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New York-London Is The World's First Billion-Dollar Airline Route

For the first time in history one airline has brought in more than $1 billion from just one very highly-traveled – and pricey – route.<p>British Airways took in a record $1,037,724,867 from flying passengers between London and New York in the 12-month period from April 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018. …

British Airways

This Is What Life Without Retirement Savings Looks Like

Many seniors are stuck with lives of never-ending work—a fate that could befall millions in the coming decades.<p>CORONA, Calif.—Roberta Gordon never thought she’d still be alive at age 76. She definitely didn’t think she’d still be working. But every Saturday, she goes down to the local grocery store …

Green-haired turtle that breathes through its genitals added to endangered list

With its punky green mohican the striking Mary river turtle joins a new ZSL list of the world’s most vulnerable reptiles<p>It sports a green mohican, fleshy finger-like growths under its chin and can breathe through its genitals.<p>The Mary river turtle is one of the most striking creatures on the …

Zoology

NOAA To Launch a Navy of Sailboat Drones to Monitor the Pacific Ocean

The drones will replace NOAA's aging network of buoys to monitor ocean currents and weather patterns.<p>The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration maintains a network of sensors across the world to monitor weather patterns, temperatures, ocean currents, and more. Part of this network is a …

This is the most dangerous city in the world

A Mexico beachside town popular with American tourists has been named as the most violent city in the world.<p>Los Cabos, on the tip of the Baja …

10 Netflix Hidden Gems To Add To Your Watch List

I get paralysed by too many choices. Most nights when I flick on Netflix, if I am not already deep in a series, I just sit there flicking through the …

The Ideal Pilot Candidate: What Regional Airline Recruiters Want Most

Regional air carriers are on a well-documented pilot hiring binge, creating “one of the most exciting times ever” for aspiring airline pilots, says …

Let's kill the business of slavery

Slavery has infected supply chains for a majority of products available to western consumers. This means some of the goods you buy might well have …

Volvo's Swedish engine factory achieves climate-neutral status

Volvo might have won our Disruptor of the Year award at this year's Detroit Auto Show, but it earned an equally impressive achievement on the other side of the Atlantic at the same time.<p>Volvo announced this week that its engine factory in Skövde, Sweden, has achieved climate-neutral status as of …

These are the 4 best Amazon deals you can get right now

After a long weekend, it’s always nice to ease back into the work mentality. For me, that means taking a few minutes between reading emails to do a little online window shopping. While I was browsing Amazon, I came across four deals on awesome products that have me tempted to reach for my wallet. I …

12 Movies and TV Shows You Absolutely Must Watch This Week

Take a look outside your window right now. Unless you're very lucky, it probably looks bleak. The temperature is scarily low, and maybe it's even snowing. Regardless, the last place you want to be is outside, right? Thankfully, there are enough good TV and movie premieres happening this week to …

Stranded Russian Jets in Mexican Hangars Haunt Troubled Airline

In cavernous jet hangars in and around Mexico City, Interjet has a secret.<p>Four of the Mexican airline’s Sukhoi Superjet 100s -- out of a fleet of 22 …

Hype Meets Reality as Electric Car Dreams Run Into Metal Crunch

By Elisabeth BehrmannElisabeth Behrmann, Jack FarchyJack Farchy and Sam DodgeSam Dodge<p>When BMW AG revealed it was designing electric versions of its …

Why Europe’s wars of religion put 40,000 ‘witches’ to a terrible death

The persecution of witches came down to a battle for the ‘market share’ of post-Reformation Christians, according to a paper by two economists<p>It was a terrifying phenomenon that continues to cast a shadow over certain parts of Europe even today. The great age of witch trials, which ran between 1550 …

The Search for Aliens Starts Now—in Antarctica

When you need to recreate the frozen temperatures of Jupiter's Europa, few places on Earth will do.<p>It's hard to get over putting your life's work in harm's way. Britney Schmidt hasn't. The Georgia Tech researcher has tested the limits of underwater robots swimming beneath Antarctic ice shelves, a …

