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Engine failures on 787 Dreamliners prompt ANA to overhaul entire fleet

The Japanese airline ANA has said it will refurbish all 100 Rolls-Royce engines on its fleet of Boeing 787 Dreamliners after three engine failures in 2016 caused by corrosion and cracking of turbine blades.<p>The world’s largest 787 operator said all 50 of its 787s would have their engines fitted with …

Aviation

Dinosaur bones unearthed by outback Queensland drought

Dinosaur bones that are being exposed in outback Queensland where grass and water once lay are providing a surprising boost for small communities …

Paleontology

Tough new smoking laws for Queensland in effect from today

Finding a legal spot to light up in Queensland just got a whole lot harder, with some of the toughest smoking laws in the country coming into …

Gorgeous Family Home in South Africa features Majestic Ocean Views

• 1 |<p>For instance, the slanted roof is set at such a height above the main living area that when you are inside the home, it seems to disappear …

Eclectic Single Bedroom Apartment With Open Floor Plan

• 1 |<p>The general floorplan is quite open, with only the bedrooms and bathrooms being closed off from the rest of the house. This allows natural light …

Break Bread in Beauty: 20 Modern Dining Rooms for Inspiration

• 1 |<br>• Architect: Sebastian Mariscal<br>• Photographer: Coral von Zumwalt<br>• Via: Dwell<p>In this space, which appeared in Dwell, the dining room is open to the …

Villa In The Sky: Bollywood Actor John Abraham’s Penthouse Home In Mumbai

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The space is located on the 7th and 8th floors of a building described as “unremarkable.” To combine the two apartment spaces, all internal …

5 Houses That Put a Modern Twist on Exposed Brick

• 1 |<br>• Designer: Angelina Alekseeva<p>The first home we are featuring is a residence local in Prague, from designer Angelina Alekseeva. Unlike some spaces …

Luxury Mountain Retreat is Not Your Average Log Cabin

• 1 |<p>In warmer weather, the outdoor entertaining spaces in this home are unmatched. On the sprawling back deck, simple but modern outdoor furniture …

Pool Table

Accentuate the Positive in Two Artful Apartments

• 1 |<p>This large apartment uses a popular color palette of grey on grey with varying shades (not quite 50) of that cozy and calming color. The soft gray …

Interior Design

Climbing On Mount Denali

Photos

Mr. Bean's twice-wrecked McLaren F1 sells for $12 million

Rowan Atkinson gets $12.2 million for the 1997 McLaren F1 he put 41,000 miles on—and crashed twice.<p><i>UPDATE, 6/9/2015: Jalopnik reports that Atkinson's McLaren F1 has sold for £8 million, or roughly $12.2 million at today's exchange rate. Below, our original post from 1/23/2015, when Atkinson first</i> …

Top Gear

The Top 25 Hotels In The World, According To Travelers

The top 25 winning hotels offer exceptional service and amenities while also providing unforgettable experiences to travelers.<p>The hotel that TripAdvisor users picked as the 'best in the world' is a luxury bungalow retreat in the Maldives that implements a strict "no news, no shoes" policy to help …

Sharm el-Sheikh

AirAsia Plane Made An 'Unbelievably' Steep Climb Before It Crashed

The data was transmitted before the aircraft disappeared from the screens of air traffic controllers in Jakarta on Sunday, added the source, who declined to be identified.<p>"So far, the numbers taken by the radar are unbelievably high. This rate of climb is very high, too high. It appears to be …

Google: 'We won't be approving any facial recognition Glassware at this time'

While the public decides how to deal with Google Glass-wearing cyborgs walking among us, there are already startups trying to add facial recognition to the device. That includes the MedRef for Glass app for Doctors and an API created by Lambda Labs that's on the way. Unfortunately, apparently due …