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Virgin America Will Soon Be Gone Forever, and We Know Its Final Day

The beloved airline's days are numbered.<p>Virgin America will cease to exist on April 25, 2018, when all of the airline’s flights will switch over to …

Supreme Just Became a Billion-Dollar Streetwear Brand

The brand that was smart enough to slap its name on a brick and convince people they needed to buy it may be worth a billion dollars.<p>That estimate …

Puerto Rico

What is Amazon, really?

In the beginning, Amazon.com sold books.<p>Today Amazon is a titan of e-commerce, logistics, payments, hardware, data storage, and media. It dabbles in plenty more industries. It’s the go-to site for online shoppers and merchants alike, a modern necessity that independent sellers love to hate. Prime, …

eCommerce

How much money people are really earning from Uber, Airbnb, and 7 more side hustles

Companies like these have made it easier than ever to make a quick buck on your own time.<p>But how much extra dough can you really make through these sites and apps?<p>Online lender Earnest decided to crunch some numbers to find out.<p>They looked at anonymous data from tens of thousands of loan applicants …

Chrome casting tweak streams all videos directly to your TV

As a general rule, you send an entire Chrome browser tab to your Chromecast (or other Cast-ready devices) as a last resort. The quality is lousy enough that you only really want to use it when a service doesn't have native casting support, like Amazon Prime Video. Google may soon give you a good …

Chrome Browser

A UK entrepreneur takes flight by attaching miniature jet engines to his limbs

A YouTube collection of grainy video clips highlights the progress Gravity founder Richard Browning has made toward his outlandish dream over the past year. Each seems more terrifying than the last, with multiple jet engines attached to his limbs in various configurations, as he hovers a few feet …

Engines

The Denationalization of American Muslims

For years, Republican leaders treated Frank Gaffney as a pariah. But his dark warnings about Sharia law taking over America found an audience among grassroots conservatives—and now, in the White House.<p>On March 6, the zoning board in Bayonne, New Jersey, turned down a request to convert an old …

Nissan makes one of the world's best engines — but its days could be numbered

And it's a great time to be an engine lover, with all manner of powertrains now propelling modern cars and trucks. We've driven big American V8s, exotic V10s and W12s, <i>lots</i> of turbocharged four-cylinder powerplants, a fair number of twin-turbocharged supercar engines, and of course a wide range of …

First Drive: The 2017 Porsche 911 GTS Delivers Exquisite Tonic For Driving Enthusiasts

Euphoria, the intoxicating feeling of intense excitement and happiness, may be reached with any number of psychoactive drugs — nearly all illegal for recreational consumption. Yet allow me to suggest another dealer-purchased remedy, a non-opiate, that won’t land you behind bars unless you abuse it …

Five things to look out for in the economy this week

The big news this week will be corporate, not economic. There are two running company takeover stories that affect us all, and will also tell us more …

Ferrari just unveiled its most powerful production car ever

Ferrari just introduced a new set of wheels that lives up to its name: 'Superfast.'<p>The high-end automaker has published the first pictures and …

Tesla enthusiasts are cancelling Model 3 reservations thanks to Musk’s ties to Trump

Elon Musk’s decision to join President Donald Trump’s economic advisory group isn’t sitting well with some Tesla enthusiasts. In fact, some current …

YOLO! 10 Desserts Worth the Splurge

If you're going to jump off the calorie cliff, make it worthwhile. From Latin Flan to Coconut Dream Pie, all of these indulgent sweets are worth ditching your diet for.<p><b>1. Latin Flan</b><p>Latin Flan is a rich, sweet custard topped with caramel sauce. This version tastes like a cross between pudding and …

Recipe: How to Make Shanghai-Style Soup Dumplings

A few years ago, I was living in LA and taking regular trips to the San Gabriel Valley, home to hundreds of restaurants serving regional Chinese food (among other cuisines). With friends in tow, I’d drive into the parking lot of whatever dumpling house living legend/noted food writer Jonathan Gold …

Food & Dining

You Can See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

A laser printer without ink or toner

Lasers that ‘softly’ burn paper could be the next evolution in printing. Former students of the University of Technology in Delft, Netherlands, have developed a technology that can print on any kind of paper without consumables, such as toner or ink.<p>This technique is not unlike burning paper using …

Innovation

Here's a Fireball sangria recipe to take the edge off your holiday stress

If you feel the weight of the holidays bearing down upon you, maybe you need a drink. Seriously, we’re all adults here and this fireball sangria …

Dezeen's top 10 transport designs of 2016

With 2016 drawing to a close, we're continuing our review of the year by looking back on some of the best transport designs, including a driverless …

Virgin Galactic

Photographer applies iris design to Aperture Wrench concept

Photography hobbyist and industrial designer Jordan Steranka has published images of a new concept tool called the Aperture Wrench, a wrench with a …

Cameras

Eggnog creme brulee brings 2 classics together for holidays

Eggnog is cream, eggs and sugar, in a cup. Much like creme brulee, which is cream, eggs and sugar, in a dish.<p>Intriguing news to the cook, who wonders if the coincidence might be exploited. She imagines a concise recipe: Open carton, pour in dish. She imagines internet fame: her hands, captured in …

Why don't humans have a penis bone? Scientists may now know

Speed of human mating might be behind the lack of a baculum in humans, suggests study tracing bone’s evolution<p>It can be as long as a finger in a monkey. In the walrus, it can be two feet long. But the human male has lost it completely. And researchers are a little stumped.<p>Known as the baculum to …

Biology

Use Google's updated Switch tool to go from iOS to Android

Google has simplified the process for iOS defectors to switch to Android without forfeiting the most important data on a device: contacts, calendars, and photos.<p>Instead of connecting your iOS device to computer and going through a series of steps, as the process used to require, you only need the …

DJing gets even easier thanks to djay’s sync up with Spotify

Dolls

12 Human Foods You Didn't Know Could Kill Your Dog

The most important thing with pet care is knowing what you can and can't feed your dog. That and capitalizing on your puppy for hilarious memes. As long as you stick to a pretty decent doggy diet, everything should be gravy right? Wrong. Turns out there's a ton of foods you probably didn't know …

Want to book your favorite band? Here’s how much it’ll cost

“I wonder how much it’d cost to book ____ for my birthday/wedding/Super Bowl party/music festival/funeral?” It’s a question that’s surely floated in …

72% of Americans Won’t Wear Google Glass Because of Privacy Worries

It’s not Google Glass’ nerdy aesthetics, somewhat douchey reputation or lofty price tag that will prevent a whopping 72 percent of Americans from …

Wearable Tech

Uber swaps four wheels for two with New York courier “experiment” | Financial Times

Uber, the ambitious start-up best known for delivering people, now wants to deliver anything that can fit in a rucksack. The private driver and …

Marines and family members mark 10th anniversary of Iraq war battle

CAMP PENDLETON — To the outside world, the names mean nothing.<p>But to Marines who fought in Ramadi, Iraq, and to the families of the fallen, the names will forever be redolent of service and sacrifice: the Snakepit, Hurricane Point, Junction City, Blue Diamond, the government center and Charlie Med, …

Military

How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

Everest Base Camp

It had to happen: Jailbreaking a Tesla Model S

“Jailbreaking” used to mean, well, breaking out of jail.<p>In the modern world though, it typically refers to the process of cracking software to take greater control of applications and user interfaces.<p>It’s rife in the world of smartphones, and now it’s possible with electric vehicles too — such as …