Yet travel is the hard wall into which such assertions slam—and slide limply to the ground. When you’re off home turf, you don’t get to reframe how safety is perceived. Your priority is to stay safe. To this end, the Australian government’s advisory service, Smart Traveler, offers 2,000 words of advice; upwards of 50 tips […]
Oculus Quest owners will have an exclusive Star Wars VR series to look forward to this spring: Vader Immortal. We only got a brief glimpse of it during the Oculus Connect 5 keynote today, but it looks like it’ll place you on Mustafar, the volcanic planet that houses Vader’s lair. The three episode series will […]
Any consumer-grade VR headset you buy these days has its share of compromises. Buying a self-contained or phone-based headset (e.g. Oculus Go or Samsung’s Gear VR) means giving up the power of a full-scale PC GPU and, usually, the freedom of full-scale head and hand motion tracking. But buying a tethered headset (e.g. Oculus Rift […]
Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) The fourth iteration of the Apple Watch still looks like a tiny iPhone on your wrist, but for many, it was the most exciting device announced at Apple’s event earlier this month. A larger screen, faster performance with improved sensors, fall detection, and ECG readings are just a few of the […]
Photo opportunities on an unforgettable trip flying below the rim of the Grand Canyon (Image: Express) Red Rock Canyon is a joyous drive through the desert, while the towering, multi-coloured rock formations of Valley of Fire State Park are stunning, especially viewed near dawn or dusk. But the ultimate has to be the Grand Canyon […]
The payments ecosystem is undergoing a period of digital transformation, which will spur tremendous growth in money moved around the globe in the next five years. Consumers and businesses will make 841 billion noncash transactions worldwide in 2023, up from 577 billion in 2018. The next five years will mark a pivotal transformation in how […]
Research presented at an American Psychological Association convention says about 10 per cent of new fathers experience depression and anxiety — and that postpartum symptoms are about much more than pregnancy hormones.
More companies, desperate for candidates for jobs ranging from auto mechanic to e-commerce analyst, are abandoning requirements about college degrees and prior job experience.
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I got the exit seat on a transatlantic British Airways flight — and it completely changed my economy experience
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ba_a321-200_g-euxf_takeoff_at_manchester_arp.jpg I travel transatlantic often, so I normally book the cheapest economy flight — and seat — available. A recent upgrade to the exit row on British Airways, which normally costs an extra £50 or $ 75, completely changed my experience. Here’s why it’s worth the extra cash. As a Canadian living in London for […]