The Radar: Scenic Train Rides, Snakes on a Plane, Space Hotel

  • The Canadian Rockies, a World Heritage Site, provide a stunning backdrop to the railway of the same name. Riders of the Canadian Rockies Railway can take a 7-day journey from Vancouver to Toronto passing through Jasper, Banff, and Yoho National Parks. Discover 11 more scenic rail journeys from BootsnAll. [BootsnAll]
  • Security at Miami International Airport caught a man who was trying to board a flight with seven snakes in his pants. The U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife confiscated the snakes and arrested the passenger for illegal wildlife trafficking, so you can relax Samuel L. Jackson. This case is closed. [Overhead Bin]
  • Russian aerospace engineers are working on building a space hotel to orbit 200 miles above Earth by 2016. The “Hotel in the Heavens” will be a luxury hotel accommodating up to seven guests. [Guardian]

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