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Inside the world's most expensive house

Inside the world's most expensive house

A Cap Ferrat mansion that was once home to Belgian King Leopold II has gone on the market for 350 million euros ($410 million) -- making it the most expensive home for sale in the world. Villa Les…
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Your Island Home Is the Ultimate Getaway Paradise

Your Island Home Is the Ultimate Getaway Paradise

Unspoiled beaches, quiet and privacy aren’t just the stuff of dreams. With enough money or initiative, buyers can get all three on their own private island. A slice of paradise isn’t…
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The world's most nutritious foods

The world's most nutritious foods

We're sorry but our infographic is currently unavailable due to unforeseen technical problems. We hope to restore it soon. As a taster, the top five most nutritious foods are: 5. CHIA SEEDS…
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The most inaccessible monasteries in the world

The most inaccessible monasteries in the world

Xuankong Si Temple (The Hanging Monastery) SHANXI, CHINA This is the only monastery to combine the three traditional religions of China: Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoismo. It was built 1,500 years…
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Adios chlorine. . . Hi there, natural swimming pools!

Adios chlorine. . . Hi there, natural swimming pools!

Grotta Della Poesia- PUGLIA, ITALY According to legend, a princess used to swim in the waters of Roca Vecchia, an area renowned for its dramatic karst gorges. Her beauty inspired Italian poets who…
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Ice tsunamis at the edge of the world

Ice tsunamis at the edge of the world

All before us is ice. Stretching out for miles there's nothing but a vast barrier of white. A frozen sea, more than 30 stories tall, as menacing as it is beautiful. The engine falls silent and…
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7 spectacular hotels for viewing the northern lights

7 spectacular hotels for viewing the northern lights

The Nordic air is freezing. From the hot tub, steam rises into the starry sky. As you take another sip of wine, light starts rippling above you: dancing beams of green and purple. You lean back,…
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The 280 million-year-old forest in the South Pole

The 280 million-year-old forest in the South Pole

Antarctica as we know it is a frosty wilderness covered in thick compacted ice. But a recent scientific discovery suggests that the vast white continent was home to leafy forests, some 280 million…
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How Air Travel Will Change in 2018

How Air Travel Will Change in 2018

For air travelers, 2017 has been quite a year: a passenger was dragged off an overbooked United flight, major airlines rolled out a “basic economy” class that represents a…
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10 great places to spend New Year's Eve

10 great places to spend New Year's Eve

Some of the details may change, but year in and year out, these destinationsaround the world have a well-deserved reputation for traditionally throwing a great New Year's Eve shindig. Be…
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Where you can swing over the edge of the Earth

Where you can swing over the edge of the Earth

Every morning before the sun rises, 75-year-old Carlos Sánchez says a prayer in his one-room hut, grabs a pair of binoculars and slowly climbs up into a lonely treehouse that leans…
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The couple paid $200K a year to travel

The couple paid $200K a year to travel

Collette and Scott Stohler have what looks like the dream career. They travel the world for six months a year and are paid to post photos, videos, newsletters and blogs on their website and social…
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The miniature monkey that's a Christmas best-seller

The miniature monkey that's a Christmas best-seller

The stakes will be high for parents whose children have Fingerlings on their holiday wish-lists as they head into the final weekend before Christmas. The miniature chirping animatronic monkeys,…
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The new era of air castles

The new era of air castles

As cities around the world try to cope with housing and land shortages, the need for apartment buildings has never been greater. It's a reality architects are keenly aware of, with many having…