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Watch dramatic moment passenger jet pulls up at last minute to avoid second plane sat on runway

This hair-raising video shows the moment a passenger plane aborts its landing at the last minute after spotting a small aircraft on the runway in …

PIZZA PARTY: Pilot orders pizza for delayed flight

A delayed Delta flight was turned into a pizza party after the pilot ordered pizza for all passengers aboard the plane.<p>On Tuesday, heavy rains at …

Take a Job in Travel: You Might Never Leave

The mantra of anyone who has had a long career in the travel industry is "once you start working in the field of travel, you never leave." I can definitely attest to this. Some people were just born to be working in the business of travel, and after years of soul searching, I can't deny that I'm …

San Francisco

Macedonia factfile | DW | 13.05.2015

After declaring its independence from Yugoslavia in 1991, the multi-ethnic country managed to escape the bloody conflicts that raged through the …

How to parent like the Dutch

Give birth naturally, without any drugs<p>Better still, have a homebirth. It’s tough but after the event you’ll have a special nurse come to your house …

Parenting

Airbus: Does this design solve the plane boarding nightmare?

AP- Airbus patents new style of cabin in which passengers enter through double doors in widened middle section. Boarding a plane can prove to be one …

The 4 Misbehaving Chinese Tourists Who Have Been Banned From Traveling

Chinese authorities have blacklisted four people for misbehaving while traveling, as Beijing seeks to improve the image of its tourists who are …

New Generation of Backpackers Realizes This Is Not Their Father's Youth Hostel

When Jacques Du Plessis spent a month in Dublin this year, he decided to stay at the Generator, a hostel with a screening room, “ladies jacuzzi …

Take a GIF tour of iOS 8.4’s new Music app

Rumors of a redesign coming to the iOS Music app have been floating around the rumor mill ever since Apple acquired Beats last year, and today we got our first preview of the future of music.<p>iOS 8.4 gives developers a look at the redesigned Music app that’s aimed at making it easier, faster, and …

Apps

Woman (79) arrested after flight she was on forced to divert to Shannon Airport

An elderly woman has been arrested after the flight on which she was travelling was forced to divert to Shannon Airport.<p>It’s understood that the …

Death And Taxes | SPIN

Oh no there’s now a video of James Comey just-barely singing Beyoncé’s "Sandcastles." The former FBI director recently guested on Conan to talk about …

Icelandair Plane Completes 6,000km Flight After Losing Nose In Lightning Strike

An Icelandair plane flying from Reykjavik to Denver was hit by lightning shortly after take-off on Wednesday.<p>That in itself is not unheard of, but …

The 'Man Who Flies For Free' says these are the 3 best websites for airline deals

Keyes has become so gifted at landing supercheap tickets and getting the most out of his frequent-flier miles that he has booked an epic world trip that spans 13 countries, 20,000 miles, and 21 flights — all free.<p>He told Business Insider his process was a "labor of love" and that he enjoyed finding …

Flying

How was the plane still flying?

Icelandair Flight 671 bound for Denver, USA was hit by lightning shortly after takeoff from Keflavik International Airport in Reykjavik, …

Flight’s Inaugural Journey Delayed After Firefighters Accidentally Spray Plane With Foam

Picture this: You’re all hyped up and ready to fly across the ocean as part of an airline’s inaugural journey to a destination across the ocean, …

'Sign the petition!' Footage reveals how Paris scammers target tourists with bogus causes and demands for donations

It's one of the most common schemes tourists encounter when they visit Paris, with plenty of guides and websites warning holidaymakers to turn and …

France

'Fantastical 2' Launches for Mac With Yosemite-Style Redesign, Full Calendar Window

Flexibits today launched the much-anticipated <i>Fantastical 2</i> for Mac, a completely new app that overhauls the existing <i>Fantastical</i> for Mac app and introduces a long list of new features.<p>Flexibits CEO Michael Simmons spoke with <i>MacRumors</i> about the new <i>Fantastical 2</i> update for Mac, and he told us that …

