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TripAdvisor Is Suffering a Revolt from Expedia and Priceline - BostInno

TripAdvisor Is Suffering a Revolt from Expedia and Priceline - BostInno | Chain Letters from above | Scoop.it
Three years ago this month, Newton-based travel reviews and booking site TripAdvisor (TRIP) was spun out by its owner, travel giant Expedia.
Since then TripAdvisor has evolved into an online...
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Chain Letters from above
This compiles the chain letters and messages that I get from friends - mostly about Faith, Ethics, Science, The Environment, and Travelling
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Masters 2018: Gary Player recalls first win at Augusta

Masters 2018: Gary Player recalls first win at Augusta | Chain Letters from above | Scoop.it
Gary Player can still feel the moment the Masters green jacket was placed on his shoulders for the first time, way back in 1961.
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The Philippines' best beaches and islands

The Philippines' best beaches and islands | Chain Letters from above | Scoop.it
You probably have heard of Boracay, but what other beaches and islands are the best in the Philippines? Check out which made our list in this tropical wonderland.
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some more adventure places near delhi
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Thailand's 77 provinces: 77 places for visitors to see

Thailand's 77 provinces: 77 places for visitors to see | Chain Letters from above | Scoop.it
There's a lot more to Thailand than Phuket and Bangkok. Here are 77 attractions for tourists to enjoy all around the country.
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China's Tiangong-1 space lab to fall to Earth this weekend

China's Tiangong-1 space lab to fall to Earth this weekend | Chain Letters from above | Scoop.it
A Chinese space lab could plummet back to Earth in the next 24 hours, authorities say, in a fiery end to one of the country's highest profile space projects.
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VHacks: Inside the Vatican's First-Ever Hackathon

VHacks: Inside the Vatican's First-Ever Hackathon | Chain Letters from above | Scoop.it
This is the Holy See of the 21st century.
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Pakistanis distressed as Uighur wives vanish in China dragnet - The Manila Times Online

Pakistanis distressed as Uighur wives vanish in China dragnet - The Manila Times Online | Chain Letters from above | Scoop.it
ISLAMABAD: Every autumn on the mountainous Karakoram Highway, part of the ancient Silk Road, groups of Pakistani merchants living in China’s far west would wave goodbye to their Chinese wives and cross the border to spend winter in their home country. As the snow piled high, the men would stay in touch with their families
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Interview: Design guru Charu Gandhi on creating the perfect home

Interview: Design guru Charu Gandhi on creating the perfect home | Chain Letters from above | Scoop.it
<p>Sophie Killip sits down with Charu Gandhi, the founder of luxury interior design studio Elicyon, to discuss working with UHNW individuals, styles and trends, and creating beautiful homes Luxury design</p>
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LOOK: Pinoy photographer captures perfectly timed ‘Bataan Cross’ sunset shot

LOOK: Pinoy photographer captures perfectly timed ‘Bataan Cross’ sunset shot | Chain Letters from above | Scoop.it
For ten years he has been trying to achieve the perfect shot.
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Polish prelate cautions Poles, Hungarians on nationalism, xenophobia

Polish prelate cautions Poles, Hungarians on nationalism, xenophobia | Chain Letters from above | Scoop.it
The president of the Polish bishops' conference cautioned Polish and Hungarian political leaders against fostering nationalism and xenophobia as both countries face European Union sanctions over their alleged authoritarian direction.
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Turning cities into sponges: how Chinese ancient wisdom is taking on climate change — City Farmer News

Turning cities into sponges: how Chinese ancient wisdom is taking on climate change — City Farmer News | Chain Letters from above | Scoop.it
The first strategy – “based on thousands of years of Chinese wisdom” – is to “contain water at the origin, when the rain falls from the sky on the ground. We have to keep the water”. Landscape architect Kongjian Yu is making ‘friends with water’ to mitigate extreme weather events in modern metropolises By Brigid […]
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Australia investigates pelvic mesh implants that left some women with 'rotting pelvises'

Australia investigates pelvic mesh implants that left some women with 'rotting pelvises' | Chain Letters from above | Scoop.it
Pelvic mesh implants have caused global controversy. After a yearlong inquiry into hundreds of complaints, the Australian Senate releases a report recommending that the implant be a "last resort."
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10-year-old moms | Inquirer Opinion

10-year-old moms | Inquirer Opinion | Chain Letters from above | Scoop.it
It’s bad enough that the Philippines has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates in the world, with 24 babies born to teenage mothers every hour, or more than 500 babies a day.
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How to become the Body and Blood of Christ - The Manila Times Online

