Be prepared to win the lottery or shell out huge portions of your savings if you're wanting to visit any of these 15 locations for vacation.  US News & World Report compiled the list based on hotel costs, food cost, transportation, and currency strength. 15.  London.  If you thought it...
Bristol, U.K. - A rare earthquake struck the town of Cornwall, England at 7:40 a.m. eastern time this morning and lasted for a few seconds. According to the British Geological Society, the quake measured only 2.2 magnitudes on the Richter scale but was felt as far away as Austell and Padstow. There...
Port Everglades, Fla. - Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas had to be decontaminated following 54 guests and 10 crew members becoming ill with what is believed to be Norovirus following its return to port on Saturday. Norovirus is a virus commonly found on board ships and can be deadly in...
A large storm is settling over the eastern seaboard of the United States and air travel is beginning to have some delays; travelers should check with their airline before leaving for the airport. Thanksgiving is the busiest travel season of the year with an estimated 23 million travelers flying over...
North Korea has decided to allow tourism and is opening the door to the country, albeit just a crack. If you've ever wanted to visit North Korea but were afraid of having to illegally slip into the country and end up getting caught and accused of being a spy since...
Archaeologists have discovered a burial site of the Scottish Peninsula that contains that remains of a Viking chief along with a boat, ax, and sword. The remains have been dated to over 1,000 years so far and further tests are underway to help determine a more accurate date. This is...
Time Magazine has come out with its list of the top 10 cleanest cities in the U.S. based on the World Health Organization's list of cleanest cities around the world. 1. Clearlake, California 2. Santa Fe, New Mexico 3.  Cheyenne, Wyoming 4.  Kahului-Wailuku, Hawaii 5.  Dickinson, North Dakota 6.  Farmington, New Mexico 7.  Jackson, Wyoming 8.  Pocatello,...
A massive 2,370-pound saltwater crocodile has been captured in the Philippines, and it only took a team of 30 men 21 days to catch it. The crocodile was caught in Bunawan Township and dozens of villagers and several veteran croc hunters helped hunt the 21-foot crocodile. Once caught, it took...
Jacksonville, NC - Hurricane Irene has weakened slightly, with sustained winds topping out at 100 mph, the pressure at 951mb, and is approximately 300 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras North Carolina and the outer banks.  It has also slowed down slightly, which increases the duration of storm surges and torrential...
As Hurricane Irene continues to make front page news and spirals closer to the densely populated northeast US, airports have begun preparations to close once the storm is close enough. While Florida airports readily handle such advance preparations almost as routine business, it is unusual for northeast airports and it...