Houston’s Mission Control Center restored in time for the lunar landing’s 50th anniversary

July 20, 1969, went down into the history books of humanity when Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon. And he couldn’t have done it without the extraordinary guidance of men monitoring the mission from the Apollo Mission Control Center at Houston’s NASA Johnson Space Center. Mission Control is ready for […]

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Go around the world in 80 days as part of Airbnb’s new adventures

If you have ever fancied embarking on a trip around the world, a new experience has been launched to give guests this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. It is part of Airbnb Adventures, a new collection of over 200 multi-day experiences, hosted by local experts who take intimate groups to off-the-beaten-path locations and immerse them in unique cultures […]

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Explore the dark history of ‘Ireland’s Alcatraz’ on a night-time tour

Whether you’re the kind of person that has an insatiable appetite for crime podcasts, or perhaps are more intrigued by the paranormal, Spike Island in Ireland needs to be your next port-of-call. Spike Island, the former army station and prison located in Cork Harbour. Photograph by Alexander Campbell ‘Monkey’ Morgan/Independent News and Media/Getty Images The […]

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Go under the sea with a new pop-up exhibit in New York City

It might be Instagram bait, but it’s not just Instagram bait.  An immersive deep-sea experience in Soho, Ocean Cube offers environmentalism on an Instagram-worthy backdrop. Image by Ocean Cube NYC Running through August 18, an eye-catching new pop-up called Ocean Cube invites visitors to travel through the watery depths—and it does so in light-filled, photo […]

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Around the world, liquor-free bars are taking off

Another non-alcoholic bar has opened in the United States, adding to an ever-growing list of international establishments catering to a teetotaling crowd. A guest sips a drink at Getaway, Brooklyn’s new nonalcoholic bar. Image courtesy Getaway Located in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Getaway debuted in April with a short list of complex drinks—proper cocktails, all of them, […]

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