Monthly Archives: September 2012

Visiting Memphis.

Memphis is located in the southwestern part of the state of Tennessee. Memphis is supposed to be the largest city of the state. The population of the city is about 700 000. Memphis is home to the largest International cargo airport in the world.

Undoubtedly Memphis became known due to its music and of course thanks to Elvis Presley. When Presley was 13-years-old his family moved to Memphis. So staying in the city do not miss an opportunity to visit Presley’s Graceland. Graceland is supposed to be the most popular tourist attraction in the area. You’ve got a chance to see the mansion of the Presleys, visit the grave of the King of Rock and Roll, and get acquainted with the collection of automobiles and airplanes Presley had. If you are not in rock-n-roll pretty much nevertheless drop in Graceland. It is really worth it.

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Visiting Detroit.

Detroit is the largest city of the state of Michigan located nearby the state border with Canada. For many Detroit is associated with cars. An unofficial status of the city is Motor city. The largest and most famous automobile companies are located in Detroit. They are Ford, Chrysler and General Motors.

Detroit became also infamous for its crime. The crime rate in the city is extremely high. At the same time the situation in Canada is opposite. It was discussed in Michael Moore’s documentary Bowling for Columbine. So be careful visiting Detroit and its suburbs.

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What the Internet Has Killed

There is no doubt that the Internet has brought huge benefit to the humankind. However, incredible development of new technologies has led to considerable changes in our habits and our lifestyle as well, and some items have become the rarities from the past. Here are only some things which we are not likely to use any more as the Internet has “killed” them.

Video Rental stores are one of the victims of the Internet. Nowadays everybody can download any movie for free and there is no need to rent or exchange videos any more. That’s why a great number of video rents went bankrupts soon after the Internet torrents became a widespread phenomenon.

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