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PAULMAHER AND TRAVELNACK

Travelnack is a Travel and Tourism commentary by Paul Maher a budding blogger on these subjects. There will be observations of the people who travel, where they go and what they find when they get there. An eye will also be kept on Travel industry news and the good bad and the ugly of Tourism worldwide.  Sustainable tourism issues will be explored and best practice shouted about very loudly.

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Who is Travelnack?

TRAVELNACK

Travelnack is a Travel and Tourism commentary by Paul Maher a budding blogger on these subjects. There will be observations of the people who travel, where they go and what they find when they get there. An eye will also be kept on Travel industry news and the good bad and the ugly of Tourism worldwide.  Sustainable tourism issues will be explored and best practice shouted about very loudly.

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The History and Future of the Universe in Four Minutes

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TED Blog

Physicist Brian Green promises he will tell the audience at TED 2014 the whole history of the universe in four minutes. “Forgive me,” he says, “if I leave out a detail here or there.”

He does it with two metaphors. One from the beginning till now, and another from now till the end.

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The universe today is 13.8 billion years old, and it can be very hard to get our minds around that number. So Greene uses a metaphor pioneered by Carl Sagan. Imagine that we’re part of a single calendar year. All of cosmic history compressed into a single calendar year. On this calendar:

  • May 12, the Milky Way is formed.
  • Sept 2nd, the Earth is formed.
  • 11:40pm New Year’s Eve, Humans evolve.
  • 11:44pm, we domesticate fire.
  • 11:58pm the first cave paintings are made.
  • 11:59:49pm writing is developed, so all of recorded history takes place…

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Ryanair being Rude?

Rudness and Ryanair now thats old news. But I thought they were revamping their image becoming a caring airline – caring for business class that is. Check it out   http://qz.com/190407

I will bet a Ryanair lottery ticket Michael O Leary cannot be nice for very long.  Check out the new Michael on this video.

Say what you like about them they broke up the cosy cartels of Euro carriers. Gotta thank them for that, but looks like they are hoping to become one themselves.