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Everything about V Speeds Explained

<b>V</b> — From the French word vitesse, meaning “speed.”<p><b>V1</b> — Maximum speed in the takeoff at which the pilot must take the first action (e.g., apply …

Redactor-in-Chief Whites Out Orlando Killer’s Islamo-motives

The Obama Justice Department’s ridiculous — and dangerous — attempt to hide the truth.<p>After law-enforcement officials answer the question “Whodunit?” …

National Security

Zoom in on Niuhans, the Japanese brand bringing you wardrobe essentials the ancient way

The London Collections Men shows might be in full swing, but off the schedule there’s a whole host of up-and-coming men’s brands showing in the …

Fashion (UK)

10 facts about black holes

One contender for the smallest thing in the universe is the singularity at the center of a black hole. (Shown here, an artist's drawing of a black hole pulling gas away from a companion star.)NASA E/PO, Sonoma State University, Aurore Simonnet<p>Black holes are the only objects in the universe that …

Black Holes

ClassicPics on Twitter: "Unemployed lumber worker, circa 1939… "

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

2016 May 3 - Aurora over Sweden

<b>Aurora over Sweden</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Göran Strand<p><b>Explanation:</b> It was bright and green and stretched across the sky. This striking aurora …

Cosmology

This is what star trails look like when shot from the International Space Station

Star trails have become a very popular photography subject, especially with the high ISO performance offered by some cameras over the last few years, …

Space
Russia

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

13 more European cities you never thought to visit (but really should)

Little t-ball player finally makes it to first base, dances accordingly

This little athlete celebrated landing on first base with a home run of a dance routine.<p>Twitter user @selenaa04 tweeted a video Wednesday of her …

Beyoncé

How World War II Sparked The Scandinavian Design Craze

If not for the war, the notion of “Scandinavian” design may never have left Northern Europe.<p>Who gave the world Scandinavian design? Arne Jacobsen, Eero Arnio, Alvar Aalto, or Ingvar Kamprad? Okay, sure. But another larger force played a major role in establishing Scandinavian design as well: World …

World War II

NASA's Kepler Catches Early Flash of an Exploding Star

The brilliant flash of an exploding star's shockwave -- what astronomers call the "shock breakout" -- has been captured for the first time in visible …

Universe

The Air Force Spares The A-10 Warthog From Slaughter, Decides To Kill It Slowly Instead

After years of infighting, the U.S. Air Force finally gave in and spared the A-10 Warthog from the slaughterhouse. The alarming part is that it took …

Mountain Restaurant Björk in Hemavan / Murman Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The building sits along the top tree line of the slow growing birch trees, beside the ski lift. This is …

Design

Oil prices are being driven down by debt

In a post on Monday, Mark Dow at Behavioral Macro outlined the simple, but elegant and persuasive theory about why oil prices have been driven so low and why they remain there today.<p>Quite simply it is about how oil companies were financed.<p>Here's Dow (emphasis mine):<p>But on [the subject of oil] we …

Oil

Articles about picturesque desert prefab on Dwell.com - Dwell

Jim Murren’s prefab house in Sin City, designed by Marmol Radziner, is as artful as it is art-filled, thanks to an asymmetrical...<p>The barren beauty of a desert landscape can be a source of inspiration for off-the-grid prefab living.<p>The Blue Sky prototype home tiptoes gracefully across the desert …

Prefab Homes

Six graves desecrated in Catholic graveyard near Jerusalem

Vandalism marks latest in series of attacks on Christian and Muslim sites in Israel<p>Unknown vandals have desecrated a Catholic cemetery belonging to a monastery in the village of Beit Jamal, near Jerusalem.<p>Several crosses were toppled and destroyed at the sites of graves​, the Latin patriarchate​ …

Israel

Revealing Color Photographs of Early 1900s Germany Resemble the Innocence of a Children's Picture Book

In a stunning collection of over 800 photographs, <i>Germany Around 1900: A Portrait in Colour</i> gives an accurate glimpse at a country full of promise, at the turn-of-the-century. Economy booming, and social outlook at an all time high, these rose-tinted snapshots show a progressive and cosmopolitan …

How photographers capture the soul of a building - CNN Style

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Architecture

This pocket-sized camera can see the length of a football field in the dark

The Scout TK is the newest consumer product from thermal imaging company Flir<p>In 2015, long time thermal imaging company Flir introduced a smartphone accessory called the Flir One that gave users a superpower: it let them see in the dark. Today at CES, all the work that went into miniaturizing that …

Drones

Tiny House Alternative: The Tiny A-Frame Cabin

It's hip to be triangular<p>Tucked away in the Redwood trees of Cazadero, California stands this unassuming A-frame cabin.<p>It appears tiny on the …

Cabins

World's Best Boutique Hotels 2015

Le Sirenuse is another winner that used to be a family home—and that family still runs the place. The former villa overlooking the Amalfi Coast has …

Hospitality

China may be trying to take over a critical US air base in the Atlantic

The US has had almost a century of interaction with the Azores. During World War I, the US Navy briefly occupied Ponta Delgada, from which it flew hydroplanes to help spot German submarines. With the end of the war, the American contingent returned home, but various Azores airfields served as …

Military

This Is What Disney Villains Would Look Like In Real Life

Magic mirror on the wall, who is the fiercest one of all?

Walt Disney Company

Shakerato Recipe

Learn how to make this frothy, iced espresso drink<p>Meet your new favorite chilled coffee drink: the Shakerato, our twist on the Italian …

“They’re Looking For The Voice of God” – Tom Horn Explains The Dangers Of CERN Particle Experiments

There are some unprecedented scientific experiments taking place at the <i>European Organization for Nuclear Research</i>, more commonly known as the CERN …

The real reason germs spread in the winter

Flu season is a fact of life – but until recently, no one knew why. The answer hinges on the disgusting ways that germs pass between people.<p>It begins as surely as the leaves dropping off the trees. As the mercury drops and the sunlight fades, the sniffles set in. At best, it’s just a cold that …

Public Health

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280-Square-Foot Tiny House Sits Atop a Japanese Cookie Shop

In the effort to prove its tiny house game cannot be beat—and, more importantly, to accommodate its incredibly high population on a land mass slightly smaller than California—Japan has come up with seemingly countless ingenious ways to house its citizens. One such way, by no means unique to Japan, …