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British Airways 777 plane blown across Atlantic at supersonic speeds by freak jetstream

Freak jetstream helps Boeing 777 reach Heathrow in record time<p>A British Airways Boeing 777-200 has recorded the fastest transatlantic crossing by a …

22 Hot Sandwiches You Need to Make to Get Through Winter

For those days when all you want is a sandwich stuffed with fixin's and toasted or grilled to hot, melty perfection.<p><b>Sometimes all you want on a frigid winter day</b> is a sandwich stuffed with fixin's and toasted or grilled to hot, melty perfection. Beware: There's a lot of cheese ahead.

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Moms Urge Jeff Foxworthy and Alan Jackson: Don't Support NRA Extremism

<b>Jeff Foxworthy and Alan Jackson</b><p>Last month Jay Leno canceled a gig at the gun industry's upcoming trade show, the National Shooting Sports Foundation's (NSSF) SHOT Show, after several advocacy groups -- including the Newtown Action Alliance, based in the town where a deranged person killed 20 …

What your breakfast says about you

If you like a different breakfast every day you crave variety and excitement in your life - and hate routine<p>Achievers eat hot white toast with the crusts on, and dip their butter knife in the jam, according to a new study.<p>And perfectionists cut theirs into triangles, crusts off, and spread it with …

Torque, Microsoft’s Alternative To “OK Google,” Now Works On Android Smartphones

Microsoft this morning has released an app for Android smartphone users called Torque that allows you to shake your phone in order to perform a voice search, similar to Google’s “OK Google.” The difference is that instead of waking up the app with a standard keyword command, it’s the shaking motion …

What is worth buying at Aldi and Lidl this Christmas?

Use our Christmas 'cheat list' to get high quality food and drink at bargain prices from Aldi and Lidl<p>Discount supermarkets Aldi and Lidl are bidding to attract the middle-classes with high-quality food and wine at lower prices than competitors such as Waitrose and Sainsbury's.<p>But do the claims …

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