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WhatsApp Founder Pushed Facebook Through Merger to Avoid Losing Flight Ticket Booked with Awards Points

by Zach Everson. Posted Feb 26th 2014 01:30 PM
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WhatsApp founder Jan Koum was on the verge of selling his company to Facebook for $19 billion. On the cusp of one of the biggest deals in tech history -- and becoming a billionaire at age 37 -- what was he worried about? Having to cancel a flight he'd booked with awards points.
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Barcelona al Fresco: Five Picnic Pairings in the Catalan Capital

by Chris Baty. Posted Jun 19th 2013 02:29 PM
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Barcelona may be renowned for its buildings, but the city truly lives outdoors. From the morning crowds frolicking on its beaches to late-night diners munching tapas at sidewalk tables, life here often feels like a city-wide block party.

The best way to join the fun? Grab some to-go treats and plunk yourself down in the heart of the action. Here are five great Barcelona picnic spots paired with nearby bakeries, restaurants and markets that will outfit you with everything you need for an al fresco feast.
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Barcelona Time Lapse: Spanish City At Day & Night (VIDEO)

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jul 12th 2011 03:00 PM
Ah, beautiful Barcelona. Vimeo user Loyam filmed the city of counts between May and June 2011, capturing everything from the tram and metro systems to the town's historic churches, boulevards and port.
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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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Sagrada Familia Fire: Spain's Popular Attraction Hit By Arsonists

by Kate Auletta. Posted Apr 19th 2011 09:00 AM


On Tuesday, a suspected arsonist set a fire inside Barcelona's Sagrada Famila, one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
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