Travel Ideas

7 Creepy Museum Treasures That Will Give You the Halloween Shivers

by Harriet Baskas. Posted Oct 18th 2013 08:30 AM

Even with the lights on, the real stories behind some of the objects locked in the back rooms of museums can be chilling and spine-tingling as the haunted houses communities trick out as Halloween terror havens. Especially the body parts, tombstones, glass coffin, disturbing doll and some other items I profile in my new book: "Hidden Treasures: What Museums Can't or Won't Show You." Grab a flashlight and some Halloween candy, and we'll go for a tour.
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Flying High with Used Cooking Oil, Canola Oil -- or Pot?

by Harriet Baskas. Posted Apr 22nd 2013 11:15 AM
biofuel jet fuel story

We know pot can get you high, but can it also help airplanes fly? A biofuel company in Washington thinks so.
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Guns at the Airport: TSA Catching Firearms at Record Pace

by Harriet Baskas. Posted Jan 16th 2013 04:57 PM
guns in airports, gun found in book

Firearms top the list of items passengers are prohibited from taking past airport security checkpoints and onto airplanes. Yet, during 2012 that didn't stop travelers from trying to get more than 1,500 handguns and other firearms past Transportation Security Administration officers at U.S. airports.
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