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Video Shot From Fighter Jets Will Melt Your Face

To help Saab Defence and Security capture some spectacular footage of its Gripen fighter jet, a Swedish-based company called Blue Sky used a …

10 Science-Backed Ways to Become a Happier Person

A boatload of research offers practical advice you can use to start being happier today.<p>Science has landed a probe on a comet hurtling through space, wiped smallpox from the face of the earth, and split the atom. Surely research can come up with a few ways to make humans happier.<p>Thanks to the …

How to Build a Grass Day Bed

Landscape gardener Jason Hodges loves to nap a grassy lawn, but one isn't always convenient. So he built a garden box in the shape of a bed and …

How I quit my smartphone addiction and really started living

The phone rings: it’s my friend checking to see if I can pick her up on the way to a dinner party. I ask her where she is and as she explains, I reach as far as I can across the countertop for a pen. I scribble the address in my trusty notebook I keep in my back pocket. I tell her I’ll be at her …

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Books To Read While You Wait For George R.R. Martin To Finish 'GoT'

There are other books in the sea.<p>George R.R. Martin recently ‘fessed up that the final installment of <i>Game of Thrones</i> won’t be done anytime soon -- or at least not quickly enough to please his ravenous fans, whose love for him has proven to have limits.<p>If you’re of the hungrier and hungrier …


6 Guaranteed Ways to Live a Better Life in 2016 |

As we get to the end of another year we begin to start taking stock. What went well in 2015? What didn't go so well? Even if you had the best year of your life, we ultimately always want to get better. Humans are wired for growth and we have an insatiable need to believe that we are improving our …


Science says parents of successful kids have these 11 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents. Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

11 Powerful Ways to Fix Bad Body Language |

What we say and how we say it is incredibly important for communicating with others. But while most of us think of the more obvious, verbal component of what we say when communicating with others, it's easy to forget the 60 percent to 90 percent of our communication that is nonverbal. This is a …

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7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …


China dynamites mountain tops for Hechi airport in the sky

Unable to find anywhere flat to build an airport, the Chinese mountain city of Hechi dynamited the tops of 65 mountains<p>When it opens at the end of August, pilots will be faced with one of the most nail-biting landings in the world.<p>A new £85 million airport in the city of Hechi, in the mountains of …

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WWII Veteran Aviator Bill Overstreet and His P-51 Mustang, “Berlin Express”


F/A-18 Super Hornet at transsonic speeds with a vapor cone

Big Thrills, Small Planes: The Best Light Sport Aircraft

Light Sport Aircraft can be flown with a sport (rather than private) pilot certificate, which takes about half the time to earn, and that helps to open the world of aviation to a larger class of enthusiasts. One of the best places to see these small plane

F-4 Phantom II with visible wingtip vortices

F-4 Phantom II with visible wingtip vortices