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The 15 airports that all pilots love flying to

What makes the perfect landing? Beautiful scenery, jovial ground crew, and white-knuckle crosswinds that mean the autopilot stays off; according to the pilots we questioned, that's the secret of job satisfaction.<p>1. Naples, Italy<p>“The views during descent and approach are breath-taking! I enjoy the …

Epic: 20 Safest Cities for Women to Travel Alone

Start planning your travel to find peace in the safest countries in the world. We will list out "Top Cities for Women to Travel Alone". In the spirit …

We've been using the Gregorian calendar for 434 years. It’s still bizarre.

Today is the 434th anniversary of the introduction of the Gregorian calendar, as a subtle new Google Doodle reminds us.<p>Back in 1582, Pope Gregory XIII decreed that the 10 days following October 4 <i>simply</i> <i>wouldn’t exist.</i> The next day would be ... October 15. Thereafter, a new calendar would come into …

The world's smallest transistor is 1nm long, physics be damned

Transistor size is an important part of improving computer technology. The smaller your transistors, the more you can fit on a chip, and the faster and more efficient your processor can be. That's why it's such big news that a team at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has successfully built a …

20 Surreal Places to See the Clearest, Bluest Water on Earth