Saturday, July 24, 2021

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Is Antarctica a country? The future of the world’s least understood continent

(CNN) — As long as humans have known of its existence, they have wanted to visit Antarctica.It is the world's least visited, least populated continent. On the best day, it is extremely hard to get to. And yet,...

Air traffic control error almost saw planes collide at Paris airport

(CNN) — A "slip of the tongue" by an air traffic controller at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport saw two planes come within 300 feet of crashing into each other last July, according to a report released Tuesday....

Yosemite park ranger shares heartbreaking plea to visitors to slow down after a bear cub was killed by a car

(CNN) — A ranger at Yosemite National Park is pleading to visitors to drive slow and stay alert after another bear was killed by a car."We get this call a lot. Too much, to be honest," reads the...

Costa da Morte: Spanish coast’s sinister name masks its calming beauty

(CNN) — Packing four bathing suits for a one-week vacation might seem like overkill. Especially when the trip involves a 50-plus-mile hike through one of Spain's rainiest regions.The trail snakes atop soaring, rugged cliffs that drop precipitously to...

World’s best airlines for 2021, ranked by AirlineRatings.com

(CNN) — It's been a strange year for the aviation industry, with many airlines grounding aircraft for significant chunks of 2020.But as air travel returns in some regions, AirlineRatings.com has released its annual round-up of the world's best...

Australia races against time to avoid an ‘in danger’ rating at UNESCO vote

(CNN) — The Australian government and a United Nations body are facing off this week over whether the Great Barrier Reef is "in danger" of losing its "outstanding universal value."The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)'s...

Liverpool loses its UNESCO World Heritage listing

(CNN) — It's famous for its docks, the Beatles, and its two world-renowned soccer teams -- but now, Liverpool is going through a different kind of notoriety.The port city in northwest England -- which built much of its...

Covid-positive man disguises himself as wife on Citilink flight in order to fly

(CNN) — An Indonesian man is reportedly facing arrest after disguising himself as his wife in order to board a flight. The man, who has been publicly identified only by the initials "DW," boarded a Citilink domestic flight...

A cheating boyfriend led to a great adventure for 3 women

Bekah King, Abi Roberts, and Morgan Tabor discovered they all had the same cheating boyfriend. Rather than succumbing to their sadness the three young women said they dumped him, saved up money to purchase and renovate a school...

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Is Antarctica a country? The future of the world’s least understood continent

(CNN) — As long as humans have known of its existence, they have wanted to visit Antarctica.It is...
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