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Amadiya: The City of Magicians
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Amadiya: The City of Magicians

September 27, 2016Imagine a town, located on the top of the Mesopotamia mountains at 1400 meters that has been the home of many civilizations and has an amazing history.We even owe the word & 39;magic& 39; to this city, called Amadiya.The story of Amadiya a.k.a. Amedi, has a deep cultural and religious one.

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Magical Road Passage Disappears Twice a Day

September 27, 2016There are magical roads in the world, and the Passage du Gois is really unique and magical in an incomparable way. It is a natural passage 4.3 km length, located on the Atlantic coast of France. It links the Island of Noirmoutier and the mainland at Beauvoir-sur-Mer to each other for just a few hours, as much nature gives a chance.
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The World’s First Smart, Collapsible and Hangable Hard Case Luggage

September 09, 2016Traveling can be a big pain when you don& 39;t have the right luggage. There are many bags on the market, but very few do everything that you need them to. Most modern smart bags are soft shelled, and ultimately do not protect what you are traveling with. Not to mention, when you get to your destination, you are left with a bulky bag taking up space in your room.
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The World's Shortest International Flight Takes only 8 Minutes

September 26, 2016The world& 39;s shortest international flight is set to begin in November, and the trek will only take passengers 8 minutes. The flight will only be a total of 21 kilometers, but it will cross the Bodensee Lake in the region. Passengers will fly from Friedrichshafen airport in Germany to St.
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Amadiya: The City of Magicians

September 27, 2016Imagine a town, located on the top of the Mesopotamia mountains at 1400 meters that has been the home of many civilizations and has an amazing history.We even owe the word & 39;magic& 39; to this city, called Amadiya.The story of Amadiya a.k.a. Amedi, has a deep cultural and religious one.
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Wi-Fi Passwords of Over 130 Airports in One Place

By Shelby RogersOctober 07, 2016Stays in airports without internet access can be one of the longest and most painful travel experiences.One travel blogger looked to change that. Computer security engineer Anil Polat created an interactive map with all Wi-Fi passwords of airport networks across the globe.
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Airlines Could Soon Refund Baggage Fees for Late Luggage

By Shelby RogersOctober 20, 2016 Image Courtesy of Billy Hathorn/Wikimedia A majority of airlines in the United States charges travelers $25 to check one piece of luggage. A second piece tacks on another $35, and that& 39;s just assuming both bags meet the weight requirements.But that fee is useless when you& 39;re standing in front of an empty luggage carousel, waiting four hours for your bags.
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Sleeping Under the Stars in Luxury with PurePod

October 22, 2016The dreamy island of New Zealand offers spectacular and lush views to visitors. However, hotels often mean an hour of travel to and from nature. The PurePod wants to put people in the center of that nature with five-star luxury.The Purepod serves as a glass luxury residence. Guests have a nearly 360 degree view of prime New Zealand countryside.
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Colorful New Maps Capture the Veins of America

By Shelby RogersOctober 25, 2016A beautiful new map surfaced online detailing the interwoven rivers and streams throughout the United States.Imgur user Fejentlenfej, who also serves as a geographer and DIS analyst, crafted the maps. Its creator said they used Strahler Stream Order Classification, making higher stream orders bolder with thicker lines.
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Upgrade Your Flight's First Class Style with New Delta Premium

November 14, 2016In the fall of 2017, Delta Airlines will launch a new, luxurious cabin experience. Delta Premium will be available on select international routes. With new and exciting amenities, Delta is bringing the ‘premium’ back to the economy experience.“Delta Premium is Delta& 39;s latest example of paying careful attention to what customers tell us they want and responding with unique products designed to meet their individual needs,” said Tim Mapes, Delta’s Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer.
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Air New Zealand Ranked the World's Best Airline

By Shelby RogersNovember 18, 2016For the fourth year in a row, Air New Zealand got recognized as the world& 39;s best airline. Image Courtesy of Wikimedia AirlineRatings announced its Annual Airline Excellence awards and gave out winners in several categories as well as an overall Top 10 list.AirlineRatings.
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Svaneti Towers: the Crown of the Highest Village in the Europe

December 16, 2016Built on the great Caucasian Mountains of Georgia, Svaneti towers are raised as the crown of the mountains, in the highest village in the Europe.Chazhashi is a small hamlet of Ushguli which is a community that covers four villages of Svaneti region. Located on 2,100 meters high right near the foot of Shkhara, one of the highest summits in the great Caucasian Mountains, the Ushguli is surrounded by a fascinating nature.
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The Top 5 Biggest Infrastructure Projects Ever Constructed

March 01, 2017Infrastructure connects the world, and sometimes projects of unimaginable sizes are needed to facilitate growth. We have assembled 5 of the biggest infrastructure projects ever completed or currently under construction. Check them out!South-to-North Water Transfer Project, China Image Source: Wikimedia Commons Time to Construct: 15 years - OngoingCost: $80+ BillionNorth China holds nearly 50 percent of the country& 39;s total 1.
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5 Engineering Marvels You Need to See Before It’s Too Late

February 28, 2017Humans have been constructing and building engineering marvels since we were first on this Earth. While many haven& 39;t lasted, there are many others that have survived to present day. Some of the most amazing surviving structures across the globe are in danger of being destroyed due to environmental factors.
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Britain and US Ban Electronic Devices on Flights From Several Countries

By Kathleen VillaluzMarch 22, 2017With the new political order that has taken place last year, 2016, both in the US and the UK it is no longer surprising that emergency amendments are being implemented to other parts of the world which can have some ripple effects on average people like us from bringing electronic devices on our travels.
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Bailong Elevator: Would You Dare Ride This Insanely Tall Outdoor Lift?

Bailong elevator is officially the tallest outdoor lift or elevator in the world, according to Guinness World Records. Its name means “Hundred Dragons Elevator.” Literally hewn into the side of a cliff in Wilingyaun area of China, the whole structure rises 326 meters up the cliff.SEE ALSO: TOP 10 STRANGEST ELEVATORS IN THE WORLDThe incredible Bailong Elevator in Hunan, China was honored in 2015 at a special Guinness World Records certificate presentation event.
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Hyperloop One Reveals 11 Potential Routes for Its Debut in the U.S.

By Kathleen VillaluzApril 08, 2017Hyperloop One just revealed details about the 11 US routes that would potentially receive an ultra-fast transportation system.The US routesIt was Elon Musk& 39;s idea four years ago to come up with a land transportation system that would innovate the way people travel but that didn& 39;t materialize to anything.
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Study Says Climate Change May Increase Hazardous Airplane Turbulence

By Kathleen VillaluzApril 11, 2017Love traveling but hate those scary air pocket zones when flying? A new study from the University of Reading reveals that clear-air turbulence on transatlantic flight paths, during winter, will alarmingly increase due to dramatic climate changes. Just when you thought climate change can& 39;t cause any more headaches, we find out about this!
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