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The ups and downs of being an airline pilot

Tom Hanks’s latest thriller, Sully, is about the dramatic emergency landing of a plane on the Hudson River. But what do we know really about the lives of pilots? Jonathan Margolis hears some cockpit confessions<p>The guy going through the US airport security gate looks like a successful financial …

Tom Hanks

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Start packing.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior data scientist at the University of …

National Parks

North Korea claims successful test of nuclear warhead

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Korea said it hit the button on its fifth and potentially most powerful nuclear test Friday morning, claiming to have successfully detonated a nuclear warhead that could be mounted on ballistic rockets.<p>State media said the test would enable North Korea to produce "a variety of …

North Korea

Protesters with guns waited at Brock Turner's house after he was released from jail

The protesters stood in front of his parent's Sugarcreek Township, Ohio, home carrying signs that read "Castrate rapists," and, "If I rape Brock will I only do 3 months?" Buzzfeed News reported.<p>Some protesters were armed, and menacing threats — such as "Shoot your local rapist" and "We don't …

Protest

10 Popular 'Life Hacks' That Are Completely Bogus

Life hacks give us cheap, elegant ways to stay organized and productive.<p>For instance, who knew a bowl could double as a makeshift iPhone speaker? Or …

Incredible color photos show how Americans prepared for World War II on the home front

By the early 1940s, World War II was in full swing, with battles raging around the planet. The US, however, was largely spared the effects of the global conflagration.<p>But that doesn't mean the war didn't affect Americans on the home front.<p>Nationwide, workers and civilians mobilized for the war …

Library of Congress

Laser technology fights unwanted geese in Canada

<b>A Star Wars-style research project involving lasers is hoping to turn the tide in the battle between farmers and geese where traditional methods have failed.</b><p>Six students from the University of Victoria on Canada's Vancouver Island are using laser technology as a "hi-tech scarecrow" to rid farmers' …

Vancouver Island

Why It's So Hard to Make a Profit in E-Commerce

Image source: The Motley Fool.<p>It's become clear to retailers big and small that e-commerce is the way of the future.<b>Amazon.com</b>(NASDAQ: AMZN), the undisputed leader in online shopping, continues to tighten the screws on brick-and-mortar players, having already leveled sectors from bookstores to …

Almost There! Michael Phelps Is Close To Having Enough Gold Medals To Redeem Them For A Free Bike [UPDATED]

It may be his final Olympics, but the future looks bright for Michael Phelps.<p>After placing first in Sunday’s 4x100m freestyle relay, the most …

Travel Back in Time With Vintage U.S. Vacation Destination Photographs

Americans weren’t big on vacations until around the middle of the 19th century, when doctors and ministers started reassuring people that it was OK …

Supermodel Has Sex Inflight, Complains to Flight Attendant About Passenger Watching

The Mile High Club turns 100 in November. Apparently the inventory of the auto-pilot claimed to be the first member in 1916.<p>[I]n late November 1916, …

What You Need to Know About Palawan, the "Best Island in the World"

Warning: These pictures will give you serious wanderlust.<p>If you're thinking of where to go on your next tropical beach getaway, you may want to look a little farther than the Caribbean.<p>For the second time, the Palawan archipelago in the Philippines has been named "best island in the world" by the …

What the US needs is a 'good, old-fashioned economic depression'

Although it would be the wiser policy, there is no evidence that the world's central bankers have the wisdom, either individually or collectively, to select the second alternative. More specifically, they lack "the courage to act" (as Ben Bernanke's recent, self-congratulatory memoir was so …

Interest Rates

How Licenses and Patent Trolls Are Choking Entrepreneurship in America

It’s easy to get carried away by the excitement about new companies that seemingly reshape the way the economy works, almost on a daily basis. …

Licensing

Hitler 'Escaped Nazi Germany And Lived In Argentina And Paraguay Until His Death In 1971'

'There was an agreement with the US that Hitler would run away and that he shouldn’t fall into the hands of the Soviet Union'<p>The mental image of …

World History

China Slams the South China Sea Decision as a 'Political Farce'

