Supersonic jet promises travel from London to New York in half an hour

There‚Äôs been a lot of news lately about faster air travel with the release of a bevy of plans for supersonic jets. But designers of a concept aircraft named Skreemr say their aircraft could fly passengers from London to New York in an unbelievable half an hour. Charles Bombardier and Ray Mattison say scramjet technology would be used for the Skreemr’s engines that uses the speed of the aircraft to forcefully compress the...

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Transylvania? Kotor? Lonely Planet announces best travel destinations for 2016

It’s one of the most hotly anticipated travel guides of the year — the annual survey of which destinations Lonely Planet is recommending for 2016. The travel giant has just released “Best in Travel 2016,” its roundup of travel destinations and experiences. The collection “highlights not the places travelers are headed to next year, but the places our team determined they should visit,” says Tom...

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Advocate for Community-Based Programs & Watch Your Town Thrive

Due to the sluggish economy, many small towns and rural communities continue to face economic challenges that larger metropolitan areas do not. Slow or stagnate growth can typically cause a lack of funding for small-business startups in these nonurban areas. Because of these challenges, across the country both nonprofits and community groups have started community-based programs to help new entrepreneurs get a jump start....

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Investors Shuffle the Deck In

The Sony Building was just bought by the previous owner of the Chelsea, and he needs that money to make sure that he can afford to do what he wants with the Sony Building. The Chelsea is under renovation, and he may not have the heart to renovate the building. Ed Scheetz once owned the Chelsea, and he is coming home to bring it back to its former glory.

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California real estate investor success stories

Investing in real estate can be called a science, it can be called a game, and it can be called an art form. In all actuality, successful FortuneBuilders real estate investment is a mix of all three of those things but those who truly succeed start to develop a knack, where they have a sort of sixth sense about which properties to purchase and which ones they know they can make a fast buck with. Doing this repeatedly and successfully...

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