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November 2017

By Carlye Wisel, November 18, 2017
Can’t wait to experience Star Wars in real life at Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios? You may want to buy that park ticket sooner than later. With the upcoming release of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” on December 15, Disney has added a new...
By N/A, November 17, 2017
This article originally appeared on Essence.com. For the first time in its history, Nigeria will compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang and it’s all thanks to the women’s bobsled team. Led by driver Seun Adigun and her teammates ...
By N/A, November 17, 2017
Germany has long been ahead of the curve when it comes to groundbreaking feats of engineering, and the country’s latest design concept — a futuristic-looking train from the state-owned railway company, Deutsche Bahn — is no exception. Related: ...
By N/A, November 17, 2017
For about two months in 1530, Michelangelo hid out in a secret chamber beneath the Medici Chapels in Florence’s Basilica di San Lorenzo, seeking refuge from his patrons, the powerful Medici family. Related: Why November Is the Best Time to Trav...
By N/A, November 17, 2017
A massive fire engulfed the much beloved La Hune book shop in Paris on Friday afternoon. Huge orange flames could be seen shooting out of the historic book shop, located in Paris’ Saint-Germain-des-Pres neighborhood as bystanders simply looked ...
By N/A, November 17, 2017
Queen Elizabeth has reached several milestones over her tenure as the ruling monarch. In 2015, she became the longest-reigning monarch in British history. She’s also the longest-reigning female monarch across the globe and is the oldest monarch to...
By N/A, November 17, 2017
This story originally appeared on FoodandWine.com. Need a midnight snack in California? Chances are, you're going to In-N-Out, the Golden State's favorite burger joint. Got the munchies in Texas? Whataburger's probably what you're after. Atlan...
By N/A, November 17, 2017
This story originally appeared on People.com. The “next generation of store design” has arrived at Target.  The superstore started teasing a makeover for many of its 1,800 U.S. stores back in March, featuring a whole new layout, a hyper-eff...
By N/A, November 17, 2017
This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com. Harry Potter was a massive part of the childhoods of millions of people. Even if you're not part of the cult following, it's unlikely you've been able to avoid the franchise completely. ...
By N/A, November 17, 2017
Each November, for the past 24 years, the largest cactus garden in Nevada has transformed into a festive wonderland. And as of the annual lighting ceremony last week, it's happened again: The Ethel M Botanical Cactus Garden is now the largest cact...
By N/A, November 17, 2017
Airlines are now bumping far fewer passengers from oversold flights than in previous years, according to a report by the U.S. Department of Transportation. U.S. airlines denied boarding to 2,745 passengers between July and September, which account...
By N/A, November 17, 2017
The Restaurant St. Hubertus of the Hotel Rosa Alpina in Italy was just awarded a third Michelin star, an honor that signifies “exceptional cuisine that is worth a special journey.” And so you may now want to plan a special journey to the tiny n...
By N/A, November 17, 2017
Misplacing your stuff is the worst. Not being able to find something important and not being able to retrace your steps is one of the most frustrating feelings in the world, whether it’s your good sweater that you’re pretty sure you didn’t let ...
By N/A, November 17, 2017
The “Fixer Upper” stars have been hard at work for years remodeling the homes in Waco Texas. Now that they have wrapped the last season of their hit HGTV show, the pair is getting some R&R in Italy. But don’t worry, the duo is still sharing the...
By Carlye Wisel, November 17, 2017
Prepare your appetite for the world’s most delicious advent calendar, because there are hundreds of festive flavors descending upon Disney's parks on both coasts. Disneyland and Walt Disney World resort have added 200 festive foods to ring in t...
By N/A, November 17, 2017
Disney is all about the details. Sure, every Disney fan knows that the rides, snacks, and the parks themselves are meticulously designed and maintained so visitors can be delighted at every turn, but did you know that this very thoughtful menta...
