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The Taj Mahal Is Turning Green: The Struggle to Preserve Priceless Monuments

India's Supreme Court ordered the government to either tear down the Taj Mahal or spend the money to restore it properly. Why is repairing famous landmarks such an uphill battle?

5 New UNESCO World Heritage Sites That Exemplify the List

The World Heritage Committee added 19 new sites: 13 cultural, three natural and three mixed sites to its list, bringing the total number to more than 1,000 in 167 countries.

10 Ways to Avoid Being a Beach Bummer

When you hit the beach this summer, don't forget to bring good beach etiquette.

All Aboard for Our Roller Coaster Quiz!

Find out who has the oldest, the fastest, and most dangerous roller coasters with our quiz.

HowStuffWorks Visits the Parthenon in Nashville

HowStuffWorks headed to the Parthenon in Nashville, Tennessee for some exploring and discovery in a new 2018 Chevy Traverse, fully equipped with amazing navigational features including Apple CarPlay and OnStar, great for our adventures courtesy of our partners at Chevrolet.

How the Parthenon Came to Live in Nashville

You don't have to travel to Greece to see the Parthenon; there's a full-scale replica in Nashville, Tennessee.

Nudity Isn't Illegal in National Parks, But Don't Do Anything Weird

National parks are for everyone, and though nudity isn't technically prohibited, please don't scare the bears.

5 Treasures People Are Looking for Right Now

Treasure hunting may be dangerous, but it sure is super exciting. Here are five treasures people are hunting down right now.

Are People Dying to Find Fenn's Treasure?

Since 2010, at least four deaths in the Rocky Mountains are thought to be related to a treasure hunt started by a reclusive millionaire named Forrest Fenn.

California and Marijuana Tourism: What You Need to Know

On Jan. 1, 2018 it became legal for adults to partake in recreational marijuana in California. But there are still some restrictions.

More Women Traveling Solo for Personal Growth and Adventure

Solo travel is on the rise ... and it's mostly women on the go.

Disney World and Its Tangled Web With CIA Ops

It may be touted as the 'happiest place on Earth,' but the true story behind Florida's Disney World isn't so sweet.

Why You Should Never Buy Airline Miles

You may be tempted to buy a few thousand miles because you're oh-so-close to the threshold for a free ticket. But experts say you generally shouldn't do that.

How New Zealand Became the Home of Extreme Sports

New Zealand's public accident insurance fund has made the country a magnet for extreme sports and adventure seekers.

10 National Parks to Visit in the Winter

While most people visit America's national parks in the summer, they could miss out on a lot by not heading there in the winter. In fact, some parks are even better in the wintertime. Here are 10 you shouldn't miss when the weather turns cold.

Millennials Say They Have No Time for Vacation

Don't believe the hype: Not all millennials are entitled. A report on vacationing shows their age group is the most vacation-deprived of any.

How Pompeii Worked

The eruption of Mount Vesuvius and destruction of Pompeii in 79 C.E. was a horrible disaster. So why are people so enthralled with the ashy remains of the ancient city?

Why the Taj Mahal Is Inspiring Protests and Controversy in India

The rise of Hindu nationalist political parties and the iconic tomb's Islamic identity underscore religious friction in the world's largest democracy.

How Nude Beaches Work

Nude beaches aren't the hotbed of hooking up that many people suppose. In fact there are a whole lot of etiquette rules to observe when going au naturel.

Can You Be Addicted to Travel?

Many articles have been written about the positive effects of travel. But can it also be too much of a good thing?

'Witness Trees' Testify to History, Embody Hope for Visitors

Trees that survived horrific or important events provide strong emotional connections for visitors to the historic sites.

Ridiculous History: Famous Museum Diorama Includes Human Remains

When Carnegie Museum of Natural History conservators examined the diorama "Lion Attacking a Dromedary," they found a human skull in the male figure.

Scientists Reveal What Living and Working in Antarctica Is Really Like

The most inhospitable continent in the world can be a surprisingly normal at times. But then you have to mail your poop home.

What Do U.S. Citizens Have to Do to Travel to Cuba Right Now?

The tropical island next door that was off limits to Americans for more than half a century is now open for business … as long as you're not a "tourist."


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