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Cuba’s genius solution to X-rated problem

Frequent flyer and blogger Max Prosperi tweeted a video of a toothpaste-delivering robot he encountered while staying in a Miami hotel on June 24. The video shows a cylindrical robot standing before a man, presumably Prosperi, who removes toothpaste and a toothbrush from an opening on its top before following …

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This pasta is designed to choke people

Strozzapretti pasta is delicious, but be careful when you are eating it, as it was originally created to kill monks and priests. Picture: APT / Emilia Romagna PASTA might be one of the most delicious foods on the planet, but be careful if you order Strozzapreti. The weird looking, twisted …

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Strange stuff to buy in vending machines

The Star Gold Coast unveils its new Moet vending machine When you need an emergency glass of bubbles on the Gold Coast, head to the Moet vending machine at the casino. Picture: John Gass YOU can now eat gourmet vending machine food. No longer limited to packets of chips and …

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Nervous flyers, look away

This lucky tourist got off lightly when a plane skimmed the top of his head while taking a photo at Gustaf III Airport in St Barts. Credit: Caters News. Some of the craziest airport landings happen in St Barts. FLYING can be a nerve-racking experience for fretful travellers. But landings …

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Insane pictures of first ‘convertible’ jet

The carriage has its own dining area, cinema zone and double bed. LUXURY travel just got even more lavish — thanks to an incredible new model of private jet. The ‘convertible’ aircraft features a clear ceiling, allowing passengers to gaze out at the sky above them. Passenger’s can enjoy the …

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How to avoid excess baggage fees

Jason Dundas shares his top travel tips with BW Magazine DO YOU struggle to make it through the airport with your unusually large suitcase? Do baggage fees dominate your credit card statements? Does your luggage frequently come apart at the seams? If you’re giving a sombre nod, you’re packing too …

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New craze involves glass walls and butts

Underwater ‘belfies’ are the latest social media trend for holiday photos, thanks to a rise in glass-walled swimming pools. THESE days, selfies are almost as important as sun, sea and sand when taking a summer holiday. The latest social media trend for vacation photos is cheekier than most though – …

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Family booted after toddler kicked seat

Every parent will have to, at some point, fly with young children. Are there ways to make trips less stressful? MarketWatch’s Catey Hill discusses with Tanya Rivero. Photo: Vsurkov Family tossed off JetBlue flight after toddler kicked seat. A FURIOUS Brooklyn couple says American low-cost carrier JetBlue booted them and …

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Passengers ‘stampede’ in air emergency

A number of passengers have been injured on an emergency on a Thomas Cook aircraft in Egypt. Picture: YouTube AT least two people were injured as holidaymakers frantically evacuated a Thomas Cook plane in Egypt after smoke filled the cabin. The Sun reports passengers on a flight heading from the …

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Outrage at rude anti-tourist message

A hot air balloon crashed into a pond near Disney World in Orlando, Florida, early on Monday, July 3. A local news report said 16 people and a pilot were on board when the balloon ditched in the lake. No injuries were reported. In this video, the pilot is heard …

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