The invitation-only island of Niihau

The invitation-only island of Niihau

As we scanned the heavens, clouds skittered across the blue. The helicopter did not.
Pilot Dana Rosendal, who grew up on Oahu and has been flying for the company for eight years, got us settled and seat-belted, and we were off, whisking the 17 or so miles across the sometimes-rough Kaulakahi Channel.
“Kauai steals all the rain,” [...]

The Top 10 Victoria Day events across Canada

The Top 10 Victoria Day events across Canada

The travel website TripAtlas.com has come up with a list of uniquely Canadian events and festivals taking place on or around Victoria Day weekend. Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto and Victoria each get two of the Top 10:
1. Victoria Day Parade, Victoria, B.C.:
What better place to celebrate Victoria Day than in Victoria? The Victoria Day Parade takes [...]

Apple tablet computer may ship in March: WSJ

Apple tablet computer may ship in March: WSJ

WASHINGTON – Apple Inc. plans to unveil a long-awaited tablet computer this month which may begin to ship in March, The Wall Street Journal is reporting.
Citing “people briefed by the company,” the newspaper said the color screen tablet is expected to be a multimedia device that will let people watch movies and television shows, play [...]

Technology not as advanced by 2010 as some had hoped

Technology not as advanced by 2010 as some had hoped

NEW YORK – Despite iPods, genetic sequencing, the Internet and Twitter, nearly a third of Americans said they thought there would be more technological advances by the year 2010.
Not everyone expected to be living like The Jetsons, the space age television cartoon series of the early 1960s, but the Zogby International survey of more than [...]