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This image made from video shows bottles of shampoo, conditioner and shower gel that will replace smaller bottles of them by 2021, filmed at Marriott's headquarters in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. Marriott International, the world's largest hotel chain, said Wednesday it will eliminate small plastic bottles of shampoo, conditioner and bath gel from its hotel rooms worldwide by December 2020. They’ll be replaced with larger bottles or wall-mounted dispensers, depending on the hotel. (AP Photo/Dan Huff)
Associated Press
August 28, 2019 - 7:18 am
It could be lights out for tiny toiletries. Marriott International, the world's largest hotel chain, said Wednesday it will eliminate small plastic bottles of shampoo, conditioner and bath gel from its hotel rooms worldwide by December 2020. They'll be replaced with larger bottles or wall-mounted...
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Missy Elliott speaks at the 50th annual Songwriters Hall of Fame induction and awards ceremony at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel on Thursday, June 13, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP)
June 14, 2019 - 2:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott, the creative mastermind who has written hit songs for a number of female acts and created camaraderie among women in the music industry for more than two decades, felt the love back from her musical sisters as she became the first female rapper inducted into the...
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Sicily, Italy
Getty Images
June 04, 2019 - 3:59 pm
You could own a home in the Italian countryside for less than $2, but there’s a catch. Mussomeli, a small village in the hills of Sicily, has dozens homes for sale that cost 1 euro, or about $1.12, but they are all abandoned fixer-uppers, according to CNBC . The homes are being sold by a city-run...
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A Southwest airplane
Maria Tama
June 03, 2019 - 10:25 pm
While you might lose money going through security, flying the friendly skies has allegedly gotten a little bit friendlier. A new survey of air travelers has found that customer satisfaction is at an all-time high. For the seventh year in a row, J.D. Power ‘s North America Airline Satisfaction Study...
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A sign pointing the way to the pub
Patricia Marshall
June 03, 2019 - 2:32 pm
A historic London pub wants you to enjoy happy hour in the buff. The Coach & Horses, a pub that’s been around since 1847, has been granted a nudity license which allows patrons to throw back pints completely naked. No shirt, no pants, no underwear, no problem. Alastair Choat has owned the bar...
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2 men at a TSA checkpoint at an airport
Joe Raedle
May 30, 2019 - 12:20 pm
Passing through airport security can cost you a pretty penny. According to a new report released by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), travelers left behind a total of $960,105.49 in the plastic bins at security checkpoints around the country last year. And while some of the money is...
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May 29, 2019 - 2:46 pm
CHICAGO -- Highland Park native and Northwestern graduate Alex Pancoe began his journey to the top of the world seven weeks ago. "We summited May 23 and I arrived in Katmandu March 30," he recalls. Pancoe said it was a challenge of the lifetime. Rob Kelso Smith "I knew it was physically one of the...
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FILE - This Monday, May 20, 2019 file photo, of an image from a remote video camera provided by the Friends of Big Bear Valley, shows a bald eagle parent watching over its two chicks, on a nest covered with snow that fell overnight in the Angeles National Forest near Big Bear, Calif. Late season rain and snow were apparently too much for a bald eagle chick in a Southern California forest nest watched by a popular internet camera. The death of the chick named Cookie was announced Monday, May 27, 2019 by the environmental advocacy group Friends of Big Bear Valley and the San Bernardino National Forest. (Friends of Big Bear Valley via AP,File)
May 28, 2019 - 12:09 pm
BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Late season rain and snow were apparently too much for a bald eagle chick in a Southern California forest nest watched by a popular internet camera . The death of the chick named Cookie was announced Monday by the environmental advocacy group Friends of Big Bear Valley...
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Floyd's Pelican Bar in the middle of the Caribbean Sea
Joe Pepler
May 16, 2019 - 4:21 pm
Lots companies offer up “dream jobs’ for the summer— petting puppies , flying first class , stuff like that. Here’s a new one: pouring drinks in paradise. Floyd’s Pelican Bar, a Jamaican watering hole in the middle of the water is looking for a bartender to fill in the bar’s owner (that would be...
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A rendering of a Lilium jet flying over New York City
Courtesy of Lilium
May 16, 2019 - 2:24 pm
We’re a step closer to the future the Jetsons promised us all as the electric air taxi startup Lilium gave a successful liftoff to its five-seat electric jet. Flying cars here we come? As The Verge reported , the Lilium air taxi comes equipped with 36 electric jet engines, which tilt up for takeoff...
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