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Beijing Is Building The World's Biggest Airport Terminal

If bigger really is better, then Beijing's new airport is going to be incredible. A hub designed for the still-under-construction Beijing Daxing International Airport is set to become the largest airport terminal in the world.<p>The 7.5-million square-foot building, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects …

The crew capsule constitutes a launch abort system for crews of future space launches, something Nasa’s now-retired space shuttles lacked<p>SpaceX is just days away from shooting up a crew capsule to test a launch escape system designed to save astronauts’ lives.<p>Buster, the dummy, is already strapped …

Space Exploration

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Online Life

Microsoft Acquires Surface 3 Pen Tech From N-trig

Microsoft has confirmed the acquisition of pen technology used in the Surface Pro 3 and Surface 3, from supplier and longtime partner N-trig. The Israeli company is a key patent-holder for digital stylus and writing recognition tech, as well as the supplier behind the pen input technologies used by …

Tesla expands into batteries for homes

HAWTHORNE, Calif -- Seeking to redefine itself as more than a high-tech automaker, Tesla Motors announced Thursday night plans to make inroads into residential and business battery systems.<p>While home batteries aren't as sexy as electric luxury cars, Tesla CEO Elon Musk portrayed the Powerwall Home …

House battery to store energy will 'change entire infrastructure of the world'

The Tesla ‘Powerwall’ will allow households to take themselves off the power grid during the most expensive times of the day and store excess solar and wind energy<p>A wall-mounted battery which would store energy from solar panels and wind turbines as well as taking power from the National Grid …

Clean Energy

Manny Pacquiao's Guide to Escaping a Loss to Floyd Mayweather

Manny Pacquiao, like a lot of fighters, is talking confidently as he prepares to face Floyd Mayweather Jr. when the two men step in the ring at MGM Grand in Las Vegas Saturday night.<p>He almost certainly has more going for him than any other fighter who has been in the ring with Mayweather (47-0). …

Boxing

The Invaluable Lessons You Learn on Your First Cruise

<i>Photo by Royal Caribbean</i><p>There’s nothing like a fresh set of eyes to give you a new perspective on something you take for granted. We receive thousands of reviews from first-time cruisers every year, so we gathered some of their best tips for others getting ready to take their first voyages.<p>Planning …

Apple admits wrist tattoos can cause problems with the Apple Watch

Apple confirmed complaints that Apple Watch users with wrist tattoos may experience problems with the device, at least where heart rate monitoring is …

Heart Rates

2-Owners: 86k-Mile 1986 Ford Mustang SVO

This 1986 Ford Mustang SVO (chassis ) is a clean example offered by its second owner who seems like he knows what he is talking about. We like the …

3 social media stocks nosedived this week. Here's why

Several social media heavyweights disappointed shareholders this week by reporting weak first quarters while lowering their outlooks. Their stock …

Mars astronauts could develop dementia on journey to Red Planet

Dangerous space radiation could mean astronauts develop dementia before ever setting foot on Mars<p>The technological challenge of getting to Mars may seem like a huge hurdle but it may be biology that holds humanity back from venturing to the Red Planet.<p>Astronauts could develop irreversible dementia …

7 Recipes Our Moms Cooked for Us

We asked the Food52 team, "Who has changed the way you cooked?" Not surprisingly, the majority of the answers were "My mom." At the Food52 office, moms are often a part of the food conversation, whether we're recounting our mom's infamous boiled brussels sprouts or baking a cake inspired by an …

A Clear Day For Lake Michigan And Other Amazing Images Of The Week

You don’t even have your Apple Watch yet, but these cats do

Many people who stayed up into the wee hours of the night last month to try and buy an Apple Watch found themselves looking at late May and June delivery dates. Of course Apple has been delivering some watches sooner than that, but the fact remains that you still can't just walk into an Apple store …

How Much Does a Flight to Europe Cost From Your State?

