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Supersonic passenger jets might make a comeback, more than a decade after the last Concorde flight

The beak-nosed, supersonic Concorde was once described by a British ambassador as the "flower of the aerospace industry."<p>But while the sleek plane could cut travel times in half, it was ultimately doomed by a combination of high maintenance expenses, a slower market for air travel after the Sept. …

Trump warns Israel that new settlements ‘may not help’ achieve Middle East peace

Reactions to the new U.S. president have been mixed among top politicians around the world.<p>Reactions to the new U.S. president have been mixed among top politicians around the world.<p>The White House on Thursday gently warned Israel that new or expanded settlements in the West Bank “may not be …

Israel

100 years on, is this Einstein’s greatest gift to human understanding? | Paul Davies

The detection of gravitational waves will open up a new spectrum of the universe – finally demonstrating a theory presented a century ago<p>History may judge 2015 as the year when mankind opened up a completely new window on the universe, exactly a century after Albert Einstein laid the scientific …

Physics

With No Airbus A380 Sales at Dubai, It's the End of an Airliner Era

At this week’s Dubai Airshow, one of aviation’s most important annual events, it’s unlikely Airbus will ink any new sales of its A380 superjumbo jet, …

Yahoo: We have a plan to win you back

Yahoo wants to make better products for you, so it's going to try zooming in.<p>The Internet pioneer has many popular services. There's Yahoo Mail for email, Yahoo Screen for videos, Yahoo Sports for scores and athletics news, and Yahoo Search for, well, searching the Web.<p>When you take a look at …

The universe is slowly dying, but don't freak out

The cosmos is on its way to a very slow death, according to a new study.<p>A group of astronomers has surveyed the energy generated in more than 200,000 …

Ivanka Trump Courts the Opposite of Controversy While Leading Hotel Brand

The word “Narcissa” might connote vanity, but the East Village restaurant has a distinctly Shaker feel.<p>It’s fitting that Ivanka Trump, Chelsea …

Two Zimbabweans freed on bail in death of Cecil the lion

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two men arrested in the death of Cecil the lion -- a case in which an American dentist has also been accused, unleashing a torrent of anger online -- were released Wednesday by a court in Zimbabwe on $1,000 bail each.<p>Theo Bronchorst, a professional hunter, and Honest Trymore Ndlovu, a …

Wildlife

Pilots Explain Why We Shouldn't Worry About Turbulence

"We avoid turbulence because it's stressful for passengers," says former military pilot Keith Tonkin, "but for pilots it's just not an issue."<p>Ever since MH370 vanished and AirAsia crashed into the sea and Andreas Lubitz scattered Germanwings flight 9525 over the French Alps, I've felt in my bones …

Japan to start from scratch on Tokyo Olympic stadium plan

TOKYO (AP) — Japan scrapped the design of the Olympic stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Games because of soaring costs Friday and said it will reopen …

Japan

Summer Escapes: 11 Resorts Right on the Beach

Beach lovers, here's your list. Take a gander at these 11 destinations that put the ocean on your doorstep.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>11 Resorts Right on the Beach<p>Follow Joy Pecknold on Twitter: www.twitter.com/joypecknold

Oceans

Samsung announces a fix for wide-reaching Galaxy keyboard exploit

Samsung is finally responding to a major security bug that affects the keyboards on its Galaxy smartphones and tablets. The security firm NowSecure revealed the exploit earlier this week, which gives hackers the ability to execute code on Samsung's mobile devices. Today, Samsung announced that it's …

‘Dinnertimin’ and ‘No Tipping’: How Advertisers Targeted Black Consumers in the 1970s

In an attempt to reach African American customers, many U.S. businesses began integrating their commercials—often by relying on fraught stereotypes.<p>In the 1970s, something special began happening in American advertising. At the tail end of the civil-rights movement, the industry began to move away …

McDonald's

Everything you can expect Apple to announce on Monday

Now, there's a new addition to that lineup: the Apple Watch.<p>Apple doesn't usually talk about its plans or future products until it's ready to unveil them to the world. But the company wants us to know that big improvements for the Apple Watch are coming.<p>"Third-party apps will get much better," Jeff …

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