five reasons streaming is still better than cable, even if the price tag is the same (plus a long story mostly for myself)

If you stream movies and TV series, you know that the proliferation of streaming channels has had mixed results for consumers.Many shows that were formerly on Netflix have been pulled by their media parents, and are now found on different streaming apps. At the same time, Netflix's monthly price has increased -- so you're paying more for less.Those who still want access to the shows no longer on Netflix need to subscribe to an additional streaming service; Disney (which has all the Marvel prope...
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2018 Bucharest to Amsterdam

Vienna day 2. After a bus ride around the Ringstrasse we were walked in front of the Hofburg Palace visited the Gothic St. Stephen's Cathedral past the grand plaza Heldenplatz in front of the huge sweeping Austrian National Library. Then through the Vol
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Mass inmate release in the works, COVID-19 cases continue to climb, mayors plead with Trump to stop non-essential travel to Hawaii, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii jail dormitory ©2020 All Hawaii News Officials weigh the motion to release 426 inmates to curb the spread of COVID-19. Hawaii prosecutors and public defenders will meet again today to try to reach agreement over which inmates now being held at the state’s four jails will be released in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19. Star-Advertiser.Honolulu Council Concerned About Potential Inmate Releases. Council members do not want detainees to be released without support amid the pan...
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New England Patriots plane N95 masks

Almost everyone hates the New England Patriots, but this is one occasion when you actually have to give the team props. Since Massachusetts governor Charlie Baker was unable to procure medical supplies from the federal government, he worked with Patriots’ owner Bob Kraft to have these supplies flown in from China. And they’re being delivered aboard the Patriots’ team plane. The plane will be loaded with 1.2 million N95 protective masks, which are set to be distributed to the state’s healthcar...
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Emotional Roller Coaster

Well this blog entry begins with sharing joy and friendship and ends in the place where we all find ourselves hunkering down in quarantine sheltering with loved ones in our homes as we watch and hope and pray the global virus will pass over us and begin
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Finding a Safe Haven

blog 032520 to 04120 Finding a Safe HavenOn Wednesday the 25th I just did my laundry cleaned the camper a little and relaxed. I have been keeping an active pace and I'm tired. Thursday the 26 th was travel day to Truth or Consequences NM. I
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Thru-hiking during coronavirus

The coronavirus has upended society across the globe. In the outdoors world, the spotlight has been turned to thru-hikers after a hiker’s death along the Pacific Crest Trail on March 28. The hiker, who suffered unspecified injuries in the San Jacinto Mountains, was pronounced dead by the rescue team upon arrival. The following day, two other hikers were rescued after being stuck on a patch of trail covered in snow and ice. Though these incidents were not directly related to the coronavirus, t...
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Around the Adriatic Montenegro Kotor Thursday 2019 April 4

Despite disturbed sleep last night my energy was up for a long full day in Montenegro. About forty minutes down the main road was the emigration post for Croatia. Our driver Tomas collected our passports and presented them through a window to the offic
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Cruises with COVID-19 to stay at sea

By order of the US Coast Guard, all cruise ships currently at sea must remain at sea indefinitely during the coronavirus pandemic and send any ill passengers to countries where vessels are registered. The new rules, which went into effect March 29, apply to any ship carrying more than 50 people. It requires sick passengers to be sequestered indefinitely on board and for all ships in US waters to report their numbers of sick and dead each day. “This is necessary,” said a memo, “as shore-side ...
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The sound of silence in an abandoned old Tokyo house

This small set of photos was taken several years ago, but despite going back to the images on quite a few occasions, I really didn’t think they were good enough. I’m still not sure they are to be honest, but that’s a fairly standard concern, so sometimes it’s best to cast aside such insecurities and just go for it. That said, much more of a push to post them was the current climate, and how the photos may now posses a little bit of added poignancy. The house itself was a mystery. No idea who liv...
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‘Suspended shopping’ in Italy

