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Travelodge: Future Hotels Offer Lure of Virtual Sex

by Andrew Burmon. Posted Jun 8th 2011 04:45 PM

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According to a report sponsored by the budget hotel chain Travelodge, future hotels will offer technology allowing their clients to make remote digital love to their spouse or partner.
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Titanic II Sinks Off England, Iceberg Not To Blame

by Andrew Burmon. Posted Jun 8th 2011 01:15 PM

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The captain of the Titanic II barely managed to escape as the presciently named 16-foot cabin cruiser sank into the sea off Dorset, England on Sunday.

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Krzysztof Grzegorz and Jouoastaw K, Polish Contortionists, Steal From Travelers' Luggage

by Andrew Burmon. Posted Jun 8th 2011 09:15 AM

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Here's a new one: A Polish contortionist and his accomplice were arrested in Spain on Friday for stealing valuable items from travelers' checked luggage after gaining entry to the cargo of an airport transit bus by hiding himself in a small suitcase.

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Anthony Weiner Scandal: Spirit Airlines Introduces Promotion

by Andrew Burmon. Posted Jun 7th 2011 03:00 PM
Spirit Airlines Introduces Anthony Wiener Scandal Promotion

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The marketing geniuses at Spirit Airlines have introduced another in a series of tasteless promotions, this one skewering Congressman Anthony Weiner.
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Goa to Women in Bikinis: 'Come, Leave'

by Andrew Burmon. Posted Jun 7th 2011 10:11 AM
Officials at the Mahalasa Narany Temple in Goa India have issued an ultimatum: Tourists have to put on some damn clothes or stay out. The president of the temple took to the press this week, complaining about scantily clad foreign women.

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Hutten Palast, New Trailer Park Hotel, Hits Berlin Loft

by Andrew Burmon. Posted Jun 7th 2011 08:30 AM

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A newly opened German hotel is banking its future on tourists' willingness to say no to conventional rooms and yes to sleeping in huts.
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Destin-Nation Ireland: Budget Travel in Clover

by Andrew Burmon. Posted Jun 7th 2011 07:30 AM
A Guide to Budget Ireland

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Ireland has always been a popular destination for Americans, many of whom trace their ancestry to the island. Yet there is more on offer here than nostalgia for famines past. For those traveling on a budget, Ireland offers easy access to areas of tremendous natural beauty and an invitation to participate in local events and customs.
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James Cameron Heads To Outer Space, Maybe

by Andrew Burmon. Posted Jun 6th 2011 01:00 PM

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Avatar director and famed Sci-Fi nerd James Cameron may be the first tourist to make the trip to the dark side of the moon.
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TSA Airport Screenings Still Under Fire in Texas (VIDEO)

by Andrew Burmon. Posted Jun 6th 2011 11:45 AM

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A new law under which TSA agents could face $4,000 in fines and a year in prison for "invasive" airport searches is alive and well in Texas thanks to budget wrangling in the Lonestar State.
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Stanley Cup Finals Also a Travel Competition

by Andrew Burmon. Posted Jun 6th 2011 09:30 AM
The Vancouver Canucks made the longest trip in the history of the Stanley Cup Finals on Sunday, but not before carefully planning the best way to shield themselves from the deleterious effects of air travel.
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