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Fly across the country without using airports

It's no secret that crowded airports can be a hassle and a giant time-suck for cross-country travelers. Soon, a workaround may be available for corporations and the ultra-rich.

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Airline passenger chugs bottle of cognac at security gate

An air traveler in China chugged an entire bottle of pricey cognac before attempting to board her flight in Beijing because security wouldn't allow the bottle of booze on board.

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The airport spiking food with 'happy hormones'

Checking in at the airport can be a a dispiriting experience, especially when you factor in delays and long lines to get through security.

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Delta plane struck by lightning

Lightning struck a Delta Air Lines plane in line for takeoff at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport this week, and it was all captured on amateur video.

The recording…

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Dismaland: Banksy's grim new art theme park

The seaside town of Weston-Super-Mare in south-west England is chilled and gloomy when we arrive.

"Welcome to Dismaland," a dead-eyed girl in Mickey Mouse ears greets at the gates…

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Elon Musk's Hyperloop dream gains speed

It started as a fanciful idea straight out of science fiction, but the Hyperloop is starting to pick up real speed.

The Hyperloop is Elon Musk's vision for a train that can move…

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Rude TSA agent? Review them on Yelp

If a TSA agent treats you rudely in an airport security line, you don't have to just seethe silently.

You can fire back -- on Yelp.

That's right: No longer must you limit your…

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Rough landing: 'This is it,' feared passenger

For a minute, Christine Malloy was very worried. As a frequent flier, she was used to rough landings once in a while. But Malloy could tell this landing was different.

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New ANA 'Star Wars' planes feature R2-D2, BB-8

It's no Millennium Falcon, but soon there will be more ways than ever to experience air travel "Star Wars" style.

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Lonely Planet reveals 'ultimate' destinations

Four decades after it began as a penniless backpacker's bible to traveling on the cheap, Lonely Planet is publishing what it says is the definitive guide to the world's top…

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Kanye, Nicki, Miley: VMAs never disappoint

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Where to start when summing up Sunday night’s MTV Video Music Awards? It’s difficult to pick just one spot.

Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift had patched up their Twitter tiff months ago, but sealed the deal when Swift joined the rapper during Minaj’s performance Sunday in Los Angeles.

Hulu steals hit movies from Netflix with Epix deal

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Hulu's new front in its competition with Netflix involves "The Hunger Games" and "Transformers."

Netflix said Sunday that it had decided to let its distribution deal with Epix expire, which covers popular movies from the studios Lionsgate, MGM and Par...

Wes Craven, horror movie director, dies at 76

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Wes Craven, the visionary filmmaker who defined the horror genre with the long-enduring "A Nightmare on Elm Street" franchise, and later deconstructed and redefined it with "Scream," has died.

He was 76.

His family confirmed his death to the Hollywoo...

Dylan's 'big pink' house available to rent

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If you are Bob Dylan's biggest fan, this just might be the holiday home for you.

The famous "big pink" house -- the place where Dylan and The Band recorded the "Basement Tapes" in 1967, honored in the title of The Band's 1968 album "Music from Big Pi...

No, James Earl Jones is not dead

James Earl Jones, July 2013

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We really wish the Internet would stop trying to kill celebrities.

James Earl Jones, 84, is the latest victim of a celebrity death hoax after a parody website posted news of his supposed demise. Clicking on the link took users to a page which declared...


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One Tank Trip: Carbon County Environmental Education Center

One Tank Trip Carbon County Environmental Education Center

You can take a walk, a self-guided tour, on the elevated boardwalk trail at the Carbon County Environmental Education Center in Summit Hill, Pa.

One Tank Trip: Reading Public Museum

One Tank Trip Reading Public Museum

At the Louvre in Paris, catching a glimpse of Mona Lisa can take hours. The painting is behind bulletproof glass and raised up high. Here in Berks County there are no lines and you can be eye to eye

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