Posts Tagged ‘ travel ’

Facebook: your personal recommendation engine

Is Facebook your personal recommendation engine?

Facebook is more popular than Google. At least it was in the week ending March 13. Even though it was a miniscule 0.4 percent increase over visits to the Internet search giant, it got a lot of tongues wagging. From being a platform where people raise virtual animals and open up their lives, Facebook...
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My happy place

Switzerland

It’s hard to think of things to write when regular doses of NyQuil have turned your brain to mush. In my brief waking hours I ingest Cepacol, Halls, cloves, ginger, pepper, and honey to soothe my throat and ease my congestion. The rest of the time, this “mush” takes me to a happy place…...
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Five reasons I love living in the Bay Area

Almaden Quick Silver

I remember when I flew to San Francisco from Iowa City the first time in September 2002 — my eyes and mouth remained open the whole time I toured the city. For someone coming from a town where the tallest building is eight stories high and scenery is defined by corn fields spotted with...
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