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Connecting Your Device in a Rental Car: A Reminder of What You Must Know

Technology has advanced in recent years where you can connect your portable electronic device to the entertainment and information system built into the dashboard of a car; and the percentage of the fleets of rental car companies where this is possible has increased to the point where this technology is expected — regardless of the class of vehicle rented these days…

…but did you know that after you drop off the vehicle at a location of a rental car company, you could be leaving something behind as you are whisked — er…better make that slowly lumbered — away on that shuttle bus to the airport terminal?

No, you are not leaving behind anything physical, as you have everything with you. In fact, you double-checked and realized that you are not missing anything at all — but you could still be leaving something behind in the car you just dropped off…

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Forget Mobile Telephone Calls Aboard Airplanes For the Foreseeable Future, According to the Federal Communications Commission of the United States

After almost two decades of grappling with the decision to allow passengers to place telephone calls using their portable electronic devices and mobile telephones, the Federal Communications Commission of the United States terminated the rule making proceeding pertaining to proposing to revise its rules in governing mobile communications services aboard airborne aircraft; and — subject to certain conditions — to permit…

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What is Wrong With This Photograph? Part 51

I walked into a store earlier today, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 which sells automobile parts to pick up an item which I had ordered via the Internet — and I must say that I was glad that I did not drive off without first checking the contents which were inside of the package.

For this edition of this popular game, can you guess what…

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The Most Popular YouTuber in Each Country

Netflix? Hulu? Pfft! Everybody knows YouTube is where you find the best video content. Disagree? Just ask the millionaire YouTube celebrities who have built their fame on talking about what they love in front of their webcams.

In order to find out the most popular YouTuber in each country…

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Your Chance to Get Your Share of Money From Google+ Class Action Settlement

You may be eligible for your share of $7,500,000.00 from a class action settlement which was reached in mediation if you are a person within the United States who had a Google+ consumer account for any period of time between Thursday, January 1, 2015 and Tuesday, April 2, 2019; and had your non-public profile information exposed as a result of software bugs which were announced by Google on Monday, October 8, 2018 and Monday, December 10, 2018…

…but you must…

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This Event Will Not Happen Again for 6,800 Years.

As most of us are currently unable to travel due to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic, that does not mean that we cannot attempt to see a natural event which will not occur again for another 6,800 years — and that event will persist for a few more days in the northern hemisphere of our planet, as it is the…

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Independence Day Weekend 2020: Listen to Radio Decades Ago From New York — Music, News, Commercials, and More

If you want to temporarily get away from all of the ridiculous nonsense of the current 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic and the rest of the hysteria which is going on in a seemingly unraveling world, how about going back to an era which was not much simpler?

Not so long ago was a time when people who wanted to listen to music would tune in to terrestrial radio; and when they traveled, the reception would progressively get weaker with more static — until one could no longer listen to the radio station…

…but with the advent of the Internet and mobile communications, you can listen to what music radio in New York sounded like decades ago — anywhere in the world where you happen to be traveling — as radio arguably reached its zenith during its heyday in New York.

Two of the most popular radio stations in the world were…

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Memorial Day Weekend 2020: Listen to Radio Decades Ago From New York — Music, News, Commercials, and More

If you want to temporarily get away from all of the ridiculous nonsense of the current 2019 Novel Coronavirus pandemic, how about going back to an era which was not much simpler?

Not so long ago was a time when people who wanted to listen to music would tune in to terrestrial radio; and when they traveled, the reception would progressively get weaker with more static — until one could no longer listen to the radio station…

…but with the advent of the Internet and mobile communications, you can listen to what music radio in New York sounded like decades ago — anywhere in the world where you happen to be traveling — as radio arguably reached its zenith during its heyday in New York.

One of the most popular radio stations in the world was…

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Hotel Deploys Robots to Sanitize and Disinfect Rooms

A hotel property in the United States has deployed two decontaminating robots to sanitize and disinfect its guest rooms and common areas in order to help combat the threat of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus — which is also known as COVID-19 or 2019-nCoV — pandemic to guests.

“The room disinfection technology, provided by…

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