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Museums
A Ninja Museum Is Coming to Japan
The Japan Ninja Council announced a plan to drum up excitement around a fading culture.... READ ON
Videos
A Sparkling Subculture: The Japanese Art of Dekotora
The decorated trucks often cost millions of yen to create, but their proud owners say it's worth it.... READ ON
Travel
You Can Binge-Watch This Year's Oscar Frontrunners on Virgin Atlantic Flights
Missed 'Moonlight'? Didn’t see 'La La Land'? The airline's got you covered.... READ ON
Travel
You Can Win Two Free Nights in Austin’s Human-Sized Birdhouse
Need a place to crash during SXSW? HomeAway wants to help.... READ ON
Science
McDonald's Unveils Excavated Roman Road Beneath Italian Location
They're billing the site as their "first museum-restaurant."... READ ON
Food
Michelin Guide Mistakenly Awards Star to Humble French Cafe
Foodies flocked to the restaurant after the error was published.... READ ON
Travel
12 Favorite Haunts of the Founding Fathers You Can Still Visit Today
Grab a beer at Philadelphia's City Tavern, just like George Washington.... READ ON
Fun
6 Finnish Terms You'll Want to Use in English, in Emoji Form
One of them quite literally means "underwear drunk."... READ ON
Fun
Inside Canada's Annual International Hair Freezing Contest
At the Sourdough Rendezvous festival in Whitehorse, icy locks are the ultimate bizarre fashion statement.... READ ON
Big Question
Why Do I Have to Put My Phone in Airplane Mode?
It comes down to the possibility of a split second of interference.... READ ON
Weird
Swedish Students Let Off Steam by Screaming in Public
Need to scream? Head to Sweden. (But don't try it just anywhere.)... READ ON
Books
50 Bizarre Passages from Medieval Europe’s Bestselling Travel Book
We read Sir John Mandeville’s whimsical travel guide so you don’t have to. (There be dragons.)... READ ON
Travel
Drivers in Iceland are Being Pulled Over for Being Distracted by the Northern Lights
Distracted driving is still dangerous, even if the view is great.... READ ON
Design
What a Square Mile of a City's Grid Looks Like Around the World
Compare the unique layouts of Atlanta, Rome, Tunis, and more.... READ ON
Geography
The World's Highest Unclimbed Mountain (So Far)
Why hasn't Gangkhar Puensum been climbed?... READ ON
Miss Cellania
Cold Comforts: 10 Hotels Made of Ice and Snow
Expect beds made of slabs of ice.... READ ON

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