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Pasadena - Museum Is Home to World's Largest Bunny Collection | ABC News

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Just In Time for Easter: Pasadena Museum is Home to World's Largest Bunny Collection

It started 18 years ago with an endearment and a plush bunny.  Erin Seeherman, of Philadelphia, takes pictures of stuffed bunnies while visiting the Bunny Museum in Pasadena, Calif. March 18, 2010. Guinness World Records dubbed The Bunny Museum the largest in 1999 when there were only 8,437 items in the house.

Today, Steve Lubanski and Candace Frazee live in The Bunny Museum, where they have the world's largest rabbit collection with more than 26,000 items. Guinness World Records dubbed them the largest in 1999 when there were only 8,437 pieces in the house.

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Discovery Acquires Travel Show "SARAH PALIN'S ALASKA" | Discovery Channel

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Discovery Communications has acquired the global rights to SARAH PALIN'S ALASKA (wt), a new eight-part documentary series about the remarkable Governor Palin and her home state of Alaska. Slated to premiere on TLC, the series will be executive produced by Emmy-award winner Mark Burnett of Survivor and Apprentice fame.

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Hotel managers monitor online critiques to improve service | USATODAY.com

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 I can only hope more hotels are paying attention to what is going on online. TB

Denise Hill checked in at Clarendon Hotel in Phoenix with her 18-month-old grandson on a recent evening and asked for a bellhop to carry her luggage to her room.

Hill, who lives in Tucson and Mexico, says she was denied help because only one clerk was working in the lobby. Upset, she hit the keyboard and wrote a lengthy critique of the hotel on review site TripAdvisor

via www.usatoday.com


What's new in Germany and Switzerland | CNN.com

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(Tribune Media Services) -- It's been 20 years since the Berlin Wall came down in Germany, and unification seems like old news. From a traveler's point of view, the business at hand seems to be to keep the economy going and visitors entertained. Things are changing in Switzerland as well. Germany's southern neighbor continues to impress me with the creative, constructive, and democratic ways it grapples with various challenges. Here are a few changes you'll encounter in both countries in 2010.

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Virgin Galactic Embarks on Maiden Voyage Above Mojave Desert | Fast Company

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Official Virgin Galactic website.  TB

Space geeks, fasten your seatbelt and zip up your flying suits (protein pills and helmets are, of course, optional). Virgin Galactic's passenger spaceship, the Enterprise, took to the skies for the first time yesterday, attached to her proud Mom, the Eve. Lasting around three hours, the flight took both components, SpaceShipTwo, and WhiteKnightTwo, the commercial spaceship's mothership, up to around 45,000 feet over the Californian desert.

via www.fastcompany.com