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Aerospace

Apple Loop: New Leaked iPhone Design, Apple's Disappointing Year, Christmas Win As iOS Beats Android

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes the leak of three new design changes for the iPhone 7, some new screen technology for the iPhone 7S, a debate on Apple sucking or not in 2015, iOS’s success in mobile activations over Christmas, an analysis …

Apple Watch

PlanetSide 2 review: tipping the scale

Though it struggles with scale, Planetside 2 provides a unique, fascinating view of war<p><i>PlanetSide 2</i> captures the drama of war better than any Call of Duty or Battlefield ever has — a feat accomplished with brute force and big numbers. Soldiers storm sci-fi encampments instead of the beaches of …

MH370: What we know and what we don't

Below are key things we know, and don't know, in the mysterious case of MH370.<p>KUALA LUMPUR: Boeing 777 debris found on the island of Reunion appears …

Pentagon Preps for Orbital War With New Spaceplane

The XS-1 could replace satellites lost in battle—fast and cheap.<p>Aerospace giant Boeing just snagged a $6.6 million contract to design a cheap, …

Space Exploration
Delta Airlines

UN stills pays million to Russian aviation company responsible for sex attack on teenage girl

Senior UN officials considered terminating the company UTair's contract after concluding that the incident, in which the girl was dumped naked and unconscious inside the helicopter base, was indicative of a wider culture of sexual exploitation at the company.<p>Internal UN documents, marked "strictly …

Ban Ki-moon

Video Of Cathay Pacific’s Terrifying Diversion Over The Pacific

Flight diversions are rather common, so in and of themselves aren’t really noteworthy. If anything, a lot of the attention from diversions seems to …

The 2 Best Air Travel Search Engines Right Now

Summer travel's on all of our minds. So, here are my latest favorites for finding the best airfare prices online right now--after all, there's more to travel search than Orbitz and Priceline.<p><b>Google Flights</b><p>It wasn't until I saw Google Flights (simply: google.com/flights) mentioned in a recent New …

Beyond New Horizons: could LightSail be the answer for affordable space travel?

The Night Sky in August 2015: A crowd-funded project plans to use the sun’s energy as a method of propulsion - flight by light<p>A device by which a spaceship could be pushed ever further and faster into the skies by the Sun’s radiation, just as Earthly winds push a sailing ship across the seas, …

Astronomy

Jetstar edges towards all-Boeing 787 long-haul fleet

by Chris Chamberlin | July 30, 2015<p>Jetstar is close to having an all-Boeing 787 fleet to cover its longer international flights as the date of its …

Columbia oceanographer on plane debris that could be missing Flight MH370: 'This is it'

They think it could be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which disappeared more than a year ago.<p>Multiple oceanographers have said it is plausible that part of the debris from the missing plane could have made its way into the area in which the wreckage was found. On Thursday, Arnold …

Airplanes

Terrafugia's TF-X brings flying cars closer to reality (no airport needed)

When was the last time you were stuck in traffic and wished you could press a button on the dashboard, turn your car into a helicopter and soar away from the rush-hour snarl at, say, 200 miles per hour? Yesterday, perhaps?<p>With so much talk these days about the seemingly imminent arrival of …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Business Casual<p>Make going back to work less of a drag with a style refresh.<p>15 Photos13 hours agoView More<p>Drinking<p>You can order one almost anywhere, …

MH370 search: Réunion island debris 'almost certainly' from Boeing 777 – as it happened

Officials examine aircraft part washed up on island in the French Indian Ocean as possible clue to fate of missing Malaysia Airlines plane<p>Read the latest summary What is the flaperon found in Réunion?

Pilot who died in light aircraft crash 'sent mysterious text message minutes before death'

Muhammad Naviede may have been killed unlawfully, lawyers suggest at pre-inquest hearing<p>A businessman who died when his private aircraft crashed had been receiving death threats and sent a mysterious text message before his aeroplane went down, a coroner has heard.<p>Muhammad Naviede, 60, died last …

Airplanes

Three killed and three pulled alive from the wreckage after plane crashes into quiet Tokyo neighbourhood

• <b>The pilot, a passenger and a woman in the house all died in the accident</b>• <b><br>Firefighters found five people were injured and they were taken to</b> …

Goku VS Superman 2 | DEATH BATTLE!

Superman

GTA 5 Cinema: King of the Hill Intro

Grand Theft Auto

The 10 Best Airlines for Those of Us Flying Coach

<i>This story by Ed Perkins originally appeared on</i> <i>SmarterTravel under the title "</i><i>The 10 Best Coach-Class Airlines in the World</i><i>.</i><i>"</i><p>You see a lot of "best …

Myrtle Beach

American Airlines: We’re ready to start scheduled flights to Cuba

American Airlines, which has long operated charter flights between the United States and Cuba, said Monday it is “ready” to begin scheduled …

Grab some flight overalls - Boeing says 500,000 new pilots are needed

Growing demand for air travel means 558,000 pilots will be needed over the next 20 years, according to aerospace giant Boeing<p>More than half a million new commercial pilots will be needed over the next 20 years, according to Boeing.<p>The aerospace giant is forecasting that growing demand for air …

Aerospace

Airbus shows off brand new A350 in Milwaukee as part of 'demo tour'

Yes, that was an Airbus A350 at Milwaukee's General Mitchell International Airport.<p>Airbus has been showing off its newest passenger aircraft in the United States this week, part of a A350 "demonstration tour" of the Americas. Airbus flew the jet – an A350-900 version of the widebody aircraft -- to …

Losses increase at Prestwick Airport

<b>Losses have increased slightly at the Scottish government-owned Glasgow Prestwick Airport over the past year.</b><p>The airport, which was bought by Scottish ministers for £1 in November 2013, returned a loss of £4.1m in 2014/15.<p>This was up from £3.9m the previous year.<p>Prestwick accepted it had been …

Scotland