Kyle Chmielewski

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Are Our Nation's Railroads in Trouble?

More than 20% of total rail carloads stem from the coal industry. Because of this reliance on coal shipments, <b>CSX</b> and <b>Norfolk Southern</b> each saw …

Father and Son Capture Photos of the Steam Railway and Modern Transportation Systems

The modern train as transportation spans almost the last two centuries where it drastically altered industry and the way we travel across vast …

Transport Tycoon to be "revitalised" for iOS and Android this year

<b>UPDATE #2:</b> More good news about Transport Tycoon - creator Chris Sawyer has confirmed that the game will not be turned into a free-to-play experience.<p>…

Classic sim game Transport Tycoon to relaunch for iOS and Android in late 2013 - Pocket-lint

Transport Tycoon, a gaming classic originally developed by Chris Sawyer and published by MicroProse in 1994, will re-launch as a "revitalised …

The Great Train Robbery: A look back at the notorious British heist

Fifty years ago a criminal gang pulled off one of the most notorious heists in British history — the "Great Train Robbery."<p>In the early morning hours of August 8, 1963, 15 men held up the Glasgow-to-London mail train as it passed through the English countryside by tampering with a signal. The …

A Student Found A Way To Make Crowded Subway Trains More Pleasant

Most subway passengers would much rather ride while seated than white-knuckle a metal pole. But despite recent technological advances in train tracking systems, a solution for passengers to find the least-filled cars remains elusive.<p>Meanwhile, finding open seats is becoming more competitive as 10 …

Trains

American Legend: Coast to Coast by Train

You don’t really know a train until you’ve slept on one.<p>And I don’t mean a half-hour doze between Philly and Baltimore but the real deal: a bunk in a berth, a sliding door with a latch lock, and those WWII-style knobs to turn off your reading light.<p>And when you’ve really settled into a train that’s …

@Nips_93 doing a 737-900 flight on the sim at Pathfinder Aviation http://t.co/qj5vM0TDvi

Back to Basics: Aviation Photography Shot From 1,000 Feet In The Air

Photo by Tyson V. Rininger<p>When the U.S. Military or any number of the dozen aviation publications need shots of planes, helicopters, and pilots …

Abu Qatada's jet cost taxpayer £50,000, says aviation industry

The private jet flight taken by Abu Qatada to Jordan at the weekend cost the British taxpayer around £50,000, according to aviation industry estimates.<p>The radical cleric was flown out of RAF Northolt, west London, on a chartered jet operated by London Executive Aviation (LEA), which boasts it often …

Aviation is a rogue industry on a runway to nowhere

In the debate over building new runways in the UK, we are getting a lot of new answers - to the wrong questions. A huge lobbying effort has successfully changed the argument from whether we need more tarmac for more flights to how many new runways we need and where should they be laid.<p>The …

Barack Obama urged to act on deal for global aviation pollution

Barack Obama must act fast to avoid a trade war over Europe's efforts to curb airlines' carbon pollution, a key member of the European parliament has warned.<p>Peter Liese, a Christian Democrat in Germany who has led Europe's efforts to curb airline carbon emissions, urged Obama to live up to his …

Stories Of Tech And The Evolution Of Commercial Aviation By: Erica Swallow, Guest Contributor Commercial aviation had its birth in Florida, when the first commercial winged flight took place in 1914,...

UPS Pioneers Aviation Safety, Implements New Fire-Resistant Shipping Containers

<b>UPS Pioneers Aviation Safety, Implements New Fire-Resistant Shipping Containers</b><p><i>Industry-Leading Devices Able to Contain Intense Fires for More Than</i> …

Must Lust Bust: Aviator

<b>LUST</b><br>Ray-Ban’s classic aviator is a sleek and dependable find you’ll wear for a lifetime ($195, ray-ban.com).<p><b>BUST</b><br>The flashy gold-tone on these Saint Laurent shades will complement that summer tan you’ve been working on ($375, barneys.com).<p>—The <i>Men’s Health</i> Style Team<p><i>Follow us @MensHealthStyle for</i> …

Top tips for first-time family travel

The first time you contemplate hitting the road as a family can feel fraught with potential disaster – you envisage being stuck without vital wet wipes, or seeing your precious toddler getting sucked into the chaos of a Turkish bazaar. Relax. It will be okay. It’s actually very satisfying exploring …

WATCH: Airport Time-Lapse Video From Swiss Airlines

VIDEO: Swiss<p>You've probably asked the question "What is going <i>on</i> out there?" while you restlessly await to board your flight.<p>Well, Swiss Airlines has decided to answer that question -- with a stunning airport time-lapse video.<p>The video shows aircraft of all different shapes and sizes arriving and …

US Airways Loyalty Miles Stolen in System Hack

US Airways Group Inc. said hackers breached 7,700 accounts in its Dividend Miles frequent-flier program and deducted mileage credits from a “very …

Lufthansa's Humanizing #PilotDiary Social Media Campaign

Lufthansa Airlines once again showed its social media savvy with a recent 5-day campaign chronicling the daily life of a Lufthansa pilot. The …

Want to see what the next level of kayaking looks like?

HUGE UPS to Matador Ambassador Evan Garcia who won the Canoe & Kayak Male Paddler of the Year award earlier this week.<p>Evan has been absolutely …

Extreme Sports

Travel Wheres and Wares: Week in Review

We agree that it’s about the journey, not the destination—and that what you <i>bring</i> is just as important. This week we let you in on the coveted travel …

Steve Jobs Once Considered Killing Apple's Pro Products

Ken Segall, the creative director behind the Think Different campaign and author of <i>Insanely Simple</i>, a book about his experiences creating advertising for Apple, writes in a blog post about Apple's "evolving view of 'Pro'" that Steve Jobs once considered killing Apple's entire line of Pro …

ATC Voice brings the controlled chaos of air traffic control to iPad

The demanding stress of an air traffic controller's job is the source of amusement in <i>ATC Voice</i>, independent developer Alex Brancard's new iPad game. The iOS title strives for realism not only in its simulation of air traffic control, but in its method of control. Brancard's sequel to his first air …

Nexus 7 factory image and binaries now available from Google

Wanna mod that shiny new Nexus 7? Today's your lucky day. Google just posted the factory image and binaries for its second generation 7-inch tablet -- also known by the product name "razor" and device name "flo". The factory image lets you restore your new Nexus 7 to the exact software it shipped …

Moto X or LG G2? Why specs alone aren't enough to decide

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers some advice on buying a new Google Android smartphone. And she suggests checking out the features and feel of the device over the specs when choosing your next high-end phone.<p>It seems like every week a new smartphone is introduced. …

Phones

Apple Brings Final Developer Services Back Online, Extends Memberships By 1 Month

Apple today announced that all of its developer program services are now back online. Apple’s portal for developers, which also hosts its iOS and OS X beta downloads, went down on July 18th and a few days after, the company acknowledged that there had been a security breach. To make up for the …