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JetHiking: How this traveller flies for free You would be smiling too if you were flying for free. Picture: Amber Nolan/JetHiking.com Onboard one of the private planes Amber flies on. Picture: Amber Nolan/JetHiking.com IMAGINE not having to deal with airport security, spend hours waiting for your flight or put up with annoying passengers. Sell Your Crap, Pay Off Your Debt, And Do What You Love! This Makes It All Possible! There’s something strange happening around the globe… but it’s awesome! Lifestyles and needs are changing, and consequently, our houses are shrinking. The tiny house movement has blown up in the past few years, shifting the traditional North American housing models towards a more practical, finance-friendly blueprint. The movement is garnering attention from people fed up with the current consumerist/utility-based lifestyle which has placed millions of people in debt. Now, the idea of living your dream is no longer a cliché. The typical American home is around 2,600 square feet, while the typical small or tiny house is around 100-400 square feet.

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How to avoid paying extra fees when travelling alone Judging by the Travel Concierge inbox, few topics trigger such frustration among holidaymakers as the vexatious single supplement. But it is possible to avoid paying far more than everyone else, according to a Toronto-based blogger who’s an expert in individual tripping. Janice Waugh’s Solo Traveler site (solotravelerblog.com) is brimming with excellent tips and resources. And she strongly believes that vacationing sans companions is a great way to hit the road. 3-D scanning, with your smartphone Traditionally, 3-D scanning has required expensive laser scanner equipment, complicated software, and technological expertise. But MIT spinout Viztu Technologies helped change that: Back in 2011, Viztu released software, free online, that essentially replaced expensive scanning hardware with personal cameras. This innovation led to a rapidly rising commercial enterprise that concluded with Viztu’s sale to a tech giant, which is now bringing the technology to the public worldwide. Viztu’s flagship web service, Hypr3D, could rapidly generate digital 3-D models of an object (human or inanimate) or scene from a series of user-uploaded 2-D digital photos or videos, usually captured by digital cameras, smartphones, or webcams. “We gave people the easiest scanner available: the cameras they already owned,” says Thomas Milnes PhD ’13, Viztu’s chief technology officer, who developed the software behind Hypr3D as part of his MIT dissertation. A simple pipeline

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