Jet Airways Male Pilot Slaps Female Co-Pilot, Both Leave Cockpit Mid-Flight Violating Safety Rules

<b>A bizarre incident occurred on a Jet Airways London-Mumbai flight earlier this week when the pilot and the co-pilot, reportedly, got into a fight</b> …

Why the Starship was such a disaster

When one examines a failure of such monumental scale as the Beech Starship program, the inevitable question is, “Why did they do that?” As in almost …

Why no one has died in a commercial passenger jet crash in more than a year

Air travel has become incredibly safe.<p>Not a single person perished in a commercial passenger jet crash in 2017, making the year an extraordinarily safe one for flying. New reports from two separate organizations in the Netherlands summarize just how incredibly safe it was to take to the skies …

Watch The "Final Cut" Of A Glowing Film About The A-10 That The USAF Tried to Suppress

After more than three years, the service still refuses to release an official version of the documentary.<p>USAF<p>Another, more complete version of a …

14 Netflix Series And Movies That Will Totally @#$%&! You Up

If Black Mirror wasn't enough for you, here are some picks with more nightmares, disturbing visions, and very weird plots.<p><i>This post was translated from Portuguese.</i>

Entertainment

2018 Goals: Get more sleep. Sleep deprivation is toxic to your health

You can live for about three minutes without air, three days without water and about 21 days without food. But in between food and water, there is something else critically essential: sleep.<p>It turns out you can only live about 11 days without sleep. You can give it a try if you don’t believe me, …

Toxins

German banker takes 6 months to count 1.2 million inheritance pennies by hand

A German truck driver bequeathed several decades' worth of pennies to his family. But when they tried to cash it all in, an overly diligent bank …

New Netflix Series Has People 'Sleeping With The Lights On' After Watching

<b>From the wonderful Orange is the New Black to the sensational Stranger Things, everyone knows Netflix originals tend to be the creme de la creme of</b> …

Estas 10 películas están en Netflix y no te las puedes perder

Netflix es la plataforma de <i>streaming</i> por excelencia. Y, a medida que su popularidad crece, también lo hace su biblioteca, con una de las selecciones …

Woman kicked off flight after emotional support pig became disruptive

An emotional support pig did nothing to support the emotions of a plane passenger when it started to act up before take off.<p>The animal was taken onto …

Pets

Think Like A Startup: 4 New Employee Benefits To Attract And Retain Talent

If you want to attract and retain top talent at your company, you need to think like a startup.<p>However, you don’t have to be Google, Facebook or a Silicon Valley tech startup to offer attractive and creative benefits to your employees.<p>Any company can transform into an employee-centric company by …

First Class air war intensifies with suites replacing seats

The airline battle for big spenders has intensified, with Emirates launching what it claims to be “game-changing” First Class” – with design inspired …

British Airways

SpaceX worker reveals a brutal company motto helped him survive all-nighters working for Elon Musk

Notorious workaholic Elon Musk is so tied to the office that he's been known to sleep on the floor of his factory so he can work nearly around the clock.<p>So it should come as no surprise that employees at his companies also work long hours.<p>"I frequently did work 12+ hour days and pulled many …

Why a Finnish airline is weighing passengers before they board

Finnair has started weighing its passangers before they board flights in Helinksi, but it's not an exercise in fat-shaming.<p>The Scandanavian airline is gathering data in the hopes of slashing operating costs, so it can better estimate fuel requirements. Currently, like most other airlines, Finnair …

This Airline Might Be Taking First Class A Little Too Seriously With Private Suites

Getting on a plane often means cramming yourself into a pretty hard seat and hoping for deliverance. It’s not exactly a great time. No one, ever, has said, “Hey! Let’s get to our economy seat. It’s going to be a blast!” It’s just a place you plant yourself for a few hours to get somewhere, …