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The German city of Augsburg has installed pavement traffic lights to warn people looking at their phones when it isn't safe to cross the road.
Trafalgar Square could become a crazy golf course designed by famous artists this summer, if a crowd-funding campaign is successful.
Trip Advisor has named the best islands in the world. It's basically a top ten of paradises you must add to your bucket list immediately.
The gas station from horror classic The Texas Chainsaw Massacre will soon reopen as a brand new tourist resort and barbecue restaurant.
Mobile phone footage posted on YouTube appears to show some kind of creature pushing through the murky waters of the River Thames.
Airbnb has opened a competition for couples to win a night sleeping in a transparent room suspended inside an enormous shark tank.
A group of friends has vowed to help their friend suffering with muscular atrophy see the world by carrying him around Europe on their backs.
Australian scientists have discovered a new spider that can swim and catch fish. It’s called Dolomedes briangreenei, and it’s absolutely terrifying.
Netflix is offering $2000-a-week to travel overseas and take Instagram photos on the sets of its original TV shows and movies. Niiice.
Could this be the perfect backpacker job? A small New Zealand town is offering $400,000-a-year, but they can't get anybody to apply!