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AirAsia captain left seat before jet lost control - sources | Reuters

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA/PARIS (Reuters) - The captain of the AirAsia jet that crashed into the sea in December was out of his seat conducting an unusual procedure when his co-pilot apparently lost control, and by the time he returned it was too late to save the plane, two people familiar with the …

Airplanes

The Recipes You Need To Cook This Weekend

The weekend is upon us, and it's no ordinary weekend. Sunday is the Super Bowl, which means it's time to loosen the belt a notch or two and gather all the chips, beer and fatty food you can fit in your kitchen. The weekend, like the big game itself, requires strategy. You'll need to pace yourself …

Cooking

New Balance ML574OHR "Botanical Garden"

Known for its variety of plant life, the tranquil botanic garden finds its way into New Balance’s<p>Known for its variety of plant life, the tranquil …

Who actually benefits from Obama's 'Middle Class Economics'

President Obama says he's all about the middle class.<p>He's labeled his agenda, Middle Class Economics, and released a raft of plans that he says will help these families get ahead. To pay for it, he'd tax the rich.<p>But not everyone in the middle class would benefit from Middle Class Economics. It's …

Flash is dead, and YouTube dealt the killing blow

Will anyone miss Flash when it’s gone? Maybe, if these internet hits spark some nostalgia<p>Flash is dead, long live Fl– actually, no, scratch that, Flash really <i>is</i> dead and it deserved to die. Flash is terrible.<p>The killer blows to Adobe’s multimedia browser plugin were delivered this week in a one-two …

Internet Explorer

10 best, 10 worst S&P 500 stocks so far in 2015

6 Fascinating Things You Didn't Know About Liquor Brands

We've all witnessed the heroic wit of the Most Interesting Man in the World. But have you ever wondered about the real-life tales associated with some of the world's biggest alcohol makers? Behind every great liquor brand is a great story.<p><b>1. Jack Daniel's</b><p><i>Image: bridgeandtunnelclub.com</i><p>Everyone knows …

New app promises to give your iPhone a 32MP camera

How would you like an app that transforms your regular 8-megapixel iPhone 6 camera into a 32-megapixel one?<p>Okay, so it’s not <i>exactly</i> as miraculous as it sounds, but photography app Hydra is a worthy tool to add to your virtual camera bag. It works by taking a series of up to 60 small images and then …

Mobile Photography

29 Savory Pies to Make for Dinner Tonight

From an outrageously tender beef bourguignon pot pie to a root vegetable tarte tatin, these 29 savory dinner pies take the cake.<p><b>When it comes to one-dish dinners,</b> savory pies take the cake in our book. We guarantee there's a pie in here that should be on your dinner table tonight. So go ahead—stick …

Cooking

8 Sauces for Baked Eggs

Baking eggs is a super-easy way to cook them, but since very little fat is involved, it’s best to add some flavor with a delicious sauce. Here are …

How to Get the Benefits of a Cleanse Without Actually Doing One

The word "detox" makes us think restriction, hunger, and mood swings. We asked health experts how to skip all that and get straight to the good stuff.<p><b>1. Start your mornings with a glass of room-temperature lemon water.</b> (Room temperature is important, since cold foods and drinks can shock your …

Falling oil's next victim: banks

Big energy companies aren't the only ones losing out on the dramatic fall in oil prices. Banks are in the hot seat, too.<p>Hundreds of banks were forced to shut down in Texas when the state fell into a recession in 1986 during a steep decline in oil prices. That 1980s meltdown mirrors the current drop …

Oil & Gas Industry

Intel CEO says he’s not worried about Apple ditching them for ARM

Rumors that Apple might ditch Intel chips in the Mac for ARM-based chips of their own design are nothing new. Back in 2012, we reported that Apple would soon be dropping Intel chips from all their Macs. And earlier this year, ex-Apple-executive Jean-Louis Gassée claimed that he thought Apple would …

Backward Compatibility

Perspectives from The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)

Do You Have Low Penis Self-Esteem?

