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Air New Zealand unveils economy-class sleeping pods

Air New Zealand has filed patent and trademark applications for the "Economy Skynest" -- the result of three years of research, development and testing.


How Japanese and English merged to create a new language

With the Tokyo 2020 Olympics fast approaching, the number of foreign visitors coming to Japan is expected to soar.


Texans call out 'thimble' of a wrecking ball trying to knock down Leaning Tower of Dallas

The Leaning Tower of Dallas, born when a part of an 11-story building survived an implosion, can't be brought down by explosives or a wrecking ball.


Airport workers: We need better protection from coronavirus at Newark, JFK and La Guardia

More than 10,000 workers at Newark, Kennedy and La Guardia airports have not been properly trained and outfitted, union officials say.


U.S. officials: Four more Diamond Princess passengers have coronavirus; U.S. cases at 57

Four more passengers from the Diamond Princess have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total number of Americans infected to 40.


A personal dining guide to Fort Collins by our food writer who won’t shut up about it

One recent evening in Fort Collins, before the snow started again and as a late sun came pouring in, Little on Mountain began to fill.
Diners scooted over, packed in and then spilled onto a side rail. Introductions were exchanged, plates of crab tostada and glasses of Sardinian red served.
By the end of the meal, the two-month-old, corridor-sized dinner spot had reminded me what I love about Fort Collins all over again:
One, that it feels like home, always. Two, that it also always feels on the verge of change.


Vail Resorts announces “epic” 96-hour sale on hotels for this spring

With pretty awesome snowcover across the northern and central mountains, this might be a good year to think about turning spring skiing excursions into overnight getaways if you can find some good lodging opportunities.
Here’s a good place to start, if you already have an Epic Pass: Vail Resorts is having an “epic” 96-hour sale on lodging deals, which were announced Tuesday. Those listed below will be available through Friday, and you can book dates for anytime until the end of the ski season:


First Look: Frozen's Arendelle is coming to Disneyland Paris

The magical land of Arendelle is coming to Disneyland Paris, and the park has just shared a first look at Frozen Land.


US woman returns beer stein to German brewery, 55 years after she stole it

An American woman has returned a beer stein she stole 55 years ago during a trip to Germany, saying she felt too guilty to keep it.


Explore these 10 civil rights sites

The civil rights fight is remembered at famous sites like the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, and at lesser-known places, too.


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