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  1. Zero Gravity Corp. currently holds a monopoly on the market for weightless flight, but various companies have been preparing to offer suborbital flights, which will involve vehicles soaring 62 miles...
  2. Since its 2001 debut, the annual Naples Winter Wine Festival has drawn an impressive crowd of vintners to the Florida resort town. Next year’s edition, which takes place from February 6 through 8,...
  3. No historical records indicate which American hotel opened the first presidential suite, but the concept probably was borrowed from the royal suites of European hotels. Joe McInerney, president and...
  4. On October 14, 1947, when an Air Force captain named Chuck Yeager flew a rocket-propelled Bell XS-1 plane faster than Mach 1 (about 760 mph) over the town of Victorville, Calif., the accompanying...
  5. Orlando Diaz-Azcuy fled Cuba for the States. By 1976 he was the youngest vice president at the architectural giant Gensler.
  6. In a cavernous, dimly lit room in an office building in Weymouth, Mass., dozens of people stare at a map projected on a bare wall. The map is covered with icons, each representing an aircraft...
  7. The BMW 760Li escapes the eye of most luxury-sedan buyers because the German automaker designed it to do just that. But the inconspicuous V-12-powered 7-Series can afford to be unassuming, given that...
  8. The Power of Love Gala started with a dinner hosted by Larry Ruvo with 35 close friends paying tribute to his late father, Lou Ruvo. They relished in good company sipping Mondavi and Cognac, and then...
  9. Stagnation is the bane of cigar makers, just as it is for fashion designers and winemakers, says Robb Report cigars (and home entertainment) editor Brent Butterworth , who collaborated with...
  10. Landslides are called more often in the premature pontifications of modern live election coverage than they ever have been by the officials actually tabulating votes. Most performances on the U.S...

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