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6 Of The World's Cheapest Destinations To Travel To On A Budget

If you want to see the world -- especially while you're young -- but don't exactly have the funds to do so, you're not alone.<p>Between flights, accommodations, food and activities traveling can be <i>really</i> expensive. But a trip doesn't have to leave you totally broke.<p>Some of the world's most beautiful …

65 Links To Help You Travel Around the World

We’ve been at this whole long-term independent travel game since 1998, and we have a whole slew of great resources to help you with your travels, no …

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APOD: Three Galaxies in Draco (2013 Oct 16) Image Credit & Copyright: Stephen Leshin http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap131016.html Explanation: This intriguing trio of galaxies is sometimes called the Draco Group, located in the northern constellation of (you guessed it) Draco. From left to right are edge-on spiral NGC 5981, elliptical galaxy NGC 5982, and face-on spiral NGC 5985 -- all within this single telescopic field of view spanning a little more than half the width of the full moon. While the group is far too small to be a galaxy cluster and has not been catalogued as a compact group, these galaxies all do lie roughly 100 million light-years from planet Earth. On close examination with spectrographs, the bright core of the striking face-on spiral NGC 5985 shows prominent emission in specific wavelengths of light, prompting astronomers to classify it as a Seyfert, a type of active galaxy. Not as well known as other tight groupings of galaxies, the contrast in visual appearance makes this triplet an attractive subject for astrophotographers. This impressively deep exposure hints at faint, sharp-edged shells surrounding elliptical NGC 5982, evidence of past galactic mergers. It also reveals many even more distant background galaxies. http://sleshin.startlogic.com/ Starship Asterisk* • APOD Discussion Page http://asterisk.apod.com/discuss_apod.php?date=131016 #APOD

The Three Biggest Aviation Advances From This Year

How RFID tags, carbon-fiber airframes, and battery sensors will change the course of flight.<p>RFID Tags<p>A regular addition to cellphones and bank cards, radio frequency identification (RFID) tags are creeping into airplane cabins. With tags in life vests, seats, medical kits, and other frequently …

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Former employee of Queen Elizabeth speaks on the royal wedding<p>Harry, Markle take carriage ride through Windsor<p>Harry, Markle take their first kiss as …

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Toronto mayor Rob Ford apologises but will not resign over 'crack cocaine' video

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is apologizing and acknowledging the need to make changes in his life but says he will continue in his job despite pressure to resign.<p>Ford made his remarks on his local weekly radio show Sunday at a time when he is facing mounting pressure to resign after police said they had …

Bill Gates: The Internet Won't Save the World

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>When Mark Zuckerberg unveiled his intention to provide Internet to the two-thirds of the world …

Yes, Only 6 Users Signed Up On Healthcare.gov Launch Day, But Don’t Panic

New documents reveal that a mere six people managed to sign up for health insurance through the government’s beleaguered e-commerce website, Healthcare.gov on its opening day.<p>Naturally, the press is milking every last ounce of this click-bait statistic, but in reality, it probably doesn’t matter. …

JD Power Explains Why Samsung Beat Apple In Its Latest Tablet Study: Price

Yesterday, JD Power released its newest tablet satisfaction study and the Internet went a bit nuts. For the first time, Samsung had edged out perennial favorite Apple in customer satisfaction on tablets. This was a stark change from volume one of the study which had Apple handily beating its …

Here Are The Airlines That Can Now Offer WiFi During Landing And Takeoff

WiFi provided by Gogo — used by American Airlines, Delta, United, US Airways and other carriers — does not work at low altitudes.<p>Spokesperson Steve Nolan told Business Insider the antennas on its towers are set up to beam WiFi to planes at cruising altitude, not on the ground. They could be …

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The Rise Of A Giant Solar Power Plant In California's Central Plain

A 250-megawatt solar power plant has risen from the beautiful Carrizo Plain in central California, a project that relied on a hefty federal loan guarantee and will help the state meet its renewable energy mandate.<p>The project’s builder, SunPower, announced Thursday the completion of the California …