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10 of the most spectacular casinos around the world | Entertainment News
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10 of the most spectacular casinos around the world | Entertainment News

Gambling has existed for millennia and the first casinos opened for business some four centuries ago. But casinos are changing. Online betting is creating rigorous competition, so casino owners have pivoted to building dazzling edifices that are architecturally unique and offer far more than slots and table games.OLBG curated a list of 10 of the most impressive and unique casinos around the globe. Most are casino hotels that offer up to thousands of rooms for not only gamesters but non-gamesters and families. Most feature an array of restaurants, including some of the best in the world, as well as state-of-the-art nightclubs, lounges, and bars. Some have swimming pools and luxury spas. Others even have an onsite golf course or two.In short, most of thes...
Travelers urged to take advantage of falling airline ticket prices, experts say
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Travelers urged to take advantage of falling airline ticket prices, experts say

Inflation finally slowed in July, a shift that could be due in part to declining fuel prices. That, in turn, appears to have corresponded to a drop in airfares, which are down 7.8% in July compared to June, according to the latest numbers released this week from the Labor Department.Flights from San Diego are $230 cheaper on average than the peak they reached in May, according to the travel site Hopper. Flights to Hawaii have dropped $154, and a flight to Prague will cost you about $300 less."I feel like it went up, but now it's going back to like normal prices," traveler Sharrie Scott said. Airline ticket prices peaked in May as pent-up pandemic demand filled planes and fuel prices soared. To find a deal, Ranada Young and her mom took a ridiculo...
Cameras, microphones and algorithms: How inflight entertainment is getting personal
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Cameras, microphones and algorithms: How inflight entertainment is getting personal

(CNN) — Home entertainment today is defined by sleek, high definition flat screen televisions, voice controlled speakers, and cell phones that know us better than we know ourselves.So when we board an airplane, decade-old, bulky inflight entertainment screens can feel like a hangover from another era. Recent inflight entertainment concepts aim to revolutionize the current inflight experience, creating a personalized, high tech cabin of the future.If big names like US technology company Panasonic Avionics and French aerospace corporation Airbus have their way, you'll soon be able to enjoy personalized quirks like a tailor-made on board movie selection, interactive in-seat games and video chatting with flight crew at 30,000 feet.Personalized cabinsAstrova is a swanky new inflight entertainme...
Welcome to a summer of travel hell
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Welcome to a summer of travel hell

Fasten your seatbelts: there's travel turbulence ahead. What started as a summer of so-called "revenge travel," after two years of the pandemic, has turned into travel hell."I'm extremely frustrated and disappointed," said one flier. "They got a few people on board, and then all of a sudden, canceled the flight," said another. Kyndal Young and her kids weren't about to risk losing a minute at Disney World this weekend. "In case we did miss this [flight], I had an extra day to catch up … I built in an extra day," she said. Forty-eight million people are expected to be on the move this Independence Day weekend, the busiest of the pandemic, and the nation's airlines are struggling to keep up. Since Memorial Day, in the U.S. alone more than 200,000 ...
WWW Travels: The Ultimate Guide to Your Chicest Vacation Yet
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WWW Travels: The Ultimate Guide to Your Chicest Vacation Yet

Welcome to Who What Wear Travels, a new series where our fashion insider lens meets the world of travel. We’re kicking things off with a feature on the coolest destinations the style set is heading to this year, and diving into everything from the most Pinterest-worthy hotels, the hotspots they’re dining at and, of course, the must-pack resort trends you’ll be seeing all over your timeline.Summer is always high time for a getaway but this year, it feels like everyone is booking vacations left and right. As such, our travel bucket lists have never been longer nor has our wanderlust ever been as potent. Sure, we're not...
Russia Hits Kyiv With Missiles; Putin Warns West on Arms | Business News
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Russia Hits Kyiv With Missiles; Putin Warns West on Arms | Business News

By JOHN LEICESTER, Associated PressKYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia took aim Sunday at Western military supplies for Ukraine, launching airstrikes on Kyiv that it claimed destroyed tanks donated from abroad, as Vladimir Putin warned that any Western deliveries of longer-range rocket systems would prompt Moscow to hit “objects that we haven't yet struck.”The Russian leader's cryptic threat of military escalation did not specify what the new targets might be. It came days after the United States announced plans to deliver $700 million of security assistance for Ukraine that includes four precision-guided, medium-range rocket systems, as well as helicopters, Javelin anti-tank systems, radars, tactical vehicles and more.Military analysts say Russia hopes to overrun Ukraine's embattled eastern indus...
10 iconic American road trip movies | Entertainment News
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10 iconic American road trip movies | Entertainment News

There is something uniquely American about the idea of hitting the open road and driving endlessly through changing landscapes, either toward the promise of something better or as an escape from real or imagined oppression. While running the gamut from liberating to terrifying, American road trip films share a common thread: through the act of driving, there is the opportunity for discovery. Characters often find something new about themselves, others, or some greater principle or purpose.CoPilot researched the history of road trip cinema and chose 10 of the best, most iconic films in which people drive across the U.S. To qualify, the film had to have over a 7.0 on IMDb, at least 75,000 votes, and largely be framed through an American road trip. Metasco...
Best Memorial Day Sales in 2022 for Small-Business Owners
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Best Memorial Day Sales in 2022 for Small-Business Owners

Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you'll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. Summer is around the corner, which means the internet is about to be flush with Memorial Day sales for the kickoff of the summer season. For a lot of us, these sales seasons or holidays can seem irrelevant, but you’d be shocked at how they can help anyone from seemingly any profession. Take, for example, entrepreneurs and small business owners — not the first demographic we imagine when we think of bargain shoppers, but maybe they should be. Ridge, The Fascination For some examples of ...
A Good Man: Exhibits Honor ‘Peanuts’ Creator Schulz on 100th | Entertainment News
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A Good Man: Exhibits Honor ‘Peanuts’ Creator Schulz on 100th | Entertainment News

By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS and PATRICK ORSAGOS, Associated PressCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In a series of “Peanuts” comic strips that ran in mid-April of 1956, Charlie Brown grasps the string of his kite, which was stuck in what came to be known in the long-running strip as the “kite-eating tree.”In one episode that week, a frustrated Charlie Brown declines an offer from nemesis Lucy for her to yell at the tree.“If I had a kite caught up in a tree, I'd yell at it,” Lucy responds in the last panel.The simplicity of that interaction illustrates how different “Peanuts” was from comics drawn before its 1950 debut, said Lucy Shelton Caswell, founding curator of the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum at Ohio State University in Columbus, the world's largest such museum.Political Cartoons“The ide...
Phil Rosenthal and Ray Romano’s recipe that became “Somebody Feed Phil”
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Phil Rosenthal and Ray Romano’s recipe that became “Somebody Feed Phil”

Phil Rosenthal has one of the best jobs in the world: as the creator and star of the hit Netflix series, "Somebody Feed Phil," Rosenthal travels almost everywhere, and eats just about everything. "We go to fabulous places on the Earth, and I try to get you to come there by showing you the best places there to eat," Rosenthal told CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook."There's no more mind-expanding thing we can do than travel," he said. "It literally changes your way of thinking. It changes your perspective." Somebody Feed Phil (Season 4) | Official Trailer | Netflix by Netflix on YouTube Rosenthal's buddy, actor Ray Romano, had some high praise for his friend: "Wherever I am in the world, if it's time to go out to eat with my wife ...