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Read more: Atlantis — Lost City Or Metaphorical Myth?

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Almost everyone has heard the tale of the civilization of Atlantis — the long lost island city that sank beneath the waves, which was never to be found again. The island was first mentioned in 360 BC and since then has had a large impact on literature and popular culture. For many years, people have…

Read more: Fact Or Fiction? Mermaids, Sirens, and Harpies.

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You’ve surely heard of mermaids — and probably sirens and harpies too — but what’s the difference between them all? Are all mermaids as beautiful, kind, and curious as Ariel? Will all harpies and sirens trick you to your pending doom? If your curiosity is piqued, then the answers you seek are down below. What…

Read more: This 5-Star Resort In Italy Is Built Inside 9000-Year Old Caves—And It's Surprisingly Affordable!

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Matera, Italy — also known as the City of Caves — is home to some pretty amazing accommodations. We personally can't get enough of the Sant'Angelo Luxury Resort. This 5-star resort is excellently rated (4.5/5 on TripAdvisor with a Certificate of Excellence) and we think you'll see why: luxurious amenities, a breathtaking location, and a…

Read more: The Chupacabra—Fact Or Fiction?

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The Chupacabra is a popular urban legend that came to life only a mere 24 years ago on the island paradise of Puerto Rico. Since then the tale of the chupacabra spread through South America and quickly jumped to the southern American States, with Texas and New Mexico having the most recorded sightings and body…

Read more: Is The Earth Flat?

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Since the dawn of time, people have been doing their best to makes sense of our vast world. The first documented mention of the concept that the Earth was round was made all the way back in the sixth century BC and this was finally proved by astronomers in the third century BC. However, the…

Read more: Would You Stay On This Women-Only Island In Finland?

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Ladies, have you ever just wanted to escape from men for a week? SuperShe Island in Finland makes this dream a reality—if you're willing to shell out a couple paychecks, that is. This luxury retreat includes everything from plush accommodations to Finnish saunas to daily yoga and nutrition classes. There's just one important exclusion: men.…

Read more: Would You Go On A Sasquatch Hunting Tour?

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The Infamous Bigfoot Sasquatches are a myth as old as time itself. Ever since campfires existed and humans began telling stories of creepy things that go bump in the night, the Sasquatch was one of the first among them. Bigfoot goes by many names and is known around the world for its terrifying power. Every…

Read more: 5 Tourist Attractions You Should Skip & Their Much Better Alternatives

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Tourism Blues Ever gone on vacation, decided to visit a popular tourist destination, and then been completely disappointed and underwhelmed by the whole experience? Maybe the area was so packed with other tourists you couldn’t take a step without bumping into someone. Maybe some successful pickpockets swiped your wallet and phone. Maybe the attraction itself…

Read more: 6 Cruises That Won't Give You That Retirement Home Vibe

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Cruises aren't just for your parents anymore. A new crop of millennial-based cruises are taking over the market and breathing new life into the industry. These cruises are using out-of-the-box ideas like floating EDM festivals, celebrity entertainment, and small-ship flexibility. If you're like many millennials, you're looking for adventure and meaningful social connections on your…

Read more: OK, We've Ranked NYC's Airports From Worst To Best

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Chances are, if you're reading this, you've had the great fortune to pass through one of the three major airports that service New York City. We are being sarcastic, of course. JFK, LaGuardia, and Newark are consistently rated as three of the worst airports in the United States. We've attempted to objectively rank these airports…