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Raccoon for Thanksgiving? Not So Weird a Century Ago

(Newser) – Long before President Trump pardoned his first turkey, another US president saved a racoon intended to become his Thanksgiving dinner. The...

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Escapes: Travel deals? You want them, we've got them

It’s a bargain hunter’s bonanza, thanks to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and also thanks to our time zone. My name is Catharine Hamm, and I’m the travel editor for the Los Angeles Times. Any ...

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The Flaming Lips bringing interactive sculpture to ahha Tulsa

The Oklahoma-based rock band The Flaming Lips is bringing an original, interactive sculpture to...

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Fool’s Paradise to carry on nostalgic legacy

A Connecticut thrift and novelty landmark’s legacy will carry on into a new generation this week when Buffalo Bill Ziegler, son of William “Wild Bill”...

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Why were more Africans forced into slavery after U.S. importation was outlawed?

This is part of our daily newsletter series. The U.S. Congress banned importing slaves "into any port or place within the jurisdiction of the United States ... from any foreign kingdom, place ...

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Does 'Helltown' Film Document Weird Happenings in Abandoned Ohio Town?

In November 2019, we started receiving queries about a Travel Channel television “documentary”...

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These 9 Streets and Alleys are Full of Fun and Quirky Surprises

It’s home to the Maven Hotel, bars, boutiques, and the Milk Market, which is a food hall serving...

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Atlas Obscura | The Humble Brilliance of Italy's Moka Coffee Pot

Quartz is a guide to the new global economy for people in business who are excited by change. We...

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Frozen Dead Guy Days Is the Weirdest Winter Festival in the U.S.

Frozen Dead Guy Days’ started when Bredo Morstoel, a public official from Norway died in 1989,...

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U.S. Coast Guard Auctions Distinctive Florida Keys Lighthouse

They’ve been paragons of engineering skill and design savvy for over a century, but their time has...

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The unlikely star of my family's Thanksgiving table

It’s hard to remember life before broccoli cheese rice casserole. What did the Kim clan have to look forward to every Thanksgiving before the cheesy...

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My TaskRabbit gig in a stranger’s fancy kitchen

In my first month as a TaskRabbit in New York City, I assembled an Ikea dresser for a stoned real estate agent in Bushwick, waited in line to get someone...

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Look at this creepy poster for Blair Witch director’s Ybor web series

The series, titled The Black Veil, features six 15-minute fictional horror stories based on Ybor...

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Travel gear and gadgets to give–and get–this holiday season

To get you started on your holiday shopping, we gathered some gear, gadgets and great gift ideas...

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Hot Property Newsletter: When a home title reads like a who's who in Hollywood

Once you’re done reading about these properties, visit and like our Facebook page, where you can...

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24 photos that showcase the lavish designs of Soviet-era metro stations, from marble columns to...

Canadian photographer Christopher Herwig captured images of the elaborate metro network of the...

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12 New Songs Out Today

Bad Bunny continues his unstoppable reign with this new jam that sees him exploring his more chilled-out side. The band have announced their new album,...

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Meow Wolf Announces This Weekend's Dark Palace Schedule

Dark Palace is a three-day dance obscura inspired by a memorization technique called a “memory...

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Braids Announce New Album, Share New Song: Listen

The song was inspired by a friend of the band and the group’s trip to view the total solar eclipse. Braids’ next record is out in 2020 via Secret City....

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2019 Holiday Gift Guide: Travel Journals

With the holiday gift giving season approaching, consider buying a travel journal for your adventure-seeking loved ones to record and reflect on their...

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Airbnb Experiences Will Be Verified, Too

In addition to activities and outings created by its hosts, Airbnb has made major investments in alternative destination travel site Atlas Obscura and...

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How to Make a Pinhole Camera: A Step-by-Step Guide | Digital Trends

Here’s how to make a pinhole camera in the comfort of your own home using the bare minimum...

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The Unlikely Star of My Family's Thanksgiving Table

It’s hard to remember life before broccoli cheese rice casserole. Or, B.B.C.R.C.E. (Before Broccoli Cheese Rice Casserole Era). What did the Kim clan...

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15 things to do around Colorado Springs this weekend: Union Pacific Big Boy, Meow Wolf, Warren...

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Short-Term Rentals Have Modest Impact on Home Prices, Study Suggests

Short-term vacation rentals haven’t significantly contributed to the rise in American housing costs,...

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Impeachment in a Post-Fact World

House Republicans seem done with checks on executive power.

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Camera Obscura

Obscura Gallery doubles down on the unique.

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Santa Fe-based Meow Wolf offers three-day music, art experience in Denver

The psychedelic Meow Wolf enclave in Santa Fe is the stuff of Nyquil and full moon-influenced...

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New 'Atlas Obscura' Book Offers Host of Space Oddities to Visit on Earth

If you're looking to plan a space-themed trip but you've already been to NASA's Kennedy and Johnson...

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Madison Square Garden's (MSG) Q1 Loss Wider Than Expected

The Madison Square Garden Company MSG reported first-quarter fiscal 2020 results, with earnings and...

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9 tourist destinations that became obsolete in the 2010s

Over the last 10 years, we've had to say goodbye to some iconic attractions. Here are nine beloved...

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10-Q: MADISON SQUARE GARDEN CO

See Note 1 to the consolidated financial statements included in "Part I - Item 1. Financial Statements" of this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q...

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Daybook-Tuesday-Congress-Senate - KVIA

Associated Press Daybook-Tuesday-Congress-Senate for Tuesday, Nov. 12. The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or...

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Drug experts on the new guidance for medicinal cannabis

Opening up access to medicinal cannabis was welcomed by many as a bold policy move, but this hasn’t...

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Nagoro, Japan, Is the Creepy Doll Capital of the World

Nagoro, Japan, is home to less than 30 human residents, but hundreds of creepy, life-sized dolls,...

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Why You Should Always Wear Your Seat Belt on a Plane — Even If the Sign Is Off

Statistics have shown that seat belts are instrumental in keeping riders safe. While there are...

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Hiker films himself on 'world's most dangerous trail'

A hiker bravely recorded himself climbing Mount Hua in China, which is infamously known for its...

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The Dying California Desert Town Where Cannabis Is The Only Remaining Hope

From cul-de-sac-fever-dream gone bust to vertically integrated weed opportunity zone, the high...

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Oscars: 159 Features Submitted Into Documentary Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has unveiled the 159 documentary features that have been submitted for the 92nd annual Academy Awards....

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