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Airbus seeks patent for 'flying doughnut'

European aircraft manufacturer seeks patent for futuristic plane design that resembles a polo mint<p>Forget the sleek pencil shaped jet airliner, the future is the flying doughnut.<p>Airbus, the company which created the stubby cigar-shaped Airbus A380 superjumbo, has come up with an even more radical …

Japan's levitating train travels 300 mph and just carried its first passengers

A Japanese train that ever-so-slightly floats above the tracks and moves at super-fast speeds completed its first run with passengers last week.<p>The …

3 Secret Luxury Perks You Can Get for Being a Frequent Flier | Inc.com

Did you think air travel didn't get fancier than first class? Think again.<p>Since 2011, Delta Air Lines has been shuttling its elite SkyMiles Diamond Medallion passengers between airport terminals in a private Porsche. The high-end car service is available at JFK in New York City, LAX, Minneapolis, …

Hacked Screenshots Show Friend-To-Friend Payments Feature Hidden In Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger is all set up to allow friends to send each other money. All Facebook has to do is turn on the feature, according to screenshots and video taken using iOS app exploration developer tool Cycript by Stanford computer science student Andrew Aude.<p>Messenger’s payment option lets users …

Ebola Explained: What You Should and Shouldn’t Worry About

Author: Nadia Drake. Nadia Drake Science<p>Date of Publication: 10.03.14.<p>Time of Publication: 3:01 pm. 3:01 pm<p>You should be afraid of Ebola—if you live …

Elon Musk's Hyperloop Makes The Bullet Train Look Like A Steam Locomotive

But compared to the so-called "Hyperloop" concept that Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk introduced last year, the bullet train might as well be from the age of steam propulsion.<p>Three hours? Try 35 minutes.<p>Musk says the Hyperloop would cost $7.5 billion to build, versus $68 billion for the high-speed …

For London’s Cabbies, Job Entails World’s Hardest Geography Test

Satellite navigation and GPS can't match the street smarts demanded by "The Knowledge" test.<p>LONDON—Steve Scotland had better reason than most for thinking he knew London like the back of his hand. Not only was he a native Londoner, born and bred, but he'd spent years working as a chauffeur in the …

How Your Interior Design Is Influencing Your Subconscious

Usually when we discuss interior design, we talk about the aesthetic aspects – how to achieve a specific look, which decorating style you should …

Marissa Mayer’s day of reckoning at Yahoo is rapidly approaching

Marissa Mayer is about to confront the decisions that will define her tenure at Yahoo. And if she gets them right, her place in America’s corporate history will be secure.<p>As the breathless, blanket coverage in much of the financial media this week attests, Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce behemoth, …

Americans don’t just work longer hours—they also work stranger hours

Much has been made lately of how American work culture can make overwork into a badge of honor, instead of a pathology that ends up diminishing productivity and quality.<p>Although Americans put in more hours than most other wealthy nations, a few countries work even more, including Korea and Mexico. …

Harvard's health school gets record $350M gift

BOSTON (AP) — Harvard University announced Monday that its school of public health has received a record $350 million donation to support students …

7 Things You Need to Know About Google Calico

<b>1. It's Google's latest venture and its focus is unraveling the secrets of aging and longevity.</b><p>Not immortality per se (though, it is Google after all, so I'm not going to rule it out) but a more broad spectrum approach to looking at all aspects of health, aging and what kills us.<p><b>2. Calico will have</b> …

Atlantic City fears darkness after casinos close

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Before summer ends, Revel, Trump Plaza, the Showboat and the Atlantic Club will be shuttered ex-casinos, leaving Atlantic City officials looking for a way to avoid having dark, empty shells on its signature Boardwalk.<p>Analysts and entrepreneurs tell The Associated Press …

Top European Tours 2015: Where to Go Now

With 2015 fast approaching, we're vowing to make it one of our best travel years yet. But with so many exciting places to visit, it can be hard to pinpoint the next destination. Our advice? Find a tour that gives you the opportunity to cover a lot of ground in a short amount of time -- then make …

Stock trader who called three crashes sees 20% collapse

MIAMI (MarketWatch) — Mark Cook, a veteran investor included in Jack Schwager’s best-selling book, “Stock Market Wizards,” and the winner of the 1992 …

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6 Things Foreigners Hate About the US

By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller<p><i>Credit: Flickr/Keoni Cabral</i><p>Sure, we stick out like sore thumbs overseas, the French think our country consists entirely of pictures of chicken wrapped in bacon, and the Euros don't like our best snacks. But so what? We didn't rescue the world twice in one century so we …

10 Places to Go While They Are Still Cheap: 2014 Edition

Do your travel ambitions eclipse your bank account? We've got just the fix: destinations around the world that offer plenty of cheap ways to stay, play, and eat. Whether you're on the prowl for a perfect beach or a city bursting with culture, these cities and countries deliver big but cost little. …

6 Ways Travel Is Better Than It's Ever Been

By: Ed Hewitt, Features Editor of IndependentTraveler.com<p>While there were plenty of great things about travel in the good old days, it's not all bad today -- in fact, there are plenty of "good old" things I hope never to have to live through again. The great things about travel today can be found …

The Most Beautiful Libraries in the World (PHOTOS)

The ingeniously simple concept for the library at Tokyo's Musashino Art University speaks volumes: it's made entirely of wood bookshelves, with a glass exterior.<p>Inside, architect Sou Fujimoto's spiral-shaped design naturally spurs the visitor onward and features light-filled, comfortable corners …

9 Breathtaking Destinations You Must See While Visiting Australia

One of the pleasures of travel is the feeling of discovery. In a time when there is a proliferation of information and everyone is connected all the time, it is a joy to realize there are still unknowns--hidden gems to be shared with family and friends. <b>Australia</b> can sometimes seem so familiar, yet …

Visiting Bali, Indonesia: Earth's Paradise

<i>Written by Scott Bosco</i><p>If you have as much wanderlust as I do, then you could imagine how often I dream of Bali's Bukit Peninsula. Kneading my toes through the island's chalky-white sand beaches, while staring hypnotized at a sunset burning out over the sapphire and emerald waters. The image of …

With Twitch, Google Could Dominate The World Of Gaming Videos

<b>Google is reportedly purchasing video game livestreaming platform</b> Twitch for $1 billion. A Google spokesperson has declined to comment on the rumors.<p>Twitch, the world’s largest gaming website and community, lets gamers broadcast their live videoplay for viewers. It’s like the Netflix or Hulu for …

Congress passes cellphone unlocking bill, Obama likely to sign it into law

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / 3Dstock<p>The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Friday allowing consumers to unlock mobile …

HTC might make the last Nexus tablet

The next — and possibly last — Nexus tablet will be one very impressive machine should its rumored spec sheet become reality. This weekend, <i>Android Police</i> published details it received about a rumored device called the HTC "Volantis," or Nexus 9. It's said to have a 2,048 x 1,440, 8.9-inch display, …

Essential Road Trip Wisdom

A good road trip involves a certain amount of improvisation. But the best ones require the right strategy and a few essentials. These eight pieces of advice will start you on the right path.<p>1. Arm your phone<p>The best app for a long haul is Roadtrippers, which will plan your route, estimate fuel …