If you’re looking for a smarter travel option than commercial flights, you should consider private jet services. While pricing is more than a standard commercial flight’s, you’ll enjoy a blend of luxuries that make the expense worthwhile. You’ll worry less about scheduling, get to your destinations faster and, when you work with a service like JetSmarter, you’ll enjoy more affordable travel than you might expect. Get Where You Need to Faster Private jets offer an excellent way to get where you need to go. Not only do you enjoy upscale private accommodations, but you’ll arrive at your destination in less time. Private jets wait for you and leave when you’re ready to leave. This means you can schedule your flight around your business schedule, and not the other way around. The level of flexibility offered by private jets, and all of the offerings from JetSmarter in particular, will help you make quick travel decisions and ensure … [Read more...] about JetSmarter: A Smart Way to Travel in Luxury and Class
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Two-day unlimited shipping is likely Amazon's most popular perk for Amazon's Prime members, and it's about to get even better.Amazon finance chief Brian Olsavsky said on an earnings call Thursday that the company is working to evolve the default two-day shipping program to just one-day shipping.He said Amazon is working on spending heavily to update its infrastructure to make the change, including $800 million in spending in the current quarter. "We do need to build out more one-day capacity," Olsavsky said. "We'll be building most of this capacity through the year, in 2019." Google Play: We've cracked down on bad apps: Google says it rejected at least 55 percent more app submissions in 2018. The best meal kit delivery services: Are you an enthusiastic cook with not enough time? These services can help. … [Read more...] about Amazon plans to turn Prime two-day shipping to just one day
Google Earth Image Gallery2009 HowStuffWorksIf you pay attention to the time zones, you can use them to your advantage during your trip. See pictures of Google Earth.First, you must think about a few things. Where are you going? Where will you start your trip? Does "in one day" simply mean a 24-hour time period? Or do we use a broader sense -- and pay attention to the date, not the actual passage of time? And, last but not least, what mode of transportation should you use?Your travel itinerary would include visits to each of the following continents: Africa Antarctica Asia Australia Europe North America South America You'd be covering an incredible distance on your journey. At first look, this seems impossible. But there are two ways you can manage a trip like this. Use an extremely fast mode of transportation, like the Concorde (if it were still in operation) or work with the interpretation of "in just one day." We'll take a look at the Concorde in just a minute, but … [Read more...] about What if I wanted to visit all seven continents in one day?
Start the Countdown Keep your iPod going...and going...without an outlet! Tyler Edwards/Getty Images iPods and iPhones are not just another gadget. They're so universal that even calling them a 'phenomenon' is inadequate. At least for now, iPods are a fact of life. They are simply how we listen to music in the 21st century (sorry, Zune). Since that's the case, maybe it's time we stop powering them with chargers we plug into the wall?outlets are so 20th century, after all. And with so many options available to power our 'pods with innovative, clean energy, who wants to be stuck in the past? These are the 7 best ways to power your iPod without plugging it into the wall. They all make for good ways to green your iPod. … [Read more...] about 7 Best Ways to Charge Your iPod Without an Outlet
Philippe Renaud (left) and Daniel Attinger display with their micro winery. Alain Herzog/cole Polytechnique Fdrale de Lausanne It sounds like a wine-lover's dream: an almost instant transformation of grape juice into wine, and flowing nonstop. So where can you get this, you ask? And how soon? It's the brainchild of Daniel Attinger, a professor at Iowa State University, who invented a "micro winery." This is a device to help winemakers create a better product by improving the fermentation process. And yes, it does allow for continuous production of wine, but since it's only producing 1 milliliter per hour, it better be nonstop. The typical glass of wine is 150 milliliters (5 ounces)! The usual fermentation process consists of adding yeast to a barrel of grape juice and waiting seven to 21 days for nature to take its course. But since different yeasts give wine different flavors, experimentation is a time-consuming endeavor. Climate change also plays a role in fermentation. "Due to … [Read more...] about New Device Turns Grape Juice to Wine in Just an Hour. Where Do We Sign Up?