Bruce Wilson

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Foreign Policy by Dummies

<i>There seems to be some confusion about the president’s foreign policy, so here is a guide that might prove useful. By the policy-maker in chief,</i> …

AirlineRatings names 'most excellent' airlines for 2018

<b>(CNN) —</b> Air New Zealand gets regular kudos for innovating everything from in-flight services to safety videos, its funky films featuring Hobbits and other famous Kiwis.<p>And now, for the fifth consecutive year, the carrier has come out on top in the annual Airline Excellence Awards, created by …

Air New Zealand

A350 Vs A380 Vs B787 Dreamliner: Which Plane Is Best?

If you have the choice, which plane should you choose to fly on, A350 Vs A380 Vs B787 Dreamliner; which plane is the best? Which has the best …

As a Photographer, These are 13 Free Apps I Wouldn't Leave the House Without

If you're a new photographer, let me let you in on a little secret...There are hundreds of photography apps available for iOS and Android devices …

Apps

194 Photo Editing Tools and Apps You Should Know

Hello, photographers. Here’s a giant list of 194 photo editing tools and apps you can use in your photography.<p>I started this research for my project …

You'll Never Look at the World the Same Again After Seeing These Maps

No, really. These fantastical maps actually do put the whole world into perspective.<p>If you’ve ever visited TheTrueSizeOf website, you’ll know one …

17 Reasons Why Australia is an Amazing Country to Live In

<i>Hanging out in the NSW countryside.</i><p>Eternal sunshine, friendly people, fresh food and nature, nature everywhere. Why wouldn’t you want to live in the …

Watch an Air-to-Air Photo Shoot of a 787 Dreamliner

Commercial air-to-air photography is an art that very few photographers have the opportunity or skill to get involved in. This 14 minute …

Air Canada

This Airline is Lending Out Its Crew So You Have a Friend to Travel With

Solo travel is great, don't get me wrong. Sometimes, though, you wish you had someone to share your experience, or to open your eyes to one that you …

Travel

Come fly with me: the glorious heyday of Pan Am – in pictures

Pan American’s flights across the Pacific and the Atlantic brought air travel to ordinary people – with great visual flair

Harvard Has a Free Online 12-Module Digital Photo Course

Want to learn photography from Harvard? (Yes, that <i>Harvard</i>.) It turns out you can easily do so, even without being a student. The oldest institution …

Learning

This Useful Map Reveals Photography ‘Hotspots’ Around the World

Landscape photographer and travel addict Mike Wong has created a super useful tool for fellow photographers who want some help location scouting. …

The best free flight simulators for flight and combat

Flying isn’t cheap, and neither is learning how to fly. If you can’t shake the desire to experience adrenaline from 30,000 feet up in the air but …

Here Are 16 Creative Tips For Killing It On Instagram

<b>WHAT:</b> A new video revealing some creative tips on how to Instagram better.<p><b>WHO:</b> The photography obsessives at COOPH, and star photographer Chris Burkard.<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> As we’ve mentioned before, your friends are liars. Not every photo they post on social media is exactly what it purports to be. The …

This is what would happen if Australia halted immigration

But what would actually happen if Australia halted its immigration intake?<p>Population growth would halve<p>Net overseas migration – arrivals to Australia …

Australia

Here's what I found on America's favorite country road, the Blue Ridge Parkway

Here's how not to start a road trip.<p>First, at the Alamo rental car counter at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport just over the line from Washington, D.C., discover that your driver's license is missing. Search and swear for two hours. Then find it in your left shoe.<p>Second, when the Holiday …

Data entry blunders force Air Asia pilots to land in Melbourne instead of Malaysia

<b>Correction: Sept. 7, 2016, 8:58 a.m. EDT</b> <i>The Air Asia pilots made several errors in entering data into the aircraft’s navigation system, which caused</i> …

15 Things You Didn’t Know About The Boeing 747

Introduced in the 1970s with Pan Am, nothing has ever screamed “American prosperity” quite like a double-decker plane, the Boeing 747. Large enough …

Australia's GPS Was Off Because the Whole Country Moved

Everything changes, including the location of the Australian continent<p>Australia is moving. This isn't so surprising—all the continents are on the move, and Australia drifts 70 millimeters to the northeast every year. But that journey is starting to mess with systems that rely on pinpoint accuracy, …

We Finally Know Why Jet Lag Is Much Worse Flying East

Jet lag is objectively terrible. It grants no immunity and bends to no form of treatment, unless "consuming an entire bottle of liquor and popping a …

Jet Lag

Westography: Warren Kirk captures Melbourne's timeless western suburbs – in pictures

‘When someone like Warren Kirk drifts in with his camera, bringing his patient eye to sites of modest dreaming, something entrancing happens,’ writes Helen Garner in the introduction to Kirk’s new book, Westography: Images of a Vanishing Suburbia.<p>The Melbourne photographer has spent a decade …

Photography

Classic Hacks: Make Sure You're Backing The Right Kickstarter

Kickstarter is a dangerous place full of (what appear to be) shiny, shiny toys. How do you know what projects will give you said toys, and how do you …

Crowd Funding

20 Tourist Scams to Watch Out for When Abroad

Vet the travel services you use before you put yourself at risk.<p>When traveling abroad, it’s not uncommon to get caught in a scammer’s game — even if …

Identity Theft

Why the United States Dropped Atomic Bombs in 1945

President Obama’s visit to Hiroshima, nearly 71 years after it was destroyed by the first atomic bomb, inevitably raises once again the questions of …

Williams College

How we made the Dyson vacuum cleaner

James Dyson: ‘When I saw industrial cyclones sucking up sawdust, my instincts kicked in’<p>In the late 1970s, I bought the most powerful vacuum cleaner on the market – the Hoover Junior. I got irritated when it started losing suction and tore the bag open. Its pores were clogged with dust: a …

Using Your Smartphone as a GPS Unit

Did you know your smartphone is a powerful navigational tool, whether you have cell service or not? Download an app and the world is literally at …

Airbus aborts landing at Vancouver International Airport—and attracts interest around world

When a British Airways Airbus A380-841 showed up in Vancouver earlier this month, it did something unusual.<p>Rather than landing gracefully on the …

British Airways