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The airline industry wants your carry-on to be 40% smaller

The consortium of global airlines is trying to squeeze your carry-on bag. On June 8 the International Air Transport Association (IATA) proposed a new minimum standard for a maximum size it wants member airlines to allow on board. Its 55cm x 35cm x 20cm (22 x 14 x 8 inches) yields a volume of 38,500 …

Aviation

Futuristic Solar-Powered Airplane Concept Imagined for 2030

Barcelona, Spain-based industrial designer Oscar Vials rethinks air travel with his new airplane concept <i>AWWAQG</i>, a.k.a. “Progress Eagle.” Aiming for high performance and low environmental impact, Vials reimagined the shape of current commercial planes to create an environmentally friendly, …

Industrial Designer

Forget TV — This Is the Best Streaming Service for Movies

In the ongoing hubbub about online streaming services replacing traditional television, it’s easy to forget that these digital platforms are also …

Air India Co-Pilot Hurls Abuses, Beats Up Captain Inside Cockpit

The pilot and co-pilot of India's national carrier Air India got involved in a brawl Sunday when the latter hurled abuses and beat the flight’s …

Articles about light filled nature inspired house dallas on Dwell.com - Dwell

A chance encounter led a Dallas couple to a neighborhood where nature is prized as much as design, and houses are built to make...<p>Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>I just learned about this new series of products inspired by one of the …

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AeroMobil flying car set to take off in 2017, autonomous version to follow

AeroMobil has been around for five years, pursuing the dream of building a functional and (somewhat) practical flying car. Its third-gen prototype was revealed last October, and today at SXSW, AeroMobil CEO Juraj Vaculik revealed a bit more about the company's past and future and the challenges …

11 Futuristic Kitchen Gadgets That Will Change The Way You Cook

These tools may not be on the market yet, but someday they'll change your life.<p>These tools may not be on the market yet, but someday they'll change your life.

Flip 10: a tiny (portable) way to charge your phone

You’re out and about and your phone’s battery indicator starts flashing. An inconvenience, usually. In less favorable situations, you might be …

Gear & Gadgets

A 25-Year-Old Coding Genius Was Making $500,000 A Year In College, And He Just Raised $10 Million For A Startup

He launched his first tech startup when he was 12. "I wanted to cheat video games," he laughs. "I did Cheat Neopets, web game cheats. For $25/month you got whatever cheats I found. It did well until Neopets sent me a cease and desist letter."<p>"I was 13. I thought I was screwed," he told us. "I …

Startups

How to make your Android device run faster: 8 things to try to speed-up your phone or tablet

It’s a fact that many Android devices can get unbearably slow after only 6 to 12 months of use. Buying a faster phone or tablet is seldom an option; …

Court demands Google hand over the identity of 'Avengers 2' trailer leaker

Today's dispatch from the department of irony comes courtesy of Marvel Studios. When the trailer for <i>The Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> prematurely appeared online, the studio went into lockdown to find the leaker's identity. According to documents found by <i>Mashable</i>, the outfit has traced the incident to a …

Infographic: Smart Tips And Tricks To Packing Efficiently For Travel

<b>Bluegala</b> has created an infographic that gives out helpful tips and tricks on packing efficiently for travel.<p><b>For instance,</b> bring along clothes that …

12 Airport Security Tips to Make Travel a Breeze

Summer is the busiest air travel time in Canada. Whether you’re packing for a family vacation, visiting relatives or exploring new corners of the …

How to pack light: tips from a master packer

Packing small is essential for any globetrotter committed to embracing the chaos of travel. With a small pack, you can chase down your Japanese train as it unapologetically departs on time. You can squeeze in to (or on top of) the only bus to the next village in India.<p>Or, as we learned, when your …

What Experts Want You To Know About Turbulence

Turbulence is, in our opinion, the hands-down scariest part of flying -- and yet we’ve always heard it’s nothing to worry about.<p>But when the plane bumps hard enough to send potato chips soaring like miniature eagles, isn’t <i>something</i> wrong? What IS turbulence, anyway?!<p>Answer: it's random.<p>“Turbulence …

Why Your Doctor Wants You to Have Sex Tonight

The prostate-protecting benefit of an orgasm is even mightier for men in their 40s: Frequent ejaculators are roughly 30 percent less likely to develop prostate cancer, the same study found.<p>Those cancer benefits are nothing to scoff at: Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer among men, …

5 Ways to Sleep Better Every Night

Dr. Winter tells all his clients to try a sleep monitor, such as the Basis Peak ($199, mybasis.com). The device can analyze the quality of your shuteye by checking your heart rate and skin temperature and logging how much you toss and turn. "It really helps me stay on track with my sleep," says Dr. …

How to Take Free Courses from Top Universities

You can continue your education with some amazing and free online resources available from top universities. These institutions offer many of their …