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Meet the youngest female commander of a Boeing 777

<b>(CNN) —</b> Becoming a pilot is far from easy, but challenging gender stereotypes and becoming a female aviator is even harder.<p>This didn't stop Indian pilot Anny Divya from trailblazing her way to the top. Thirty-year-old Divya is now the youngest female commander of a Boeing 777 aircraft in the …

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Emirates customer service accidentally sends passenger explicit email after their complaint

“Wtf …” is not a subject line you expect to see in a message from the customer-service staff of one of the world’s biggest airlines. But it was the …

The Cheapest Day To Buy An International Plane Ticket, Mapped By Destination

It could save you tons of money.<p>Pinpointing when to buy your plane ticket can be a major headache. Thankfully, this map lays the rules out brilliantly.<p>Analysts at CheapAir.com reviewed more than 351 million individual airfares sold on more than a million international routes in 2016. They tracked …

16 extraordinary photos from the Grand prize winners of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

The Grand prize winners of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards have just been announced. Check out these 16 amazing photos, from portraits to …

Mind-Blowing New Theory Connects Black Holes, Dark Matter, and Gravitational Waves

The past few years have been incredible for physics discoveries. Scientists spotted the Higgs boson, a particle they’d been hunting for almost 50 …

Physics

Outrage as Mexican cleared of sex assault of schoolgirl ‘because he didn’t enjoy it’

Human rights activists have expressed outrage after a Mexican man accused of sexually assaulting a schoolgirl was reportedly found not guilty because the alleged perpetrator “did not enjoy it”.<p>Diego Cruz, 21, was an alleged member of the so-called ‘Porkys’ gang, four wealthy young Mexican men who …

Unexpected new lung function discovered: Making blood

Our bodies still hold plenty of secrets, and scientists have just uncovered a doozy: the lungs play a key role in producing blood. Until now, this …

What Is The Universe's Third Most Common Element?

In the earliest stages of the Universe, it was too hot to form neutral atoms or even atomic nuclei, as they’d immediately be blasted apart by a collision. By time the Universe had expanded and cooled enough that we could form stable nuclei, things were sparse enough that we wound up with 75% …

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World's longest flight touches down for the first time

Qatar Airways has launched the world’s longest non-stop commercial flight, a 9,032-mile (14,535km) marathon from Doha to Auckland, New Zealand.<p>The inauguration of the colossal service took place yesterday, with the arrival of a Boeing 777-200LR in Auckland at 725am on Monday local time (625pm GMT …

Family feuds, war and bloodshed – England’s medieval Game of Thrones

Research shows how an 800-year-old conflict known as the Anarchy still marks England’s landscape<p>England’s first civil war raged for almost 20 years – and outdid <i>Game of Thrones</i> for violence and treachery. Indeed, the 12th-century conflict was so intense it changed the landscape of the nation for …

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