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(CNN) — Archaeologists working near the pyramids of Giza have discovered an ancient Egyptian burial ground dating back to around 2500 BCE and hosting the tombs of high-ranking officials. The remarkable find includes a limestone family tomb from Egypt’s fifth dynasty, a period spanning the 25th to the 24th century BCE, the country’s Ministry of
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(CNN) — Pulling out from beneath St Pancras’s magnificent wrought iron roof, the Eurostar slipping through tunnels towards the Kent countryside, it’s easy to feel blasé about taking a train from London to mainland Europe. From the ease of checking in at the UK’s finest rail station just 30 minutes before departure to arriving in
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(CNN) — Plenty of people dream of travel to other planets. But “Star Wars” fans can actually visit locations where many of the films’ most famous scenes were shot. Some places aren’t even as remote as one might expect. From dinner at Luke Skywalker’s childhood home to a romantic balcony where romance blossomed, here are
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(CNN) — Before the UAE struck it rich with oil, the region had a different source of wealth — pearl oysters. The naturally occurring treasures once formed the backbone of its economy, but their significance dwindled by the early 1900s as a result of Japanese techniques for cultivating immaculate pearls. Now a new type of
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(CNN) — Doesn’t it seem like common sense? That it’s a bad idea to fly a drone near an airport? And that it’s probably against the law too? This doesn’t seem to have stopped drone owners near London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Newark, Dublin and Dubai airports. Over the past months, these airports had flight operations
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(CNN) — Homemade pasta, beautiful churches, delicious gelato, glamorous haute couture and a cultural history like nowhere else. There’s already a legion of reasons to visit Italy, but 2019 brings another as the country its celebrates one of its original artistic exports: Leonardo da Vinci. May 2 marks 500 years since the death of the
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(CNN) — A team of scientists in Chile say they’ve found a human footprint that dates back more than 15,000 years — the oldest one ever found in the Americas. The discovery challenges the previous timeline and map of human migration into South America. Most available evidence held that humans did not reach the Patagonia
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(CNN) — Just as the railways shaped modern India, cheap air tickets, driven by fierce competition between carriers, are changing the way Indians travel around their country. They’re also promising to take hundreds of millions more to the skies — most of whom have never flown before. But, ironically, cut-throat competition also means the very
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