Professor Barnhardt's Journal: The Seven Tourist Traps of the World

Over the weekend, a new seven wonders of the world were named, based on the results of an Internet poll, because, as we all know, there is no better way to decide something important than with an online poll. (Click here if you agree!) New 7 Wonders, a Swiss non-profit organization, chose the new wonders, based on the results of over 100 million cell phone and Internet votes. In no particular order, here's what they came up with:


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