During the coronavirus crisis, the concept of “paying it forward” is more important than ever. With thousands out of work, many families are wondering how they’re going to pay rent and put food on the table. In Italy, one of the countries hit hardest by the virus, people are stepping up to look after their neighbors. Since March 26, a “suspended shopping” initiative has been implemented in Naples, designed to lend some aid to those struggling financially. The idea comes from the Italian conc...
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U.S. crude futures fall 2% at open - Reuters

U.S. crude futures fall 2% at open - Reuters:Benchmark U.S. crude fell 2% at open on Friday, coming off its biggest one-day gain in the previous session after President Donald Trump said he expected Saudi Arabia and Russia to announce a major oil production cut.U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude CLc1 futures were down 1.8%, or 45 cents, at $24.87 at 2204 GMT, after having surged 24.7% on Thursday. [Author: [email protected] (Rupert Neil Bumfrey)]
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‘Isolation disco’ in Newcastle

Lockdowns around the world have spurred creative ways to fill the time, have fun, and stay connected while remaining safe in isolation. From group workout sessions on apartment balconies to entire neighborhoods coming together in song, social distancing has unexpectedly brought us closer together. In Newcastle, England, hundreds of residents joined in an “isolation disco” to party during the lockdown. Last week, the residents of South Shields threw a massive impromptu disco dance party to bo...
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22.den prechod canicol v machico

Prazenica so slaninou a cibulou k tomu salat. Ranajky sampiona.Este otravuje octavia ale nemam cas si vypisovat.Povodne som chcel ist na bus o 1030 ale vcerajasi telefonat s vm sa dost pretiahol co malo za nasledok ze som vstal okolo 945.Nas
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Go Dutch! Dutch Curry & Rice Pumpkin Soup

This pumpkin soup is the perfect pumpkin soup! This low fat and wholesome soup has an amazingly creamy texture and body to it. It is also easy to make! If you want a pumpkin soup recipe with a twist you must try this recipe!
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Light Show

It seems like years ago now but a few weeks ago I was in the exhibit at the Atelier des Lumiéres, a digital light show. The main part was of the Impressionists but there were also some work by living artists too. It was really great. As you can see, the whole place, an old warehouse, is filled with images. An eye. Ah, Monet. Loved this. Note real people on the right taking photos. From a balcony up above. Yesterday was my third week of isolating ...
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Future Hoteliers Help Design Infor Mobile Pricing App

When designing a mobile app that will meet the needs and expectations of future hoteliers, you would do well to involve them in the process. So when Infor began developing its newly released solution Infor Hospitality Price Optimizer (HPO), it tapped the talents of students at EHL in Lausanne, Switzerland, ranked the world's best hospitality & leisure management school.
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An extraordinary journey to....our HOMES

Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass. It is about learning to dance in the rain. Vivian Greene an author born in Rhodesia in 1904An interesting quote to say the least and it somehow resonates with the current night
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Hysterical Journey to Historic Places

THE SIEGE OF YORKTOWNAmerica won the Revolutionary War and independence from the Crown of England when General Charles Lord Cornwallis suffered defeat at Yorktown and surrendered the Redcoat army. George Washington commanded the American forces
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21.den madeira

Rano si davam na ranajky parky a potom vylezenie na vrchnu terasu a zahajenie opalovania sa.Tento raz som sa natrel.Pisanie vcerajsieho zapisku. No nie a nie sa rozbehnut bo bud ma otravovala yuki alebo davao.Este som si spravil 1.aprila z dom
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Best National Trust sites by London

It’s true that London — from museums and theater shows to river cruises and pub crawls — has much to see and do within its city walls. But sometimes the bright lights and crowded streets of the British capital has visitors longing for a change of scene. Thankfully, London’s high-speed train routes to outdoor-loving counties such as Kent, Surrey, Buckinghamshire, and West Sussex make an escape to the great British countryside easy and affordable. Whether it’s sipping tea in a quintessential E...
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Wendy MacNaughton Instagram live

