Ali Syed

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The 'world's most useless airport' has officially opened in Britain

As the inaugural plane from Johannesburg touched down on the forbidding volcanic outcrop in the middle of the south Atlantic, the travel and history buffs on board clapped and cheered.<p>"I've never felt so emotional in all my life," said Libby Weir-Breen, a British travel operator who has been …

Airplanes

Photoshop Trick: Learn How to Expand Dynamic Range and Make Your Photographs POP! (VIDEO)

Here’s a simple but powerful Photoshop tutorial demonstrating how to rehabilitate flat and boring images with a few tips and tricks for expanding …

Spectacular Mountain Landscape Photography by Max Rive

<b>Max Rive</b> is a talented 30-year-old photographer, adventurer and climber from the Netherlands, who runs worldwide photo tours and shoots stunning …

The Best One-Piece Swimsuits Right Now

1 of 8<p>Plunge Back One Piece<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 8<p>Printed Cut Out One Piece<p>3 of 8<p>High Neck One Piece<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 8<p>Geo Printed One …

The 50 Most Scenic Drives Across the Country

When you want to hit the open road, here's where to set your GPS.<p>Here are 50 drives—one in every state—where you'll lose yourself in the surroundings, stumble upon the unexpected, and possibly blank on where you're ultimately headed. Do final destinations really matter?

Britain's most experienced sniper tells of his frustration in Iraq

Soldier training Iraqi army in remote base says he would love to help fight against Isis in Mosul but has not been allowed out<p>One of the most experienced snipers in the British army, who is currently based in Iraq, says he has not been allowed beyond the perimeter fence of Camp al-Asad, a remote, …

Special Forces

Hello World, Episode 3: How the Constant Threat of War Shaped Israel’s Tech Industry

How the Constant Threat of War Shaped Israel’s Tech Industry<p>Episode 3: Visit a technology giant with thousands of cutting-edge startups.<p>By Ashlee …

Japan's 'Space World' apologizes for freezing 5,000 fish in skating rink

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Japanese theme park which froze 5,000 sea creatures into the floor of an ice rink was forced to close the attraction on Sunday after a public backlash.<p>Fish, crabs and other shellfish were embedded in the ice as part of a special winter attraction, called "Freezing Port," at Japan's Space …

How Design Startup Canva Used Social Proof To Get Valued At $345M

Decision making is a social exercise. This may seem counterintuitive for those that identify with independent rationality, but our brains are hardwired to seek cues and indicators from our environment. We look to the actions of other people as a way of evaluating the most appropriate behavior for …

Marketing

This is how you persuade a VC to give you millions

How do you persuade a venture capitalist to give you money?<p>Traditionally, startup founders prepare a deck of slides and make a formal presentation to a VC fund in the hopes of getting an investment. But it turns out that "the pitch" and "the deck" are only a small part of what VCs really think …

Win at Brunch With These Savory Halloumi and Chorizo Pancakes

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>I have a good friend who often has the kind of ideas that only the intentional chemical expansion of the mind can bring about. More often than not, these ideas involve food. At his most sober, this friend is a …

Chocolate Hazelnut Fruit Crepes Recipe

"Can you say yum!!! I had these at a French breakfast restaurant, this recipe is the closest I can get it. Its so quick and easy but looks and taste …

17 Easy Breakfasts to Feed a Crowd

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Unless you have a big immediate family (or work the line at a hot brunch spot), you probably don't often cook breakfast for a large group. But when you do, it's a relief—nay, a must—to have some easy recipes to …

Cooking

Become A Better Photographer In Your Spare Time With These 5 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Most of us probably have full time jobs that don't allow us to spend as much time learning about our beloved photography as we'd like. And, wouldn't …

Amazing Facial Hair Designs from the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships

It's that time of year again! Time to enjoy the results of the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships. For the annual event, men flock to the competition to show off their amazing facial hair designs. The website explains, “From delicate Dali moustaches to anything-goes full beard freestyles …