Whitehaven Beach, Australia

Whitehaven beach's main attraction is the pure white silica sand, along a seven kilometre (four or five mile) stretch.

Whitehaven beach’s main attraction is the pure white silica sand, along a seven kilometre (four or five mile) stretch. Sun glasses are essential (seriously!).

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Comparing Premium Economy Seats

  Faced with increasing competition from international carriers as well as among themselves, US airlines are investing in new premium economy seats, cabins and amenities. While two of the three major legacy airlines — American and Delta — are putting the equivalent of long-haul international premium economy on some of their jets, even smaller carriers have upped their game in …

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China’s first glass-bottom bridge

Despite its terror-inducing appearance, its creators say the bridge in the Shiniuzhai National Geological Park is perfectly safe. Each of the glass panes is 24 millimeters thick and 25 times stronger than normal glass. “The bridge we build will stand firm even if tourists are jumping on it,” a worker who constructed the bridge told the state-owned China News Service. “The …

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Best cities in the United Staes for a cup of Coffee

PHOTO: A new report from WalletHub identifies the top coffee cities in the United States. (photo via Flickr/Michael Allen Smith) Discovering a stellar cup of coffee is serious business for coffee lovers. And nowhere are people more obsessed with coffee than in the United States, according to a Gallup Poll that found Americans lead global coffee consumption at 146 billion cups per …

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