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17-Year-Old From Bethesda Breaks World Record; Phelps Loses 3rd Straight

Katie Ledecky broke the world record in the 400-meter freestyle at the U.S. national championships Saturday night, becoming the first woman since Janet Evans to hold world marks in the 400, 800 and 1,500 freestyles at the same time.

08/10/2014

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Which Countries Require Americans To Get A Visa Before They Fly?

If you have an American passport, you pretty much have access to the most of the world. However, there are some countries that still require you to have some extra documentation. Check out all the countries that require Americans to get a visa before they fly here.

01/08/2014

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How To Hitchhike Across The Globe

Hitchhiking is one of the easiest ways to vacation across the world on a budget. Here are the rules to traveling the road.

11/14/2013

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The World’s Best Soccer Stadiums

Check out the best soccer stadiums from around the world.

11/06/2013

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Mayan Motor Mayhem: Dealers Offer Free Cars If The World Ends

If the Mayans are correct, you could win a car?

12/04/2012

Top 10 Fastest Cars In The World

PHOTOS: Top 10 Fastest Cars In The World

The fastest car in the world officially clocked in at a whopping 267 mph. Check it out and the nine runners up.

07/16/2012

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Mercedes Breaks World Record: Catching A Speeding Golf Ball With A Car

The car? A 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. The ball’s speed? 178 mph. Yowzer!

06/08/2012

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It’s Official: We Now Have One Billion Vehicles On The Planet

How many vehicles are there on Earth? We’d ask you to guess, except the headline above gives away the answer. According to industry trade journal Ward’s, which added up both reported vehicle registrations and historical […]

08/18/2011

The Tokai Challenger Wins World Solar Challenge 2009

World Solar Challenge: 1,900 Miles, Much Sun, No Air Conditioning

The reality of driving 1,900 miles across Australia may not be exactly what was presented in the 1996 movie, Race the Sun, a romanticized comedy-drama based on a high-school team that competed in the 1990 […]

08/18/2011

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Website Takes W.Va.’s Civil War To Wider World

One part of West Virginia is so rich in Civil War history that it now has its own website.

06/23/2011

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UMBC’s Baja Racing Team Hopes To Claim Top Honors

They are known for academics, but now the University of Maryland Baltimore County is making a name in the racing world.

04/17/2011

This combo of photos shows the Seoul N Tower before (L) and after (R) the lights were turned off for Earth Hour in Seoul on March 26, 2011. (credit: PARK JI-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Dim The Lights For Earth Hour, D.C. Group Urges

The Washington-based World Wildlife Fund is hoping you’ll turn out the lights for an hour this weekend in a show of support for the environment.

03/26/2011

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