Austin Wood

140 Flips | 1 Magazine | 140 Likes | 1 Follower | @AustinWood5t3o | Keep up with Austin Wood on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Austin Wood”

The 10 safest airlines in the world

A quick search on Google yields plenty of varying methods of ranking the world's airlines. You can easily sort airlines (at least those in the US) out by their on-time performance, complaints, baggage handling, and which magazine you're carrying. Expand your horizons a bit to look at the worldwide …

China just tested another anti-satellite missile

The test of a Dong Neng-3 exoatmospheric vehicle was carried out Oct. 30 from China's Korla Missile Test Complex in western China, said two defense officials familiar with reports of the test.<p>A Chinese press report also provided details of what was said to be a missile defense interceptor flight …

Military

The White House is prepping for a single weather event that could cost $2 trillion in damage

On October 29, the White House's National Science and Technology Council released its strategic plan to prepare for an extreme weather event in space that could destroy satellites, spacecraft, and vital telecommunications systems.<p>Many of these electrical systems depend on one another, which is a …

The White House

Over and over again, the military has conducted dangerous biowarfare experiments on Americans

On September 20, 1950, a US Navy ship just off the coast of San Francisco used a giant hose to spray a cloud of microbes into the air and into the city's famous fog. The military was testing how a biological weapon attack would affect the 800,000 residents of the city.<p>The people of San Francisco …

San Francisco

Dealbreakers Study: Men Want Woman With High Sex Drive, Women Want Good Sex

A new study published in the journal <i>Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin</i> looked at dating dealbreakers—those irritating or offensive or otherwise unacceptable things that kill our desire for a relationship with someone—and how they vary between men and women.<p>Researchers combined data from six …

Russian media is peddling anti-western conspiracy theories about the plane crash in Egypt

Russia went there after all.<p>The crash of Metrojet Flight 9268 in Egypt on October 31, which killed all 224 people on board, was more than the worst aviation disaster in the country's history.<p>Once it became clear that the cause of the crash was probably terrorism, it also became a messaging …

Russia

Why Women Leave Men They Love: What Every Man Needs to Know

Read on HuffPost Deutschland<p>As a marriage counsellor working with men and women in relationship crisis, I help clients navigate numerous issues. While many situations are complex, there's one profoundly simple truth that men need to know: Women leave men they love.<p>They feel terrible about it. It …

Relationships

6 Inspiring Quotes That Have Stood the Test of Time

A challenging morning can be made less difficult by reading a few inspirational or motivational quotes. Sources for inspiration can be found in the quotes of former presidents, successful business people, inventors or even your parents. A deeper meaning for each quote can be determined by what is …

Motivation

Student Approaches Her Teacher With Question During Class and ‘Can’t Believe’ What She Sees on His iPhone: Police

A Florida ninth-grade student told police that she walked up to her teacher to ask a question during her intensive reading class in Mulberry High School last Wednesday — and then walked away in shock.<p>“I went back to my desk and thought, ‘I can’t believe what I saw,'” Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd …

7 Small Ways You Cheat On Your Spouse Without Realizing It

<i>By Clayton Olson</i><p>Most of us think that cheating is the ultimate act of relationship betrayal.<p>But let's get real -- people don't just suddenly decide to trash their marriage vows like that out of nowhere. They don't go to bed 100 percent bed faithful and then wake up with adulterous morning …

No Evidence Farting Livestock Caused Emergency Landing, Airline Says

Wake up, sheeple.<p>Singapore Airlines is refuting media reports that a Malaysia-bound flight had to make an emergency landing last week because the gas and manure from a group of sheep set off the plane's smoke alarm.<p>The controversy stemmed from a report in The Aviation Herald, a website that records …

Singapore Airlines

Terrorists 'boasted' to Isil leaders about bombing plane, stranded Brits 'could face ten day delays' - as it happened on Saturday November 7

British official in Sharm el-Sheikh resort says British government is increasing the number of flights and will return about 2,000 nationals today on nine planes

The most affordable places to travel to next year, according to Lonely Planet

Included in the series is a list of the best-value destinations for 2016, which pinpoints the top destinations where visitors can have high-quality travel experiences without breaking the bank.<p>From the pristine beaches of Costa Rica's Caribbean coast to the renowned vineyards of Galicia, Spain, …

Costa Rica

5 Jaw-Dropping Luxury Homes On The Market Right Now

You need to see this.<p>Indoor basketball courts, cavernous wine cellars, breathtaking views of the Rockies -- luxury homes around America are pretty darn impressive. And thanks to sites like Zillow, we can spend our time gawking at them. <i></i><p>For your viewing pleasure, the real estate listings site rounded …

