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Solar-Powered Plane To Make First Trans-Mediterranean Flight (VIDEO)

by Vilmarie Estrella. Posted Jul 5th 2011 09:10 AM

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A team of Swiss engineers have announced their plan to fly the world's most advanced solar-powered airplane across the Mediterranean in 2012, then around the world in 2014.
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Up Close and Personal with Boeing's 747-8 at the Paris Air Show (VIDEO)

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jun 23rd 2011 11:15 AM

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The Paris Air Show this week has offered plane manufacturers an opportunity to show off a ton of new hardware, but no aircraft has caught the crowd's imagination like the massive Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental.
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Hurtigruten Cruise Ship Live Streams Voyage, Sets Ratings Record (PHOTOS)

by Kate Auletta. Posted Jun 23rd 2011 08:15 AM

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This may only happen in Norway: Live video feed of a Hurtigruten a cruise ship sailing the coast of Norway for six-days has set a ratings record in the country.
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Man in Women's Underwear Allowed to Fly US Airways

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jun 22nd 2011 11:00 AM
Man in Women's Underwear Flew US Airways Before Sagging Pants Arrest

DearEdward, flickr

A man clad in only women's undergarments flew from Fort Lauderdale to Phoenix on a U.S. Airways flight six days before a college football player was arrested at San Francisco International Airport after a dispute with airline personnel over his pants being excessively saggy.
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Delta Airlines Passenger Pissed About Urine-Soaked Luggage

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jun 22nd 2011 10:15 AM
Sy Haze is pissed off because he's pretty sure his luggage was pissed on by a Delta employee at some point between the time it left London and the time it arrived in Minneapolis a few days later than its owner, having gone walkabout in Boston.

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HD Timelapse: Nighttime Around the World (VIDEO)

by Kate Auletta. Posted Jun 18th 2011 09:00 AM
We know, we know. Another time lapse. But this one, by HD Timelapse.net, is reminiscent of one of our all-time favorites, Le Flaneur.
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Takabisha, World's Steepest Rollercoaster, to Open in Japan

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jun 17th 2011 10:00 AM
World's Steepest Rollercoaster to Open in Japan

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A new rollercoaster in a Japanese resort town beneath Mount Fuji has bragging rights: Over a little less than a half mile of track, the Takabisha features a bundle of twists and turns and the steepest vertical drop of any ride on earth.

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Tunisia Revolutionizes Tourism Advertising

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jun 17th 2011 08:45 AM
In a bid to profit from its current reputation for political instability and violence, Tunisia has taken to the streets of London with a series of tourism ads making light of the country's recent civil conflict, CNN reports.
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Train Conductor Confronts Very Educated Woman

by Andrew Burmon. Posted Jun 16th 2011 03:00 PM

YouTube

There is always at least one person on your train (bus, plane, hovercraft, velocipede) who insists on imposing their conversation on everyone else.
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Joe Ayala, Larry Chen, Stranded Travelers, Go Wild at Dallas Airport (VIDEO)

by Rebecca Dolan. Posted Jun 16th 2011 02:45 PM
2 Stranded Travelers Go Wild at Dallas Airport (VIDEO)

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What would it be like to have free reign of an empty airport? If it's anything like what Joe Ayala and Larry Chen got to experience in Dallas, it would be pretty epic.
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