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Watch this lion attack a tourist vehicle in a popular biological park

Watch this lion attack a tourist vehicle in a popular biological park In a popular biological park in the southern state of Karnataka, two lions last week attacked a safari vehicle.It shows one of the lions trying to climb onto the car and bite its rear glass.

Why Tinder tourists aren't actually the worst

Why Tinder tourists aren't actually the worst This time, it was the tale of the Tinder tourist.A Tinder tourist: Someone who uses Tinder when visiting a new city or town.

India will now greet tourists with a local SIM card on arrival

India will now greet tourists with a local SIM card on arrival The Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) said Thursday foreigners with e-visas landing at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi will be provided with a SIM card from state-run telecom operator, BSNL.15 other airports in the country, who have the provisions for e-visas, will soon initiate the program as well, the association said.

Facebook adds new City Guides so it can own your vacations, too

Facebook adds new City Guides so it can own your vacations, too If Facebook has its way, soon you'll be able to do both without ever leaving its app.It's Facebook's answer to TripAdvisor, providing curated suggestions for local attractions, events, restaurants and more.

Cruise ship crashes into one of the most biodiverse coral reefs in the world

Cruise ship crashes into one of the most biodiverse coral reefs in the world The dreamy beauty of a coral reef in Southeast Asia has been partially damaged by a massive, 4,290-ton cruise ship called the Caledonian Sky.On Saturday, the ship crashed into a popular diving site called Crossover Reef, which holds some of the most biodiverse coral reefs in the world, located in West Papua province, environmental news outlet Mongabay reports.

Orca shows on the rise in China because humans just can't leave whales alone

Orca shows on the rise in China because humans just can't leave whales alone Chimelong Ocean Kingdom, the largest aquarium in China, recently debuted killer whales at the facility in Zhuhai, a city known as "China's Orlando.Even SeaWorld might grab a piece of China's action, though the company says it won't rejoin the orca game.

Airbnb brings Trips to Australia for a bigger slice of the tourism pie

Airbnb brings Trips to Australia for a bigger slice of the tourism pie First announced at the Airbnb Open conference in Los Angeles in late 2016, the new platform allows local "Experiences" to be offered to travellers as well as accommodation.In Sydney for the launch, Airbnb' vice president of product Joseph Zadeh said he'd had the chance to sample some of the local activities available.

Computers can't grasp Icelandic. Here's why that's a big problem

Computers can't grasp Icelandic. Here's why that's a big problem Unless the government, educators, families, and tech developers make a concerted effort to preserve Icelandic, it could easily be relegated to history books.When it comes to digital technology, Icelandic is among Europe's least-supported languages, according to a report by the Multilingual Europe Technology Alliance.