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Two guys wearing jetpacks fly alongside an Airbus A380

We've already seen ex-fighter pilot Yves Rossy — a.k.a. Jetman — fly his jet-propelled wing in formation with another pilot, and we've seen him whizz …

How To Become An Astronaut

Becoming an astronaut doesn't just happen overnight. It takes many years of education and experience to meet the basic qualifications. Many people …

Space Science

Plane narrowly misses motorists in Costa Rica as it grazes airport perimeter fence

Terrifying moment Iberia jet comes within feet of motorists as it grazes perimeter fence while landing at Costa Rica's Juan Santamaria International Airport<p>A passenger plane came within a few feet of drivers on the ground as it grazed an airport perimeter fence while landing in Costa Rica.<p>Footage …

Huge Boeing plane creates strong wing tip vortices over Birmingham Airport

Footage taken at Birmingham Airport shows how an Emirates Boeing 777 plane can practically create its own weather system with beautiful wing tip vortices<p>Fuel costs of a Emirates Boeing 777 plane were reported to make up nearly half of its airline operating costs in July 2014.<p>While the twin-engine …

What It's Like to Fly the $23,000 Singapore Airlines Suites Class

The world's best airline experience, from Singapore to New York.<p>In 2008, Singapore Airlines introduced their Suites Class, the most luxurious class …

Check Out the R2-D2-Painted Boeing 787 Airplane from All Nippon

Bleep! Bloop! Bleep! <i>Translation:</i> come fly to Japan on my airplane! Holy crap this is… awesome? Yea, I'm going to say it <i>is</i>. One of the big reveals …

The hottest smartphone maker in China is now selling gorgeous TV sets for dirt cheap

There's a lot to love about the TV's specs, which includes a Sharp-built monitor and fast, powerful chips to handle the Android-based OS. It also supports all kinds of video and gaming formats, it's super thin, and you can even buy it with one of several bright candy-colored casings, which are both …

Flight too full, so captain allows young woman to sit in cockpit on Cathay Pacific flight

by Kenneth Tan<p>May 5, 2018<p>in News<p>How often does one get to fly sitting inside the cockpit of an airplane? Well that’s what happened to one lucky young …

Hong Kong

These Rare Vintage NASA Photos Show the Golden Age of Space Travel

Buzz Aldrin claims to have taken the first 'space selfie' during a spacewalk in Nov. 1966. However, a few months earlier<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA

Space

British Airways launches film to promote Kuala Lumpur route

British Airways has released a three-minute video to promote its new flights between Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur, starting from May 27, 2015.<p>The video, …

Man enjoys a whole Delta plane to himself

If you thought it lucky to find the seat adjacent to yours vacant on a flight, imagine what it would be like to have a whole plane to yourself.<p>Chris O’Leary, from Brooklyn, thought his luck was in after long delays meant that all the other passengers on his January 12 flight from Cleveland to <b>New</b> …

British Airways 777 plane blown across Atlantic at supersonic speeds by freak jetstream

Freak jetstream helps Boeing 777 reach Heathrow in record time<p>A British Airways Boeing 777-200 has recorded the fastest transatlantic crossing by a …

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

The Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards of 2018 - The Points Guy

How to choose the Best Travel Credit Card:<p>Looking for help choosing the best travel credit card? I’ve ranked all the credit card offers out there by …

Sept. 11, 2001: A Look Back in Pictures

Movie Stills Juxtaposed Against Their Real-Life Locations

Canadian photographer Christopher Moloney brings the magic of cinema to life with <i>FILMography</i>, an ongoing art project that matches scenes from movies with their real-life, present-day locations. After printing out a black-and-white still from a film, Moloney holds up the print and snaps a photo of …

Tom Hanks

Miata driver pulls off hilariously diabolical move in fender-to-fender racing

Racing is all about finding the little advantages over competitors that allow you to get ahead. Sometimes those are legitimate means – like being able to take advantage of a better line through a corner – and other times drivers get a little more creative for a leg up over opponents. Sometimes …

Tibetan Monks Painstakingly Create Incredible Mandalas Using Millions of Grains of Sand

Imagine the amount of patience that's required to create such highly detailed art such as this! To promote healing and world peace, a group of Tibetan Buddhist monks, from the Drepung Loseling Monastery in India, travel the world creating incredible mandalas using millions of grains of sand. For …

Six reasons why space tourism matters

It’s easy to dismiss plans to take paying customers into orbit as a pursuit for the rich. But our space correspondent explains how it could benefit all of us.<p>Right now, one of the most exciting space facilities in the world is a World War Two hangar in the Mojave Desert in California.<p>The wooden …

Space Travel

F1 car models made from paper will blow your mind

There is an old saying that goes, "Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life." The short film <i>Paper Dreams</i> illustrates just how true that is and includes some beautifully detailed automotive models to get the point across.<p>Paul started crafting paper model kits as a …

21 Of The Most Beautiful Japanese Cherry Blossom Photos Of 2014

The delicate pink sakura, or cherry blossom, is associated primarily with the culture of its native Japan. These trees blossom throughout Japan every …

Unrestored 1969 Shelby GT500 one of many classic barn finds going to auction

We love a good barn find here at <i>Autoblog</i>. We like that there's a palpable excitement and sense of mystery surrounding barn finds. Each case has its own uniqueness to it, and this latest discovery is no different: an unrestored, one-owner 1969 Shelby GT500 with just 8,531 miles on it.<p>In the case of …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

South and North Korean relatives reunited – in pictures

North and South Korean family members separated since the 1950-53 Korean war have met in the first reunion ceremonies for three years. Reunions are being held at North Korea’s Kumgang Mountain resort

Why all of this year's F1 noses are so ugly [w/video]

If you're a serious fan of Formula One, you already know all about The Great Nosecone Conundrum of 2014. Those given to parsing each year's F1 regulations predicted the strong possibility of the so-called "anteater" noses as far back as early December 2013. Highly suggestive visual evidence first …

Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

Honda scores big in Automobile Advertising of the Year Awards [w/videos]

This year the Detroit Auto Show didn't just celebrate the automobile, it celebrated how we find out about the automobile, too. Partnering The One Club, this year introduced the 2014 One Show Automobile Advertising of the Year Award to Cobo Hall, celebrating winners in five different categories of …

There's a Porsche Cayman under here somewhere

What we have here is the work of Dubai tuner Royal Customs that is controversial even beyond its styling. The Middle East aftermarket house says it spent fourteen months developing a bodykit for the Porsche Cayman, and the results seem to be aimed at those who wish their coupe were a 918 Spyder - …