Not all U.S. states are created equal (at least, not when it comes to cheap airfares). Some cities offer incredibly cheap flights to top destinations in Europe. Others? Not so much.<p>Hopper dove into the data to find out which U.S. cities have the best average airfare to Europe, and the results were …

Social Life at Beach

Project info<p>"Oliver Weber’s new and evolving series Social Life at Beach is a documentary about the touristic life on the Canary Islands of Spain. Every year hundreds of thousands of tourists, mostly from Germany, England and meanwhile also from Russia, take over the Canary Islands and turn them …

Too Many Cooks: What Weird Food Was Your Mom Eating?

<i>You'll be hearing from the staff at FOOD52 every week in Too Many Cooks, our group column in which we pool our answers to questions about food, cooking, life, and more.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Maybe your mom baked cookies, grilled steak, and poached fish. Or maybe she didn't. Either way, we are betting that there was</i> …

No Strings On Me: “Avengers Age of Ultron”

Seven years, eleven films and now two capstones - "Avengers: Age of Ultron" has officially brought Marvel's Phase Two to a close and it plays out, in …

Cruise control corners at 0.70 g in name of MPG

InnoDrive's aim is to deliver the driver to a destination as quickly as possible while consuming the least amount of fuel. Fun is an unexpected bonus.<p>Today's active cruise-control systems can read the road, spot impending collisions, and automatically apply the car's brakes. A few even steer to …

Tesla's Powerwall Leads the Charge for Self-Powered Homes

People have been trying to live off the grid for as long as there had been a grid to leave behind. The latest advance from the electric masterminds at Tesla — a cheap, safe battery called the Powerwall that stores cheap energy for use later — may be just the thing to nudge this community from the …

Clean Energy

NFL Insiders: Jameis Winston Needs a Handler, No Matter What Bucs Say

CHICAGO — One league official, watching how Jameis Winston on Thursday posted a photo of himself smiling before a lovely plate of crab legs, said that photo pushed him to the conclusion many around the NFL reached some time ago: Winston needs a handler.<p>The "NFL Handler" has many different …

Football (U.S.)

Meet Vision, Marvel's New Badass Robotic Avenger

He's a machine with a very literal synthetic heart, and after his introduction in Age of Ultron, he may be the one to put the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe in danger.<p><i>A guide to understanding the latest hero Marvel has introduced to us on the screen: Paul Bettany's mysterious Vision. Past and</i> …

This Senna video is 1,000-hp F1 racing at its finest

Maniacally-boosted 1.5-liter turbo engines and limited grip made this qualifying session during the last F1 race in 1985 a stunning test of bravery for a young Ayrton Senna.<p>It was 1980s Formula 1 at its finest.<p>The scene is the brand-new F1 course on the streets of Adelaide, Australia. Brutal, …

Startup workers are tweeting about how much money they actually make

It's #clapbackseason for tech employees<p>Happy International Workers' Day, now tell Twitter what you get paid. A programmer named Lauren Voswinkel first proposed the idea of publicly tweeting your job title, experience level, and salary under the hashtag #talkpay earlier this week. And the topic just …

How a then-24-year-old filmmaker exposed the Taser industry in a bombshell new documentary

Berardini got word of an in-custody death by the Moberly Police Department and was one of the first reporters on the scene.<p>Witnesses told him 23-year-old Stanley Harlan had been pulled over by the Moberly police in front of his house. Harlan got out of his car, had a conversation with the officer …

WR Parker's mom rips Browns: 'We didn't want him going to Cleveland'

DeVante Parker was drafted by the Dolphins. Good thing it wasn't the Browns because his mom really doesn't like Cleveland.<p>When the 14th pick rolled …

Police ignored an unresponsive Freddie Gray on wagon's floor: prosecutor

Police officers failed to obtain medical care for Freddie Gray even when they found him unresponsive on the floor of their van after he had repeatedly appealed for help, Baltimore’s most senior prosecutor said on Friday.<p>In announcing criminal charges for the six officers involved in Gray’s arrest, …

Justice