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NASA’s virtual tour of the moon in 4K will blow your mind

The moon can look spectacular enough from here on Earth, but a just-posted NASA video showing the lunar surface in amazing close-up detail is also …

Grand Canyon

A Weekend's Worth of Things to do in Victoria, BC for a Family Vacation

It’s a warm summer evening in Victoria, the picturesque capital of British Columbia. I’m strolling along the Inner Harbour, where a steady stream of …

Travel

What to Do When Your Airline Loses Your Luggage

I love to travel light, so I <i>always</i> check-in my bag if the <i>first free checked bag</i> is included. Needless to say, I’m no stranger to <i>temporarily displaced</i> …

Flying

5 California Road Trips That'll Make You Fall in Love With the Golden State

Like many born-and-bred Californians, I would choose Joan Didion as my fantasy dinner guest and I feel more at home in my car than pretty much …

California

Tech billionaire Elon Musk plans hyperloop high-speed acceleration and braking test

Another day and yet another seemingly unbelievable announcement from tech billionaire Elon Musk.<p>The Tesla and SpaceX CEO says his companies' upgraded hyperloop transportation pod will undergo a test soon — with the aim of reaching half the speed of sound and then braking in less than a mile.<p>In a …

Elon Musk

Canada bus crash: father finds son standing amid 'devastating sight'

Crash that left 15 people dead and more than a dozen injured plunges hockey-loving Canada into shock and mourning<p>When Myles Shumlanski picked up his phone late on Friday afternoon, his son’s voice – frantic and hysterical – rang through the line. “The bus was in an accident,” Nick Shumlanski …

Semi-trailer

Watch Boeing refuel a huge military tanker mid-flight

Boeing successfully refueled a KC-46 Pegasus tanker from a fellow tanker — mid-air.<p>Boeing transferred 146,000 pounds of fuel from one plane to …

Aviation

Travel chaos after bus fire at UK's Stansted Airport

Stansted airport in the UK had to be partially evacuated after a shuttle bus caught fire, causing disruption for thousands travelling on the Good Friday holiday.<p>Videos and photos posted on social media show a thick cloud of black smoke rising into the sky.<p>Passengers said that the scene was chaotic, …

Travel
Peace
Remembrance Day

Houston, we have a space junk problem: View

Humans are a messy species. Not only are we polluting the air, land and water on Earth, but we’re leaving our litter in space too.<p>There are countless objects, known as space debris, orbiting above us. One of them, an abandoned Chinese space station, fell to earth on 2 April. The immediate risks …

Space Exploration

How Politics Could Affect Your Flight Time

Pilots can't always take the most direct route.<p>Air India’s new route from New Delhi to Tel Aviv made history last week when it became the first to …

Saudi Arabia

Egypt's Great Pyramid stars in haunting space image

The pyramids of Giza in Egypt come into focus in a remarkable image snapped by a European Space Agency satellite.<p>Capturing a clear image of the pyramids of Giza in Egypt has long been a photography challenge for astronauts on board the International Space Station. The European Space Agency's …

European Space Agency
Canada

10 Best Healthy Foods to Gain Weight Fast

For some people, gaining weight or adding muscle can be just as difficult as losing weight.<p>However, simply adding certain foods to your diet can be …

Nutrition

The mesmerising symmetry of airports from above

Aviation

This Is the Most Affordable City in Europe (Per a 2018 Financial Analysis)

The cost of travel is a major factor in planning any trip, especially when it comes to navigating the varied cities of Europe. Luckily, if you know …

Europe

The NYC Helicopter Crash May Have Been Caused by a Safety Strap

A passenger’s safety tether wrapped around an emergency fuel shutoff lever might have caused the engine failure of the helicopter that crashed into …

New York City

Thousands Of NYC Flights Canceled As Nor'easter Hits

The storm prompted LaGuardia, JFK and Newark airports to suspend operations by early Wednesday afternoon.<p>NEW YORK CITY, NY -- Thousands of New York …

Flying

Canadian involved in drug smuggling plot says she made cocaine cruise a vacation

Mélina Roberge, 24, appeared in Australian court for sentencing hearing<p>A Canadian woman told an Australian court on Wednesday that her only role in a …

Crime

Importing Israeli Natural Gas Makes Sense for Egypt

The deal is politically fraught but could create an energy powerhouse.<p>The discovery of Egypt’s giant Zohr gas field in August 2015 was heralded as the solution to the country’s energy problems. So why did Egypt cut a deal this year to import natural gas from Israel, its former enemy?<p>Dolphinus …

Energy

Ryanair’s Global Pitch to Pilots: Job Stability, but No Free Coffee

Even by the hard-nosed standards of budget airlines, Ryanair Holdings Plc is notoriously tough on its staff. The carrier’s chief executive once …

Ryanair

Airline hits back over 'flight attendant orgy' rumour

An airline has hit back at rumours its flight attendants were busted indulging in a hotel room orgy.<p>A series of steamy videos showing at least six …

Social Media

10,000 and counting: the most successful jet aircraft of all time

The most successful commercial jet of all time? You’d be forgiven for thinking it’s the 747. The jumbo has been an icon of the sky for almost 50 years, and during that time more than 1,500 have been delivered to airlines around the world.<p>But that pales in comparison to its smaller, less fêted …

Aviation

Plane Tickets to Europe Start at $89 With Norwegian Air's Awesome St. Patrick's Day Sale

There's no better way to celebrate a special occasion than with a major sale, and budget airline Norwegian Air is happy to oblige us. Norwegian is offering tickets from the US to the UK and Ireland for as low as $89 (one-way) as part of a St. Patrick's Day promotion. Yes, you read correctly: you …

12 Incredible And Affordable Places To Travel Outside The US

See if your dream destination is on the list. H/T Quora<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

European Travel
Mexico City

Navy F-18 fighter jet crashes into water near Naval Air Station Key West

A Navy F-18 fighter jet crashed in the water near a naval station in Key West, Florida, Wednesday afternoon, killing both people on board, the Navy …

Saudi skies are now open to flights to Israel

For the first time ever, an international airline can use Saudi airspace to fly to Israel.<p>Air India is launching a new flight from New Delhi to Tel Aviv, starting on March 22, and has been given permission to use the skies over Saudi Arabia, an Air India spokesperson told CNN.<p>Israel and Saudi …

Saudi Arabia

We Rank The Best Five Apps For Landing A Cheap Flight

If you follow our travel section at all, you know we at Uproxx love cheap flights. But we also know that sometimes you can’t plan ahead, or that you’re not always near a computer to book a flight. And the best deals require you to act fast. So we’ve ranked five apps that will let you snag a cheap …

American Airlines