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'Black Sails' Sets Sail on Starz
Actors Zach McGowan & Hannah Discuss The Latest Pirate Series 'Black Sails'
See This, Skip That: Monterey
Monterey County represents one of the most diverse coastal stretches anywhere in the western United States. This breathtaking peninsula encompasses 13 towns peppered along 99 miles of shoreline, and a bevy of one-of-a-kind traveler experiences. Here are a few reasons why Monterey remains one of our
The Beatles: The Hit Song That Almost Didn't Happen
In the Beatles' early days, the band begged to record "Love Me Do" as its debut single.
Nov. 13: World Kindess Day
World Kindness Day: Kindness can be contagious. The World Kindness Movement began at a conference in 1997 in Tokyo, with the aim of inspiring individuals to be kinder to others. The movement strives to make the world a better place as more people become involved...
10 great places to swashbuckle down
Avast, ye mateys! Saturday is International Talk Like a Pirate Day ( talklikeapirate.com ), the perfect time to roam like a rebel. Colin Woodard, author of The Republic of Pirates, shares with Sarah Sekula for USA TODAY his favorite spots to don an eye patch and yell 'Arrr!' Colonial
Traveling with the Stars: Mark Burnett
Television producer and adventure enthusiast Mark Burnett, whose CBS reality show Survivor begins its 20th cycle from Samoa on Sept. 17 and whose new show Shark Tank airs Sundays on ABC, says anyone who goes on vacation with him for 10 days "will feel like they've been gone for six weeks" because
World's Top Restaurants with a View
Some restaurants offer fantastic food, others spectacular wines, but some offer something even more special, a feast for the eyes -- a breathtaking view. ABC News has compiled this list of the world's top restaurants with a view. 1. Skyline Restaurant, Queenstown, New Zealand Set high above
The Imp in a Bottle: Ponzi/Madoff in a Broader Perspective
Less than two months ago, Bernard Madoff was arrested by the FBI for securities fraud. Given the relative amounts of money involved and pain inflicted, Ponzi schemes should perhaps henceforth be called Madoff schemes. Whatever their outward appearance, almost all such scams involve collecting money
John McCain: From the Naval Academy to the Campaign Trail
Republican Presidential Nominee's Early Years Spent Fulfilling Family Military Legacy
British Virgin Islands: Visit Seven Islands in Seven Days
Why settle on visiting just one island paradise when you can explore seven in seven days in the British Virgin Islands? The BVI is a necklace of more than 60 islands just east of Puerto Rico in the Caribbean. With crystal-clear turquoise water, this area is often called the sailing capital of the