March 22, 2009

write your own personalized novel



At this website you can provide information that is then plugged into a book template and voila!--you have a unique and fabulous gift.


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March 20, 2009

Great Sleeps: World's 10 Weirdest Hotels



It's time to pack your bags, or notThe world's 10 weirdest hotels.


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March 18, 2009

Things to Do: Alexandria, Virginia, Yvonne Hair & Nails


Yvonne Hair & Nails  8643 Richmond Hwy., Alexandria, VA, (703) 799-3708. At this salon, a pedicure can include soaking your feet in a water tank filled with tiny fish whose favorite food is dried skin and calluses. No kidding!  See it on Good Morning America.


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March 11, 2009

Cell-phone gun


Just one more thing they're looking for now at airport check-in. If you get asked to test your cell phone at the airport, this is the reason.


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March 6, 2009

Things to Do: Okayama, Japan, Skycycle



Next time you're in Washuzan Highland Park in Okayama, Japan, take a ride on the Skycycle pedal-powered roller coaster.
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March 5, 2009

Video--A Baby Giraffe is Born



This birth of a baby Masai giraffe takes place at Safari West in Santa Rosa, California.


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March 3, 2009

US Airways pilot "Sully" Sullenberger has overdue book



"Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, the US Airways pilot who splash landed his jetliner in the Hudson River on January 15 with no fatalities, had a book in the plane's cargo hold he had checked out from California State University, Fresno, through his local library near Danville, CA. Library officials say Sullenberger called and asked for an extension and waiver of overdue fees. The librarians, appreciative of Sullenberger's sense of responsibility, waived all fees and are dedicating the replacement book to him. The book's subject? Professional ethics."


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March 1, 2009

US Airways backs down on $2 soft-drink charge


The charge for soft drinks I encountered on a recent U.S. Airways flight surprised me--in fact, it annoyed me enough that I refused to pay or drink--and the news that the airlines is now removing the charge due to unpopularity surprises me almost more.  Read all about it.


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