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Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge will open May 31, 2019, at Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California, and Aug. 29, 2019, at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. At 14 acres each, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge will be Disney's largest single-themed la

Vacations To Theme Parks In California Don't Have To Be So Expensive

If your summer vacation plans include taking the kids to some of California's big theme parks, you may be in for sticker shock. Must you pay full price? Kim Wonderley looks into it in this week's Road Report.
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Angel Falls in Venezuela

A 21-Year-Old from California Became the Youngest Person to Visit Every Country in the World

For many people, the highlight of being 21 is the ability to legally down a bunch of Dollaritas during happy hour. For Lexie Alford her highlight was a bit more involved. On May 31 Alford became the youngest person to visit every country in the world, al 196 of them. A post shared by Lexie Alford...
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Sicily, Italy

You Can Buy an Italian Home in Sicily for $1

You could own a home in the Italian countryside for less than $2, but there’s a catch. Mussomeli, a small village in the hills of Sicily, has dozens homes for sale that cost 1 euro, or about $1.12, but they are all abandoned fixer-uppers, according to CNBC . The homes are being sold by a city-run...
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A sign pointing the way to the pub

This Pub Will Let You Drink in the Nude

A historic London pub wants you to enjoy happy hour in the buff. The Coach & Horses, a pub that’s been around since 1847, has been granted a nudity license which allows patrons to throw back pints completely naked. No shirt, no pants, no underwear, no problem. Alastair Choat has owned the bar...
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A Southwest airplane

These Are the Airlines People Like Most

While you might lose money going through security, flying the friendly skies has allegedly gotten a little bit friendlier. A new survey of air travelers has found that customer satisfaction is at an all-time high. For the seventh year in a row, J.D. Power ‘s North America Airline Satisfaction Study...
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2 men at a TSA checkpoint at an airport

Passengers Left Nearly $1 Million at Airport Security Last Year

Passing through airport security can cost you a pretty penny. According to a new report released by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), travelers left behind a total of $960,105.49 in the plastic bins at security checkpoints around the country last year. And while some of the money is...
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Wild flowers growing near a Washington mountain

This Is the Best State in America

The internet loves a good ranking. How else would we know the best singer in history ? Or the best cheesesteak ? Or the best airport ? If there is more than one of a thing, there must be a ranking of that thing. And US News and World Report is out with its latest national ranking—the very...
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A rendering of a Lilium jet flying over New York City

An Air Taxi Company Just Launched a Five Seat, Self-Flying Air Taxi

We’re a step closer to the future the Jetsons promised us all as the electric air taxi startup Lilium gave a successful liftoff to its five-seat electric jet. Flying cars here we come? As The Verge reported , the Lilium air taxi comes equipped with 36 electric jet engines, which tilt up for takeoff...
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Floyd's Pelican Bar in the middle of the Caribbean Sea

Dream Job: A Bar in the Middle of the Caribbean Sea Is Looking for Someone to Come Bartend for a Week

Lots companies offer up “dream jobs’ for the summer— petting puppies , flying first class , stuff like that. Here’s a new one: pouring drinks in paradise. Floyd’s Pelican Bar, a Jamaican watering hole in the middle of the water is looking for a bartender to fill in the bar’s owner (that would be...
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A cottage in Meneham village in Brittany, France

A Mysterious Stone in France Could Net Some Serious $$$

There’s a reward waiting for anyone who can solve a centuries old mystery in France. On the shores of Brittany, in a village called Plougastel-Daoulas a stone only visible at low tide has perplexed villagers since its discovery several years ago. The stone carries an odd inscription, reading in...
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