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Marriott offers exotic trips in virtual reality

SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) -- A San Francisco hotel offered visitors the chance to visit exotic locales without ever leaving the hotel with the help of virtual reality technology.

Frank Manchen, director of marketing for San Francisco Marriott, said ...

Police: Postal worker delivered meth with mail

LORENA, Texas (UPI) -- A Texas mail carrier is facing felony charges on allegations he sold meth out of his U.S. Postal Service truck while on duty.

Authorities said Edward Flores, 39, a 20-year veteran of the Postal Service and husband of the ...

Marathon runner flees police on foot, runs 5 miles

BOGOTA, N.J. (UPI) -- Police in New Jersey said a marathon runner had no need for a getaway car when he fled police on foot and ran five miles to his home.

The Bogata Police Department said Eric Kipkemei Chirchir, 31, a marathon runner from Kenya...

Reporter struck in the head by airborne skateboard

LOS ANGELES (UPI) -- An Australian reporter was beaned in the head by a runaway skateboard while delivering an on-camera report at a Los Angeles skate park.

Mike Amor, U.S. Bureau chief for 7News, was talking to the camera at Venice Beach in Los ...

'Feminist' condom design beats stiff competition

LOS ANGELES (UPI) -- An online company specializing in custom-printed condoms said lingerie designer Britta Uschkamp won its Tattoo Condom Design Contest with a "feminist" pattern.

Graphic Armor announced the Paris-based designer, known for ...

Teen tops own Guinness World Record for texting

NEW YORK (UPI) -- The 17-year-old Guinness World Record holder for text messaging topped his own record in New York using an iPhone 6 Plus.

Marcel Fernandes Filho of Brazil used Syntellia's Fleksy keyboard app Nov. 7 to type the Guinness-required...