Jim Whitt

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Airstream sheds its aluminum shell with the Nest fiberglass glamper

With outdoor travel and recreation big business among the young and adventurous, Airstream is making a play to broaden its appeal. In 2016, it …

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

The 10 Best Video Games to Give This Season

Whether the weather outside is frightful or not, it’s the most wonderful time of the year for video game fans. All of the big 2017 releases are out …

This Is Where Airplanes Go When They Retire

Ever wonder where a plane goes once it’s done flying for good?<p>Boeing 747s in particular are taking their last flights on several airlines such as …

The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2018

From a remote, idyllic island to the world's design capital, these destinations have never been better. Start planning your 2018 travel now.<p>Travelers …

Travel

Today's Workout: The kettlebell weight-loss workout

Eugenio Marongiu / Getty<p>Eugenio Marongiu / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 20<p><b>Exercises</b> 6<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>If you want to minimize your time in the gym and maximize your …

Workouts

Routes: Aeromexico at SJC, Southwest, Air New Zealand, BA, United, AA, Etihad + more

San Jose International welcomes a new 737 nonstop from Mexico City next summer. (Photo: SJC)In recent international route developments, Aeromexico …

Airbus' Newest Aircraft Makes its First Flight

Tuesday was Delta’s “A350 Day” in Atlanta, but Thursday is “A330neo Day” in Toulouse, France. The newest Airbus aircraft took to the skies for the …

Aviation

Icon Publishes Low-Altitude Guidelines

With Icon Aircraft ramping up deliveries of its amphibious A5 LSA, the Vacaville, California-based company it putting a focus on educating its owners …

The 6 routes of Delta’s new A350 Business Class Suites

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Compensation

Faced with defeat, North Carolina Republicans want to change the rules | Salon.com

Still, the power grab Republicans are looking to make in North Carolina has been described as unprecedented.<br>"We’re the first state since 1921 moving toward partisan elections for judges," Representative Marcia Morey, a Democrat who was a district court judge before entering the legislature, told …

North Carolina

I Bought a Costco Vacation — and It Completely Changed the Way I Book Travel

"Every aspect of the trip purchased via Costco exceeded expectations."<p>When I told people I was going to Puerto Rico, they were jealous. When I told …

Cheap Flights To Europe! Summer and Fall Fares To Rome, Paris, Amsterdam!

While these aren't the cheapest fares we've seen, they connect a ton of cities for reasonable prices. If you're looking for a reason to go to Europe, …

Air Travel

Beaches, Boardwalks, and Bucket List Moments in Southwest Florida

There’s nothing more rejuvenating than a beach vacation. But after soaking up the rays, many seasoned travelers crave those special bucket list moments that transform a trip into a journey of a lifetime. Enter The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel on the southwest coast of Florida, where visitors can …

Airplanes have a secret engine hidden in the tail

Check out any average commercial jetliner. If you look close enough, you'll noticed that it has a hole on the back of the tail.<p>It's called the auxiliary power unit, and it's the smallest engine on the plane. But that doesn't mean it serves a small purpose.<p>It provides the necessary power to start …

Engines

United Airlines apologises again after flying passenger 3,000 miles in the wrong direction

United Airlines has been forced to apologise for another public relations gaffe, after flying one of its passengers 4,800km in the wrong direction.<p>A last-minute change to a departure gate saw Lucie Bahetoukilae, who does not speak English, board a flight to San Francisco when she was supposed to be …

United Airlines

How I regularly book round-trip international flights for less than $400

https://videos.posttv.com/washpost-production/The_Washington_Post/20160602/5750769ee4b0156fe048d6a7/5755cfd7e4b049e0a0a33462_1439399835595-cf9g26_t_1465241580609_1280_720_2000.mp4<p>I’m a solo female travel blogger on a mission to complete 12 trips in 12 months. I want to accomplish this personal feat …

Flying

Places to stay that will blow your mind

You know that old adage ‘it’s about the journey not the destination’? Well, that just doesn’t apply here. Each and every one of these spectacular places to stay is a destination in its own right.<p>This selection from <i>50 Places To Stay to Blow Your Mind</i> includes places that give us a thrill, open our …

Brain zapping helps US Navy SEALs learn faster

The Navy wants soldiers who can concentrate better and learn faster, and it's looking at a controversial piece of tech to do that: transcranial electrical stimulation. It has been testing a passive brain-stimulating device from Halo Neuroscience with "a small group of volunteers" from SEAL Team …

Nostalgic Photos from the Forgotten Corners of America

Bob Greenspan has been a wanderer as far back as he can remember. As a boy living in Upstate New York, he and his family embarked on what his father …

I May Have Captured the Last Shots of the Azure Window Standing

The inevitable just happened: nature has taken away what it created a long time ago. All parts of the world famous Azure Window in Malta are now gone …

First 31 Games Revealed for Xbox Game Pass

Is Xbox Game Pass Worth it? You be the Judge…<p>Yesterday the Microsoft and Xbox team made some waves with the announcement of the Xbox Game Pass. …

A Navy SEAL explains why you should 'test your will' at least once a year

Former Navy SEAL Clint Emerson, author of 100 Deadly Skills: The SEAL Operative's Guide to Eluding Pursuers, Evading Capture, and Surviving Any Dangerous Situation, explains why it's so important to test your will and challenge yourself at least once a year.<p><b>Follow BI Video:</b> On Twitter

This Is The Best Workout For Weight Loss, According To Science | Women's Health

<b>High-Impact Aerobics</b><p>The high-impact program had participants working out four times a week with intense, hour-long cardio classes. High-impact workouts, which focus on moves that bring both of your feet off the ground at the same time, can include cardio kickboxing, cardio dance classes, boot camp …

5 morning workouts for all-day energy

Just the thought of working out first thing in the morning sounds like drudgery. And to makes matters work, you typically work late, wake up late, …

9 Incredible Countries Where You Can Live for Under $1,000 a Month

Travel widely enough, and you'll notice something about the Americans you encounter abroad. While the people I know in the States are too often …

West Indies

You Can Travel Across The U.S. By Train For Just Over $200

Gas is still pretty expensive in most places, and air travel is full of ridiculous TSA delays, so train travel is starting to look pretty good to …