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Courtesy of Group Accomodation


APPROXIMATE COST per night to rent the entire medieval village of Petritoli, Italy, (left) through a vacation rental company. The village—which includes a castle—can sleep up to 200 people at once.

Source: Travel + Leisure


AGE of Maddock Lipp, of Golden, Colorado, who recently completed his goal to ski on all seven continents after a trip to Antarctica in December. He’s believed to be the youngest person to ever do so.

Source: UPI


PRICE at auction in December for a signed one-page manuscript from scientist Charles Darwin. The document, written in 1865, is about Darwin’s theory of natural selection and is now the most expensive Darwin item ever sold.

Source: BBC