Children might be better at keeping themselves entertained than adults, but weeks of staying indoors is bound to make even the best-behaved children restless. In a world where many parents are now tasked with working from home and entertaining their children at the same time, graphic journalist and best-selling illustrator Wendy MacNaughton is trying to make life easier on parents by hosting a live drawing class for children daily on Instagram. McNaughton’s 30-minute #drawtogether classes ar...
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NASA Hubble Space Telescope birthday

If your birthday tends to be an eventful affair year after year on Earth, comfort yourself in the fact that way up in space, the stars, galaxies, and planets of our solar system are likely celebrating you in their own way. And to see what they were up to on your special day, all you need to do is check out what the Hubble Space Telescope captured that day. The Hubble Space Telescope has been in space for 30 years, and produced some of the most incredible images we have of outer space. NASA ha...
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Craft beer crowler shortage to-go

Crowlers have become the toilet paper of the brewing industry. Not that guys with beards are fighting over 32-ounce stainless steel cans at the local brewers’ supply shop. But a nationwide shortage of crowlers has created a level of desperation that’s driven some beer makers to extremes. “Our supplier said they have a spot up in Jacksonville where we can pick up 300 crowlers they’ve allocated for us,” says McKay Ferrell, operations partner at Gulf Stream Brewing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. “...
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Oil soars after Trump says Saudis and Russians to cut output - Reuters

Oil soars after Trump says Saudis and Russians to cut output - Reuters:Crude prices soared on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he expects Russia and Saudi Arabia to announce a major oil production cut, and Saudi state media said the kingdom was calling an emergency meeting of producers to deal with the market turmoil.Trump said he had spoken to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and expects Saudi Arabia and Russia to cut oil output by as much as 10 million to 15 million barre...
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How to Make No Sew Face Masks

No sew face masks is the answer to the face mask shortage around the world. In this pandemic time, face masks, along with toilet paper, pasta are in short supply. For a long time, the western countries resisted the idea of wearing face masks. It… The post How to Make No Sew Face Masks appeared first on The New Canadians.
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Petrofac seeks redundancies, considers salary cuts - email - Reuters

Petrofac seeks redundancies, considers salary cuts - email - Reuters:Oilfield services provider Petrofac is launching a redundancy programme that it expects will end up reducing staff numbers by 20% as it seeks to cope with plunging oil prices, according to a source and an internal email seen by Reuters.The Britain-based company, which said redundancies would be voluntary but could become compulsory if not enough people took up the offer, said it might also consider reducing base salaries by at ...
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#SaudiArabia calls for an urgent OPEC+ meeting to rebalance oil markets - Saudi Gazette

Saudi Arabia calls for an urgent OPEC+ meeting to rebalance oil markets - Saudi Gazette:Saudi Arabia called for an urgent meeting of OPEC+ and a group of other countries, with the aim of seeking a fair agreement that will restore balance to the oil markets, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.According to the report, the call for the meeting comes in the framework of the Kingdom's constant efforts to support the global economy in this exceptional circumstance.The meeting was called also in appreci...
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Exclusive: Trump does not plan to ask U.S. oil producers for coordinated cuts - official - Reuters

Exclusive: Trump does not plan to ask U.S. oil producers for coordinated cuts - official - Reuters:The United States does not know formal details of Saudi Arabian and Russian plans to reduce oil supply yet and will not ask U.S. domestic oil producers to chip in with their own cuts, a senior administration official told Reuters on Thursday.Earlier, President Donald Trump said in a tweet that he expected Saudi Arabia and Russia to cut approximately 10 million barrels from daily production, a comme...
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Coronavirus Times A Life In Lockdown

I concluded my last Travelblog with the obvious statement that future releases were going to be thin on the ground in the foreseeable. The UK finally joined the consensus of a lockdown being a smart idea in the light of the COVID 19 cases rising dramatic
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