Real Estate

Woman stopped from boarding plane in India after airline staff say her dress was 'too short'

A woman was stopped from boarding a plane after the dress was deemed 'too short'.<p>After landing in Mumbai, India, on a Qatar Airways service from …

Navy Gives up on $900 Million Nuclear Sub after Employee Set it on Fire So He Could Go Home Early

The USS Miami nuclear submarine survived military campaigns in the Middle East and the Balkans, but couldn’t overcome the petty sabotage of an …

The U.S. Navy's Worst Nightmare: Super Advanced Russian Submarines

In recent years, the Russian navy has started to slowly recover from the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union. While the Russian surface fleet still …

South China Sea Dispute: America May Be In For A Big Surprise

Last week, the US drew a line in South China Sea, containing China’s territorial ambitions, for now. In spite of strong words, China doesn’t seem to be prepared to challenge the US either militarily or diplomatically.<p>But things may change in the future. On the diplomatic front, at least.<p>Loaded with …

There's an abandoned subway station at the southern tip of Manhattan, and you have to pass a background check to visit

Even if you use New York's subway system every day, you've probably never walked through the City Hall station.<p>Though it's been closed since 1945, the subway station was never demolished. To this day, after the 6 train makes its final downtown stop at the Brooklyn Bridge station, it travels through …

City Halls

A giant 'spooky' space rock is flying close to Earth on Halloween, but that's not the most disturbing part

And you won't want to miss this Halloween's rare sight!<p>On Saturday at 1:05 pm ET, an asteroid that could be up to 2.5 times taller than Trump World Tower in New York City will zip past Earth at a blazing speed of 78,000 miles per hour.<p>Upon its closest approach to Earth, the space rock — dubbed …

New York City

Girl thrown from desk didn't obey because the punishment was unfair, attorney says

The South Carolina student thrown from her seat by a school police officer had obeyed orders to put her cellphone away, and the dispute arose because she did not put it away fast enough, her attorney said Thursday.<p>"She could have been left alone," said Todd Rutherford, the attorney for the …

Justice

Woman and family kicked off of JetBlue flight 'antagonized' by crew and called 'animals'

A company representative told ABC News the flight attendant had also left the flight, but only to file a police report.

12 Things Men Do That Make Women Fall Deeper in Love

Men -- we love them. Like <i>really, really</i> love them. We can't live without them and we certainly don't want to. We enjoy all of the little things they do that make them so much hotter. Here are 12 things men do that women really adore.<p><b>1. Planning is amazing.</b><p>When a man plans, it's almost as exciting …

This abandoned ghost airport in India cost $17 million to build

Located in northwestern India, Jaisalmer Airport was completed more than two years ago at a cost of $17 million. At a time when the spanking new facility should be welcoming hundreds of thousands of passengers per year, it sits abandoned. In fact, the airport has yet to operate a single …

U.S. jets intercept Russian planes near aircraft carrier

<b>(CNN) —</b> The U.S. Navy launched four armed fighter jets to intercept two Russian Tu-142 Bear aircraft that were flying near the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan in the Pacific Ocean, the Navy said Thursday.<p>The four F/A-18 fighter jets were sent as "standard operating procedure" to escort planes …

Military

US Air Force's new stealth bomber: What you need to know

There’s a new stealth bomber joining the U.S. Air Force and it will be one incredible aircraft. In war, this strike aircraft can fly deep into hostile areas – undetected – where it can unleash serious munitions against an enemy.<p>The Air Force announced Tuesday that it chose Northrop Grumman to build …

2 European countries on the frontline with Russia are starting to merge their military operations

The Swedish government announced on October 29 that it will create a joint naval battle group with the Finnish Defense Forces.<p>Finland borders Russia to its northeast, while Sweden has seen recent Russian military violations of its territory — most notably by a possible Russian submarine in October …

Military

Report: Captain on Israel-bound flight from Spain announced 'landing in Palestine'

Israeli passengers on Iberia Airlines plane incensed by remarks made in Spanish and English, according to Channel 2 report.<p>><p>A Spanish airline Iberia …

Russia's Syria intervention: One month in

<b>The deployment of a Russian strike force of 34 combat jets and 21 helicopters showed how billions invested in the armed forces by President Vladimir Putin had paid off. Within days of arriving they were flying attack missions, and have now clocked up something like 1,000 of them.</b><p>President Putin …

Middle East

Turning Japanese: 7 Must-See Vehicles from the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show | Flipbook

Turning Japanese: 7 Must-See Vehicles from the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show