| Feb 23, 2014
| 5:37 PM
In the near future, airline passengers may be screened for weapons without having to stop walking or remove their coats and shoes.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is pushing for private contractors to create a screening machine with "screen and...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Southwest Airlines flight attendant Marty Cobb has gone viral -- just for giving the in-flight safety briefing on a recent flight.
Cobb's one-liners delivered with impeccable comic timing sent a YouTube video of her hilarious instructions into the...
| Apr 28, 2013
CARLSBAD, Calif. — The Legoland Hotel, which opened April 5, got plenty of little things wrong in its first weeks. But its designers got one thing enormously right, and that will make this place a screaming success: kid-centricity.
| Jun 20, 2012
| 5:51 PM
Whether you love whales, trees or indigenous people, few travel destinations seem to feel pristine. But for those who want to escape the tourist onslaught and shed the sense that you're about the only one on the planet who hasn't been to a particular...
| Jan 13, 2013
MATA ORTIZ, Mexico —The place felt so familiar. The air was dry and warm and slightly smoky. Streets were unpaved, rutted, edged with weeds below ramshackle wooden fences. Swaybacked horses and muscled pickup trucks dueled for right of way on the...
| May 13, 2013
| 10:07 AM
Love is in the air as June, the traditional month for weddings, is just around the corner, and many brides and grooms are planning a honeymoon –perhaps the most important trip they will undertake together as it officially launches their married...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 6:05 AM
All my life, space travel has been mentally filed under "futuristic," but I'm learning to think of it in a historical context too.
New tours at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex give glimpses of NASA's past by allowing access to areas that have...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 5:54 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. - It is a still, hot day on Sarasota Bay as we slide our kayaks into the water. Too lazy to use our oars, we drift a little and watch the mullet jump while we wait for the last members of our tour to arrive. Suddenly a pelican swoops down...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:37 PM
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — "Ook na how tuk," Verna Dommek cheerily said in Inupiaq, the language of the Inupiat people, who live north of the Arctic Circle, scattered across Alaska's barren permafrost.
Dommek, an Inupiat, then explained in English that...
| Mar 10, 2013
PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands — Sixty feet below the surface of the aquamarine western Atlantic, my 12-year-old daughter, Maddie, glided gently along the reef, her arms crossed in Buddha-like meditation.
To the left, where the sea...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Wallace & Gromit are heading to the beach for a grand day out filled with cracking contraptions, Wensleydale cheese and family-friendly thrills.
> Photos: Wallace & Gromit Thrill-O-Matic at Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Set to open in 2013, the $7.8...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 2:13 PM
After more than three years in development and $1 billion in spending, the Walt Disney Co. on Monday unveiled the central elements of its "Next Generation Experience," the sweeping, vacation-planning project aimed at getting travelers to spend more time...