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American Airlines Pilots Lose 40lb With Apple iPad Electronic Flight Bag

American Airlines recently got permission to use its iPad Electronic Flight Bags in the cockpit during all phases of flight, saving an estimated $1.2 million of fuel annually. (Hat tip Mactrast, image)<p>For pilots, it’s a huge benefit. A bag full of airways charts, airport maps and operations manuals …

Flags of Food

These creative photos of national flags made from food commonly associated with the country they represent were made to get the word out about the …

Water Bottle Humidifier

Fast Company says it’s made for dorm rooms but we think that understates the usefulness of repurposing any water bottle with the USB-powered Amazing …

Ten of the world’s toughest bike rides

Cycling’s toughest competitors will line up their bikes in the Corsican town of Porto-Vecchio on 29 June for the centenary edition of the Tour de France. Three weeks of extreme climbs and lightning-fast time trials await. So if their exploits leave you feeling inspired, why not try one of these …

Road Cycling