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From SPAM to Barbed Wire: Seven of the Weirdest Museums in America

by Rebecca Dolan. Posted May 13th 2011 07:00 AM
Seven of the Weirdest Museums in America

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Imagine: A whole museum dedicated to SPAM in all its canned, hammy goodness.

Well, imagine no longer – this place exists, as do a number of museums dedicated to oddities like funeral history, medical specimens, barbed wire and more. Better yet, they can all be found somewhere in the United States. So, if the idea of missing out on jewelry made of hair is too much to bear, check out some of the weirdest museums in America.
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Fun Places to Get a Sugar Fix

by Jen A. Miller. Posted Jan 20th 2011 02:30 PM
Fun Places to Get a Sugar Fix

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Got a sweet tooth? Here are four places in the U.S. to satisfy that craving – in a fun, colorful way.
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The Future of Hotel Security

by Aefa Mulholland. Posted Oct 29th 2010 09:00 AM

Glenn Hotel

Technology is opening new doors to hotel safety, and the way we navigate hotels is set to change in the blink of an eye. Or the swipe of a cellphone. Or the print of a finger. With futuristic systems like scent and iris scanners and digital facial-recognition, hotel security is being taken to the next level.
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Adventure Activities in Houston -- Try if You Dare

by Kristin Lockhart. Posted Aug 30th 2010 06:50 PM
Adventure Activity Houston

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While Houston, Texas, may not be the city that comes to mind when someone says "thrill-seeking," there are several ways to get the adrenaline rushing in Houston. Here are five terrific adventure activities in Houston. Tackle these ideas if you dare.
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Houston with Kids: A Perfect Family Day

by Erica Stall Wiggins. Posted Aug 30th 2010 04:13 PM
Houston with Kids: A Family Vacation

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Houston, Texas, the fourth most populous city in the United States, is a sprawling metropolis covering more than 634 square miles. The vast amount of space offers plenty of things to do while on a family vacation in Houston. While some criticize the city for its lack of green space, there is plenty to be found if you know where to look. Houston's summer heat and humidity are no secret, so if your visit falls between May and September, schedule outdoor activities early in the day and leave plenty of time for breaks.
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