Never has so much nuttiness engulfed both globetrotters and the travel industry.
Like a car crash or crime scene, there was something captivating about the tomfoolery and buffoonery -- let's call it "tomfoonery" -- that engulfed globetrotters and the travel industry as the busiest vacation season of the year unfolded. Why has 2013 yielded a bumper crop of summer zaniness? It could be because so many of our on-the-road experiences are now shared via social media, and then cherry-picked by the omnipresent media when especially outrageous. Or perhaps it's because the human race travels more with each passing year. No matter the reasons, you can be sure about one thing: the less you had to do with the crazy-but-true tales that follow, the better.
An invasive species of marsh reed has taken over a wetland in New York, and high school students have joined with biologists to try to destroy it witho... More An invasive species of marsh reed has taken over a wetland in New York, and high school students have joined with biologists to try to destroy it without using chemicals. Phragmites australis, also referred to as phrag, is a large, invasive reed that kills plants around it. Many in nearby communities oppose chemical spraying, so attempts are under way to control the plant naturally.
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Video by: National Geographic
Date 14-09-22 2:33
Tooltip Information:Henning 'wanted to make a difference'Video by:Description: Nine months after Alan Henning was kidnapped in Syria, Doctor Shameela Islam-Zulfiqar, who travelled with him on his last convoy, talks about her friend.Rating: 4Views: 5
Date 14-09-17 5:29
Tooltip Information:A Photographer Revisits the Forgotten Land of SongVideo by:Description: National Geographic photographer Aaron Huey travels back to Svanetia, a remote region of Georgia, to revisit the people and the place that inspired his future career. Re-reading journals full of recipes, songs, and vocabulary he learned on his first visit, Huey talks about the family that took him in when he first arrived. “The whole family still sings in the kitchen. There are just some of those things that never change, and I found a lot of those again.” Huey discovers many similar scenes on his return, such as traditional Svan singers and dancers, in a place few have witnessed.Rating: 4Views: 883
Date 14-09-18 4:24
Tooltip Information:Man brings 'dancing cat' on European vacationVideo by:Description: On the second day of his travels, Joshua Exley decided to buy this little critter after having a few drinks. Since he had another 30 days of traveling left, he thought he may as well bring his new toy on the journey with him! Joshua would like to thank everyone he met along the way! Music: Shania Twain - I Gonna Getcha Good!Rating: 4Views: 499
Date 14-09-17 1:43
Tooltip Information:Flying a drone through Ouimet CanyonVideo by:Description: Stunning flyover footage of the Ouimet Canyon in Ontario, Canada. User 'DigitalTempest' managed to capture these incredible views of the 330 foot deep (1.2 miles in length) gorge using only a drone and his GoPro camera! Music: After Hours by Clrty.Rating: 4Views: 293