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TARMAC WAITS LIMITED TO 3 HOURS

Today the Transportation Department announced a new rule aimed to avoid nightmares on the tarmac from occurring again: U.S. airlines must allow passengers to deplane from domestic flights after a plane has remained on the tarmac for 3 [...]

THE GREEN TRAVEL WHEEL

Researchers at MIT have created a bike with a high tech wheel that transforms the bike into a green machine. They call it the Copenhagen [...]

UNITED FINALLY ORDERS NEW PLANES

The aging fleet of United Airlines is finally getting new blood as the airline announced today that it has placed orders for 25 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft and 25 Boeing 787 Dreamliner [...]

VISION OF A FUTURE LIBRARY

The above rendering of a new wing of the Public Library of Stockholm is quite striking. The rendering was created by Armel Neouze, Jacques Gelez and Olivier Charles from the Architecture School of Paris La [...]

THE MYSTIQUE OF FINLAND

Helsinki, capital of Finland

Finland Quick Facts
Population: 5.3 million
Languages: Finnish (91.5%) and Swedish (5.5%) are official languages.
Main Religion: Christianity
Currency: Euro (I USD = 0.78 EUR)
Capital: Helsinki
Size: 338,145 sq km or twice the size of Florida or slightly smaller than Germany.
Location: Northern Europe.
Neighbors: Norway, Russia and Sweden.
Climate: Cold temperate; potentially subarctic but comparatively mild because of [...]

AMES BOSTON - CHARACTER & CHARM

Morgan Hotels known for their subtle, but tasteful design and superior service opened a hotel in Boston in October: The Ames [...]

AVALON - BEAUTIFUL VILLA IN TASMANIA

Avalon Coastal Retreat is a beautifully designed villa in a stunningly beautiful private location that offers spectacular [...]

GUADALAJARA TO GET GUGGENHEIM REPLACEMENT

Guadalajara, Mexico lost its long planned Guggenheim Museum. But yesterday the state of Jalisco, Mexico reacted to the loss by announcing the creation of a Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in [...]

DEALS: BAHAMAS $50, PANAMA $79!

This week American Airlines offers airfares from Miami to the Bahamas for $50 and to Panama for $79 (oneway based on roundtrip purchase, taxes, fees and charges apply). And Singapore Airlines will fly you from Los Angeles to Tokyo for only $348 (oneway based on roundtrip purchase, note that taxes, fees and charges are included!).

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