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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: Politics Complicate Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Search, Video Released of O'Hare Train Derailment

by Zach Everson. Posted Mar 27th 2014 10:02 AM
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Politics complicating the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH 370, video emerging of the O'Hare train derailing and 9/11 Museum tickets going on sale are among today's points of interest.
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John Malkovich's Prague Hotel Room Robbed

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jun 6th 2011 11:00 AM
John Malkovich's Prague Hotel Room Robbed

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Actor John Malkovich was the victim of a robbery when his Prague hotel room was broken into Friday.
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Overseas Adventures: Eat, Shop & Play Around Four Continents

by Annemarie Dooling. Posted Apr 12th 2011 03:30 PM
Long gone are the days when being an adventure traveler meant a long sojourn in an overseas airport. Nowadays, adventure travel is all about exploring the senses: what you can see, do, taste and touch while traveling, and it doesn't even have to be that adventurous. From shopping a massively colorful market in India to taste-testing in Macau, here are 5 overseas adventures for every type of traveler.
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Europe Travel Tips for Foodies: Take to the Streets

by Annemarie Dooling. Posted Feb 25th 2011 03:00 PM
If you're heading to Europe for the first time, it can be a little confusing. After all, there are so many activities to take in during such a short time. But for a real treat, save your money on all of those expensive restaurants within view of the landmarks of the great cities of the world and eat like a local. Europe is famous for a great variety of street food - all cheap and delicious. So, if you're looking for Europe travel tips, pass by those expensive eateries and don't miss these five bargain bites around the world.
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