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Remember to Hold Your Mail

August 1st, 2012 · 1 Comment

Going on vacation? One of the many chores you have to remember is to hold your mail. In year’s past, this meant a trip to the post office and a wait in their ubiquitous line. Fortunately, the post office has entered the 21st century and now offers the ability to hold your mail online. You […]

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Needles Found in Delta Flight Sandwiches

July 17th, 2012 · Comments Off on Needles Found in Delta Flight Sandwiches

Imagine you’re on a flight and you’re hungry. If you were on a Southwest flight, you’d get some free crackers or peanuts, depending on the length of the flight. If you’re on Delta, you could buy a sandwich. If you bought a turkey sandwich, you might have gotten yourself a bonus needle. Sewing needles were […]

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Using Electronics on Airplane Takeoff & Landing

March 21st, 2012 · Comments Off on Using Electronics on Airplane Takeoff & Landing

Ever since the FAA approved iPads for pilots of commercial flights, there have been no shortage of editorials complaining about how passengers couldn’t use them. The argument against electronics on an airplane have always been about two things: Concern that personal electronics, like cell phones and tablets, would interfere with the plane’s sensitive electronics. Passengers […]

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Replacing a Missing Passport While Traveling Abroad

December 26th, 2011 · 1 Comment

For the average American, there are three pieces of identification that are more valuable than any other: your driver’s license, your social security card, and your passport. Of these three, there is one that naturally becomes far more valuable and far easier to displace when you’re on vacation: the passport. No matter where you’re traveling, […]

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How to Get Through Airport Security as Fast as Possible

December 19th, 2011 · 1 Comment

The idea that we should arrive at the airport two hours prior to our departure time is due to the potential bottleneck created by the pre-terminal security checkpoint. The wait can be nothing or it can be a nightmare, but if everyone arrived at this necessary portal prepared, who knows how much time could be […]

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Further Taxing Could Raise Airfare Even Higher

October 10th, 2011 · Comments Off on Further Taxing Could Raise Airfare Even Higher

Airlines have long been under fire for raising airfares and adding on additional expenditures such as fees for checked baggage; however, a recent tax increase proposed by President Obama now has the travel industry enraged. Recently, President Obama requested that airline passengers pay a few extra dollars for their airline tickets to help out with […]

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Saving the Dead Sea One Forensic Science Expert at a Time…

September 15th, 2011 · Comments Off on Saving the Dead Sea One Forensic Science Expert at a Time…

Many anthropologists further their education and potential for advanced employment with a forensic science degree. That could be what Israel and Jordan just may need to save the Dead Sea in education in forensic sciences could be what Israel and Jordan just may need to save the Dead Sea (or what some Israelis call), the […]

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What to Do if Riots Erupt Around Your European Vacation

August 10th, 2011 · Comments Off on What to Do if Riots Erupt Around Your European Vacation

In European nations, the occasional riot is still a simple fact of life. The people over there take to the streets if student loan interest is raised a little bit, let alone if their economy teeters on the verge of collapse. Currently, all the news is about the riots underway in the streets of several […]

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Overseas Travel Preparation Checklist: ‘I Wish I Had Thought of That’ Edition

August 5th, 2011 · Comments Off on Overseas Travel Preparation Checklist: ‘I Wish I Had Thought of That’ Edition

One of the unmistakable pressures of an overseas journey is making absolutely sure you bring everything you need while at the same time bringing the minimal amount of stuff with you as possible. Try as we might, it’s inevitable that at some point during an international trip we’re going to want to beat ourselves over […]

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California: Wine Country or Weed Country?

August 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off on California: Wine Country or Weed Country?

Prop 19 would’ve made the consumption and controlled distribution of marijuana legal in California according to state law. The proposition failed when it was put on the November 2010 ballot, however, with roughly 54% of voters against it and 46% for it. But the move to make marijuana more than just medicinal in California isn’t […]

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