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Top U.S. airlines for extra fees in 2012: Delta Air Lines leads the way

According to preliminary data from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics, for the third consecutive year Delta …

Best U.S. Cities For Affordable Getaways (PHOTOS)

When David Bakke visits Savannah, he loves dining at the upscale Olde Pink House. But Bakke, a writer for personal finance site MoneyCrashers, has figured out how to avoid the high price tag--he sits in the restaurant's basement section, the Planters Tavern. "By taking the trip downstairs," he …

5 Sky Events This Week: Three-Planet Huddle, Lunar Wall

Wildlife<p><b>As the sun sets this week and the stars come out to play, the moon makes for a convenient guidepost in tracking down some cosmic showpieces. Check out our five sky events not to miss.</b> <b><br>Moon Joins Regulus.</b> Starting at dusk—about 30 minutes after your local sunset—on Friday and Saturday, check …

Dubai's latest flashy hotel opening looks to Hollywood for star power

Paramount Hotels & Resorts CEO Thomas van Vliet says merging Hollywood and hotels is rather like making a movie, and reveals the concept and cast …

Iceland's Northern Lights, Demystified

Sublime. Celestial. Surreal. Since this is the kind of language used to describe the northern lights, I wanted to keep some sense of wonder intact while hunting the heavens for it in Iceland. At the same time, I knew that a bit of planning and research would be needed in order to maximize my …

U.S. airline customers are happier in 2013, nevermind social media complainers

North American airlines earned their highest rating for passenger satisfaction since 2006, before the advent of baggage fees, in a survey showing the …

Airplane Etiquette: 10 Tips to a Mannerly Flight

Summer vacation is rapidly approaching, and frequent flying business executives are holding their breath as they anticipate the rush of summer travelers taking over their routine flights. The following are tips to keep in mind as you prepare for your next flight:<p><b>Arrive early and relax.</b> Check in at …

Apple Hopes to Add Samsung’s Galaxy S4 to Patent Litigation Pig Pile

Add another Samsung device to the ever-lengthening list of smartphones that Apple alleges infringe its intellectual property.<p>This week, Apple — …

Galaxy Note

iPhone Interference Blamed For Sending Airliner Off Course

Wireless interference from an iPhone has been blamed for disrupting the compasses on a regional airliner and sending pilots several miles off course. The incident happened on a 2011 flight as it climbed past 9,000 feet, but the issue was resolved when a flight attendant asked a passenger to turn …

Civil Aviation

10 Ways to Change Lives Through Photography (And Where You Can Start Today)

Every photographer has his or her own reason — or reasons — for why they engage in this particular art form. For some, it may be a hobby that …

How to Use ISO Settings in Digital Photography

ISO should be one of the easiest aspects of digital photography to master, but many beginners in photography still have a hard time understanding …

Shutter Speed

NTSB recommends lowering blood alcohol level that constitutes drunken driving

WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board voted to recommend to states that they lower the blood-alcohol content that constitutes drunken driving.<p>Currently, all 50 states have set a BAC level of .08, reflecting the percentage of alcohol, by volume, in the blood. If a driver is found to …

Japan Prime Minister’s Aide Makes Unannounced N. Korea Visit

An aide to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made an unannounced visit to North Korea that could ease regional tensions after months of missile and …

US Navy launches first drone from aboard an aircraft carrier

Autonomous X-47B plane successfully takes off from USS George HW Bush<p>The US Navy this week successfully launched an unmanned plane from an aircraft carrier, marking what officials are calling "an inflection point" in the military's use of drone aircraft. The X-47B prototype drone, manufactured by …

If women don't want to be raped they shouldn't drink too much, says Hong Kong official

Hong Kong's security minister came under fire today for saying that women should "not drink too much" if they wanted to avoid being raped.<p>Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok was presenting figures on crime in the city for the first quarter, which showed that rape cases soared 60 percent, when he …

Hong Kong

Cleveland Kidnaps Suspect Will Plead Not Guilty, Lawyer Says

Saying that their client is not a "monster," attorneys for Ariel Castro have told Cleveland's WKYC-TV that the man accused of kidnapping three young women, holding them captive and repeatedly raping them over the course of about a decade will plead not guilty to all charges if he is indicted by a …

Acura Reveals More Details of NSX, Will be Produced in Ohio

Long known as the home of buckeyes, cornfields, and Amish communities, central Ohio soon will be home to something a little more exciting for car aficionados: the Acura NSX. In an announcement made today, Honda confirmed the NSX will be produced at a $70-million production facility to be housed …

Automotive Design

Fuel-Efficient Car News

Jaguar is the latest automaker to take on Tesla and the first to edge it on price and performance. The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace is an all-electric compact crossover starting at $69,500 (excluding the $7,500 federal tax credit and available state rebates), which is exactly $10,000 less than the only other …

2013 Lexus LS460 F Sport AWD

The well-respected flagship gets a little frisky.<p>TESTED<p>Note to luxury automobile manufacturers interested in entering the performance market: The world’s strategic reserve of performance-signifying alpha characters is dwindling fast. BMW has M locked up, Audi claimed RS, Cadillac took V, and greedy …

Airbus Pulls Covers Off New Composite Airliner

Airbus pulled its newest airliner, the A350 XWB, out of the paint booth this week and may well be the big story at the upcoming Paris Air Show.<p>The …

2014 BMW M5 facelift shows up online

Is it that time already? Like its predecessors, the current BMW M5 has been endangering US licenses since it first went on sale here in 2012, but its design became a known quantity back at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. Apparently that also means that the F10 generation has already grown tired …

What’s the Worst Car or Truck Sold in Your Country Today?

Gather around kids, gather ’round. I’m going to let you in on a little secret: those classic cars many of us fawn over – the ’65 Mustangs, Ferrari …

Prime Cuts: The Difference Between Regular and Run-Flat Tires Revealed—By Slicing Them Open

Flat-Out Stronger: The difference between run-flat and regular tires.<p>applies to both tires<p>run-flat only<p>SIDEWALL INSERT <br>In this 225/45R-17 tire, an extra 5 millimeters (0.2 inch) of rubber carries the vehicle's weight when pressure decamps. By using thinner and softer rubber than what was used in …

Atoms

5 Unnecessary Auto Styling Trends

When you're trying to push for change, you'll hear "but it's always been that way" quite a bit. It's never a great excuse, but in the cutting-edge world of auto styling, doing things the same way for no good reason seems especially old-fashioned.