Going to a wedding? Expect these techy touches

A current wedding trend is to go big or go home and uniqueness is key. Weddings in 21st century America are certainly about more than the “I do’s.” Money.cnn.com conveyed last January that $35,000 is the average amount spent on weddings. The report further stated that a current wedding trend is to go big or go home – uniqueness is key. Technology helps to achieve a distinct experience, especially for guests. Theknot.com’s “10 Wedding Tech Trends Straight From the Future” provides fun and practical guest enhancements, including: – Live-streaming for…

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12 Tips for More Equitable Travel

How to match your vacation to your social justice values. Share a meal in a local household. Eatwith.com and Mealsharing.com connect travelers with people in host countries who love to entertain. Prices vary. Eight other guests and I recently paid $49 each, staying past midnight sharing food, wine, and conversation in the home of a French journalist covering the yellow vest protests in Paris. Saigon Hotpot sets up meals in university students’ homes as well as city and street food tours in Ho Chi Minh City. Trade off hosting. More than…

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World UFO Day: What, why and when

On Tuesday, habitual conspiracy theorists celebrate what they believe was a 1947 alien spacecraft crash and US cover-up. Each summer, the world marks Unidentified Flying Objects Day, or UFO Day. On Tuesday, habitual conspiracy theorists celebrate what they believe was an alien spacecraft crash and a US government cover-up that allegedly occurred in the summer of 1947, in Rosswell, New Mexico. But what is the celebration? And who started it? Below is all we know about UFO Day. What is UFO Day? As defined by the World UFO Day Organization…

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