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Need to get away? 8 places to hide

POSTED: 3:53 PM Apr 10 2012   UPDATED: 10:50 AM May 28 2013

Even with cell phones and wireless Internet, it's still possible to get away from it all and "drop off the grid." Forbes magazine names these top places to drop out of civilization.

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Tristan de Cunha: This British territory in the South Atlantic is reachable only by boat and is one of the most remote archipelagos in the world with 300 residents.

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Couple's new home burns as they sign deed

A Pennsylvania couple feared the vacant next-door house would burn down, and they turned out to be right -- the house burned as they were signing a purchase deed.

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