Here are some reasons to feel better about your penis, and finally get some dickceptance<p>If there's one thing I've learned about guys during my years as a sex writer, it’s that they’re desperate to feel okay about their junk—and with nicknames like that, it’s no wonder. This is true regardless of …

Meet the artist who creates surreal masterpieces with his iPhone

“Really I just download some apps I think sound interesting and play around with them for some time.”<p>The iPhone makes creativity-on-the-move a reality

Art

Saudi prince: $100-a-barrel oil 'never' again

<i>Saudi billionaire businessman Prince Alwaleed bin Talal told me we will not see $100-a-barrel oil again. The plunge in oil prices has been one of the biggest stories of the year. And while cheap gasoline is good for consumers, the negative impact of a 50% decline in oil has been wide and deep,</i> …

Oil

Apple begins testing iOS 9 ahead of a launch this fall

It will be many months before developers see Apple’s first iOS 9 beta, but the Cupertino company has already begun testing the update internally ahead of this fall’s release. The software has starting appearing in analytics data for a number of sites in recent months, including our own.<p>If Apple …

Apple

A Closer Look at the Vans 2015 Spring/Summer Classic Slip-On Collection

After giving you guys a preview of Vans’ spring/summer iterations of its Classic Slip-On last week,<p>After giving you guys a preview of Vans‘ …

Samsung Packs An 8-Core Processor Into Its New 5.5-Inch Galaxy A7 Smartphone

Last year Samsung released an eight-core version of the Galaxy S5, and now it has outed a dedicated octocore smartphone in its own right: the Galaxy A7.<p>Korean firm teased the phone in 2014 and showcased it last week, according to a report, but now it is official with dual 1.8GHz and 1.3GHz …

Phones

5 Ways Sitting All Day Screws With Your Health

Too much time on your butt can affect your brain, your blood, your belly, and more<p>For years, we’ve reported on the myriad dangers of sitting, from heart woes to belly fat to a permanent man-shaped indentation in your couch.<p>In fact, Australian researchers estimate that nearly 6 percent of all deaths …

Apple Loop: Five Steps To Fix iOS 8, Crazy iPhone Designs, Fast iPhone Charging

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop covers potential issues in the new MacBook Air, the non-appearance of the iPhone Mini screens, flexible iPhones, some 2015 predictions for Apple, the App Store revenue numbers, five changes iOS 8 needs as soon as …

Filipinos, meet the 3 faces of Pope Francis

MANILA, Philippines – Why do we call Francis the People's Pope?<p>To answer this question, we have to look back at a minute-long video clip, which …

The Difference Between Unlocked T-Mobile And SIM Free iPhone 6 / 6 Plus Explained

Apple is finally selling unlocked SIM-free iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones through its retail outlets and online store, along with the …

GM to unveil electric car that can go 200 miles on single charge

You've heard of the Chevy Volt. How about the Chevy Bolt?<p>General Motors is planning to unveil a concept electric vehicle on Monday that can go 200 miles on a single charge. It would be introduced in 2017 and cost about $30,000.<p>News of the Chevy Bolt was reported late Friday by the Wall Street …

22 Hot Sandwiches You Need to Make to Get Through Winter

For those days when all you want is a sandwich stuffed with fixin's and toasted or grilled to hot, melty perfection.<p><b>Sometimes all you want on a frigid winter day</b> is a sandwich stuffed with fixin's and toasted or grilled to hot, melty perfection. Beware: There's a lot of cheese ahead.

Intelligent People All Have One Thing In Common: They Stay Up Later Than You

There’s an electricity in the moon. A pulse, a magic, an energy. A bewitching entrancement unlike that of the sun.<p>The moon is for things unseen, …

Why If You Have Nothing Nice To Say, You Really Should Say Nothing

We all have seem to have forgotten the golden rule that we learned early on, which landed us in timeout if we didn't follow it.<p>If you don't have …

Search for AirAsia Flight QZ8501 resumes; smoke spotted - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- An oil slick, the sound of a distant "ping," objects in the water, and now this: smoke spotted rising from an island in the Java Sea.<p>As ships, planes and helicopters scour the waters off Indonesia's coast for missing AirAsia Flight QZ8501, there have been several reports of possible signs …

When Should I Wear a French Cuff?

French cuffs should always be complemented by the right type of suit and an appropriate occasion.<p>French cuffs portray class, drive and power—but only when worn correctly. Traditional guys tend to wear their suits with a little more room, which allows for the dressier French cuff. Guys who favor …