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Ask the Captain: Can the 747 be saved?

<b>Question: Can the 747 be saved? It's sad to see the most beautiful and iconic passenger plane ever built being retired. What has accounted for its demise? Could they not attach new, more efficient engines to newer models and keep her flying? What about incorporating a new wing design?</b><p><b>— submitted by</b> …

Pass the sick bag! From untouchable fish to 'toxic' salad, passengers share pictures of worst-ever airline food

Airline food does not have the best reputation.<p>From stodgy meals to unrecognisable dishes, it seems everyone has a horror story about being served up …

Virgin America

Attention Nonprofits: How to Wrangle in Volunteers and Keep Them Happy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Editor's Note:</b> <i>The Grind is a weekly column that asks a revolving cast of young founders to take us through the daily rigors of running a business, as well as offer up advice on how they achieved milestones or overcame challenges. Follow</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Will religion ever disappear?

Atheism is on the rise around the world, so does that mean spirituality will soon be a thing of the past? Rachel Nuwer discovers that the answer is far from simple.<p>A growing number of people, millions worldwide, say they believe that life definitively ends at death – that there is no God, no …

Religion

Paris beats the UK to be crowned the home of the world's best hotel restaurant ... but Britain and America are the ONLY countries boasting more than one venue in the top 10

Paris has beaten the UK to be named the home of the best hotel restaurant in the world.<p>The three-Michelin-starred Epicure at the five-star Le Bristol …

Adventurous Mountaineers Scale the Alps for Incredible Photos

Although these stunning images might look like the work of Photoshop magic, photographer Robert Bsch (or Robert Boesch) captured these campaign photos for the Swiss mountaineering brand Mammut by carefully coordinating an entire team of mountaineers on the snowy Alps. Racing against time and …

Mountaineering

15 Flower Tricks You've Never Heard Before

From a penny in the water (genius!) to how scotch tape can make your arrangement perfect<p>Jessica Marshall, owner of Miss Daisy Floral Design Studio in …

Home Depot

The "Punk Upholstery" Makeovers With A Heartwarming Secret

Recycled furniture with an altruistic bent<p>We love a good furniture makeover and we love a good cause. So Out of the Dark, the UK-based company that rescues discarded furniture and puts young people, usually those struggling with a difficult background or situation, in the driver's seat of restoring …

Boutique chic in Pondicherry

Ang Lee's screen adaptation of Yann Martel's <i>Life of Pi</i> paints Pondicherry as a magical town with impressive colonial mansions and pretty, tree-lined …

Top 10: characterful Paris hotels

An insider’s guide to the most characterful places to stay in Paris, including the best hotels for families, couples and singles, with period charm, Seine views and quirky bedrooms.<p>Shangri-La Hotel, Paris<p>Paris, France<p>8 Telegraph expert rating<p>The Shangri-La Paris offers a great view of the Eiffel …

Beach Crowds Are Beautiful From 5,000 Feet In The Air

Going to the beach this Labor Day weekend? You could become part of a work of art.<p>This Labor Day Weekend, thousands of Americans will begin one final migration to the local beach, in what will doubtless be their last chance to enjoy some sun and surf before a gray half-year of winter sets in.<p>On …

8 Things You May Not Know About Nutella

<b>1. Napoleon and Hitler are responsible for the world's Nutella addiction.</b><p>Back in 1806, Napoleon tried to freeze out British commerce as a means to …

This Glass Room Lets You Float Over of One of the Alps' Highest Peaks

The Aiguille du Midi, or Needle of the South, has been home to the terrifying highest vertical ascent cable car in the world for three decades. But …

The Japan Air Lines miracle water landing of 1968 (reprinted)

<i>Ed. note: Today’s crash of a Boeing 777 likely reminded Bay Area residents of a similar 1968 incident, where a DC-8 fell short of the runway (with far less tragic results). My Chronicle colleagues have already compiled a list of major SFO crashes. Below is the story of the Shiga, the Japan Air</i> …

Wheelchair Frontflip By Aaron "Wheelz" Fotheringham - Nitro Circus Live