Traveling? How To Keep Homeland Security Away From Your (Real) Cell Phone

 Posted by on 2017-04-28 at 21:44  cbp, customs, encryption, government spying, homeland security, privacy, Reblog, security, travel  Comments Off on Traveling? How To Keep Homeland Security Away From Your (Real) Cell Phone
Apr 282017
 

Imagine you’re about to get on a flight to New Orleans to see your sweetie. You’re in line dreaming of jazz, beignets and jambalaya when you’re pulled aside by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent.

click here for the full article

The 8 best wine towns in Italy

 Posted by on 2016-11-09 at 19:01  food, italy, Reblog, travel, wine  Comments Off on The 8 best wine towns in Italy
Nov 092016
 

ITALY HAS WINE TOWNS IN EACH of its 20 regions, making it exceedingly difficult to choose where to start with a glass. Each area comes with various kinds of grapes and vines that can significantly alter the taste of the wine. Indulging does not end with the wine, though.

click here for the full article

New York Tries to Kill Airbnb

 Posted by on 2016-10-30 at 16:14  economic policy, Economy, hospitality industry, new york, nyc, Politics, Reblog, regulation, travel  Comments Off on New York Tries to Kill Airbnb
Oct 302016
 

Uber and other companies in the sharing economy have had to spend millions fighting city and state regulators that try to stifle innovative services. Now New York has moved to crush the home-sharing service Airbnb in the city’s five boroughs.

click here for the full article

Chicago’s new Riverwalk offers a vision of the future of urban parks

 Posted by on 2016-10-24 at 21:27  architecture, chicago, cities, design, Reblog, travel, urban planning, urbanism  Comments Off on Chicago’s new Riverwalk offers a vision of the future of urban parks
Oct 242016
 

Chicago’s Lakefront Trail is arguably one of its finest civic asset, a cherished 18.5-mile linear park that showcases the beauty of Lake Michigan. Grant Park, which sits adjacent to the Lake at the center of the trail network, is often called Chicago’s front yard.

click here for the full article

Iceland’s Latest Renewable Energy Project Is So Badass

 Posted by on 2016-10-21 at 15:00  climate change, energy, iceland, Reblog, science, travel  Comments Off on Iceland’s Latest Renewable Energy Project Is So Badass
Oct 212016
 

Iceland, land of elves and shark meat delicacies, is proving to be far more inventive than the rest of us when it comes to new energy technologies. Having already tamed its shallow geothermal resources, the chilly island nation is now trying to tap into the power of magma.

click here for the full article

Top 5 Places In the World Every Coffee Enthusiast Should Visit in 2016

 Posted by on 2016-10-15 at 22:01  coffee, ethiopia, food, Reblog, travel  Comments Off on Top 5 Places In the World Every Coffee Enthusiast Should Visit in 2016
Oct 152016
 

If you love your cup of Joe, you will fancy the idea of traveling to a place where you can find quality coffee. Luckily, there are numerous such places today. This is because of the growing popularity of this drink around the world.

click here for the full article

Golden Gate Fancy Fruits and Vegetables in Brooklyn Still Looks Like 1939, When John Cortese First Started Working There

 Posted by on 2016-07-13 at 23:23  brooklyn, cities, food, history, new york, nyc, Reblog, travel, urbanism  Comments Off on Golden Gate Fancy Fruits and Vegetables in Brooklyn Still Looks Like 1939, When John Cortese First Started Working There
Jul 132016
 

“You better tell me what you’re looking for, because I haven’t got anything set out yet,” John Cortese calls out from his perch by the cash register, his back against stacks of Barilla pasta and jars of tomato sauce. It’s around 9:45 a.m.

click here for the full article