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Black Mirror mocks Pizza Huts new self-driving vehicle

Black Mirror once again proved its technology-driven dystopian nightmares aren’t as far off as we’d like to think. Netflix released the fourth season of the show last month. The third episode, titled “Crocodile,” features a woman who witnesses a pedestrian being struck by self-driving pizza delivery vehicle. Without spoiling the episode, suffice it to say that the… Continue reading Black Mirror mocks Pizza Huts new self-driving vehicle

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Qantas Is the Least Fuel Efficient Airline to Fly the Pacific

Qantas Airways Ltd. is the least fuel efficient and burns the most carbon of major airlines that fly across the Pacific Ocean, according to a report by the International Council on Clean Transportation. Qantas burns an average of one liter of aviation fuel to fly a passenger 22 kilometers, 64 percent more than the 36… Continue reading Qantas Is the Least Fuel Efficient Airline to Fly the Pacific

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Passenger Jet Dangles Off Cliff After Skidding Off Runway

Istanbul (AP) -- A commercial airplane that skidded off a runway after landing in northern Turkey dangled precariously Sunday off a muddy cliff with its nose only a few feet from the Black Sea. Some of the 168 people on board the Boeing 737-800 described it as a "miracle" that everyone was evacuated safely from… Continue reading Passenger Jet Dangles Off Cliff After Skidding Off Runway

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Atlanta airport: power restored but flight delays expected for days

Thousands stranded on Monday morning after fire on Sunday afternoon in underground electrical facility Power has been restored to the worlds busiest airport but the travel woes will linger for days. Thousands of people were stranded on Monday morning at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta international airport, where more than 1,000 flights were grounded just days before the… Continue reading Atlanta airport: power restored but flight delays expected for days

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JetBlue Heads for the Worst Year of Flight Delays Since 2007

JetBlue Airways Corp. has little to show for its efforts to improve on-time performance.   This year through October, the airline’s on-time arrival rate of 70 percent trails the industry average of 79 percent, according to the U.S. Transportation Department. That puts the carrier on track for its worst showing since 2007.   Flight delays… Continue reading JetBlue Heads for the Worst Year of Flight Delays Since 2007

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Vacation Tips for Business Owners

For many business owners, the thought of planning a summer vacation can be complicated at best and unthinkable at worst. Concerns about customers or client care and anxiety about missed business opportunities can make many small-business owners feel they cannot take any time off. Despite these worries, more than 67 percent of business owners still… Continue reading Vacation Tips for Business Owners

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YES, you too… can take a vacation this Summer

  Surveys are interesting.  Like the one did recently by American Express. According to the survey, 40% of the smallest business owners - those with less than $200,000 in annual revenues - are planning no vacation whatsoever this summer. But even business owners with higher revenues aren't doing much better - only 75% of them… Continue reading YES, you too… can take a vacation this Summer

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When to Use Frequent Flyer Miles

Frequent flyer miles sound great in principleótravel with a certain airline and earn points that you can cash in later, or use a certain credit card to earn points without even traveling. What could be better than free airline ticket? Airlines, unfortunately, aren't so keen on your sudden desire to fly for free. Their goal… Continue reading When to Use Frequent Flyer Miles

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Does Your Passion & Hobby Really Matter?

Does your passion or your hobby matter? Well, it most certainly matters to you and unless you have a passion or hobby that nobody else in the world has ever heard of, there are probably plenty of other people who share your passion or hobby and may even more into it than you are. Being… Continue reading Does Your Passion & Hobby Really Matter?

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Niche Marketing vs. Internet Marketing Niche

Comparing niche marketing and an Internet marketing niche is equivalent to comparing apples to oranges. Apples and oranges are both fruits. Niche marketing and an Internet Marketing niche are both forms of Internet marketing but as different as apples are from oranges. The term ‘niche marketing’ means selling a specific product to a specific type… Continue reading Niche Marketing vs. Internet Marketing Niche