Travel gear: My audio pet animal-shaped wireless bluetooth mini speaker

Portable animal-shaped electronics are all the rage among kids — and kids at heart.

Travel Gear: My Audio Pet Animal-Shaped Wireless Bluetooth Mini Speaker

Portable animal-shaped electronics are all the rage among kids — and kids at heart.

Travel Gear: My Audio Pet Animal-Shaped Wireless Bluetooth Mini Speaker

Portable animal-shaped electronics are all the rage among kids — and kids at heart.

A little bit of France, only 16 miles from Canada

The eight small islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon, the last remnant of France's once-vast colonial empire in North America, are just off the coast of Newfoundland.

A little bit of France, only 16 miles from Canada

The eight small islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon, the last remnant of France's once-vast colonial empire in North America, are just off the coast of Newfoundland.

Some things to consider about alcohol on planes

Alcohol has fueled some horrible in-flight incidents in recent years, including sexual assaults, bloody brawls, and mere loud confrontations. This past summer, Irish discount airline Ryanair publicly called for restrictions on alcohol sales at airports, including a before 10 a.m.

Some things to consider about alcohol on planes

Alcohol has fueled some horrible in-flight incidents in recent years, including sexual assaults, bloody brawls, and mere loud confrontations. This past summer, Irish discount airline Ryanair publicly called for restrictions on alcohol sales at airports, including a before 10 a.m.
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