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Jet2 passengers threaten to boycott airline for an unusual reason

Passengers are threatening to boycott airline Jet2 because of the song it chooses to play on-board.<p>Budget airline Jet2 plays ‘Hold My Hand’ by Jess …

This airline is flying the only billion dollar route in the world

British Airways is flying a billion dollar-worth airplane route according to a report by the Official Airline Guide. And it’s the only one in the world to do so.<p>“Distance, time and capacity are only a few ways in which the airline industry measures its Top 10, but there are other more telling …

British Airways

2 Bedroom Apartment/House Plans

• 1 |<br>• Visualizer: Rishabh Kushwaha<p>Similar to an L shape, but not quite, this apartment feels open and spacious with a layout that wraps each bedroom …

England preparing bid to host 2030 World Cup, FA confirms

UK government has said it will support a joint bid led by England<p>The FA is preparing a bid for England to host the 2030 World Cup.<p>Argentina, Uruguay …

Hyde Park

Hunting for fossils in the quirks of language

WHEN stone tools were recently found in China, they were interpreted as proof that the exodus of humans from Africa took place hundreds of thousands …

Linguistics

The quest to make German more gender-neutral

GERMAN is more gendered than many other languages. In English, for example, “professor” can describe an academic of either sex, whereas in German</i> …

Gender-Neutral

Top 5 Python NLP Libraries Every Budding Researcher Should Know

Do you want to find out which are the best frameworks or libraries for natural language processing (NLP) in Python? Do you want to mine the social …

Natural Language Processing

‘Deutschland 86’ release date announced

The follow-up to the German spy drama is finally here<p>A release date has finally been set for <i>Deutschland 86 –</i> warning spoilers follow below.<p>The …

German Language

How Languages Used Online Compare To Real Life [Infographic]

Language barriers have always proven a major hurdle for global connectivity. Surfing the web on the latest smartphone or tablet is pretty meaningless if all the content shows up in a language you cannot understand. Technological solutions have emerged in the form of translation software and apps …

Top 10

This tiny home lets visitors experience life as homesteaders

Homesteading is a full-time job, but for those who’d like to just try it briefly, you can rent out a beautiful 300-square-foot tiny home made from …

The world's 19 most staggeringly beautiful mountains

Parasitic wooden cubes slash Parisian building's energy consumption by 75%

Stéphane Malka has designed a clever way of optimizing the energy efficiency of older urban structures while working within the restrictions of …

Architecture

Google planning AI tools for Pi makers this year

Google is intending to expand the dev tools available to makers using the Raspberry Pi microprocessor to power their projects this year — potentially offering software tools for face- and emotion-recognition, speech-to-text translation, natural language processing, sentiment analysis, predictive …

The 12 Types Of Trips You Should Take In Your Lifetime

Better than your average beach vacation, and cheaper too.<p>To some travelers, “vacation” means lying on a tropical beach or staying in an urban hotel, and there’s nothing wrong with that. But the start of a new year is time to think outside the box and start planning trips that help you both unwind …

Travel

13 best-selling online classes you can enroll in for just $10 right now

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>With this in mind, Udemy is offering more than 17,000 classes on their site for just $10 each.<p><b>The deal ends on March 14 at 6 a.m. PST.</b><p>Below …

Social Media Marketing

Family Lives in the Arctic Circle by Building Cob House in a Solar Geodesic Dome

The Arctic Circle conjures up images of extreme weather conditions, but one family has managed to create their own cozy oasis in the far reaches of Norway. The Hjertefølger family has been living on Norway's Sandhornøya island, where they started their journey into sustainable living, since 2013. …

Arctic Circle

Cute 550 Sq. Ft. Prefab Timber Cabin

• Home<br>• ><br>• Tiny House<br>• ><br>• Cute 550 Sq. Ft. Prefab Timber Cabin<p>posted 2 years ago<br>Categories: Tiny House<p>FabCab offers this tiny house called TimberCab 550, a …

Prefab Homes

GreenPod's 450 sq. ft. Waterhaus is a tiny, prefabricated eco-friendly home (Video)

It took some time, but modular and prefab homes are finally gaining some mainstream traction. For people interested in getting an eco-friendly home …

Prefab Homes

Abstract art and historic medieval edifices make unusual bedfellows in the Spanish town of Cuenca

Stacked on a steep promontory of land between two deep river gorges, the Spanish city of Cuenca is a medieval masterpiece in central Spain.<p>Yet, despite its age, Cuenca has somewhat ironically established itself as a vortex of modern abstract art. Several of the city’s most iconic buildings house …

HPE Living Progress – Corporate Social Responsibility

Our mission<p>By 2020, half the world’s population is expected to have internet access and machine-to-machine connections will reach 100 billion …

Is it time to give up on the 350 ppm goal? We’re now consistently above 400.

Just three years ago this month, the carbon dioxide monitoring station atop Hawaii’s Mauna Loa reached a significant milestone: the first measurement …

Does Our Military Know Something We Don't About Global Warming?

Every branch of the United States Military is worried about climate change. They have been since well before it became controversial. In the wake of an historic climate change agreement between President Obama and President Xi Jinping in China this week (Brookings), the military’s perspective is …

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: Not From Keystone -- From Clean Energy

As Congress tries to go around President Obama to approve Canada's Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, we continue to hear about jobs, jobs, jobs.<p>If members of Congress are so concerned about jobs, why in the world are they willing to bet our future on the Canadian pipeline while refusing to support …

Energy Efficiency

Portugal ran on renewable energy alone for four days

Solar power on earth is certainly easier, but much less efficient than going above the atmosphere.<p>Last week, Portugal hit a major milestone in its …

Fiction Factory builds prototype for "groundbreaking" cardboard house

Amsterdam collective Fiction Factory has developed a modular building system of cardboard components, which can be assembled in just one day to form …

Cycling the Middle East: the kindness of strangers and the desperation of refugee camps

The writer is travelling through the region by bicycle – trying to understand what lies beyond the bloody headlines<p><b>I’m very much of the Ranulph Fiennes school of thought: “plod forever” and take one step at a time.</b> I began my trip on 29 July last year from my flat in London. I’ve now made it to …

Middle East

7 adventurous trips that'll take you far out of your comfort zone

Discover unchartered landscapes, little-known cultures and far-flung treasures on these off-the-beaten-track trips<p><i>This list was taken from the 57</i> …

10 of the best long-haul adventure holidays

Get out of your comfort zone with these trips to less-visited parts of the world, from driving down Jordan’s desert highway to tackling high peaks in Mongolia<p>The island-rich coast of Belize is home to one of the first guided lodge-to-lodge stand-up paddleboarding trips in the world. Guests paddle …

Standup Paddleboarding

Escape to Tioman: where to get wet and wild on Malaysia's adventure island

Sitting like an emerald dragon guarding the translucent waters of the South China Sea, Pulau Tioman offers every possible shade of paradise. While many travel here with a relaxed beach holiday in mind, the island has enough activities to keep adventure-seekers occupied for at least a week. …

13 Pieces of Gear Every All-Around Adventurer Should Have

Normally I use this space to talk about not buying a bunch of shiny new gear, to sarcastically review entire…