Everest isn't the most difficult mountain in the world to climb, but it is one of the most expensive. The individual cost of getting one's athletic ass to the top of the mountain range is between $40,000-$130,000. Most of this cheddar gets thrown at logistics. It takes a lot of money for a mountain outfitter to set up multiple camps at varying altitudes along the route to the top of the world. It takes considerably less money to hire the ludicrously underpaid Sherpa guides to set it all up and, if things go well, get their clients up the side of Everest and back down to base camp again in one piece. This in-depth video explains it all.
On Monday, Marina Verbitsky and her husband and son arrived too late to board their JetBlue flight at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Apparently the boarding doors had closed and Verbitsky tried to convince the airline workers to open them. They refused. She became annoyed and began to curse at the crew. Then they told… READ THE REST
A Grimsby, England man was so "bitterly disappointed" that his family didn't spot the Loch Ness Monster during a recent trip to the elusive cryptid's beautiful Scottish Highlands home that he posted a scathing review on TripAdvisor. From the Grimsby Telegraph: Describing his "disappointment" after waiting around to see the water-dwelling beast "for hours", he… READ THE REST
I'll never pass up an opportunity to take a bullet train in Japan, but this Tokyo-Kyoto overnight bus, with its private sleeping pods, looks nice. It's like a capsule hotel on wheels. And, at $63, a ticket, costs almost $50 less than a seat on the bullet train. From SoraNews24: In addition to power reclining and… READ THE REST
For any sales-driven team, turning leads into closed deals is the name of the game. To satisfy your clients and drive more business, you've got to be fast, functional, and always improving your proposals. It also helps if you have the right tools to show you what's working and what isn't. Sizle Pro Presentation &… READ THE REST
What do hangnails, spoiled milk, and overbearing mother-in-laws all have in common? None of them are half as annoying as a failing Wi-Fi signal that cuts your online streaming session short right in the middle of an important scene. Nobody deserves weak Wi-Fi in their own home, whether you're listening to music, streaming content, or… READ THE REST
Before we had access to drones, aerial videography and photography were really left to the professionals, or at least those who could afford the right equipment. But with superior tools, like the Phantom DJI Drone, taking breathtaking shots is completely possible — as long as you know what you're doing, that is. Whether it's content… READ THE REST