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Nokia E71x Available for Purchase in US

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Nokia is the world’s number one manufacturer of mobile devices by market share and a leader in the converging Internet and communications industries. Nokia has just announced the availability of their much anticipated E71x with AT&T in stores across the U.S.

I earlier mentioned that AT&T will be releasing 6 new QWERTY cell phones and Nokia E71x was one of them. According to Nokia it is the slimmest smartphone on the market and is priced at just $99.99. It comes with a beautiful black steel finish and award-winning design. Based on S60 on Symbian OS it will offer the Wi-Fi and the flexibility of many Symbian-based applications.

Nokia E71x is a full QWERTY phone specially designed for those who would prefer to communicate via text messages or email over phone calls. Nokia explains that the trend for messaging, whether email, IM, texting or social networking, is stronger than ever. Because of that many people are shifting to smartphone that offers maximum flexibility for text messages and email features.


How to Explore Dublin, Ireland in a day

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If you are having an Ireland holiday and only having a day in Dublin before heading to the countryside, then we suggest that you enjoy the city by walking through its streets. You might not be able to cover all the must see spots but this will be a good start.

Start your walking tour at the ivy-covered Trinity College and see their Old Library. The library can give you a glimpse of Ireland’s history and you can find whatever you want to know by browsing through their vast collection of literature.Head to the City Hall along Dame Street. The best thing to do here is go under the dome of the lobby, and look up. You will find the artwork worth straining the muscles of your neck.
On the riverside of Dame Street, you will find Temple Bar. This is the center of night life where you can find the coolest bars, pubs, and discos. If you want some alcohol this is the place to be. You can also find great finds in some of the shops nearby.


7 of the Most Strangest Spots on Earth

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When planning a trip, we make sure to visit well known countries and learn from their culture. But wouldn’t it be fun to learn new places that you never knew existed? Learn more about these strange spots on earth by reading the list below.

Mir Mine


Mir Mine is a manmade pit situated in Mirny, Siberia. It is humungous enough to swallow flying helicopters because of air flows downward.  It stands at 525m (1720ft) and 1200m (3900ft) wide.  It has a sister mine called Udachnaya pipe.  The Mir Mine is one of the biggest diamond mines in the world.

Antarctica’s Pole of Inaccessibility


Antarctica’s Pole of Inaccessibility is a spot where it is farthest from any sea. This might be the most isolated place in the planet. It has a temperature of -58.2C (-72F), which makes it the coldest place on earth. The Pole of Inaccessibility was hardly been visited because of the challenging way of getting in Antarctica.


Top 8 holiday destinations for a traditional Christmas

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Everyone is coming up with lists of Christmas travel destinations as families prepare to enjoy the holidays. We have featured in our recent post warm Christmas destinations but for those who may be dreaming of chestnuts roasting on an open fire or maybe of white Christmas then this list is for you.

Vienna


If you will be in Europe this holiday season, then consider spending the Yuletide in Vienna, Austria.  This city is picture of postcard perfect elegance and warmth which spells the true meaning of the season.

Visit the Schonbrunn Palace which is among the most iconic monuments in Austria. The palace and the surrounding gardens give you a peek of the lifestyle of the country’s royalties. There are also classical concerts that you can attend at the City Hall for those who want to dig down into their emotions for that holiday spirit. Of course you don’t want to miss out on shopping gifts for your loved ones back home, and Vienna offers you Christmas markets which are considered as among the best in Europe.


Weird Destinations: Bone Churches in Europe

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If you ever thought that bones were simply part of human remains, or left studied by medical practitioners, the Europeans decided they were more than just that, and started using them to decorate their churches. The following are six churches that celebrate humanity in a different sense.
 
Capuchin Crypt in Rome


 
Near the Spanish Steps, there is a crypt just under the church of Santa Maria della Immacolata Concezione dei Cappuccini, and it is said to be the most popular among Europeans. There are six chapels inside; each of them decorated with a distinct style, making use of around 4, 000 monks’ bones. These are monks who passed away between the 16th and 19th centuries. Certain bones are utilized for creating complex patterns on the ceiling and walls. There is one chapel that made use of the whole skeleton; he is in a reclined position, donning his Capuchin robes, completely preserving who he was. At the last chapel, there is a sign hanging which serves as some sort of warning to people, given by monks, stating that who we are now was also who they were before, and that who they are now, pertaining to the bones, we also shall be, someday.


The Globetrotter’s Guide to Excellent Local Wine

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If you’re visiting a foreign country sometime this year and you just can’t cross out wine in your dinner itinerary, there’s no reason for you to order wine from France, not when there’s perfectly good local wine from your Aussie restaurant. Below is a list of the best local wines which can satisfy every globetrotter’s lust for good wine. You’ll be saving a lot of money by skipping shipment fees, as well.

When in Australia and New Zealand

The best wines to have when you’re in the southern regions of New Zealand and Australia are homegrown (and aged) Sauvignon Blancs and Pinot Noirs from Marlborough. These are so well-received that they’re actually exported to other countries. If you order them from New Zealand, the price drops a mile.


Top 3 Cities that are Every Collector’s Haven

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Some people travel for the landscape, others for the night scene. If you’re the type of traveler though who can’t go home empty-handed because you simply must add something to your collection, whatever it may be, then you shouldn’t miss out on these collector’s havens. These cities will certainly satisfy all of your cravings.

Photography and San Francisco


Without a doubt, San Francisco is home to the most valuable collections of photography. The galleries here are neither overpriced nor intimidating, so even if you’re just starting a small collection at home, you’ll surely cozy up to the idea of scouring the collections here.
If you’re a newcomer in SF trying to take the unbeaten path, you should go straight to Gallery 291. Interesting printing techniques using gums, gelatin and platinum are showcased in this joint. You can even take a look at the gallery owner’s office to see works by Jock Sturges and Ansel Adams.


How to check up-to-date Weather reports with Firefox

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When its comes to weather plugins for Firefox it seems their pretty easy to make because they’re so many of them. Just grab the weather forecast for the day from some place and update the plugin to show that info, simple right?

NO! 1ClickWeather plugin shows that weather isn’t just about copy pasting some unconfirmed weather claim . Utilizing data harnessed from around the world at www.weather.com 1ClickWeather goes beyond the normal collection of data to including regional Doppler radar maps (with severe weather alerts, when applicable). It may also use international satellite maps which gives it the ability to predict up to 5 days of forecast information.

You also get to detail and customize weather content, from 10-day forecasts to hour-by-hour updates. If you choose to, you can also get video updates of weather conditions 72  hours ahead by On-Camera Meteorologists from The Weather Channel through clickable icons.