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Searching for Noah's Ark

Ali Çınar – Connecticut
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Like the lost continent Atlantis and Mu, or the Ark of the Covenant or the Holy Grail, Noah’s Ark is undoubtedly on the list of missing treasures of the world. To date, many scientists have searched for the Ark, which is claimed to be atop Turkey’s highest mountain, Mount Ağrı, yet none of them have come up with any conclusive findings.

The Future of Tourism and Turkey

Muzaffer S. Uysal
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Today, tourism, with its complex social, economic and physical impact, has become an international phenomenon, and is one of the largest and most rapidly growing industries in the international market. Now, tourism is a very competitive business. It is no longer a supply driven sector but a demand driven market.

Turkish Exports to the US Boosted amid European Stagnation

Image Turkish exports to the U.S. have skyrocketed over the past five years, reaching an astounding $6.3 billion in 2014, a data sheet compiled by the Turkish Statistical Institute revealed last Friday. Turkey's exports to the U.S. increased over 12 percent in 2014, making it the sixth biggest purchaser of Turkish goods last year.

Chobani Ranks No. 117 on the 2012 Inc. 500|5000

Image Inc. magazine today ranked Chobani No. 117 on their annual Inc. 500|5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at an integral segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. This is the first year that Chobani has been recognized on this list as they join other prominent companies like Yelp, Giftcards.com, KIND, and famed hatmaker Tilly’s.

Buzz Surrounds Relocation of Coke's Secret Formula

Image The brand-brandishing companies behind these secrets all know this. But perhaps none better than Coca-Cola, which on Thursday was all over Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to announce that it was physically moving its secret formula from a SunTrust Bank vault in Atlanta to a vault in a new exhibit at Coke's World of Coca-Cola tourist attraction in downtown Atlanta.

"The whole point of a trade secret is that you know something that no one else does," says Ted Ryan, archivist at Coca-Cola.

Buzz Surrounds Relocation of Coke's Secret Formula

The brand-brandishing companies behind these secrets all know this. But perhaps none better than Coca-Cola, which on Thursday was all over Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to announce that it was physically moving its secret formula from a SunTrust Bank vault in Atlanta to a vault in a new exhibit at Coke's World of Coca-Cola tourist attraction in downtown Atlanta.

"The whole point of a trade secret is that you know something that no one else does," says Ted Ryan, archivist at Coca-Cola.

Turkish Airlines Orders 15 Boeing 737 Aircraft

ImageTurkish Airlines on Friday announced that it has decided to order 15 Next-Generation Boeing 737 aircraft in a deal valued at more than $1.2 billion.

The order of the Istanbul-based carrier compromises of ten 737-800s and five 737-900ER aircraft. They have an average list-price value of more than $1.2 billion, although the companies did not release how much was actually paid.

Boeing said it will deliver all of the Turkish Airlines new Next-Generation 737s with the Boeing Sky Interior. This new interior introduces larger overhead stowage bins with a new design that provides more open space in the cabin.

The new interior also provides a soft blue sky overhead simulated by light-emitting diode (LED) lighting and features modern, sculpted sidewalls and window reveals to draw passengers' eyes to the view outside the window, as well as cove lighting and curving architecture.
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