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A history of experimental planes and flying machines from the 1950s - Telegraph

How to repurpose your old iPad

Getting a new iPad? Before you sell the outdated one, consider these options for repurposing it. Turns out you can teach an old tablet new tricks.<p>It's no big secret that Apple will take the wraps off a couple of new iPads tomorrow, most likely an updated full-size model and perhaps a Retina …

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The Internet Archive puts Atari games and obsolete software directly in your browser

The Internet Archive has officially released a tool that will let decades-old software run in your browser, along with a catalog of noteworthy, fun, or notorious games and applications. The Archive team has spent two years creating and troubleshooting a JavaScript port of the MESS computer software …

Making 'the best driver's car in the world': A closer look at McLaren's P1 hypercar

McLaren's base of operations for both car development and production lies a few minutes outside of Woking, an unassuming mid-sized town in the middle of the UK. The low-rise, stylish facilities appear from nowhere, and as I sit inside a company car, waiting to get waved through one of many security …

RAF photographer's Tornados, Spitfires and Typhoons

An award-winning RAF photographer based in Lincolnshire shares his pictures of military aircraft at home and abroad.

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Portraits of a ravaged land: incredible photography by Nick Brandt

Meet SR-72, The Most Astonishing Airplane You’ll Ever See

If you’re anything of an aircraft enthusiast you’ll know all about the SR-71 spy plane–it really was the most ridiculously advanced piece of flying technology, a legend in its own lifetime. If you’re not an aircraft enthusiast, then read on because you’ll still be impressed. Now is the moment to …