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This musician strummed a guitar during his own brain surgery

<b>(CNN) —</b> Guitar players can strum almost anywhere, from a beach to a park bench to an operating room -- while undergoing brain surgery.<p>That's where Abhishek Prasad peddled his musical wares during a four-hour surgery in India that aimed to correct cramping in his fingers, his surgeon said.<p>For 20 …

The Brain

The ups and downs of being an airline pilot

Tom Hanks’s latest thriller, Sully, is about the dramatic emergency landing of a plane on the Hudson River. But what do we know really about the lives of pilots? Jonathan Margolis hears some cockpit confessions<p>The guy going through the US airport security gate looks like a successful financial …

4 Bad Reasons Millennials Buy Homes

One of the biggest mistakes Millennials make is purchasing a home before it really makes sense. There is nothing inherently wrong with buying a home, but you might want to reconsider if you are buying your first home for any of the following reasons.<p><b>1. Building Home Equity Beats Paying Rent</b><p>This is …

Here’s When Investors and Traders are Most Bullish and Bearish

Have you ever sat back in your chair and thought, “Hey, I wonder if certain days of the week impact how investors and traders feel?”<p>We have. And we …

Cool View of a Pilot Pouring Water Upside Down While Doing a Barrel Roll in a Fighter Jet

It’s always fun to melt your brain from what looks like the laws of physics breaking. Therefore, it’s always fun to see a pilot pour water up into a …

An end to flight delays in high winds? Technology that separates landing aircraft by time instead of distance cuts hold ups by 60%

High winds are one of the most common causes of flight delays and cancellations at airports, but new technology is now to put an end to the …

Aviation

Here Is How All the World's Airports Are Connected

The real shape of our world.<p>The world has certainly gotten smaller thanks to commercial air travel, and a new data visualization map created by Martin Grandjean can help us better understand the complicated web of air traffic around the globe.<p>Grandjean plotted 3,200 airports and 60,000 flight …

The world’s most incredible underwater restaurants

This is What Wake Turbulence Looks Like

If you've seen videos of airplanes taking off or landing, you may have spotted something shocking: what appears to be smoke trailing off the wings of …

The 22 Most Beautiful Places in the World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list – whether you're looking …

How Kraft Used Psychology to Make Its Mac and Cheese Go Viral

Kraft Heinz recently changed its iconic mac and cheese recipe--and didn't tell anyone. Here's why that was a genius move.<p>Question: How do you change an iconic brand to which millions of Americans have an emotional attachment without causing an uproar?<p>Answer: You don't tell them it changed. (Until …

An all-female flight crew landed a plane in Saudi Arabia—where women can’t drive

In Saudia Arabia, women are not allowed to drive. But they can fly a Boeing 787 into the country.<p>In celebration of the country’s National Day on February 23rd, Royal Brunei Airlines flew its first-ever flight flown by an all-female pilot crew. Sharifa Czarena, Sariana Nordin, and Dk Nadiah Pg …

Saudi Arabia

This Alarm Clock Wakes You With the Smell of Fresh Croissants

Recent years have seen all kinds of crazy alarm clocks that use beeps, vibrations, and flashing lights to get you going in the morning. This much …

Would You Pay $19 for a Ticket Out of Airport Hell?

As holiday travel and winter weather converge, the annual ritual is about to unfold at U.S. airports: Flights are canceled, and disgruntled masses …

Two guys wearing jetpacks fly alongside an Airbus A380

We've already seen ex-fighter pilot Yves Rossy — a.k.a. Jetman — fly his jet-propelled wing in formation with another pilot, and we've seen him whizz …

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There's something to keep in mind before judging rich people for 'wasting' their money

One particular memory that's seared into my mind comes from when I was about 17 years old. I was visiting the factory where my father worked on an open house day and we walked out of a back entrance through a parking lot.<p>There, in the middle of the lot, stood a gorgeous sports car. It was a bright …

Jared Isn’t Subway’s Only Problem

It was the fastest Subway had moved in years. On July 7, FBI agents raided the home of Jared Fogle, the long-serving frontman and healthy-eating …

The Five Best New Cheeseburgers in New York

Every restaurant in New York seems to have a burger on the menu right now, but which ones deserve your time? I’ve picked out some favorites this …