When the Internet just isn't satisfying your meme needs, there are pumpkins.
The obsession over memes, including, but not limited to Smugshrug and Awkward Moment Seal, continued to flourished this year — so, naturally, we solidified our pumpkins in cultural discourseHalloween, Pumpkins, Memes, Taylor Swift, and Watercooler
"Imagine us doing for eating out at restaurants what Uber did for personal transportation..."
Every week, another startup seems to pitch itself as an Uber for something, tapping into the investor and media hype surrounding the taxi-hailing service. But Reserve, the company that sent the pitch above, has more bonafides than most: It is backed by one of Uber's founders.
Reserve launched an iPhone app on Tuesday that promises to change the experience of dining out by helping users find restaurants, reserve tables and pay for meals (including the tip) in advance with a few taps in the app. It's essentially like OpenTable, but with a sleeker user interface and an Uber-like emphasis on eliminating the need to ever take our your wallet. Read more...More about Apps, Startups, Uber, Business, and Work Play
Paro Airport in Bhutan is located in a deep valley near the Paro Chhu river. The airport is about a mile and a half above sea level, and is difficult — and dangerous — to land at because of the 18,000-foot peaks surrounding it.
As if the surrounding geography didn't make it difficult enough, the runway is also short.
The BBC's Carmen Roberts joined the pilot in the cockpit on a landing to check out firsthand what landing at Paro is like:Bhutan, Us World, World, Travel Leisure, and Paro Airport
Australia won't allow anyone traveling from the three West African countries hit hardest by Ebola — Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia — to enter, Immigration Minister Scott Morrison announced on Tuesday.
The ban, which begins immediately, began after an 18-year-old arriving from West Africa was admitted to the hospital with a fever, according to BBC Australia. She was tested, however, and did not have Ebola.
Morrison said Tuesday the temporary ban also applies to anyone who had a temporary visa approved, but who had not yet gone to Australia. Read more...More about Australia, Us World, World, Travel Leisure, and Ebola