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(CNN) — In a city where new bars and restaurants open all the time, the old, revered favorites take on a different meaning. Given the rate at which some of locals’ most cherished spots close — high rents, ownership changes and city bureaucracy issues — it’s especially important to value the longstanding places that’ve managed
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(CNN) — After numerous Italian communities have tried to revive their dwindling populations by selling off dilapidated homes for little more than a dollar, one town has come up with a new approach. Teora, a pretty destination located in the southern region of Campania, is hoping to lure potential residents by offering to pay towards
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(CNN) — Greener fuels, electric engines and more efficient aircraft are all being touted as ways to reduce the environmental harm of flying, but a new study suggests one simple move could help existing flights drastically cut their impact. By changing the flying altitude by just couple of thousand feet on fewer than 2% of
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Tokyo (CNN) — Thousands braved chilly weather on Saturday to gather at the annual “Naked Festival” in Okayama prefecture in the southern part of Japan’s Honshu island. The event, called “Hadaka Matsuri” in Japanese, is a wild and raucous festival held every year on the third Saturday of February at the Saidaiji Kannonin Temple, about
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Enter Anna Calcaterra, the 16-year-old daughter of NBC Sports reporter Craig Calcaterra and, apparently, an aspiring cartographer. We know that because Calcaterra found a map his daughter made on her desk on Wednesday afternoon and tweeted it — taking Twitter by storm. At a cursory glance, it looks almost normal: There’s the familiar jut of
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(CNN) — The organizers of last month’s cross-country skiing world cup in Nove Mesto na Morave had just enough snow to cover roughly 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) of ski tracks. Their problem? One of the weekend’s main events was a 15-kilometer race. According to International Ski Federation (ISF) guidelines, that event requires at least a
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(CNN) — As the novel coronavirus continues to spread, the cruise industry is under scrutiny following an outbreak that has left one ship quarantined in Asia and passengers worldwide worrying about whether they need to change their cruise plans. More than 200 people on board the Diamond Princess have been diagnosed with the disease, with
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(CNN) — If you’re hoping to impress a date with a romantic home-cooked meal this Valentine’s Day, don’t forget the tablecloth. Diners eat more and for longer, and rate the food as tasting better when seated with tablecloth, according to a study published in the journal “Food Quality and Preference.” Participants in the experiment by
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(CNN) — Following a series of secret tests, Airbus has revealed a futuristic “blended wing” commercial aircraft design that promises to cut fuel consumption up to 20%. The French aircraft maker rolled out a model of the small-scale, remote-controlled aircraft demonstrator it’s been using to test the design at the Singapore Air Show 2020 on
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