Hyperloop is making its way to Dallas, but not nearly as fast as it travels

DALLAS– We haven’t quite seen the flying cars, yet.  But, the next best thing could be making an appearance soon. Texas was chosen for a groundbreaking Hyperloop! When you consider how big the state is, this new transportation system is quite impressive. It can take you across most of Texas in minutes. The levitating pod can even travel about 700 miles per hour.  The idea comes from a Fortune 500 company full of engineers, architects, planners, and economists who really want to […]

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Sunscreen ban to protect coral

It’s the middle of summer, and countless families are taking advantage of free time and warm weather to head out on vacation. Hawaii is a popular destination, with almost 800,000 visitors in May alone, according to state tourism data. The state recently banned two sunscreen ingredients that researchers have found to be harmful to coral reefs. Here’s what that means for you. Beginning January 1, 2021, Hawaii will ban the sale, offer of sale or distribution of any sunscreens containing oxybenzone or octinoxate without […]

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Missing cruise employee who fell overboard found alive, 21 miles north of Cuba

MIAMI – The U.S. Coast Guard says a cruise ship crew member who was missing for nearly 24 hours was found out in the ocean north of Cuba with no injuries and in stable condition. About half an hour after passengers aboard the Norwegian Getaway cruise ship docked in Miami, the U.S. Coast Guard got word that a crewmember who went overboard Saturday afternoon northwest of Cuba had been found alive and well out in the ocean waters by another cruise […]

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NASA to test ‘quiet’ supersonic flights over Texas

GALVESTON – NASA’s mission to create a quiet supersonic aircraft that could revolutionize air travel has moved a step closer with plans for tests over Texas. The space agency has announced it will publicly demonstrate its technology near the coastal resort city of Galveston to ensure that its prototype really will be barely audible when it crosses the sound barrier. Creating a supersonic aircraft that doesn’t produce sonic booms would be a game-changer for aviation. Before being taken out of service, […]

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‘Toy Story Land’ opens this weekend at Walt Disney World – here’s a sneak peek

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The toy-filled world of Woody and Buzz Lightyear officially opens at Walt Disney World this weekend. Toy Story Land, inspired by the characters from the Pixar films, gives you the chance to become “honorary toys” and hang out Woody and Buzz. “With set pieces, staging, attractions and experiences, Toy Story Land represents the best of Walt Disney Imagineering’s collaboration with our storytelling partners at Pixar Animation Studios,” said Bob Chapek, Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences […]

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The infamous Cristiano Ronaldo statue got an upgrade and the locals don’t like it

MADEIRA, PORTUGAL — The statue heard around the world has gotten a replacement! Who can forget that iconic bust of what was supposed to be world famous soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo? The world was not kind in remarks about the artist’s rendition, so the airport replaced it with this bronze beauty that could be considered a much needed upgrade! Madeira Airport has new bust of Cristiano Ronaldo pic.twitter.com/Q1woRYFXv1 — Madeira Islands (@Madeira) June 17, 2018 Cristiano Ronaldo 2.0 was re-done […]

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Dallas chef John Tesar remembers long-standing friendship with late celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain

DALLAS — Just days after fashion icon Kate Spade was found dead after an apparent suicide, celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain reportedly took his own life as well. The 61-year-old TV personality was best known for his work with major networks like the Travel Channel, Food Network, and CNN. His death is not only a reminder to all of us that money and fame don’t always bring happiness, but it is also brings back special memories for a Dallas Chef. “Bourdain […]

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World’s cutest bullet train? Hello Kitty Shinkansen unveiled in Japan

There are two things that will never get old in Japan. Hello Kitty — Sanrio’s adorable mouthless character — and bullet trains. And now they’re coming together. Japan’s Shinkansen train operator, West Japan Railway Co. Ltd announced it will launch a Hello Kitty-themed Shinkansen bullet train on June 30. Aimed at revitalizing regional communities in western Japan, the trains will make stops at each station between Shin-Osaka and Hakata — ward in Fukuoka city in western Japan’s Fukuoka prefecture. The company […]

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Travel Fix: Drew Binsky shares his experiences as a travel blogger

DALLAS– Drew Binsky makes travel blogging look easy, but like any other job, it takes hard work! So, after five years in the game, he’s really made a living out of it. “I started when I moved to South Korea in 2013 when I was teaching English, but, I started my blog on the side just to kind of inspire people to travel and it just turned into something bigger and bigger. Now, I make videos full time,” Drew said. […]

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Frontier Airlines passenger reportedly gropes woman, then urinates on seat in front of him

DENVER – When Frontier Airlines Flight 864 left Denver on Thursday bound for Charleston, South Carolina, it started out like any other flight. By the time it landed, passengers describe the flight from hell. “I got a seat on the back of the plane where I could just lay down and fall asleep,” a passenger named Emily from Los Angeles told KDVR. About two hours into the flight, she said she woke up in a panic. “I hear a woman […]

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