Ahmad Albenali

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How Einstein's theory of relativity is messing with your GPS

LOS ANGELES — Some of the key time-travel science of <i>Interstellar</i> isn't billions of light years away — it's in your smartphone.<p>Specifically, in your …

Fodor's Approved: 10 Best Carry-On Bags for 2014

When you're traveling, it's certainly possible to cram the essentials into any old carry-on bag, but when you're on the go as often as we are here at Fodor's, you understand the difference a great bag can make. In order to find the best new carry-ons of 2014, we've rounded up an array of …

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The Requirements Food Chain

This is the tenth in a series that explains the thinking behind the Volere [1] requirements techniques—previous and future articles explore aspects …

Business Analysis

America's Best Boardwalks

Fresh seafood, kitschy shops, and deep-fried Oreos are just a few of the things you'll find along the boardwalks that hug America's shorelines, but they're not all carbon copies. Some boardwalks are quirky, some family-friendly, while others are geared toward thrill-seekers. No matter what, the …

Essential Road Trip Wisdom

A good road trip involves a certain amount of improvisation. But the best ones require the right strategy and a few essentials. These eight pieces of advice will start you on the right path.<p>1. Arm your phone<p>The best app for a long haul is Roadtrippers, which will plan your route, estimate fuel …

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Mysterious 262-Foot Crater Discovered in Siberia

A huge, 262-foot crater has been discovered in Yamal — a region north of Siberia whose name means 'end of the world' — and scientists are unsure how …

Spotlight On: Travel Back to Japan Through Flipboard

Every time I look at a Flipboard magazine from Japan, I feel I transported back to my country, which I left in 2005 to become a freelance editor. …

The 10 Rules of Packing

When you’ve spent more than a decade on the road, you get asked some pretty interesting questions. The one query I get most, though, is about packing: what to take, what to leave, where to put it. I’ve taken scads of trips, but every time I get back, I know I could have gone even lighter. Let’s …

How Big Data Helps Stores Like Macy's And Kohl's Track You Like Never Before

As to be expected at events in any industry, executives at the National Retail Federation’s Big Show last week lapsed into lazy talk – bandying about vague notions such as “customer centric solutions,” while ticking off hot retail buzz terms like “personalization” and “omnichannel selling” without …

How to Start a Business in 10 Days

This story appears in the September 2013 issue of <i>Startups</i>. Subscribe »<p>With an executive staffing venture about to open, a business loan from the in-laws gnawing at her conscience and a new baby to care for, Michelle Fish was already feeling the pressure. But what really pushed her over the edge was …

SCN Wiki

Original Wiki By Grant Eaton<p>Introduction<p>In this article I explain the high-level considerations faced by customers who are moving their existing …

Tips on Computing with Big Data in R

by Joseph Rickert<p>The Revolution R Enterprise 7.0 Getting started Guide makes a distinction between High Performance Computing (HPC) which is CPU …

Best Trips 2014

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

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