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Points of Interest: Submarine Searches Ocean Floor for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

by Zach Everson. Posted Apr 14th 2014 09:29 AM
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Associated PressThe chief coordinator of the Joint Agency Coordination Center retired Chief Air Marshal Angus Houston speaks at a press conference about the ongoing search operations for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in Perth, Australia, on April 14.
A submarine searching the ocean floor for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is among today's points of interest.
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Eiffel Tower Turns 125 Today: Can You ID the Real One?

by Zach Everson. Posted Mar 31st 2014 01:03 PM
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Today marks the 125th birthday of Paris's Eiffel Tower. Erected for the 1889 World's Fair, Gustave Eiffel's controversial 324-meter structure (the tallest manmade object in the world at the time) was only supposed to last for 20 years. Not only has it endured, but it's inspired dozens of copycats -- and I'm not just talking about the trinkets for sale in finer souvenir stores throughout Paris.

According to Wikipedia (yes, that's just weak research), there are 35 replicas worldwide. Nine photos of Eiffel Towers follow. Can you ID the real one? The answer is at the end of the article.
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Points of Interest: Malaysian Government's Ineptitude Hinders Airplane Search

by Zach Everson. Posted Mar 17th 2014 08:54 AM
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The Malaysian government's confusion and backtracking on information about the missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 is among today's points of interest.
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Points of Interest: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Search Shifts Westward

by Zach Everson. Posted Mar 14th 2014 09:37 AM
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The Malaysia Airlines flight 370 search shifting westward is among today's points of interest.
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Abandoned Subway Stations: Five Cities with the Best Ghost Stations

by Anna Brones. Posted Feb 26th 2014 04:13 PM
Abandoned Subway Stations Paris Metro, Station St. Martin
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Often referred to as ghost stations, some travelers obsess over tracking down abandoned subway stations. Subway networks around the world have stations there were cut off from service or never used at all, it's just a matter of finding them. Here are five cities with plenty of options for the abandoned metro-station hunter.
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