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3.69-carat diamond found in Arkansas park

Can a prayer for diamonds actually turn up a gem?

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Magma expanse under Yellowstone supervolcano

As tourists stroll between Yellowstone's 300 active geysers, taking selfies in front of thousands of bubbling, boiling mud pots and hissing steam vents, they are treading on one of the planet's greatest time bombs.

The park is a supervolcano so enormo...

Work begins Monday on Jefferson City airport

Work at the Jefferson City Memorial Airport gets underway starting Monday morning.

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Get happy in the world's happiest countries

Would a taste of the finest Swiss chocolate make you happy? Or soaking in the warm Icelandic springs? Perhaps the great jazz and rock music scene in Denmark is for you?

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How to survive a drinking session in Korea

Most companies in South Korea have hoesik at least once a month and sometimes every week.

Literally, this means dinner with co-workers.

In practice, it means official eating/drinking fests involving multiple rounds of alcohol at multiple venues.

For t...

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New Orleans' smoking ban takes effect

Cigarettes have been put out across the bars of New Orleans. Cigars are welcome no more.

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Japan maglev train sets world record: 374 mph

It's a bird -- It's a plane -- It's an insanely fast Japanese bullet train.

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SkyWest flight makes emergency landing

A SkyWest Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Buffalo, New York, on Wednesday after a passenger lost consciousness, officials said.

The passenger received medical attention before being released, according to Marissa Snow, spokeswoman for Sky...

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Is Sky Whale the future of flying?

Designer and aviation enthusiast Oscar Vinals is slightly addicted to crafting concept planes.

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The perils of flying with instruments

My 6-year-old daughter plays the cello. It is incredibly, heart-ticklingly awesome.

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