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Cyber threats prompt return of radio for ship navigation | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - The risk of cyber attacks targeting ships’ satellite navigation is pushing nations to delve back through history and develop back-up systems with roots in World War Two radio technology.<p>FILE PHOTO: Cargo ships navigate the Panama Canal during an organized media tour by Italy's …

Mexico’s Deadliest Town. Mexico’s Deadliest Year.

TECOMÁN, Mexico — He slumped in a shabby white chair, his neck unnaturally twisted to the right. A cellphone rested inches away, as if he had just put it down. His unlaced shoes lay beneath outstretched legs, a morbid still life of what this town has become.<p>Israel Cisneros, 20, died instantly in …

Money-Saving Habits of Seriously Frugal People

If frugality is a continuum, some people fall very far on one end (let's call it the "saving used aluminum foil in a drawer" end). They'll go to …

India's Silicon Valley is dying of thirst and a growing 'water mafia' is calling the shots

On the outskirts of Bangalore one morning in the summer of 2016, a sullen young man named Manjunath stood high atop a cocoa-coloured 7,000-litre …

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How to Turn Off iMessages on Mac

Have you ever wondered how to turn off iMessage on Mac? The first time I received an iMessage on my Mac, I immediately began looking for a way to disable the feature. My iPhone tends to be right next to me anyway, so broadcasting my text messages on a Mac is definitely something I wanted to …

8 strategies to spend less money, from real people who save over half their income

If you want to accumulate wealth, you have to cut back on spending.<p>To help you get started, we rounded up money saving strategies from the best savers out there — those who have saved over 50% of their income.<p>Not only will increased savings allow you to put more money to work and grow it through …

What Did Airline Food Look Like in 1965? - Fly&Dine

Ever wonder what kind of airline food was being served in 1965? Well, you’re in luck. KLM has come through with some amazing photos and data that …

The 10 Airlines With the Best Economy Class Food

For most global travelers flying coach is a reality that's never going to change, with those first class seats forever out of reach somewhere at the mysterious front of the fuselage. However, with recent changes and advancements in airline services, economy flying no longer has to be taxing, and …

Emirates Airlines Adds More Indian Food to Menu

By<p>Rory Jones<p>The old saying goes that if you can’t stand the heat, then get out of the kitchen. Emirates Airline is instead doing the opposite, and rattling the pans.<p>In response to increased competition on routes to India, the airline is dishing out a new set of food menus with regional Indian …

The real reason why airline food always tastes so bad

It's a question every traveler has asked themselves at some point: Why does airplane food taste so bad?<p>No matter what it is—fish, chicken, even pasta—every meal served in the air seems to taste undeniably worse than its on-the-ground counterpart.<p>To get to the bottom of this dilemma, we consulted …

Airline Food Workers Claim Disgusting Conditions at LAX Kitchens

Fun with union labor continues as <b>Unite Here!</b>, a group that represents airline food handlers, released their own independent report that reveals disturbing details about Los Angeles International Airport's (LAX) kitchens. The report surveyed 60 of the 600 employees who work at <b>Flying Food Group</b>'s two …

If tapas and fine wine are your thing, then you should start flying American Airlines

The airline held an exclusive event near its headquarters where select media and top-tier customers were given details on the new program, and allowed to sample new food and wine offerings.<p>The program is part of American Airlines' $2 billion investment in the passenger experience announced in …

JetBlue vs Virgin America: Short Haul Edition (Trip Report)

This trip was the first of three in a two-week period, so get ready for a couple more trip reports down the road. This particular trip was for the …

A Guest Trip Report: An Actual Doll Reviews American's Los Angeles - New York First Class Experience

I’ve only had a couple of contributors to the blog over the years, otherwise everything has been written by me. I featured a work colleague (<b>P.C.</b>)’s …

Trip Report & Review - EVA Air's Hello Kitty Jet - Taipei-Hong Kong - Too Much Kitty?

Consider this the “bonus” edition to my recent Asia trip report series.<p>I was traveling around Asia with with my friend Emilee, but we took different …

Trip Report: Singapore First Class from Singapore to London

<i>This is the ninth installment of a round-the-world trip report that started here. We pick up in Singapore.</i><p>Full Trip Report<p>Introduction and …

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Trip Report: Cathay Pacific Business Class Dubai to Los Angeles via Hong Kong

***This is part 17 of my “Camels, Bats, and Bloggers” trip report detailing a recent trip to Dubai and Seychelles, with a final stop in Las Vegas to …

Brisbane man Stephen Humphreys' quest to find the city's best Parmigiana

"I think it's a staple of a pub menu because it's a hearty meal that doesn't need to be expensive, and has so many elements people are bound to like …

The Best Day After Christmas Deals

Here's the perfect companion for all of your new USB-powered gadgets. [ Photive 25 Watt 5 Port USB Desktop Rapid Charger, $16]<p>I would be <i>very</i> …

The year in reviews: a look back at the worst gadgets of 2014

We've reviewed a lot of great products this year, and we can only hope that our observations helped you pick the device that best suits your needs. However, not every gadget we look at is going to be a winner. We've seen our fair share of disappointments and mediocrity -- as well as a few you …

16 Holiday Roasts with the Most

The gifts are bought, the holiday cheer is in the air, and now: It's time for dinner. There's nothing that shouts "special occasion" more than a beautiful roast in the center of the holiday table. Here, then, are 9 succulent roasts—beef, pork, lamb, and one handsome turkey—to fit the occasion. Your …

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15 Celebrities Share Their Christmas Photos on Instagram

So sweet!<p>Not every celebrity attended a Kris Jenner-style bash to celebrate the holiday. Many preferred something more intimate at home with the family (or with celebrity friends). Here are some of the photos they shared on Instagram:<p>1. Jill Duggar<p>2. Sofia Vergara<p>3. Britney Spears<p>4. Paris Hilton<p>5. …

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Lunches That Pack in 5 Minutes (or Less)

Lunches That Pack in 5 Minutes (or Less)

3 Sandwiches That May Replace Your Favorite Grilled Cheese

The humble sandwich is one gastronomic marvel. Our best friend when we're rushing out the door, but also a complex snack — endlessly cool to …

19 School Lunch Ideas That Are Healthy (Mostly)

These new school lunch ideas, from sandwiches to snacks to hot meals, will reinvigorate your daily routine—and your kids will actually like them<p><b>It is a parent's eternal dilemma: What do I make the kids for lunch today?</b> And tomorrow? And next week? We fall into ruts, succumb to the tried-and-true, …

Healthy Eating

A DIY Baked Potato Bar, At Your Desk

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: A warm, hearty lunch that's all about the toppings.</i><p>Consider the potato. It may not be …

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