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The Costs of Training Time

Airline pilots take various routes to the cockpit of their aircraft, but many experts agree the fastest and surest is through a full-time program …

American Airlines

FlightSafety International Announces Numerous Training Enhancements

FlightSafety International says customers will soon be able to take advantage of a number of new business aviation training initiatives including …

Plane makes terrifying landing in Düsseldorf during storm

The precarious landing was caught on film by planespotter Martin Bogdan, known as "Cargospotter" on Youtube, who applauded the pilot's skill in …

Giant python: Indonesians eat huge snake after man defeats reptile

<b>A giant python in Indonesia met an unfortunate end when it was eaten after it lost a battle with a local man.</b><p>Security guard Robert Nababan encountered the snake on a palm oil plantation road in Sumatra's Batang Gansal district on Saturday.<p>Mr Nababan tried to catch the python, reports say, which was …

Natural History

The Quick Ascent and Slow Decline of the "Combi" Plane

Sometimes the overhead bin just isn't enough. Learn more about combi planes, nonstandard types of aircraft that mix passenger seating with cargo shipping.<p><i>A version of this post originally appeared on</i> <i>Tedium</i><i>, a twice-weekly newsletter that hunts for the end of the long tail.</i><p>Earlier this year, when …

Try this quick and easy oven-steamed salmon recipe for dinner tonight

If you're a salmon fan, this recipe from former Food columnist Russ Parsons is one of the easiest dishes you can make: Heat the oven to 250 degrees. Place the salmon on a baking sheet and slide it in the oven over a pan of boiling water. That's it. The salmon will be ready in about 20 minutes, when …

Sauerkraut Soup

Chefs Cortney Burns and Nick Balla of the much-beloved Bar Tartine in San Francisco came to our Test Kitchen to make this soup. The recipe is …

San Francisco

The Logic-Defying Double-Slit Experiment Is Even Weirder Than You Thought

Just by observing the process of the experiment, everything changes.<p>Do you remember the double-slit experiment? It's one of the weirder experiments in modern physics, and cuts to the heart of the weirdness of quantum mechanics. Basically, waves that pass through two narrow, parallel slits will form …

New Zealand: Five ways to see the world's best country

For the fourth consecutive year, New Zealand has been named the world's best country by readers of Telegraph Travel.<p>If you are planning to visit soon but are confused by the vast array of tours on offer, we've handpicked some of the best itineraries which take in the country's most beautiful stops, …

17 Recipes to Make Use of Your Springform Pan (Not Just Cheesecake!)

What can you bake in a springform pan? According to this roundup of recipes, a whole heck of a lot.<p>Springform pans are a must for perfect cheesecake. But that's not all they can do! From an impressive pasta casserole to a gigantic blueberry muffin, these recipes make the most out of your springform …

How does a 747 pilot work?

<b>Listen to this episode of Working with guest Mark Vanhoenacker:</b><p>In this special, one-off episode of Working, <b>Slate</b> Editor-in-Chief Julia Turner …

Aviation

12 Best Smart Gadgets for Travelers

Gear & Gadgets

Mathematicians Think They've Worked Out What Happened to Flight MH370

It explains why we haven't found any wreckage as yet.<p>More than a year since the tragic disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 there are …

US Airways

How to Make Flavorful, Healthy Vegetarian Meals

Vegetarian cooking is awesome—once you master the tricks of the trade.<p>Cooking great vegetarian food is not rocket science. In fact, some of our favorite chefs—like <b>Yotam Ottelenghi</b>—embrace a veggie-forward menu, proving that we don't <i>need</i> meat for flavor or substance. Whether you're a full-time …

Healthy Eating

Norwegian Recipes: Easy to Make Apple Cake

I love anything apple-cinnamon flavored and with a touch of vanilla ice cream. Apple Cake is heavenly! I actually like to bake, but I am all for the simpler recipes. I don't have the patience if you have to fly through hoops and hassles to get the result. After all, I am in it for the baked goods …

Dessert

Biplane to spy plane: 100 years of flying

It might be a year overdue, but it's still worth a look. Icelandair’s vast but fascinating infographic – “Biplane to Spy plane” – details 100 years of commercial aviation, from the first flight to carry a paying passenger, which took off on January 1, 1914, to the ongoing development of the …

Aviation

DIY Delicious

"Ma! Let me do it myself," beg the young, yearning for independence. Do you remember that exchange with your mom? How lovely that DIY (Do It Yourself) has become a battle cry, as we are suddenly desperate to rediscover the joy that comes from making things ourselves. This is the ideal time to apply …

Dessert

Oregon Trail And All Your Other Favorite Childhood Games Put Online For Free

The video games that defined your childhood are easily accessible again.<p>A non-profit library has put thousands of classic MS-DOS games online for free, including Oregon Trail, Tetris, Donkey Kong and SimCity. In total, 2,400 MS-DOS games and programs went live Monday on the Internet Archive, a …

Retrogaming

Art on the Mind

<b>Hey New Yorkers</b>, tonight (11/20) at ABC No Rio is the opening reception of <i>Collect, Store, Retrieve</i>, an exploration of the "mechanics, makeup, fallibility, and plasticity of memory." The show is curated by Brian George and Kelly Savage and is funded in part with support from the New York City …

The Brain

HIGHER

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Book Gives Nostalgic Nod to Airline Travel

White-gloved stewardesses, lobster dinners served on bone china, on-board cocktail lounges—there’s a lot to miss about the golden days of air travel. …

Travel Intel: Travel Tips, Advice, Reviews - Condé Nast Traveler

Flight Attendant Training By: Airline Guys, guest contributors Our flight attendants go through intense training in our Atlanta training center so they can be prepared to keep you...