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Hidden Venice with a Psycho-Mambo Twist
Jul 10–Jul 16, 2017
Chernobyl by Day, Kyiv by Night
Sep 08–Sep 14, 2017
Festivals and Mountaintop Temples of Bhutan
Sep 28–Oct 06, 2017
Day of the Dead in the Yucatán
Oct 28–Nov 03, 2017
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The Enduring Legacy of the Worcester Whirlwind
Cyclist Marshall W. "Major" Taylor was the first internationally famous African-American athlete.
June 26, 2017
Arnold Schwarzenegger Statue
A bronze of the man in all his sinewy glory celebrates his longtime connection to the Ohio city.
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Pizza Acrobatics Is the Sport You Have Been Waiting For
Like the Harlem Globetrotters—but with dough.
June 13, 2017
Federal Reserve Tennis Court
The only tennis court that falls under the jurisdiction of the central bank.
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The Weird, Forgotten, Awesome Sport of Spaceball
Somewhere between volleyball, gymnastics, and basketball, there is what could have been the sport of the future.
June 08, 2017
The Short, Groundbreaking History of Major League Volleyball
It used to be an ESPN mainstay.
June 07, 2017
St. Louis, Missouri
Site of Sportsman's Park
This spot in St. Louis, marked with a simple sign, has seen more pro baseball than just about anywhere else in the world.
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Eagle River, Wisconsin
World Snowmobile Headquarters
A one-stop shop for all things snowmobile, started by a snowmobile-obsessed group of friends in Wisconsin.
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Brooklyn, New York
Ebbets Field Apartments
The ballpark in "Pigtown" where the Brooklyn Dodgers made their name was replaced with a huge apartment complex.
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College Student Shotguns 13 Beers During Half-Marathon
He still averaged just under eight minutes a mile.
April 28, 2017
Iten: Home of Champions
The Kenyan town where the best distance runners in the world are trained.
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Watch the Fastest Perfect Game Ever Bowled
Ben Kertola rolled 12 strikes in less than 90 seconds.
April 25, 2017
Abandoned Avanhard Stadium of Pripyat
One of the most poignant ruins of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, the local football team's stadium has been quickly reclaimed by nature.
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North Korea's Nuclear Test Site Spent the Weekend Hosting Volleyball
Satellites spotted some unexpected heat.
April 20, 2017
Rowdy 'Mystery Hikes' to Undisclosed Locations Were All the Rage in the '30s
Tromping through strange woods in stockings and heels? Why not!
April 13, 2017
The oldest certified bowling alley in the United States is in the basement of this century-old bar.
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La Paz, Bolivia
The celebrity luchadores of La Paz are tough ladies in traditional petticoats and braids.
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Curling With Compact Cars
The stakes have been raised.
March 21, 2017
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