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Booking and finding out about gap years, and connecting with other backpackers, has just become easier than ever before with the relaunch of gapyear.com.
Video bloggers Saunders and Ollie are about to travel live for gapyear.com, recording all the adventures as they go. It's easy for you to get involved too - just follow #SOtravel.
Those heading to Brazil for the football will be hoping to score in more ways than one as kick off day coincides with Lover's Day, sex toy manufacturers are loving it!
A North Korean official who was linked to Kim Jong-un's recently purged uncle has been executed with astonishing cruelty, according to reports from South Korea.
Journeying between the UK and Australia is about to become considerably quicker as plans to build a tunnel through the centre of the Earth have been given the final go ahead.
A man in Zambia has lost his genitalia after approaching a wild hyena and allowing it to feast on his naked body after a witch doctor said it would make him rich.
A new restaurant has opened in India, on a graveyard. The owner says it's great for business and is good luck, but could you enjoy your cup of tea next to this?
In a bizarre twist of fate a man who last week was contemplating suicide from London Bridge ended up indirectly saving the life of another man.
The Machu Picchu authorities have had enough of streakers getting their bits out at the ancient ruins, and have been forced to put up better surveillance.
A new app which will allow people to read up to 1,000 words per minute - quadruple the average pace - is about to hit the market, and could revolutionise reading.
Man tries to get to an enclave of Spain from Morocco the illegal way. Police were hot on the trail of the suspicious looking bag, as this video shows.
Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary has announced plans to introduce flights from Europe to the USA for £8.20. But are the new plans too good to be true?
In what looks suspiciously like one of Jeremy Clarkson’s wet dreams, this jet-engine-powered beast of a machine is the world’s fastest truck.
A hotel restaurant in Nigeria has been closed down after police discovered it was serving human flesh to its customers as an expensive delicacy.
A Go Pro camera has not only survived falling thousands of feet from a plane, but also eight months in the pig pen in which it landed. The footage has gone viral.
Mexican fisherman Jose Salvador Alvarenga who went missing from his home country in late 2012 has been found 6,200 miles away on a remote Pacific island.
Over the last few weeks, the $40K price tag of an 85 inch Samsung TV has sparked an hilarious meme, this awesome stream of sarcastic reviews on Amazon.com.
A judge has scolded members of a jury for getting fits of the giggles during an animal sex case after they heard how a cow spurned a man's sexual advances.
Subwinging is the closest you'll get to experiencing the freedom of gliding through water like a fish. Any gappers into snorkelling or scuba diving will love it!
As if racing down one of the most dangerous roads in the world on a bicycle isn’t daunting enough, why not BASE jump off the cliff it resides on? This guy will show you why.