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  • Berryville’s three museums cover area’s history

    Berryville’s three museums cover area’s history

    BERRYVILLE — Most towns of 5,000 are fortunate to have one museum. The Carroll County Heritage Center showcases the history and culture of Berryville and its surroundings. The Saunders Museum houses the astonishingly varied acquisitions of a wealthy global traveler from Berryville, who also amassed a world-class gun collection.

     
  • Campers want connectivity, but few spots provide Wi-Fi

    Campers want connectivity, but few spots provide Wi-Fi

    (AP) – Summertime pushes some folks to dust off their tents or hook up their RVs and drive off to their favorite camping destinations, hoping to stare at mountains and rivers and trees. But then there are those who pack their cars hoping to find both — without maxing out their phone’s data plan. Leslee Boodrey, manager at the Bozeman KOA, said it’s something customers use often.

     
  • Atomic bomb test 70th anniversary source of pride, anger

    Atomic bomb test 70th anniversary source of pride, anger

    LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) – The unknown blast came during rainy season in the desolate New Mexico desert. Most residents of the historic Hispanic village of Tularosa had no phones or radios. So when word spread that Army officials said it was just an ammunition explosion, anxious residents relaxed despite .

     
  • MH17 Crash Victims Sue Ukraine’s Donetsk People’s Republic Leader Igor Girkin For $900M

    MH17 Crash Victims Sue Ukraine’s Donetsk People’s Republic Leader Igor Girkin For $900M

    A leader of Russian separatist forces in eastern Ukraine, Igor Girkin, was formally accused Wednesday for plotting to shoot down the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in July last year that killed all 298 people on board. A writ filed against him in Chicago claimed that Girkin was being supported by the Russian government when he shot down the plane.

     
  • Power in your palm: ‘Smart trees’ installed in Dubai to offer WiFi and phone charging at the beach

    Power in your palm: ‘Smart trees’ installed in Dubai to offer WiFi and phone charging at the beach

    Smart palm trees have been installed and are ready for use in Dubai this summer enabling beach goers and park visitors to have limitless power and internet access on their mobile phones. Smart Palm is the company behind this ingenious endeavour and have so far set up two – one on Surf Beach and another in a park near the waterfront.

     
  • The 10 best links golf courses in Britain and Ireland

    The 10 best links golf courses in Britain and Ireland

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  • Heathrow and Gatwick report record travel numbers for June as the bitter fight over the UK’s next major runway intensifies

    Heathrow and Gatwick report record travel numbers for June as the bitter fight over the UK’s next major runway intensifies

    Heathrow and Gatwick say they had their busiest June on record last month, as the airports continue to spar for the right to build the UK’s newest runway. According to figures released this week the busy summer travel period got off to a big start at both airports in June, with Heathrow reporting a record 6.68million passengers and the smaller Gatwick reporting 3.8million.

     
  • Golf in Scotland: How to play at St Andrews and Kingsbarns

    Golf in Scotland: How to play at St Andrews and Kingsbarns

    As I stand on the first tee at Kingsbarns, perched above the rocky shores of St Andrews Bay, it looks like the perfect afternoon for links golf. The sun is out, there is a gentle wind, and the course is a picture: undulating fairways speckled with gorse and heather. By the time we get to the 10th hole, the haar has come swirling in from the sea, blotting out the sun.

     
  • Hidden London: the best secret museums

    Hidden London: the best secret museums

    Can’t face the queue for the Natural History Museum? Then head to one of these eight lesser-known gems, including a macabre offering in London Bridge and a quirky museum that also serves up one of the capital’s best afternoon teas.

     
  • Beach body diets fail because Britons can’t resist temptation

    Beach body diets fail because Britons can’t resist temptation

    British holidaymakers who failed in their quest to shed a few pounds before heading abroad on a beach getaway can take solace in the fact that they’re not alone. Research has revealed more than 40 per cent of Brits fail to meet their goal of reaching their ideal ‘beach body’. A new survey suggests thousands of pre-holiday diets flop because we can’t resist temptation and refuse to say no to social events involving food and drink.

     
 
 

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