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2 things I discovered about Google Plus today...
2 things I discovered about Google Plus today -
1) When you send a email to a Google Plus contact - it's like a Facebook Message and a copy gets delivered to your email. I wondered if you the contact is in your Gmail address book if it would go as a regular email.
2) You can view your own profile as someone else. Click on your name on the top left and below the "Edit Profile" button you will see a text box " View Profile as " and you can add any name and see how the view is. ( tip: choose "anyone on the web" and double check to see what photos you are sharing.
Emirates flies the Airbus A380-800 from Washington DC to Dubai
There was a time that flying between India and the US meant a stopover in London, Frankfurt, Paris or Amsterdam (I loved Amsterdam). However in the past decade this has changed dramatically. Now `Emirates (Dubai) Etihad (Abu Dhabi) Qatar Airways (In Doha, Qatar) have taken over these routes with their new aircraft and great service.
From Washington DC, Emirates is an outlier, it flies in the morning at 10.55 from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and reaches Dubai at around 8.30 a.m. Other flights, Etihad, Qatar and flights with European stopovers take off after 9 p.m at night.
I love this timing but it does cause a disagreement in my house. My wife prefers to fly Eithad due to the timings. My wife's viewpoint is that it is difficult to sleep on the Emirates flight since it starts in the morning. I enjoy the morning flight. My game plan is to sleep less for a few days to my Emirates flight. Once on the flight, I divide …