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10 bucket list road trips to take with your family

The road trip, an iconic American family vacation experience, is having a moment. Whether you’re looking to take a trip with your brood in the coming months or planning ahead for when your kids get older, picking an appropriate itinerary

School’s in! Learn a local skill on vacation with these top classes

Note: All travel is subject to frequently changing governmental restrictions—please check federal, state and local advisories before scheduling trips. Please also be advised that availability of the following activities is subject to change due to COVID-19. The best education isn’t restricted

CORONAVIRUS Published 1 day ago Airplane passenger uses microphone to rant about pandemic midflight in viral video

An unruly woman was captured on video ranting into a microphone about the COVID-19 pandemic during a commercial flight – much to the annoyance of her fellow passengers. The video was posted on TikTok by pop musician Jawny. “I bought in flight Wi-Fi just

Hidden door found in floor of hotel room that leads to crawl space

Some people may have trouble resting easy in this particular hotel room. A young woman posted a video to her TikTok account showing an odd discovery she made in a hotel room she was staying in with her grandmother. The pair says

History of Halloween: The origins of the holiday

Halloween is a time when many folks like to dress up, play pranks and eat candy, but that’s not exactly how the holiday got its start. The spooky holiday can be traced back to an ancient Celtic festival known as Samhain, which took place

MIND diet associated with lower risk of Alzheimer’s, cognitive decline, study says

While cognitive decline is a natural part of aging, researchers say they have discovered a diet associated with better cognitive functioning. In a September study published in the IOS Press Journal, a team from the Chicago-based Rush University Medical Center found that the MIND diet – a

China’s lunar rock samples show lava flowed on moon 2B years ago: researchers

China’s lunar rock samples – the first moon rocks returned to Earth in more than 40 years – show lava flowed there 2 billion years ago, according to scientists. In a study published Thursday in the journal Science, a group of international authors led by researchers

Some Disney World employees have been with the park for 50 years, since the very beginning

Some people really love their jobs. It’s been 50 years since Disney World in Florida first opened. During the time, a lot has changed as old rides were replaced and new characters were brought in. Throughout the years, however, some things have remained constant.

Fisherman catches 19-armed endangered starfish in crab trap: ‘Making a comeback’

Some starfish stand out more than others. This became apparent when fisherman Lee LeFever caught an ultra-rare sunflower sea star during a recent crab fishing excursion, according to a report from South West News Service (SWNS). SCHOOL OF FISH SWIMMING IN HEART FORMATION STUNS ONLOOKERS:

Airplane ‘Karen’ uses microphone to rant about pandemic during midflight in viral video

An unruly woman was captured on video ranting into a microphone about the COVID-19 pandemic during a commercial flight – much to the annoyance of her fellow passengers. The video, which has been dubbed “Karens in the Air,” was posted on TikTok by pop

Large cat escapes cage in suburb near Detroit

Big cats cause big trouble. A suburb near Detroit was on high alert last week when a large cat being kept as a pet escaped from its owner. Fortunately, the animal was rescued without anyone injuries being reported. The cat, a

Star Wars experience and more revealed on the new Disney Wish

When the summer of 2022 arrives, so will the debut of Disney Cruise Line’s latest addition to its fleet: the Disney Wish. The cruise line announced today two brand-new experiences for kids onboard the ship:  Star Wars: Cargo Bay and Mickey and Minnie Captain’s Deck. Both will debut in

Man who went viral for eating Chipotle in all 50 states says he ‘never got tired of it’

Wyatt Moss really loves Chipotle. Moss, 19, from near Atlanta, went viral earlier this year for eating food from the chain in all 50 states in just 50 days. Moss, along with two friends, drove 18,000 miles through each of the Lower 48 states and

American Airlines passenger detained after allegedly opening emergency exit, walking on wing

A passenger was detained Wednesday evening in South Florida after he allegedly opened a plane’s emergency exit and walked on the wing. Officials said the incident happened around 7:30 p.m. on an American Airlines flight that had just arrived in Miami from Colombia. The

Plane evacuated in Boston after passenger’s carry-on causes small fire

A plane that was about to take off for Pittsburgh was evacuated Wednesday in Boston after a passenger’s carry-on caused a small fire, airline officials said. The small fire broke out on Delta flight 5643, operated by Republic Airways, while the plane was at the gate

Stay overnight in the 1996 ‘Scream’ movie house for a chilling Halloween experience

It’s been 25 years since the satirical slasher film “Scream” came to the big screen and now fans have the chance to stay overnight in the house from the cult classic. The northern California estate is available to book on Airbnb. The host?

Halloween returns to major theme parks during pandemic: Here’s what’s happening

Nothing is scarier than a canceled Halloween. In 2020, due to the pandemic, major theme parks across the country either canceled or scaled back their annual Halloween celebrations. This year, however, many of these parks have reopened and are planning on celebrating.

The best pumpkin patches for fall fun in America

Nothing quite spells “fall is here,” like a pumpkin patch outing. With an apple cider in one hand, and an orange gourd in the other, it’s one of our favorite ways to welcome autumn. Below, nine amazing pumpkin patches all

Skydive your way to a stay at this Utah resort

Talk about making an entrance. Why arrive by car when you can arrive by skydive? With the Above & Beyond Adventure package at the Sorrel River Ranch Resort and Spa in Moab, Utah that’s exactly what guests can do. They’ll meet their airplane at

Cruises from Port Tampa may start again in October

The fall might be looking good for cruises. The cruise industry has been hit hard by the pandemic and resulting lockdowns. The major cruise lines were forced to temporarily halt all trips and have only just recently started to head back out on