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  • French daredevil climbs landmark Havana hotel without a net

     
    By Anne-Marie Garcia, Associated Press HAVANA — A French daredevil who has scaled some of the world's tallest buildings conquered Cuba's famous Habana Libre hotel on Monday without ropes or a safety net — climbing to the top in about half an...
  • When thunder roars???

     
    Two laborers survived lightning injuries Monday that happened in separate sides of Broward County. Since Florida is the lightning capital of the U.S., I thought it might be a good time to post some myths and truisms about lightning. The bolts of...
  • Cunard's old-school travel continues tradition on Queen Elizabeth

    Cunard's old-school travel continues tradition on Queen Elizabeth
    I'm standing in front of the mirror in our stateroom, looking over my wife's shoulder and tying my black bow tie. It is our first sea day and the first of three formal nights on our leisurely eight-night early January crossing on Cunard Line's spanking-...
  • New York's changing hotel skyline

    New York's changing hotel skyline
    Staying at a plush new hotel is possibly the last thing most Americans are thinking about this holiday season. Dreaming about, maybe, because who can afford it? So here's a morsel of consolation: Although the economy in much of the country continues to...
  • High-tech fun aboard Disney Dream cruise

    High-tech fun aboard Disney Dream cruise
    Reporting from aboard the Disney Dream With all things Disney, you come to expect family fun, fairy-tale fantasy and plenty of pixie dust. But it's the technology behind Disney's trademark "magic" that seems to set its new Dream apart from other...
  • Disneyland is jeered over ride restyling

    Disneyland is jeered over ride restyling
    Disneyland's "Small World" will soon be getting a little more crowded. The Anaheim amusement park is planning to add iconic Disney characters to the anonymous international cast of the beloved 'round-the-globe boat ride. The idea has sparked outrage...
  • What kind of view will the Orlando Eye deliver when it's built?

    What kind of view will the Orlando Eye deliver when it's built?
    The giant observation wheel planned for International Drive is supposed to rival the world-famous London Eye. But will the view from an Orlando Eye rival the well-known panorama provided by its English counterpart? Turns out you can see almost everything...
  • Top attractions to see on your NYC family vacation

    Top attractions to see on your NYC family vacation
    Must-see sites Taking the kids to the Big Apple may seem like a daunting task, but New York is actually one of America's best cities for a family vacation. Almost every child knows something about New York from movies, books and television. This...
  • Water, water everywhere on Oasis' deck

    Water, water everywhere on Oasis' deck
    "Think of bouncing up and down in the back of the school bus," Scott Butler says. "Now think of 135,000 gallons of water bouncing up from a tank at the back of a ship that's a quarter-mile long. Even seas that don't seem that rough at all can send water...
  • 'The Last Olympian'

    'The Last Olympian'
    I've been an unabashed fan of the "Percy Jackson and the Olympians" series by Rick Riordan from early on. But one thing bugs me as I consider "The Last Olympian" (Disney/Hyperion: $17.99, ages 10 and up), the fifth and final book in the series: I am...
  • Majestic sleepover in Monument Valley, Utah

    Forrest Gump stopped running here; Thelma and Louise did not. Half a century ago, when advertisers conjured up the Marlboro Man as the personification of the American West's folklore of freedom and rugged individualism, Monument Valley was already the...