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8 tourist traps that are still worth visiting

  Tourist traps -- overcrowded, over-hyped and, of course, overpriced. Yet we keep going. By the millions. Why?

Vertical trains could be way of travel in the future

Catch a train from the sky! How vertical travel could transform your commute

Australian company claims it found Flight 370

A private Australian company says it has found what it believes is wreckage of a plane in the ocean. But leaders of the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 are dismissing the claim.

VIDEO: Kangaroo rescue down under

A 'Roo rescue near Melbourne, Australia. A male, Eastern Gray Kangaroo jumped a fence and landed in the deep end of a pool.

British airline host Shakespeare performance during flight

Add this to our list of fun ways to celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday this week.

French researchers link Marijuana use to heart problems

Young people who use marijuana may be at risk for heart attacks and other serious cardiovascular problems, a new study suggests.

Water becoming more valuable than gold

Something that many might take for granted is becoming highly coveted: water. In fact, water has become more precious than gold.

Man who dresses like Spider-Man is running for office in India

Forget going door-to-door, Gaurav Sharma, 31, campaigns from window-to-window. He's an independent candidate running for a seat in India's general election from South Mumbai.

Astronaut takes selfie in space

Have you seen this selfie yet? Its out of this world, literally! That’s astronaut Rick Mastracchio. He’s at the International Space Station.

VIDEO: French daredevils set base jumping record in Dubai

Two French daredevil jumpers who live by the adage "go big, or go home,"decided to go for a record, by leaping off the world's tallest building, The Burj Khalifa in Dubai.