Food & Travel
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This is bananas! UN warns of 'massive destruction' of the yellow fruit
There is no cure for the plant disease hitting banana crops, which particularly affects the Cavendish variety that accounts for 47 percent of world banana production.
21 reasons you should drop everything and move to Phnom Penh
It just might be the greatest place in the world to live.
22 reasons why we should all be moving to Barcelona right now
Think heaven is where the streets fill with candy and you can go to the beach on your lunchbreak? You're wrong! It's Barcelona!
Now you can take a tour of Angkor Wat with Google Street View
Visit the '8th wonder of the world' without leaving the comfort of your own home.
This town in France throws its senior citizens an epic $46,000 party each year
We should probably all retire there.
Can't believe we missed International Pillow Fight Day! Thank goodness there are pictures
More than 80 cities around the world saw floating feathers, as people hit each other with fluffy weapons.
Maori warriors get cheeky with Will and Kate in New Zealand
The royal couple is on a tour of New Zealand and Australia, along with Prince George.
Chinese ship hears a 'ping' that it thinks could be the missing jet's black box
Searchers on Saturday launched an intensive hunt in the Indian Ocean, trying to find the plane's black box before the battery runs out.
They razed paradise and put up a soybean lot
Brazil's agro powers are excited to be edging closer to soy giant the United States. But environmentalists say there's another reason to be very afraid for the rain forest.
North Korea's new space logo is a total ripoff of NASA
Also it's the Spanish word for 'nothing.'
Watch the magic of film editing turn Sydney into an amazing miniature replica of itself
What sorcery is this? It's called "Tiny Sydney," and it's the work of an Italian-born Aussie filmmaker and photographer, Filippo Rivetti.
More Chinese relatives fly to Malaysia, demanding the truth about flight MH370
The plane is still missing, but relatives are far from giving up.
It was shear luck nobody was hurt during this protest outside the Louvre (VIDEO)
About a dozen sheep, a sheepdog and 50 farmers arrived at the Louvre in Paris worried they would one day end up in a museum if European Union agriculture policy changed.
Mexicans squeezed by soaring lime prices
The citrus fruit has become such a precious commodity that gangs of thieves are even stealing 'green gold' by the ton.
This timelapse video of Dubai is unreal
The United Arab Emirates' megacity looks like a computer-generated sci-fi futurescape.
Elvis, Tupac, Kurt Cobain, and John Lennon are alive and starring in this Dutch beer commercial
This is probably not the weirdest thing you'll see today, but it's still pretty weird.
Denmark's birth rate has become so low a travel company is offering couples a discount to have more sex
Spies travel agency wants the Danes to 'Do it for Denmark.' Holiday ovulation discount included.
North Korea’s new drug addiction
Forget crystal meth. Here comes amidon.
These nations are using food to project power around the world. And it's working.
The way to hearts and minds, it seems, is through the tummy.
Here are the cheapest and most expensive places in the world to get your vice on
Where's the cheapest place in the world to buy weed? Who's got the most over-priced cigarettes? Where can I get a beer for a dollar? We attempted to answer these questions and more with this breakdown of things that are bad for us.
Archaeologists unveil two colossal pharaoh statues in Egypt
The two quartzite statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III can be found in Luxor.
The restaurant that invented tiramisu is closing forever
The Italian economy takes dessert down with it.
The best MH370 conspiracies according to the MH370 conspiracy generator
OK but if it happened it would be crazy.
How rocky US-Malaysia relations may be impacting the search for Flight 370
Malaysian authorities have been reluctant to accept large-scale American assistance. That might be down to history.
Watch these hilarious Swedish guys bake a cake while electroshocking themselves
It goes really poorly but they can't stop laughing.
Would a cheese by any other name taste as good? 10 foods that can’t be called anything else… by law
European negotiators say you can only buy Parmesan in Parma, Cheddar in England and Brie in France.
5 of history's most mysterious airplane disappearances and crashes
As the search expands for the missing AirAsia Flight 8501, here's a look back at history's strangest plane crashes and disappearances.
5 of the most SXSW things happening at SXSW so far
If the 80,000-volt taser drone doesn't kill you, try out the real-life Mario Kart course.
7 of the world's worst cruise ship disasters
Otherwise known as, a list of reasons why that cabin in the woods doesn't sound so bad after all.
Malaysia says missing plane may have turned back
The mystery of the disappeared Malaysia Airlines plane continues.
Malaysia Airlines plane vanished at sea with 239 people aboard
The plane disappeared without giving a distress signal after reaching 35,000 feet.