(CNN) — The only surviving prototype of this unusual plane now sits dilapidated in a field near Moscow, but it was once the hope of the Soviet Union against US submarine attacks. The Bartini Beriev VVA-14 — the letters are an acronym for “vertical take-off amphibious aircraft” and 14 was the number of engines —
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Cabinet ministers are today expected to finalise plans to introduce quarantine hotels in the UK. Travellers arriving into the country from selected destinations would be required to complete their quarantine under strict supervision, paying up to £1,500 for their 10-day isolation period. Quarantine hotels, or ‘directed isolation’ facilities, are already in use across Asia, New Zealand and
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Fireworks emanate from the Burj Khalifah tower in Dubai during the Dec. 31, 2020 New Year’s Eve celebrations, which attracted thousands of tourists and saw relaxed restrictions on social gatherings, allowing up to 30 people to gather per household. AFP via Getty Images DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — On the surface, Dubai’s party scene feels
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Photo courtesy of Ragnar Th/Visit Reykjavík Welcome to Reykjavik Reykjavik, a city of some 230,000 people (two-thirds of the entire population of Iceland), is the world’s most northerly capital and a popular base for outdoor adventure in one of the world’s most scenic destinations. Come explore the capital area through these beautiful photos. Photo courtesy
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(CNN) — Caroline Woodward wakes each morning to the sound of waves crashing onto the rocks that surround her home, tiny Lennard Island, at the head of Clayoquot Sound near Tofino, British Columbia Canada. This rocky, verdant island is home to Lennard Isle Lightstation, a bright white wooden lighthouse with a fire engine-red top that’s
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Palmaïa — The House of Aïa A paradise of eco-nuances and intangible delights cocooned between an undisturbed jungle and the glistening Caribbean Sea.” Something that, until now, you’d need to travel to Tulum to find on Mexico’s Riviera Maya—and as anyone who’s been there can tell you, visiting Tulum can at times be an expensive, inconvenient
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(CNN) — The race is heating up to produce the first supersonic passenger aircraft to enter commercial service in more than 50 years. US planemaker Aerion, whose AS2 jet promises to fly New York to London in 4.5 hours, is building a massive new global headquarters in Florida ahead of production beginning on the supersonic
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A young woman bears the burden of a terrifying secret in a haunted nightclub that once thrived on the sounds of classic jazz and gamblers who bet everything on a roll of the dice. Subscribe ► http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=travelchanneltv Continue Watching Full Episodes of A Haunting ► https://watch.travelchannel.com/tv-shows/a-haunting Terrifying true stories of the paranormal are told by
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Photo courtesy of iStock / Mariha-kitchen In the wintertime, chocolate is best served hot Hot chocolate has been getting a lot of attention lately, what with hot cocoa bombs and hot chocolate charcuterie boards taking over Instagram and TikTok. But it’s a drink that has been enjoyed for millennia by civilizations in Mesoamerica. Once chocolate
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The United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service (USDA ERS) International Food Security Assessment, 2020–2030: COVID-19 Update and Impacts on Food Insecurity report released in January 2021 reveals that 12.8 per cent of the Jamaican population is currently food insecure, equating to some 400,000 people. This is double pre-COVID-19 USDA ERS projections and an
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The fastest-growing premium water brand in North America is ready to make a bigger splash. Flow Water today announced plans to go public. The Toronto-based company, founded just six years ago, is planning a reverse merger, with the stock expected to start to trade this spring. Aside from saving a lot of money in legal
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