Mr. Pacino, how do you deal with the weight of your own achievements? I don’t know. You don’t think of it that way. You don’t think of those parts as achievements. You think of the roles you play, the paintings you’ve made. I mean, imagine an actor saying, “I don’t...
Here I offer up a personal experience that clearly demonstrates the power of Determinism over the illusion of Free Will.  This morning just before eight,  I pulled up in front of my office on Avenida 16 in Sabana Sur in San Jose, (Costa Rica) and got out of the car. My...
COSTA RICA EXTRA – Dumb phones are cheaper, sturdier and have longer-lasting batteries. And they are making a nostalgic return. Remember the Motorola DynaTAC? Dumb phones seemed doomed to disappear with the arrival of smartphones, after all, they only served to make calls. If you were around in the early 2000s, you...
Apple’s next iPhone could include “some form of facial/gesture recognition,” according to a research note distributed to clients by Cowen and Company on Wednesday. Concept rendering of next-gen iPhone with edge-to-edge display. The note includes several new details about Apple’s upcoming iPhone, which is expected to launch in September. “Other features appear...
COSTA RICA EXTRA (MANILA) – Miss Costa Rica and Miss Nicaragua arrived in the Phillipines Thursday, to take part in the 65th Miss Universe pageant that will be held on January 30 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. Backstage at Miss Universe. #Day1. Via Facebook. Costa Rica’s Carolina...
From ThisAmericangirl.com – The last time I had sex was three months shy of three years ago. I was in Bali, in a thatched roof bungalow overlooking the ocean, draped atop a fluffy white comforter, in a mosquito net wrapped bed. My heart melted, throbbed, and bled for the...
When looking to book a flight, 95 percent of us focus on one thing, the price. But, thanks to a new survey from Trippy, via Maxim, maybe it’s time to just start using the airline with the sexiest flight attendants, because we now have the answer. In a new survey,...
[vimeo 196952762 w=960 h=540]A production by Costa Rican filmmaker Neftali Loría who worked with 12 photographers to achieve the best images of the tico landscape, that gives goose bumps to any Costa Rican or foreigner totally identifying with this small piece of land of only 51,100 square kilometres, called...
Why not share your new Mercedes that is not being used at the moment? Peer2Peer Carsharing in Munich. Why buy a Mercedes when you can share one? A pilot program in Munich, Germany, Croove, the new carsharing platform from Mercedes-Benz, brings together vehicle owners and rental customers. The idea behind this...
iphone 8 concept Apple’s iPhone 8 won’t be the first smartphone out there to feature a curved display, but it may convince more smartphone manufacturers to build similar devices in the future. Now, a new report indicates that Apple, Google and Microsoft are all looking to partner up with LG...
Just ask an Uber driver to describe his or her worst passenger and you’ll hear tales of vomiting passengers to screaming matches to hookups in the backseat. Yet until last week, Uber hadn’t laid out specific behavior that makes a passenger a five-star rider versus what’s not tolerated inside...
(From The Verge) It’s been a wild year in the smartphone world, we’ve seen everything from modular phones, to exploding phones, even an iPhone that can get wet. Smartphones have been integral parts of our lives for nearly a decade now, but there’s still a lot of interesting things...
Photo by author Wherever we go, we are looked at in wonder. The children an exotic mix of Caribbean, Asian, and European roots. Happy, smiling faces with heads full of bouncing curls. Their skin tanned. Their clothing casual. They could easily be local, yet there’s something different about them, something...
COSTA RICA CONFIDENTIAL - This is part II from the Costa Rica Aerea book by brothers Sergio and Giancarlo Pucci. As the authors tell it, the book is not the story of one journey. Click here for Part I.     For the whole story, more photos and the book visit www.craerea.com.  
COSTA RICA CONFIDENTIAL - Costa Rica Aerea is a book by brothers Sergio and Giancarlo Pucci, whose idea and apssion was never simply the challenger of going out and taking aerial photographs of Costa Rica. From the air, things can be seen in another dimension. One who flies can immediately...