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Ledecky Sets Another WR; Phelps Finishes With Gold

Michael Phelps completed his comeback meet in international competition with a gold medal in the medley relay to cap off a Sunday night program that kicked off with Katie Ledecky setting her second world record within 24 hours at the Pan Pacific championships.

08/24/2014

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Phelps Wins Gold, Ledecky Breaks 400 World Record

The second coming of Michael Phelps gained momentum with another gold medal at the Pan Pacific championships on a night when U.S. teenager Katie Ledecky set yet another world record.

08/23/2014

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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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