Food & Travel
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On Location Video: Northern Ireland trades The Troubles for Game of Thrones
Northern Ireland is now in the grip of a new story of politics and violence. Kingsroad, the Dothraki plains, Castle Black and Winterfell are all just a short drive apart here.
Watch 1,000 daringly stupid people eat 1,000 ghost peppers for fun in Copenhagen
Seemed like a good idea at the time.
11 times Japanese businessmen passed out drunk in public — and no one cared
This is a culture where drinking is a job requirement.
Refunds for bad sex and other weird consular requests
Some people just shouldn't leave home.
Rebuilding the palace where Germany declared war in 1914 is pretty controversial
Meant to reunite East and West Berlin, the ‘last piece’ of post-War reconstruction is only dividing the city.
60 Seconds on Earth: Trekking to a lost Inca ruin (VIDEO)
Correspondent Simeon Tegel crosses one of the world's deepest canyons to reach a mysterious Inca citadel.
On Location Video: Can a cable car save this lost Inca ruin?
Choquequirao, or Cradle of Gold, rivals Machu Picchu but gets a fraction of the visitors. The Peruvian government wants that to change.
5 really weird, and enormous, food heists
From maple syrup to caviar, these are some of the weirdest large-scale thefts of food around the world.
World War I still etched into European psyche
A century on, countries are stepping up efforts to commemorate the war to end all wars.
South Korea debuts new parking spaces that are wide, pink, and really sexist
You know, because women are bad drivers and stuff.
The world's tallest Lego tower was just built in Hungary
At 114 feet tall, it features a profile of Pac-Man and is topped by a Rubik's cube.
England's shame: World’s top soccer league, but lousy national team
How England’s World Cup team breaks fans’ hearts, over and over again.
Watch as India delivers its first pizza by drone
It was a 13-inch margherita.
Get massaged by giant pythons at this Philippines zoo
But try not to scream for help. The snakes really hate that.
Mais non! French cooking is alive and well
It may no longer be in the world's top 10, but reports of the demise of French cuisine are premature.
Martial law selfies are the hip new thing in chaotic Thailand
Turns out, the collapse of democracy can be fun, too.
Wake up and smell the fungus in your coffee
'Coffee rust' is out to get your morning cup.
North Korea reports an 'unimaginable' construction accident
It is extremely rare for North Kora to report negative news of this type.
China evacuates 3,000 citizens from Vietnam after deadly attacks
On Sunday, police flooded major cities in Vietnam trying to avert anti-China protests.
How has your week at work been? Would you rather get paid to play with pandas?
The position of "panda caretaker" includes free room and board, an SUV and a salary of $32,000.
The 9 drunkest countries in the world
They’re mostly in the former USSR.
31 reasons why we should all be living in Lisbon right now
Balmy beaches, superlative seafood, buzzing nightlife — that's just the start.
The world is falling all over itself to attract Chinese tourists
Here's a look at all the ways governments and companies are doing whatever it takes to woo the valuable Chinese tourist.
Come for the World Cup, swim with the feces (PHOTOS)
GlobalPost tags along with a biologist on a flyover of the Rio waterways that soccer fans are about to encounter. Here's what we've found.
Now you can own Dracula’s castle
Transylvania's Bran Castle, long connected with Bram Stoker's indelible creation, is for sale
In France, ghosts of World War II are still very much alive
As Europeans prepare to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day, war tourism is thriving.
10 really odd things customers have requested from hotel workers
People have some inexplicable needs.
Roma vie for the title of 'Miss Gypsy' in Spain
Non-gypsy judges are encouraged to evaluate contestants on their minds, not their looks.
That time a US Airways plane almost collided with a drone
Should an unmanned drone be sucked into the engines of a plane, the results would be disastrous.
Americans actually spend less on food than any other country on Earth
Food prices are going up in the United States. But they are still lower than anywhere else.
1,600 papier-mâché pandas prepare to take on Hong Kong
Some call it art. Others say it's panda-monium.