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Hong Kong's Hidden Island Retreat: Cheung Chau (VIDEO)

by Chris Anderson. Posted Jul 21st 2011 07:30 AM
Hong Kong's Hidden Island Retreat: Cheung Chau (VIDEO)

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"Island retreat" isn't the first thing that comes to the minds of visitors heading to Hong Kong. It's more like: massive, ultra-busy and urban – all of which are accurate. But, Hong Kong also offers a large array of diverse, out-of-city retreats many don't even consider. The island of Cheung Chau is one such place.
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Baboon Reported On The Run In New Jersey Neighborhood

by Chris Anderson. Posted Jul 1st 2011 03:29 PM

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An adolescent baboon has escaped from the Jackson, New Jersey Six Flags amusement park and is now roaming New Jersey neighborhoods according to an MSNBC and AP report.
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If You Could Travel Anywhere Tomorrow, Where Would It Be? (VIDEO)

by Chris Anderson. Posted Jun 24th 2011 04:00 PM

If you could go anywhere in the world tomorrow, and if money wasn't an issue, where would you travel to? We put the question to the good attendees at the Nomading Film Festival to find out.
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Cars 2: 'Car-ifying' The World with Co-Director Brad Lewis (PHOTOS)

by Chris Anderson. Posted Jun 22nd 2011 06:30 PM
What's Your Hurry: Bambino on Board Requires Leisurely Pace

Courtesy Pixar

Pixar's hotly anticipated "Cars 2" is set to hit theaters on June 24 and reviews are starting to come in, so we spoke with Co-Director Brad Lewis about the worldly inspirations behind the Cars Universe - destinations as distinct as Japan, Italy, France, Germany and England. We present to you, the world "car-ified."
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Airbus 'Invisible' Concept Plane Revealed As Future of Commercial Flight

by Chris Anderson. Posted Jun 14th 2011 12:55 AM

From Airbus

Invisible planes? Not quite Wonder Woman invisible plane, but Airbus released media galore of their future tech transparent plane concept for 2050 as reported by the
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Destin-Nation Vietnam: Hanoi, Budget Lover's Paradise

by Chris Anderson. Posted Jun 10th 2011 08:15 AM
Destin-Nation Vietnam

When traveling to Vietnam, Hanoi cannot be overlooked. Vietnam's capital is especially fantastic for the budget traveler as it is cheap to get there from anywhere in Asia (great for a weekend swing for those traveling through Asia), cheap to stay there, cheap to eat, and generally just really damn inexpensive.

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HD Space Video: Astronauts' 1080p Tour of Earth's Striking Landscapes

by Chris Anderson. Posted Jun 1st 2011 07:59 PM

Space Rip / youtube

This HD 1080p space video of Earth's striking landscapes shot from various astronaut's digital cameras is nearly reason enough to drop some serious coin on booking the first available flight as a space tourist.
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Fistfight on United Airlines Flight to Ghana Leads to F-16 Escort

by Chris Anderson. Posted Jun 1st 2011 01:20 AM

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A fight between passengers erupted on a United Airlines Boeing 767 bound for Ghana from Dulles International Airport on Sunday the Washington Post reports. What started it? A reclining seat into the "personal space" of another passenger.
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Martin Jetpack Test Flight Video: Jetpack Travel Becoming Closer to Reality?

by Chris Anderson. Posted May 31st 2011 09:03 AM
Martin Jetpack makes the first true flight test by soaring 5000 feet into the air then parachuting back to Earth reported
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Hong Kong on High: Time Lapse Video From Ritz-Carlton - World's Highest Hotel

by Chris Anderson. Posted May 17th 2011 07:50 AM

This AOL Travel exclusive Hong Kong time lapse video was shot from the Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong, the world's highest hotel.
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