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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 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.

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."

What's With the Odd European Replica Towns All Across the United States?

Why have small towns like Helen, Georgia, and Solvang, California, gotten all dressed up in immigrant garb?

The Many Haunted Mansions of Disney Theme Parks

Disney parks around the world all have a haunted attraction, but not one is exactly like the original, and all have fascinating reasons behind their differences.

Sailing Around the Globe With a Pet Chicken Named Monique

Frenchman Guirec Soudée is sailing around the world by himself. But since everyone needs a first mate, he enlisted a laying hen.

10 Eerie Abandoned Cities You Can Visit

There's something about abandoned cities that makes you curious about what happened. Here are 10 where you can satisfy that curiosity by taking a visit.

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