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Machu Picchu: Planning a Trip to the Inca Ruins

Sharon Hoge | Posted 01.04.2015 | Travel
Sharon Hoge

No wonder the Spaniard colonists never found Machu Picchu -- five centuries later, getting there is still a challenge.

Richard's Picks: The 8 Great Airlines for 2015

Richard Bangs | Posted 12.02.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

Yes, one lone travel warrior can hardly contest with the crowd-sourcing data we've come to expect and rely upon with the likes of TripAdvisor, Yelp ...

Computer Outage Causes Worldwide Flight Delays

Posted 08.06.2013 | Travel

A computer outage is being blamed for causing major delays at airports worldwide, KTLA reported. Sabre, a reservation system used by many carriers,...

Experiencing a Coup On Vacation: Adventure Travel Runs Smack Into Real Life

Peter Mandel | Posted 09.24.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The army's recent intervention in Egypt, and the turmoil there, have brought memories surging back of a time in 2005 when I was on my way to a vacation in Ecuador and the Galapagos islands. World events chose that moment to intervene in my carefully made plans.

I Was Quite Surprised By Some Things On My International 'Economy Class' Flight

Paul Brady | Posted 04.06.2013 | Travel
Paul Brady

A recent flight turned out to be a surprising experience in many ways, not the least of which was that I traveled 3,651 miles in less than nine hours while watching movies, eating, napping and generally enjoying myself.

Worrywart's 8 Stress-Reducing Things to Do in Beijing

Susan Orlins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Susan Orlins

1. When I visit Beijing, I worry less than usual. The smorgasbord of inexpensive massage offerings helps. I begin my stay with a foot massage. In a...

Congress to Finally See the National Broadband Plan

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Today the FCC sent the National Broadband Plan to Congress. They have also made the plan publicly available -- it's a big read. Details inside.

Is AT&T Financially Dependant on Apple's Success?

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Although it's not an advanced handset -- the iPad stands to increase AT&T's market share and its wireless income.

Why Internet Content Needs the World Wide Web to Be Open

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

There needs to be regulations and a clear distinction between Internet content and Internet access. Content is the commodity which Net Neutrality is defending; not the pay wall.

Warning: ISPs are Moving Towards a Metered Internet

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

If the ISPs implement metered Internet usage we will limit our usage for fear of a large statement at the end of the billing cycle.

Why Are ISPs Terrified of Being Reclassified

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

We are weeks away from Genachowski presenting to Congress the National Broadband Plan, designed to address the lack of broadband availability in many under-served and economically depressed areas.

How Does the United States Move Beyond Digital Illiteracy?

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Broadband adoption then must be addressed on multiple fronts: financial investments, broadband regulations and digital literacy education.

A Sneak Peek at XBOX's Project Natal

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Once we were briefed -- we were given the opportunity to play a dodge ball (like) game. It was a great experience.

Google Bringing High Speed to Your Home

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

On February 10th, Google announced its plans to to get into the ISP game by building an ultra-fast broadband network.

From The Pentagon To Monty Python: The Internet Turns 40

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Chris Weigant

Technology has grown by such leaps and bounds since 1969 that it's hard to conceive how things were before we all had access to computers.