tread through rocky terrain to get to your dream destination when you're wheelchair-bound with cerebral palsy.


Film turns Churchill's birthplace into Nazi HQ

Churchill birthplace turned into Nazi HQ

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They fought them on the beaches, the landing grounds, in the fields and in the streets -- but World War II veterans did not expect to be fighting the Nazis in Winston Churchill's ancestral home.

Bill Nunn, famous for 'Do the Right Thing' role, dies at 62

Bill Nunn

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Bill Nunn, a veteran actor who appeared in Spike Lee's film, "Do the Right Thing," has died. He was 62.

Lee paid tribute to the man who played Radio Raheem in the movie, describing him as a dear friend and a great actor.

Music legend Buckwheat Zydeco dead at 68

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Stanley Dural Jr., a Louisiana music legend whose stage name was Buckwheat Zydeco, has died. He was 68.

'Magnificent Seven' cast on how diversity helped make a modern western

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Westerns are one of Hollywood's most beloved genres -- but not one of its most diverse. That isn't the case with this weekend's "The Magnificent Seven."

Backstreet Boys announce Vegas residency

Backstreet Boys perform

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The Backstreet Boys are officially heading to Las Vegas to show they've still got it goin' on.

The group will present its Larger Than Life residency at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.


One Tank Trip

One Tank Trip: Mansion at Fort Hunter Park

One Tank Trip Mansion at Fort Hunter Park

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One way to learn about the future is to dig into the past.

One Tank Trip: Burnside Plantation

One Tank Trip Burnside Plantation

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An apple a day keeps the doctor away, so if the orchard is in your backyard, you should be in pretty good shape.

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