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    Featured: Think air travel is risky? Try driving a car
    Aviation Is Safer, But Our Perceptions Of Risks Are Skewed 1407434400

    It was a terrible stretch for aviation. In an eight-day span last month, three commercial plane crashes killed 462 people. By now the flight numbers and grim circumstances are familiar: Malaysia Airlines flight 17, downed by a missile over the Ukraine. TransAsia 222, crashed on approach to an ...

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    Report: AAA expects more Memorial Day weekend drivers than last year

    Memorial Day weekend is always a good opportunity to hit the road, and despite the sour state of the economy, AAA feels this weekend will see more travelers in their cars than last year. Based on responses gleaned from a member survey, AAA estimates that 34.8 million Americans will travel 50 ...

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    Mercedes offering Spirit of AMG "Emotion Tours" to Affalterbach

    Unless you're into robot spotting, it doesn't take many factory tours before you punch the 'Been There Done That' card. Of course, there are exceptions, such as when AMG bundles tours of its Affalterbach facilities with excursions like jazz concerts, golf, and driving its growling wares over the ...

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    Projected Memorial Day traffic rises to 28 million travelers - Where are you headed?

    Unless you've had your head glued to a computer monitor for the past month (like we have), odds are you know it's Memorial Day weekend. Thanks to a modestly improving economy and bottom-basement deals on accommodations and flights, this year's summer kick off is slated to see quite a few more ...

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    Man driving around the globe in Bridget the Midget for charity

    Fifty-two-year-old Briton Roy Locock decided to drive around the world to benefit charity. A circumnavigating spin behind the wheel is almost passe these days, but Locock's choice of wheels certainly isn't: a 1977 MG Midget. He bought the car -- named Bridget -- in 2006, and after taking it on a ...

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    The story of the Vantage that crossed Asia finally finished

    Click above for gallery of shots from the book Driven Together
    Driving an Aston Martin V8 Vantage over the Asian Highway to promote highway safety strikes us as, if not the least safe thing we can think of, certainly dubious. Yet the Project 30,000 car piloted by Britons Richard Meredith and Phil ...

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    The cars of Ystafell: vintage Icelandic metal

    Click above for a hi-res gallery of cars at the Transport Museum at Ystafell
    Tucked away in a green, waterfall-riven valley between Akureyri and Husavik, Iceland is the hamlet of Ystafell (who-stuh-fel is the closest we can get to proper pronunciation). Akureyri has some of the best nightlife in ...

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    Dunhill creates luggage for Bentley's lords and ladies

    Click above for more images of the Bentley luggage collection by DunhillDunhill, the English leather goods maker, has worked with then Bentley Design Team to create a five-piece luggage set. Huzzah! Not only does the fluting on the bags echo the fluting on your Arnage's seats, but the luggage trim ...

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    Drive Italy in a Ferrari

    If you're looking for the ultimate vacation and have the cash to spend, look no further than Red Travel. The stuff-that-dreams-are-made-of tour operator based in Turin specializes in putting together vacation packages that put you behind the wheel of a Ferrari to drive along the Italian ...

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    The most scenic jaunts in the U.S.

    You might think that Europe has the market cornered on scenic drives, what with its old world charm, looming castles, rolling vineyards and ancient ruins. The folks at MSN Travel, however, think that the United States has some pretty drives as well, and in honor of the days being ripe for road ...

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    "At the next boulder, turn right off cliff"

    Technology is wonderful. Technology is also made or, in this case, programmed by people.Drivers using GPS navigation in the English village of Crackpot (killer name for a town, BTW) are often being guided by such devices to the top of a 30-metre (over 98 feet) cliff. The directional glitch forces ...

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    Let a GyPSy Guide give you a tour of Canada

    Traveling to the Canada in the next few months? Instead of relying on information culled from the Internet, travel guides or tours, or friends up in the Great White North, GPS Tour Guide has another option: GyPSy Guide.A handheld computer the size of the calculator, GyPSy monitors your ...


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