Author: Eliza

3 New Google Maps Features You’ll Want to Try Out

Google Maps added several new features to its app that you’ll be able to use in the coming weeks on iOS and Android. The latest update will be more useful in providing you with the best route to take while traveling on a bicycle, and also can alert you when a friend or relative arrived at a location safely.

Keep reading to see what the newest features are, as well as six lesser-known features we recommend trying to help make it easier to arrive at your destination. For more, discover hidden Google Maps tricks for travelers.

New: Get alerts on Google Maps when friends arrive at or leave a location

Google added a new feature to its Maps app that notifies you when a friend or relative arrives at or leaves a specified location. For instance, if you’re waiting on your friend to meet you at a concert,

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‘Very Slim’ Chance Luggage Will Reach Destination

  • A baggage handler at London Heathrow says this summer’s travel chaos is the worst they’ve ever seen.
  • The anonymous handler told the BBC they were “petrified” to go on holiday due to travel disruptions.
  • They added that the chance of bags making it to their destinations was “slim.”

A baggage handler at London’s Heathrow airport has said the chances of passengers’ bags making it to their destinations are “very slim.”

The handler told the BBC that the situation at Heathrow, one of Europe’s busiest airports, was “a shambles” and “manic.” They added that the disruptions made them afraid to travel.

The BBC said the baggage handler was employed by an airline and had been based at Heathrow for more than a decade. Speaking anonymously, the handler said this summer’s travel chaos was the worst they’d seen in their career.

“I’m petrified to go on holiday,” they

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Why Final Destination 5 Is the Best Movie in the Franchise

By the time the chaos actually occurs, we already know what’s going to happen. With the laser burning her eye, face, and hands, Olivia tears herself free. She finally gets up from the bed just as her friends, followed by the now-worried doctor, burst into the room, only to slip on a piece of dislodged equipment and fall through a window, plummeting down several stories and crashing on a car. The exact process by which Olivia died may have been a surprise, but the end was never in question. No one escapes Death.

This mixture of shock and expectation makes Final Destination 5 the best in the franchise. Where the first film introduced the clever premise of a serial killer movie without a serial killer, and where the second film improved on the model with kill sequences that still make people think twice about following a logging truck or trying

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Uncorked Tahoe Is Both A Destination Wine Bar And A Business Model For The 21st Century

Chris and Kel Barkman have deep roots in hospitality. He is a certified sommelier who worked in wine distribution for many years, and she studied at the California Culinary Academy and was a high-end events manager — and their combined talents come together in Uncorked Tahoea wine bar and shop with four locations, one of which happens to be one of the best restaurants in the region.

I met the convivial couple, and their adorable son Jack, at the Truckee location one weekday morning before opening time to discuss what makes their business so successful.

The aesthetic of the place is friendly and inviting, serious but decidedly un-stuffy, and I immediately recognized a few of my favorite imports on the shelves — a Cru Beaujolais and a Corsican classic I

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Bucs emerge as destination for veterans seeking elusive Super Bowl ring

TAMPA — Between them, Julio Jones, Kyle Rudolph and Akiem Hicks have made 10 Pro Bowls, appeared in 21 playoff games and started 399 times.

The other common denominator on their résumés: zero Super Bowl rings.

Three of the Bucs’ veteran signings this offseason — including Jones and Rudolph within the past 11 days — all entered training camp on the other side of age 30. They all signed one-year deals, too. And if everything goes right from their perspective, they’ll secure the elusive championship during that time.

“All of those negotiations, one of the top priorities that they had on their list was going to a team that they had a good chance of getting the ring,” general manager Jason Licht said Thursday. “And how they want to end their career — not necessarily end it this year, but have a chance before their career is over to win

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