Apps

Travel tip: Doing laundry on the road? Two easy solutions for soap

When I unexpectedly ran out of clean clothes on a recent trip, I was lucky: The Phoenix area motel where we were staying had a coin-operated washer and dryer.<p>What it didn't have was a coin-operated vending machines dispensing detergent. It was about 10 at night and the last thing I wanted to do was …

The 19-Year-Old Wiz Kid Who Turned Down Apple Has Nabbed Backing From A Hollywood Star

We caught up with Meyer again and learned that since that decision, things have been wild for him.<p>His startup, Fresco News, crowdsources breaking news and photos from Twitter, Instagram and other social media.<p>Fresco finds breaking news, verifies it, and gets the license to publish relevant images …

Social Media

Fantastically detailed Boeing 777 model made from manila folders

Luca Iaconi-Stewart is building a "1:60 model of an Air India Boeing 777-300ER made entirely from manila file folders," with an <i>unbelievable</i> level of …

Mumbai: Passengers spend the night at T2 after Israel flight leaks fuel

165 passengers had to be deplaned after fuel was leaking from an El Al Israel Airlines flight to Tel Aviv on Tuesday; the plane could only take off …

Tel Aviv

OnePlus One smartphone launches in India

Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus has finally launched its flagship One smartphone in India today, at an event in the capital city of New Delhi.<p>The device will be sold exclusively through Amazon India, and customers will have to score country-specific invites for a chance to buy them. OnePlus …

Ex-Skypers unveil Wire app, offering voice, messaging and more

Skype co-founder Janus Friis is backing a new communications network called Wire, which is based out of Zug, Switzerland, and Berlin, Germany – and …

Sony Reveals PS4 20th Anniversary Edition in Original PlayStation Colors

The iconic Sony PlayStation turns 20 today, and the company is celebrating with the launch of a 20th Anniversary Edition PS4 specially detailed as an homage to the console’s first version.<p>The main console, controller and PlayStation Camera are all decked in “Original Grey”, mimicking the body of …

Three Pilots Report Close Encounters with Drones This Week Near JFK Airport

Authorities in Nassau County, N.Y., dispatch helicopter to search for the unmanned aircraft after two sightings on one day, but come up empty.<p>Read more here.

Pay Phones In NYC To Be Replaced With Up To 10,000 Free Wi-Fi Kiosks Next Year

There were about 2.2 million pay phones in the U.S. as of 2000 and now there are under 500,000, according to the American Public Communications Council. The decline in pay phone usage is largely attributed to the ubiquity of mobile phones. The city of New York plans to replace its pay phones with <b>up</b> …

Pilot Summoned Today to Explain Selfies in Cockpit

<b>New Delhi:</b> His selfies - posted in the cockpit of the plane he was meant to fly - made front page news, but a Jet Airways pilot may face no stricter …

This belt and buckle are actually a phone charger

Nifty’s Xoo is a belt for Batman that Bruce Wayne could wear<p>What's nearly as bad as running out of battery life on your phone? Having to lug around a battery charger. I have bought half a dozen of these portable chargers over the past few years, of all shapes and sizes. There's always one floating …

Five-year-old British boy becomes youngest ever qualified computer specialist

Ayan Qureshi from Birmingham is Microsoft’s youngest-ever certified computer specialist<p>A schoolboy has become the world's youngest qualified computer specialist after passing a Microsoft Windows exam at the age of just five.<p>Ayan Qureshi has only just started primary school, but passed the test at …

Google Cardboard finds a home with Volvo, virtually test drive a new car today

Let’s be honest, when Google first announced Cardboard, we were all just a little bit confused. Turns out that the little bundle of actual cardboard, magnets and an elastic band morph into a 3D viewer with virtual reality head gear aspirations.<p>Some months later, Volvo has embraced cardboard. …