Go underground: Exploring Virginia’s caverns – USA TODAY


Go underground: Exploring Virginia's caverns
But if you're heading to Bristol, the "birthplace of country music" on the Tennessee border, or just going Southwest in general, stop by Gap Caverns to take a lantern-lit tour that goes down four levels. It is dark. And there are bats. Reserve a tour ...

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Happy 30th Birthday to Discovery, NASA’s Greatest Space Shuttle – Gizmodo

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Happy 30th Birthday to Discovery, NASA's Greatest Space Shuttle
On August 30th, 1984, the space shuttle Discovery launched on its first voyage to space. It wasn't the first, but over the next 27 years it became the undeniable king of NASA's shuttle program. That first launch 30 years ago was a clear success, but it ...
Tire marks and teardrop tiles: Smithsonian curator on shuttle Discovery at 30 ...collectSPACE.com
Our Spaceflight Heritage: The first flight of Discovery – STS-41DSpaceFlight Insider

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The Brief, Ultra Romantic History Of Hawaii’s ‘Flying Hotels’ – Huffington Post

The Brief, Ultra Romantic History Of Hawaii's 'Flying Hotels'
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A piece of this history is the subject of an exhibition at Washington, D.C.'s Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, titled “Hawaii By Air,” on view through July 2015. It looks at how advancements in air travel worldwide changed Hawaii's tourism ...

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Battambang, Cambodia’s art and soul – The Guardian

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Battambang, Cambodia's art and soul
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While construction has rocketed along at breakneck speeds elsewhere, Battambang has, despite being the country's second-largest city, remained relatively untainted by tourism and mass development. The Sankae river snakes through town ... Phare's visual ...

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Horton’s store No. 1 ‘boon to tourism’? – Hamilton Spectator

Horton's store No. 1 'boon to tourism'?
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As pictured, the parking lot and seating space was limited from the beginning, and the new structure will be expanding into a neighbouring property. Hopefully a drive-through will not be part of the improvements. One side of me regrets not having a ...

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Heat Protecting Back Shell Tiles Installed on NASA’s Orion EFT-1 Spacecraft … – Universe Today

Heat Protecting Back Shell Tiles Installed on NASA's Orion EFT-1 Spacecraft ...
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Inside the Operations and Checkout Building high bay at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, technicians dressed in clean-room suits have installed a back shell tile panel onto the Orion crew module and are checking the fit next to the middle back ...

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