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China

Four in a Row: China's Stealth Fighter Fleet Grows Again

J-20s Multiply<p>In July 2016, the Chengdu Aircraft Corporation rolled out two more low rate initial production (LRIP) J-20 stealth fighters. This brings to a total of four J-20 fighters built for service into the Chinese air force, as opposed to the original eight J-20 prototypes, which are still …

Aviation

Scientists discovered an absurdly easy way to seem convincing

If you want to convince someone that your explanation for something is the best way to explain it, you might want to tack on some useless (though accurate) information from a tangentially related scientific field.<p>It turns out that when you tack on additional information from a respected field of …

Psychology

Meet David Phillips, The Guy Who Earned 1.2 Million Airline Miles With Chocolate Pudding

If there’s anyone who knows how to hack a travel deal, it’s DavidPhillips.<p>In 1999, the civil engineer from California catapulted into fame after he earned a whopping 1.2 million airline miles by taking advantage of a Healthy Choice mail-in promotion by purchasing a ridiculous amount of …

Frequent-flyer Programs

A Man's Model Train Hobby Becomes an Artistic Obsession in This Quirky Short Doc

There are hobbies, and then there are lifelong obsessions. Andrew Wilcox’s short documentary <i>Some Kind of Quest</i> introduces us to Northlandz, an …

Alan Greenspan wants the US to go back on the gold standard

Before joining the feds, former Fed chief Alan "Bubbles" Greenspan was a strong proponent of gold and the gold standard.<p>He wrote clearly and forcefully about how it was necessary to restrain the Deep State and protect individual freedom.<p>Then he went to Washington and faced a fork in the tongue.<p>In …

Economics

'The most surprising result of my career': A Harvard economist found no evidence of racial bias in police shootings

A new study yielded some unexpected results about racial bias in police shootings.<p>While black people are more likely than white people to be touched, handcuffed, thrown against a wall, pushed to the ground, and have weapons pointed at them by the police, the study found no evidence of racial bias …

Law Enforcement

WikiLeaks Publishes More Than 1,200 Hillary Clinton Iraq War Emails From Her Private Server

On Saturday, Hillary Clinton spent three and a half hours being interviewed by the FBI over the private email server she used as Secretary of State. The scandal has cast a shadow over Clinton’s presidential campaign and weighs heavily upon her perceived trustworthiness as a candidate. Attorney …

Government

North Korea's rare Soviet airplanes: 1 man's flight | CNN Travel

Editor's Note — Commercial pilot Enrique Perrella is publisher and editor-in-chief of Airways Magazine. This is a condensed version of his three-part series about his North Korean aviation adventure, published on Airways Magazine.<p>Pyongyang, North Korea (CNN) — This is not a destination that sees a …

North Korea

These are the 11 weirdest things humans have launched into space

The cosmos are majestic place.<p>They remind us at once of our insignificance on the grand scale of the universe, and the absolute miracle of the fact that we get to live here and witness it all.<p>They're also a place we like to mount weird junk on giant rocket boosters and fire into. Because, you know, …

Space Exploration

These 10 world-changing invasions were planned but never happened

Strategists say the first casualty of war is the plan. In a few cases, the plan never reached the war stage. And if these 10 invasions had happened, the world would be a dramatically different place.<p>In the post-WWI era, fresh from battlefield victory in Europe, the United States was building its …

War

Warren Buffett Wants to Help Your Child Start a Small Business This Summer

Here are some kid-friendly business ideas and how make them successful.<p>Just in time for summer, the folks at Warren Buffett’s Secret Millionaire’s …

Small Business

Watch 6,000 years of people moving to cities

Humans have been building and living in cities for thousands of years. But only very recently — in the past few years — did the scales tip to more of us choosing to settle in cities than in rural areas.<p>According to the United Nations, 54 percent of the world's population now lives in urban areas. …

São Paulo

Leonardo DiCaprio dragged into Wolf of Wall Street lawsuit by investment banker

Investment Banker and lawyer Andrew Greene claims he is portrayed as "a criminal and drug user with misogynistic tendencies" in the film Wolf of Wall …

Hate your job? NASA wants you to work on Mars - CNN Style

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Space Science