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Azure Notebooks Invites Users to Try Data Science, Free of Charge

Microsoft Azure Notebooks is part of a growing movement to make learning complex programming concepts easier.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, …

Brilliant zero-energy air conditioner in India is beautiful and functional

New Delhi-based Ant Studio made a zero-electricity air conditioner to combat the brutally hot summers in India’s capital. Built for a DEKI …

What Your Pilot Means When They Say 'Go Around,' 'Crosscheck,' 'Vector' and More

Pilots have their own language, designed to communicate complex messages as briefly and clearly as possible. With so many planes flying in the skies …

Blackbox

Indian Monk Says to Rise Above Thought and Reason (Swami Vivekananda)

The really difficult part to understand is that this state, the Absolute, which has been called the highest, is not, as some fear, that of the …

Account Suspended

College Aviation Programs Are a Pilot Pipeline

Anyone who knows the airline industry will agree that it faces one pressing and indisputable issue: High-seniority pilots from the regional airlines …

College & University

6 Famous International Physicists who were influenced by Hindu Dharma

Science and religion don’t normally go together. We’ve seen scientists dissing out people with religious beliefs, and vice versa. While religion …

Hinduism

12 Swami Vivekananda Quotes That Prove His Teachings Are Still Relevant Today

Swami Vivekananda (12 January 1863 – 4 July 1902) was one of the most important thinkers of our times. He was responsible for liberalising Hinduism …

This 10-minute video shows you how to land a plane in an emergency

If you’ve ever imagined a scenario where you’re safely piloting a plane to a runway after something catastrophic happens, this video is for you. If you, like me, would be spending your last few moments curled up in fetal position, not as much.<p>Tim Morgan, a commercial pilot, created a 10 minute …

Meet the Icon A5, the Sports Plane That Costs Less Than an SUV

The new Icon A5sport plane is the most fun you can have on land, sea, or in the air.

Practical 3-D Printing Looks Like a Crazy $4,500 Coffee Table

3-D printing, the technology that will change retail stores forever, still has a long way to go to best injection-molded plastic. But if you want one …

10 Bollywood Films That Dared To Be Different In 2015

This year has been special for Bollywood. As someone who follows movies very closely, I have witnessed a breath of fresh air in Hindi cinema of late, …

Boeing's new patent might actually help you sleep on planes

Sleeping in a cramped, upright airline seat is a unique form of torture, but Boeing has an idea that could one day fix that. A recent patent from the company reveals a "sleep support system" that unfolds into a pseudo massage table with a "a face relief aperture." The device is built into …

Patents

Air Force's Secret "Gorgon Stare" Program Leaves Terrorists Nowhere To Hide

In Greek mythology, Gorgons were creatures whose terrible visages could turn men to stone with a single glance. The Air Force’s Gorgon Stare sensor system can’t do that, but its unrelenting gaze is turning thousands of terrorists into targets who can no longer elude U.S. weapons. The service almost …

Military

Behind the Science of Why Ears Pop On Planes

It makes babies howl inconsolably on flights and sometimes during takeoff or landing I have the urge on the plane to just let myself collapse and do the same. That acute pain of ear pressure doesn't discriminate.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy.<p>I recently took a flight on the verge of a …

Voice of Rescue: An Air Traffic Controller Saves a Pilot's Life

The fast-moving cold front bristled against the western edges of Washington's Cascade Mountains. Rain showers and gusty winds swirled through the …

King Schools Offers Free Crosswind Course

Are you intimidated by crosswinds? Do you want to learn more about how to master them without having to pay an instructor? While we always advocate …

Modular House Design Concept Clings to the Side of a Cliff

In response to a number of clients seeking options for living on extreme coastal plots, Australian prefab architecture firm Modscape created the <i>Cliff House</i>, a design concept for a home that extends precariously from the side of a cliff. Inspired by the way barnacles hang on to a ship's hull, the …

House Design

Pilot attempts first flight powered only by household plastic waste

A pilot will attempt the 10,500-mile trip from Sydney to London using a fuel that has never before been tested in the air – and is produced entirely from plastic waste.<p>His flight will be powered by five tons of discarded packaging and waste collected from rubbish dumps and – using a pioneering …

Long Haul