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New FAA system can track twice as many flights at once

Whoever said "it's the journey, not the destination" obviously lived in a time before air travel. But maybe, just maybe, the Department of Transportation's implementation of the En Route Automation Modernization (ERAM), the "backbone" of the NextGen air-traffic system, could change how we feel …

NASA's shape-shifting plane wings pass initial flight tests

After six months and 22 flights at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, NASA has announced the successful completion of testing for its morphing airplane wing design. Known as Adaptive Compliant Trailing Edge (ACTE) flight control surfaces, they replace a plane's …

Our Favorite Spaghetti and Meatballs

Our ultimate version of everyone's favorite family-night dinner has a super tender and robust meat mixture, slow-simmered and flavorful sauce, and …

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at That Amazing GoPro Footage From Space

Recently, NASA released some pretty spectacular footage captured by an astronaut wearing a GoPro camera while spacewalking around the International Space Station. In the videos, Earth slowly rotates below the space station while astronauts fiddle with cables, install antennae, and work on the …

GoPro cameras capture daredevil’s stunning flight over Swiss Alps

Want to know what it’s like to fly over mountains like Superman? Ask Seattle-based daredevil Brandon Mikesell, who soared over the Swiss Alps in a wingsuit last year, capturing stunning footage of his flight on GoPro cameras strapped to his helmet and suit.<p>Zooming past sheer cliff faces and over …

How Big Data Keeps Planes In The Air

Big data in the aviation industry means <i>a lot</i> of data.<p>According to the U.S. National Air Traffic Controllers Association, a total of 87,000 flights are in the skies in the United States on any given day.<p>Data collected by sensors on one aircraft covers more than 300,000 parameters with engine data …

Big Data

Will religion ever disappear?

Atheism is on the rise around the world, so does that mean spirituality will soon be a thing of the past? Rachel Nuwer discovers that the answer is far from simple.<p>A growing number of people, millions worldwide, say they believe that life definitively ends at death – that there is no God, no …

Religion

Seat density tool shows how airlines managed to post highest margins yet

Oliver Wyman’s annual Airline Economic Analysis uses a fascinating seat density tool to demonstrate how US-based airlines managed to post their best …

What the World's Top Health Experts Eat for Breakfast

In the world of expert nutrition advice, there is breakfast and then there is everything else. And while we’re cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs science-backed …

A 'Typical' Day At The Airport

This is what professional pilots train for.<p>02/22/2017<p>Grab the jumpseat and live a day in the life of an airline pilot.<p>02/20/2017<p>Preflighting in …

Pan Seared Tofu with Avocado Cashew Sauce

http://schneiderchen.de | © 2014 | http://angiesrecipes.blogspot.com<p>A simple sauce of avocado, tomato, cashew nuts, parsley and lime juice is served …

Chicken Cacciatore Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> I couldn't take it anymore. With the weather so warm here for the last couple of …

Concorde Flight-New York to London with detailed Captain's commentary 2003 (No music, best video!)

FAA's next traffic control system may not be fit for drones

Much has changed since the Federal Aviation Administration decided to start testing drones in the US for the first time. Part of that is due to the growing interest in UAVs over recent months, not only from hobbyists, but also from major technology companies including Amazon, Facebook and Google. …

German Shepherd throws fit after being told to stop swimming

WE’VE all seen extreme toddler temper tantrums — but this German Shepherd takes throwing a fit to a new level.

Pets

WATCH: The Chemistry of a Smartphone

Thanks to patent laws and trade secrets, there's precious little information available about what goes into manufacturing your typical smartphone, …

Our entire Milky Way galaxy is just a dot in this supercluster

Ready to feel small? Our sun is just one of 300 billion stars in the Milky Way galaxy, which itself is one of many, many other galaxies -- but at least we now know <i>where</i> it is. Astronomers have mapped a "supercluster" of galaxies including the Milky Way and dubbed it Laniakea, or "immeasurable …

Qantas results: Airline chief Alan Joyce brushes off calls to step down despite record $2.8b loss

Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce has brushed off calls to step down, despite the airline posting a bigger-than-expected $2.8 billion after-tax loss, …

Qantas loss now nearly $3b: What will it take for Joyce to go?

It is the question hovering on the lips of every Qantas shareholder and employee - what new atrocity would it take for Qantas chief executive Alan …

How to make KFC Fried Chicken

10 awesome Google features you should be using

The reason the Google home page is so bare is that, way back when it was just starting out in a Silicon Valley garage, no one working there knew how to program a web page to make it look pretty.<p>In fact, even the word Google was a mistake. The founders really wanted “Googol” – the digit 1 followed …

Researchers find first sign that tyrannosaurs hunted in packs

Discovery of three sets of dinosaur trackways in Canada reveals that predators were running together<p>The collective noun is a terror of tyrannosaurs: a pack of the prehistoric predators, moving and hunting in numbers, for prey that faced the fight of its life.<p>That tyrannosaurs might have hunted in …

Fuel-efficient planes could make flights cheaper

The north Atlantic is one of the most lucrative and highly competitive airline markets in the world.<p>Since the late 1940s, numerous airlines have …

Aviation

For Transoceanic Flights, Are Two Engines Enough?

New, more efficient twin-engine jets like the Boeing 787 and Airbus A350 are taking over more and more transoceanic routes. But what happens when one engine fails thousands of miles from civilization?<p><b>The big players in aviation</b> are pinning their hopes on twin-engine jetliners like the Airbus A350 …

Exposure Basics: How to Choose ISO, Aperture, and Shutter Speed Settings

If you’re trying to break free from the auto settings on your camera and make an entry into the world of manual, it’s necessary to understand ISO, …

New Year's Eve celebrations in Australia – in pictures

Australians flock to Melbourne and Sydney and gather in their thousands to usher in the new year

New Year 2014 in pictures: Fireworks and celebrations around the world - Telegraph