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Walking on Escalators to Save Time? Don’t, Because It Doesn’t

Ever walk up the left side of an escalator to get to the next floor faster? Turns out, you help cause more congestion, according to various studies.
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Use Escape Travel Booking Site by MIT to Find Flights by Cheapest Price

Escape travel booking site isn't another Kayak. The minds at MIT have created a unique and powerful tool perfect for budget travelers to search by price.
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A Bus Guide: City Bus vs Coach Bus vs Articulated Bus & Others

Care to learn about the different bus types? In this post, we describe the various buses you're familiar with, from the coach bus to the articulated bus.
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Pizza: Who Invented Pizza? Where’s it From? Answers to FAQs & History

On the origin of pizza - where does pizza come from? What's the history of pizza? We detail at length pizza's storied past, from Italy to the US.
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Easter Bunny: Why is the Bunny a Modern Easter Tradition?

The Easter bunny is ubiquitous during the spring holiday. But why is a rabbit associate with Easter? Here's the story of the Osterhase, or Easter Hare.
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Easter Eggs: What Do Eggs Have to Do with Easter Tradition?

Hard-boiled, painted eggs are ubiquitous during the Easter holiday season. But what do they have to do with Easter? We answer this and more in this post.
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Ocean Facts: How Many? How Deep? 25+ Answers to Your Ocean FAQs

How many oceans are there? How deep is the ocean? In this article, we answer all your questions on oceans and give you some interesting ocean facts, too.
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What is the Hottest Pepper in the World? 65+ Chili Peppers SHU Ranked

The hottest peppers in the world are friggin' HOT. In this post, we detail the top ten, give you the Scoville ranking of each, and talk about pungency.
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25+ Made-Up Travel Words: Newly-Minted Trip- & Place-Related Terms

Here are some newly-minted place-related and travel-related words, phrases, and expressions (neologisms and portmanteaus) to share or shame.
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Best Travel Books: 25+ Top Reads for Any Traveler to Inspire & Enlighten

Looking for the best travel books to read? This list has adventure books, travelogues, destination guides, and more, sure to inspire you for your next trip!