Roundup: Necker Island Review, Most Dangerous Airport, No More Middle Seats, Whole Country Hacked & More

This is a list of news from around the web which I came across in the last few days. I found these articles interesting and somewhat related to the travel and deal content you regularly see here at Danny the Deal Guru. Sometimes just interesting and not related at all, but I hope you enjoy them just the same. If you come across any interesting articles, please send them my way.

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Review of Necker Island

Every one who went agreed it was the best vacation they had ever been on and would come back the article says. Even the other guests commented, “Where do you go after this?”. Read more here.

The World’s Most Dangerous Airport

More than 300 people have died attempting to reach the summit of Mount Everest, with countless more injured. Yet the dangers begin well before trekkers even reach base camp. The most common way hikers reach the area is to fly to the tiny Himalayan settlement of Lukla, 9,383 feet above sea level. Read more here.

A Hacker Just Stole the Personal Financial Data of an Entire Country

Police in Bulgaria announced the arrest of a 20-year-old computer programmer Wednesday. His crime? Orchestrating a staggering hack of the European country’s national tax authority that swiped astonishing amounts of data, including the names, addresses, job titles, incomes, health insurance specifics, loan details, and social security information of nearly every adult citizen in the country. Read more here.

9 Most Beautiful Hilltop Towns in Italy

There’s no need to book a week in these gloriously photogenic yet soporific spots, but if you sleep over, you’ll have enough time to stroll around, look at old churches, and have a perfect meal before bed. Read more here.

No one wants the middle seat on airplanes. This design could change that

The S1 design from the Colorado-based startup, Molon Labe Seating, features three economy seats in a staggered layout, putting the middle seat slightly behind the aisle and window seats, and at a slightly lower height. Read more here.

Cool Color Palette Tool Listing All Fortune 500 Companies

Color palette tools are a lot of fun! We all enjoy looking through them to get ideas, and inspiration. This new color palette tool of the fortune 500 companies, was created by Bold Web Design, a leading Adelaide, South Australian Web Design Agency. It’s a creative tool that categorises the fortune 500 companies, and displays their brands colors, including the logo, and secondary colors, found in their style guides and/or websites. You’re sure to have a lot of fun with this tool!

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