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Net-zero Unity home is a solar-powered prefab that pops up in just 3 days

1/20<p>Unity Home Greenbuild 2015<p>If you aren’t yet sold on factory-built housing, the gorgeous prefab Unity home may have what it takes to change your …

North Vancouver

For those looking for transit-accessible options during their staycation, it can be tough to think of places to go that offer some variety outside of …

Western Canada

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No Team? No Idea? No Problem! This VC Will Fund Your Startup Anyway

As money pours into equity and venture capital firms, “pre-acceleration” programs are flourishing for those interested in entrepreneurship but who don’t know where to start. It’s a risky, long-term bet on untested entrepreneurs with no real product or business plan.

Venture Capital

Tiny prefab Sleeping Pod doubles as a guesthouse and office

CannonDesign's Yazdani Studio has created a tiny student prefab housing unit that can also be used as a mobile guesthouse, office space, extra …

The New Aircraft Design That Could Solve Boarding Nightmares

Boarding aircraft is probably one of the most tedious and stressful parts of air travel, but transport designer, Urgur Ipek, of Ugur Ipek Design, …

The Shape of Your Beer Glass Determines How Fast You'll Chug It

Essential knowledge for when you've moved beyond keg stands.<p>Don't want to get carried away on your night out? Stick to beer in straight glasses. According to a new study, curves can be dangerous when it comes to drinking alcohol.<p>Researchers at the University of Bristol in the U.K. set out to figure …

The 15 Easiest US Cities to Get Laid

Yeah, a lot of cities are good at a lot of things. But let’s cut the nonsense: nobody really cares about the best city to start a hot sauce company. …

Cessna 172 Skyhawks Reborn

One of the greatest aircraft compromises — in a good way — in history is Cessna's franchise model, the 172 Skyhawk. The iconic Kansas-based airplane …

Wizz Air announces flight training scheme with jobs ‘guaranteed’

Two flight training organisations are to help train the next generation of airline pilots for European budget carrier Wizz Air with jobs then …

12 Things Every Pilot Should Do Before Flying

It may be second nature to you, but don't forget what flying really means. You're about to pilot a complicated piece of equipment through the air …

Battery startup finds clever way to make electric vehicles cheaper for emerging markets

Many factors make electric vehicles (EVs) an exciting alternative to gasoline-powered ones, including long-term savings and the environmental …

30 Must-Have iPhone Apps For Frequent Flyers

Your iPhone could be your most valuable travel companion. It can help you get the best seats on and off the plane, get you to the gate on time, find convenient airport lounges, avoid weather cancellations and even help you find the bathroom in a pitch dark hotel room. All these apps are available …

The Future of Greener Air Travel

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Last year, Finnair flew a demonstration flight from Helsinki to New York using a new jet fuel containing 10 percent recycled cooking oil; Lufthansa took off on Europe’s first scheduled commercial flight powered partly by sugar-based bio-kerosene; and this year British …

Jetfuel

50 Best Documentaries Of All Time That Will Change Your Life

Documentaries are often more powerful than other types of films simply because they show the sides of life that many people would not be able to …

Why Are Asia’s Planes Crashing All Over?

The last place in the world where you would expect the government to announce the creation of a new airline would be Malaysia. After all, the state …

Aviation

Small Regional Airline Realizes That Marketing Would Be a Good Idea

Nearly five months after Appalachian Air celebrated its first flight from Pikeville, Kentucky, to Nashville, Tennessee, officials say a marketing …

Why India is likely to emerge one of the largest aviation markets

While industrial growth triggered by the first leg of economic liberalisation in early nineties led to a sea change in India’s social fabric over the …

The many ways to add more aircraft seats - Runway Girl

Aircraft interiors experts have put on their thinking caps to consider more space saving initiatives now that Airbus intends to increase the maximum …

Definitive guide to airport wayfinding - Airport Market Research & Advisory Services

Airlines fly slower to cut fuel bill: Kemp

LONDON (Reuters) - Higher oil prices have had a traumatic effect on U.S. airlines, forcing carriers to re-examine every aspect of the way they do business in a bid to control costs.<p>A commercial airliner takes off from Logan airport in Boston, Massachusetts May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder<p>Between …

Tracking travelers' phones let Cincinnati airport cut security line waits by a third

Going through airport security is a miserable experience, but airports are at least starting to figure out ways to get you through the line quicker. Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport says that the median wait time in its security lines has dropped by a third, going from 13.2 …

Gotham Air is the helicopter taxi you can order from your smartphone

Gotham Air, a new ride-sharing service in New York City, has released its iOS and Android apps to the general public. They probably won't be replacing Uber or Lyft in most people's lives though, because as the name suggests, Gotham Air rents out <i>helicopters</i> not cars. Plus, its choppers only fly from …

These Cities Have the Cheapest Luxury Hotels in the World

Hotels around the world are getting more expensive. According a recent report by the behemoth booking site Hotels.com, the average price for a room …

Meet Rise: An all-you-can-fly air travel membership service

DALLAS — It’s a sunny Friday morning in Dallas, and Clynt Taylor is explaining the ins and outs of his new startup. He’s going over how the company …

Best Weather Apps For iPhone And iPad

Will it rain today? Sure, you can ask Siri, but she cannot give you all the details you may need. For that you need to head over to a weather app of …

Electric aircraft are on the way: Stylish Airbus plane makes its first flight

While electric vehicles are gaining popularity in the automotive world, the aviation industry is also looking into ways to clean up its act.<p>French firm Airbus is best known for its large passenger jets — including the double-deck Airbus A380 — but its latest project is rather smaller.<p>The E-FAN is a …

Windowless Airplane Will Give Passengers High-Res Panoramic Views

You don’t need a window for these views. Paris-based design company Technicon Design recently won an award for their IXION Windowless Jet Concept. …