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26 tips to help you survive a long haul flight

Being trapped in an airborne metal tube for hours on end will take a toll on even the most frequent flyer.<p>But long haul travel doesn't have to be an uncomfortable experience. Here are here are some helpful tricks that'll make economy feel like first class — or in the very least, more enjoyable.<p>One …

Jet Lag

Air Pollution Killing 4,000 in China a Day, U.S. Study Finds

Air pollution is killing about 4,000 people in China a day, accounting for 1 in 6 premature deaths in the world's most populous country, a new study finds.<p>Physicists at the University of California, Berkeley, calculated that about 1.6 million people in China die each year from heart, lung and …

Pollution

FBI asked to assist probe of Texas football player's death

During a news conference Saturday night, Arlington Police Chief Will Johnson said the FBI's Dallas field office has been asked to help investigate the death early Friday of Christian Taylor, a 19-year-old African-American who was unarmed when shot by a white police officer. Johnson stressed the …

Law Enforcement

Canon's new $30,000 video camera can see where you can't

Canon is already competing with the Arri Alexa and Red cameras of the world, but it's about to take this one step further. Meet the ME20F-SH, a high-end video shooter that features a sleek, subtle and somewhat compact design. Most importantly, Canon's new camera can deliver an ISO equivalent of …

This tragic story shows why it's been so difficult to find MH370 in the Indian Ocean

On Wednesday, aviation experts debated whether debris found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean could be from MH370.<p>The search for MH370 may remind many of another flight that ended tragically in the same waters.<p>On the evening of November 27, 1987, the crew of South African Airways Flight 295 …

Airplanes

Pluto: ten things we now know about the dwarf planet

Photograph: Nasa/Reuters<p>We now know much more about Pluto than before the New Horizons flyby. The image shows Pluto in enhanced colour.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/28/1438087352660/888f6d4f-e758-47b7-9d39-d1bcca89734e-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Nasa/Reuters<p>We …