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Tammie Jo Shults was a hero long before she saved lives of 148 people

If Julia Roberts isn’t already on the phone about playing her in a movie, I’d be amazed<p>After one of its engines appeared to explode in midair, a flight from New York to Dallas ended terribly and tragically with the death of a passenger, Jennifer Riordan, who had been partially sucked out of a …

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Rescue Drone Saves Two Boys from Drowning on Its First Day in Service

The Little Ripper Lifesaver has god-like capabilities<p>Imagine being in the ocean, trapped in a swell some 700 meters from shore. Suddenly a yellow …


It's not just the oceans: Microplastic pollution is all around us

<b>(CNN) —</b> Chances are you've seen the photos of dead seabirds, their stomachs filled with scraps of plastic foraged from beaches and oceans around the world.<p>You've probably also heard of the microplastics polluting our seas: pieces of plastic that have been worn down by the elements into tiny …


Home improvement: build your own pergola in 9 steps

Building your own pergola or gazebo is a surprisingly easy endeavour, provided you're prepared.<p>The construction of a garden gazebo can be a …


DIY: build a garden pergola in 5 steps

Believe it or not, it can actually be easy to build your own pergola… you just need a little bit of woodworking enthusiasm and a weekend set aside to …


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The New B-21 Stealth Bomber (and Old B-52) Will Be Armed with a Nuclear Cruise Missile

We have the details. The Air Force and industry have begun early prototyping and design work on the emerging Long Range Stand Off weapon …


How Boeing's KC-46 Next-Gen Tanker Will Set The Global Standard For Aerial Refueling

Boeing is developing a versatile aerial refueling tanker for the U.S. Air Force that will be a game-changer for the joint force and overseas allies. Much of the media coverage reaching the public has been about delays in completing testing, but three dozen of the tankers have already been built and …


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5 YouTube Channels Every Woodworker Needs to Watch Right Now

The internet is full of great content. Inspiration for DIYers doesn't get much better than these five excellent woodworking makers. 1. Jimmy …


52 Types of Wood and the Trees They Come From

Let’s take a moment to admire the huge biodiversity of the earth’s many kinds of trees, including fruit trees, conifers, rare species and common …

Plain White Vinegar is the Ultimate Dishwashing Hack

Southerners know as well as anyone that greasy, delicious foods don’t just cling to your ribs; they cling to your pots, your pans, your Tupperware, …

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Design Criticism: Spanish Jewelry Box

Shall we turn this into a regular event, called Nitpick Fridays?<p>This is one of those objects that I find beautiful in one configuration, yet ugly in …


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4 "Genius Foods" That Make You Smarter, Happier, and More Productive

Max Lugavere has always been interested in nutrition, but it wasn't until his mother started showing the early signs of dementia that he started …


White House: Is it OK to hijack, shoot down, or snoop on drones? Er ... asking for a friend

And with no public scrutiny? D'ya think that's possible?The Trump administration wants US Congress to extend the military's drone-downing powers to …


DroneShield is keeping hostile UAVs away from NASCAR events

If you were hoping to get some sweet drone footage of a NASCAR race in progress, you may find your quadcopter grounded unceremoniously by a mysterious force: DroneShield is bringing its anti-drone tech to NASCAR events at the Texas Motor Speedway.<p>The company makes a handful of products, all aimed …


Remember That Guy Who Was Knocked Out and Then Dragged Off His United Airlines Flight? (Now an Officer Is Suing the Airline)

Chicago Aviation Police officer James Long is suing United Airlines, Chicago Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans, and the City of Chicago.<p>Who can forget the images of that 69-year-old Kentucky doctor -- David Dao -- who was knocked out, then dragged off a United Airlines plane when he refused to …


The Healthiest Cereals, Ranked

If you can whip up a well-balanced breakfast every morning complete with protein, whole grains, and all the recommended servings of fruits and …


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Simple Ways To Make The Most Out Of Your Backyard With Pavers

Having a huge and open backyard is awesome and in some cases a lack of any kind of pathways is basically the whole point, the idea being to emphasize …


DIY Freestanding Kitchen Pantry Cabinet

We can always use more storage and more counterspace right? How about building a dedicated pantry cabinet that doubles as more serving space? Today …

Angel Biscuits II Recipe

"These are a delicious cross between a roll and a biscuit. You roll them out like a biscuit, and they rise like a roll."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (.25 ounce) …


why do some airplanes take so long to taxi?

You could be forgiven for thinking that a greater proportion than ever of your flight is taken up on the ground after the doors of the plane close, taxiing around the airport like an impressively boring bus tour.<p>(Well, impressively boring for people who aren’t #avgeek nerds like me, with our noses …


Make Your Sky Pop in Photoshop with Two Quick Adjustments

In this tutorial, I will show you a way to enhance your sky quickly and effectively with two adjustment layers that target specifically the blue …


Sky Replacement in Photoshop Without the Ugly Edges

When you replace the sky in your images, it can be extremely difficult to get the seams where the sky meets the foreground to look natural. More …


Fujifilm Officially Killing Off All B&W Film and Photo Paper

Fujifilm today officially announced that it will be discontinuing its popular Neopan 100 Acros film in October 2018, bringing an end to the Acros …


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