How to become the Body and Blood of Christ - The Manila Times Online | Chain Letters from above | Scoop.it
MANY homilies at the evening Mass of the Last Supper in Catholic churches today will touch on the real presence of our Lord in the consecrated bread and wine. Homilists may even show videos about hosts becoming bloody flesh to affirm this core Catholic doctrine, including a 1996 phenomenon in Buenos Aires when Pope Francis
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14 hot new restaurants around the world for 2018

14 hot new restaurants around the world for 2018 | Chain Letters from above | Scoop.it
From French cuisine in Macau to Mediterranean mezze in New York, we serve up 14 hot new restaurants around the world for 2018.
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Manila food: 6 dishes every visitor should try

Manila food: 6 dishes every visitor should try | Chain Letters from above | Scoop.it
There's never been a more exciting time to dine in Manila, capital of the Philippines. Try the buko pie and five other tasty dishes.
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How artists interpret war

How artists interpret war | Chain Letters from above | Scoop.it
In order to understand war, artists have, throughout history, blended colors, textures and patterns to depict wartime ideologies, practices, values and symbols.
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Devotees reenact Good Friday crucifixions in Pampanga | Philstar.com

Devotees reenact Good Friday crucifixions in Pampanga | Philstar.com | Chain Letters from above | Scoop.it
Thousands of Filipino Roman Catholic devotees and tourists descended Friday on a farming village north of Manila to witness the crucifixion of several men in a reenactment of Jesus Christ's sufferings, a gory annual tradition church leaders frown upon.
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The inside of rubber duckies are full of bacteria. You don't seem surprised

The inside of rubber duckies are full of bacteria. You don't seem surprised | Chain Letters from above | Scoop.it
A new study published in the journal NPJ Biofilms and Microbiomes says that slimy stuff inside bath toys are teeming with bacteria
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PHOTOS: Kempinski Hotel Muscat debuts in the Sultanate of Oman

PHOTOS: Kempinski Hotel Muscat debuts in the Sultanate of Oman | Chain Letters from above | Scoop.it
As a key part of Kempinski’s Middle Eastern growth strategy, the Kempinski Hotel Muscat, which blend the brand’s European history with Omani traditions and hospitality, has opened its doors. Spanning over six kilometres of coastline within the Al Mouj district of the Omani capital, the five-star hotel consists of 310 rooms and suites, meeting facilities, …
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Airline CEO orders ramp boys to 'kiss the bags' after catching them hurling suitcases from conveyor belt | Inquirer Lifestyle

Airline CEO orders ramp boys to 'kiss the bags' after catching them hurling suitcases from conveyor belt | Inquirer Lifestyle | Chain Letters from above | Scoop.it
Of course, passengers' bags need tender loving care. But as this airline shows, maybe also kisses?
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Kiss from Pope Francis a wish come true for boy with Down syndrome

Kiss from Pope Francis a wish come true for boy with Down syndrome | Chain Letters from above | Scoop.it
When Peter Lombardi was diagnosed with leukemia in 2015, his wish was to get a kiss from Pope Francis. One Wednesday, his wish came true.
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Minimalist Timber Hut Available at Muji for $27,500

Minimalist Timber Hut Available at Muji for $27,500 | Chain Letters from above | Scoop.it
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Rare video captures US Special Forces raid to kill ISIS fighters - CNNPolitics

Rare video captures US Special Forces raid to kill ISIS fighters - CNNPolitics | Chain Letters from above | Scoop.it
Dramatic new video released by the US military on Tuesday reveals rare footage of American special operators and Afghan Special Security Forces conducting a nighttime raid targeting ISIS-affiliated fighters in Afghanistan -- footage that the Pentagon said documents the latest in a string of successful operations against ISIS-Khorasan this month.
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The power of prayer: Why I believe in the holy rosary | Inquirer News

The power of prayer: Why I believe in the holy rosary | Inquirer News | Chain Letters from above | Scoop.it
In 2003, an abnormally high blood pressure landed me in a hospital. I felt I was having a stroke — my left arm was numb and heavy, my heart pounding heavily, my mind confused.
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As climate changes, Boston weighs strategies for staying dry

As climate changes, Boston weighs strategies for staying dry | Chain Letters from above | Scoop.it
A multi-billion-dollar seawall is among climate adaptation options under consideration for the iconic coastal city
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