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"Borscht Belt" resorts in the Catskills went out of style and have sat abandoned for decades.From once-glamorous summer resorts to eerie sanatoriums, abandoned buildings (and even whole cities) across the US remain shells of their former selves.

in Denver on Thanksgiving morning, passengers on a United Airlines flight were diverted to Colorado Springs, then had two attempts at landing there aborted, but finally landing at tiny Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport, in Gunnison, Colo.All told, the flight didn’t leave Gunnison until almost 5 p.

Tour company Thomas Cook promised a British groom-to-be with the same name a special “surprise” for his wedding day — but instead left him stranded and $12,500 out of pocket after going bust on Monday.They booked the whole package through Thomas Cook — the 178-year-old firm that collapsed early Monday — with the wedding ceremony, flowers, cake, decorations and entertainment all due to be organized by the now-defunct company.

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Remains of the days Certain places are renowned for archaeology and the remains of ancient civilizations.Discover more about what to see in Southern Utah with our full guide to Bluff and beyond Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article.

Some commented on a school system that has given Jordan one of the highest literacy rates in the region.Wadi Rum made you feel the smallness of human endeavor; Petra made you feel that humanity is inerasable.

(CNN) — A 3,400-year-old palace has emerged from a reservoir in the Kurdistan region of Iraq after water levels dropped because of drought.The Mittani Empire is one of the least researched civilizations of the Ancient Near East.

Distraught, Emilee got up and walked outside to call for her mom Tracy, 44, to come and collect her.The next day, Tracy posted five pictures of her distraught daughter on Facebook, along with an account of what happened.

It is currently the only place in Italy where stored art is on display.Despite having the highest number of UNESCO World Heritage sites in the entire world, Italy dedicates very little to its culture heritage budget.

CreditSebastian Modak/The New York TimesOur columnist, Sebastian Modak, is visiting each destination on our 52 Places to Go in 2019 list.I walked up steep cobblestone streets into the Old Town, exploring the preserved remnants of those who have passed through it, making Plovdiv one of the longest continuously inhabited settlements in Europe.

Here, we pick some of the world's most fascinating spots, all but forgotten by mankind, but ravaged by Mother Nature.Houtouwan, China Originally a thriving fishing village, this abandoned settlement on China's Shengshan Island is now entirely at the mercy of Mother Nature.

© Giorgio Cosulich/Getty ImagesA 21-year-old woman from the UK was accused by Italian police of stealing tiles from ancient Pompeii ruins.Caprice Arnold, a 21-year-old woman from the UK, was looking forward to a trip to Italy to celebrate her birthday.

© Harrison Jacobs/Business InsiderOn a recent five-day safari in Tanzania,I witnessed the Great Migration - when 1.5 million wildebeest travel across Tanzania's grasslands to give birth - as well as countless lions, elephants, and giraffes.

Science|‘The Place Is Extraordinary’: Well-Preserved Artifacts Are Found Under Maya RuinsIn a cave under the ancient city of Chichén Itzá, Mexican archaeologists discovered a trove of ceramic artifacts that appear to be over 1,000 years old.ImageThe archaeologist Guillermo de Anda next to pre-Columbian artifacts in a cave at the Maya ruins of Chichén Itzá.

Cyprus-based airline Cobalt Air says it has indefinitely suspended all of its operations, Thursday, amid a struggle to find investors.(AP Photo/Petros Karadjias) A couple has been left almost $5,900 out of pocket after their dream wedding in Cyprus was ruined when Cobalt Airlines folded overnight.

Cyprus-based airline Cobalt Air says it has indefinitely suspended all of its operations, Thursday, amid a struggle to find investors.(AP Photo/Petros Karadjias) A couple has been left almost $5,900 out of pocket after their dream wedding in Cyprus was ruined when Cobalt Airlines folded overnight.

(Photo courtesy Denniro) You expect to have complete privacy in your hotel room.A group of four women were visiting Chicago and found a hidden red camera in their hotel, Club Quarters Hotel – Wacker at Michigan, Chicago.

The drive from San Ignacio winds through San Antonio, a Maya town that is also the home of my tour guide, Israel Canto.Alas, we are on the final stretch, a few miles of dirt road leading to the largest Maya site in Belize–larger than its famous neighbor, Tikal in Guatemala.

A Colorado service member's anticipated return home following a six-month deployment was literally dampened Friday.According to Denver7, David Harris was met with a wet, stinky bag after his United Airlines flight landed in Colorado Springs this week.

This increasingly popular destination includes a plethora of ruins, including iconic sites such as Chichen Itza and smaller areas like Muyil.There are several watchtower-like structures throughout Chichen Itza — and they served an important purpose.
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