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The futurist: Electric cars for the Lone Star state

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Houston, the oil and gas capital of the United States is also aiming to be the capital of sustainable energy, with Texas having the most electric charging stations in the country.
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Forms of Identification

Forms of ID: Ben Mutzabaugh, airline blogger

Irreverent responses from a USA Today journalist.
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The perfect trip: Turkey

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For centuries, this country has been the meeting place between Europe and Asia. Delve into its past, from Ottoman splendour and ancient ruins, to golden beaches and cave dwellings.
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Marvellous early flying machines

Marvel at the beauty of the earliest aircraft, created in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. Some were impractical, others were ingenious.


Tribal culture survives in Taiwan

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It is still possible to experience some of the oldest surviving, but little-known cultures in the world.
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Beyond the Headlines

Making friends with like-minded travellers

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Apparently where you travel may affect who you travel with in the future, and two new digital tools aim to connect people based on their travel itineraries.
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The first World Nomad Games

It's like polo, but with a headless goat


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