By N/A, November 17, 2017
No one loves the thrill of the chase as much as this man. Jon Hale finds the Radiator Springs Racers ride, a Cars-themed attraction at Disneyland's California Adventure, so much fun he has ridden it 10,000 times as of November 13. Hale’s jou...
By N/A, November 17, 2017
This story originally appeared on People.com. We know Prince George has his very own fire truck. And his dad Prince William has previously shared that one of the 4-year-old’s favorite shows is the U.K. animated hit Fireman Sam. Now the little ...
By Melanie Lieberman, November 17, 2017
Travel + Leisure just declared Canada its 2017 Destination of the Year, and there's no better time than now to explore the Great White North. Flights to destinations all across Canada — particularly those near the Canadian Rockies — are cheap t...
By N/A, November 17, 2017
This story originally appeared on FoodandWine.com. You probably don't need a reminder to eat your fill this Thanksgiving, but remember just what you can use all that extra food-energy for. After a night of digesting, it's Black Friday, that sh...
By N/A, November 17, 2017
This story originally appeared on Essence.com. On Thursday evening, tennis champion, Serena Williams and Reddit founder, Alexis Ohanian tied the knot in front of an intimate group of family and friends! The event happened at the Contemporar...
By N/A, November 17, 2017
Tennis great Andy Murray isn't the only one in the family who is cool under pressure.  Murray's brother-in-law Scott Sears, 27, will brave temperatures as low as 58 degrees below zero in an attempt to become the youngest person ever to reach th...
By N/A, November 17, 2017
This story originally appeared on People.com. If you’re not in the mood to cook Thanksgiving dinner, there may just be hope for you yet. For the first time ever, Pringles is looking to become part of your holiday tradition, rolling out 8 ne...
By N/A, November 16, 2017
Just when we thought Adrian Grenier’s selfie game couldn’t get any stronger (scroll through his face-forward Instagram feed to see what we mean), the star snapped a beyond-adorable photo with Australia’s marsupial-of-the-moment, the quokka. Dub...
By N/A, November 16, 2017
Find yourself a dark outdoor place (and maybe a friend) tonight. On Friday, November 17, the fantastic annual spectacle of the Leonid meteor shower will hit its peak around midnight. And 2017 will be a particularly special year to view it, sinc...
By N/A, November 16, 2017
As any good “Game of Thrones” fan will tell you, there’s nothing quite as horrible as having to go a full year without getting your Jon Snow fix. Related: This Tour in Northern Ireland Is the Closest You Can Get to Being on 'Game of Thrones' ...
By Melanie Lieberman, November 16, 2017
Cheap flights to Thailand are popping up everywhere, with seats available for $396 round-trip. The Airfare Spot found tickets at this price for trips to Bangkok from Los Angeles with China Eastern and China Southern airlines. Availability is sc...
By Carlye Wisel, November 16, 2017
There’s an easy way to avoid holiday cooking and cleaning — and it won’t require you to source your own pixie dust. These Thanksgiving buffets, dining events and special menus at Walt Disney World, in Florida, and Disneyland Resorts, in Califor...
By N/A, November 16, 2017
A Southwest Airlines pilot was arrested on Wednesday after a loaded gun was discovered in his carry-on luggage at St. Louis Lambert International Airport. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the TSA said the gun was a Smith & Wesson 9mm h...
By N/A, November 16, 2017
A 3-year-old girl miraculously survived a plane crash in far eastern Russia on Wednesday. The devastating crash killed all six of the other people on board. According to the Associated Press, the L-410 twin-engine turboprop plane, which was own...
By N/A, November 16, 2017
America's loss is Germany's gain. The biggest country in Western Europe has the best national image in the world, reclaiming the top spot from the United States – at least according to a German survey of "national brands." The United States ...
By N/A, November 16, 2017
It’s much easier to chase waterfalls if they’re frozen in place. Hidden in California’s Inyo National Forest, there’s a fantastic ice sculpture with perfect curves that could only have been carved by mother nature herself. Related: This Gorg...

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