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A Dual Computer Failure And Poor Pilot Response May Have Brought Down AirAsia Jet

An outage of the twin Flight Augmentation Computers (FAC) could not have directly caused the Dec. 28 crash, experts say, but without them the pilots would have had to rely on manual flying skills that are often stretched during a sudden airborne emergency.<p>"There appears to be some issue with the …

Airplanes

Dubai overtakes Heathrow as top international airport

Dubai - Dubai airport has soared ahead of London's Heathrow, riding a boom in long-haul flights between Asia and the West to become the world's top …

What you should know before flying a drone in the UK

Drones used to be scary, specialist equipment reserved for the military and dystopian sci-fi novels. But now they're everywhere. Companies have worked out how to make these unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) cheap and reasonably easy to fly, enticing a whole new wave of amateur pilots. Whether you …

Vehicle, bodies recovered in Craigslist disappearance

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> Two bodies, one male and one female, were recovered Monday in the case of a Marietta, Georgia, couple, who went missing after contacting a car seller on Craigslist.<p>The bodies have not yet been identified, said Telfair County Sheriff Chris Steverson. He said the couple's car was also …

Crime

Grim world of teen porn exposed in Sundance documentary

In Hot Girls Wanted, two former journalists reveal the disturbing truth behind young women in the porn industry<p>The disturbing world of teen porn, in which thousands of 18- and 19-year-old girls have sex on camera for money, is exposed in a documentary premiered at the <b>Sundance Film Festival</b>.<p>Hot …

Sundance

Former Opera CEO Launches Vivaldi, A New Browser For Power Users

Opera’s former CEO Jon von Tetzchner is launching the first preview of Vivaldi today, a new Chromium-based browser that is squarely aimed at power users. Vivaldi features tools like Quick Commands for using written commands instead of the mouse, an Opera-like Speed Dial for quickly accessing …

Software

The best DSLR cameras

If you’re looking to take your photography game to the next level, you’ve probably considered making the jump from your smartphone or point-and-shoot …

Cameras
Malaysia Airlines

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NASA’s Curiosity Rover Photo ‘Shows’ Human ‘Non-Terrestrial Officer’ Performing Maintenance On Mars

Going by the claims of a UFO researcher, we might have obtained the first photographic “evidence” of hacker Gary McKinnon’s claim that he found …

Paranormal

Obama in India joins Modi at Delhi Republic Day parade

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1140000/1140575_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522291732_18ac61d8a94341ad1a97afff80875d29<p><b>US President Barack Obama has attended India's Republic Day parade in Delhi, the first US head of state to do so.</b><p>Mr Obama was chief guest at the …

India

5 Reasons to Buy the New Nintendo 3DS and 5 Reasons to Wait

Picture your ideal gaming handheld. What does it look like? Dual joysticks? Ergonomic gamepad? A plus-sized screen? Headgear-free 3D? High fidelity …

Retrogaming

The New ‘Walking Dead’ Season 5 Trailer Is Here And It’s Surprisingly Hopeful

AMC must have realized the last tease they gave us for the return of <i>The Walking Dead</i> was a bit weak — there’s only so many fan theories we can create out of thin air with nothing but a fog machine, slow-mo gun fire and Rick’s bushy beard — so they’re gifting us with a new trailer for the second …

How 'Strange Magic' kept George Lucas's touch—without George Lucas

<i>Strange Magic</i> had been percolating in George Lucas’s mind since his days working on the <i>Star Wars</i> prequels. Yet when the filmmaker sold his production …

Filmmakers Need A Virtual Reality Editing Suite, So Visionary VR Built It

Virtual reality is as different from movies as movies are from novels. It’s hard to port one into another without losing a lot. New storytelling mediums need new creation tools, and Visionary VR is making them.<p>But this isn’t some Final Cut clone. Visionary’s editing suite lives entirely in VR. …

Virtual Reality