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CNN: Huge tunnel network creates new railway link through the Alps

Thousands of feet under the Swiss Alps, a new high-speed, high-capacity railway is close to completion. At its...

BBC: The mysterious inverted tower steeped in Templar myth

Near the manicured gardens and hilltop villas of Sintra, Portugal, lies the fairytale estate of Quinta da Regaleira. Protected within a Unesco World...

CNN: A passenger said she’s hurt after her reclined seat was repeatedly ‘punched.’ She asked for help, but said a flight attendant threatened her

A woman who's become an icon in the debate over whether it's OK to recline your airplane seat said she was "scared to death"...

CNN: Where to eat in Milan, according to fashion week regulars

Milan doesn't always feature highly on lists of Italy's top culinary destinations, but this week the city's restaurants will be much...

CNN: Made for travel: When tourists demand something to see

When it comes to tourist attractions, some things are made solely for entertainment -- like amusement parks, zip lines, and death-defying...

CNN: Naked Festival: Thousands gather for Japan’s annual ‘Hadaka Matsuri’

Thousands braved chilly weather on Saturday to gather at the annual "Naked Festival" in Okayama prefecture in the southern part of...

CNN: A French ski resort had to helicopter snow onto its slopes in order to remain open

A French ski resort has used a helicopter to bring in snow in order to remain open after unseasonably warm temperatures...

CNN: Love skiing? Enjoy it while it lasts

The organizers of last month's cross-country skiing world cup in Nove Mesto na Morave had just enough snow to cover roughly 4 kilometers (2.5...

BBC: New York’s ‘real’ Little Italy

It’s a dark winter evening on Arthur Avenue in the Bronx. Shopkeepers are bringing in tins of olive oil and tomatoes from...

BBC: Celebrating a nation that doesn’t exist

By the time the morning sun had crept above the city’s Soviet-era apartment blocks, the crowd-control barriers lining Suvorov Square in downtown...

BBC: Is this the capital of kimchi?

On a recent trip to Gwangju in South Korea, I was invited to a barbecue by my friend Austin Moon, a local...

CNN: What the airport of 2030 will look like

Whether it's biometrics to get through security, an airline app that tells you if your flight is delayed or free Wi-Fi...

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[Urbana] Learn to tap dance this spring

It's never too late to learn to tap dance! Sign up for beginning tap dance classes that...

[Urbana] Free age-friendly kitchen demonstrations!

Urbana Park District-People age 50 and better get the chance to enjoy free cooking demonstrations this winter and spring at the...

[Urbana] Sunday Morning Bird Walks return March 1

Everyone is welcome to our free Sunday Morning Bird Walks at Anita Purves Nature Center beginning March 1. All walks begin...

Ebert Film Fest to feature remastered ‘Cotton Club,’ Farrelly brothers comedy

Francis Ford Coppola’s drama set in Harlem’s legendary Cotton Club during the 1930s – remastered, restored and with added scenes and...