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Plane difficult: Can you identify these RAF aircraft?

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the oldest independent air force in the world and celebrates its 100th anniversary tomorrow - April 1.<p>Under the banner ‘RAF100’, the milestone will be honoured with an eight-month celebration, including special events, television programmes, a gala concert, a service at …

The True Difficulty of a 2.2 Mile Sniper Shot - By TiborasaurusRex

A lot of ado has been made over the recent extreme long range confirmed kill by the Canadian sniper. A confirmed kill past 1,000 yards is impressive …

Most Expensive Sushi in the US (That's Actually Worth It)

For those looking to drop a dramatic amount of money on dinner—whether for a showy business meeting, or an anniversary, or a rare, calculated …

The 7 Books Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says You Need To Lead Smarter

The well-read CEO recommends books that have informed his own thinking and that of his team at Microsoft in formulating the company’s turnaround.<p>If you spend time with Satya Nadella—as I did on several occasions this year while researching our new cover story on the dramatic impact he’s had on …

15 Super Simple One-Pot Pastas

You only need one dish to make a game-changing dinner—minimum cleanup, maximum flavor. We combine some of the best dinner flavors—creamy pasta, …

Cooking

Why Bitcoin Is The Investment Of The Decade

<i>We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don’t let</i> …

Cryptocurrency

Graphic Shows the House Plants That Naturally Clean the Air in Your Home, According to a NASA Study

This is a quick public service announcement. If you believe in science and facts, read on.<p>Back in the 1980s, NASA published a research report called …

Become a UX designer in an afternoon—a quick guide for new designers.

Research — Analyse—Design—Test<p>Make it count, everything you say and do from now on will be based on this research.<p>2. Analyse<p>This is the fun part …

Here are 200 Excel shortcuts that'll make your life a lot easier

Each workbook acts as its own separate window on your PC or Mac, while each worksheet acts as a tab within a workbook with separate cells.<p>This section of the Excel Guide offers all shortcuts you need to open, navigate between, and control all of these options.<p><i>Courtesy of GoSkills.</i>

Analytics

A Hypnotic Look at How Japanese Samurai Swords Are Made

Paper, books, wooden joints, tea whisks — Japanese culture has, for seemingly all of its long recorded history, greatly esteemed the making of …

Los Angeles

The Grown-Up Kitchen: How to Time Your Cooking So Everything Is Ready at Once

When preparing a “square” meal—you know, the kind with a protein and at least two sides—I rarely struggle with the actual cooking. I can cook a …

Car Plug-In Air Purifier | Popular Mechanics Shop

• Quickly improves air quality w/ the built in ionizer<br>• Removes odors left behind by pets, sweat, food, exhaust, etc.<br>• Scrubs allergens from the air, like dust, dander, bacteria, pollen, etc.<br>• Eliminates cigarette & cigar smoke within seconds<br>• Plugs into your car's outlet<br>• Produces no fragrances while cleaning …

Wooden Living-Roof Built With Japanese Joinery Techniques Uses Zero Screws

A multidisciplinary design study by J.Roc Design, based in Boston, has developed a proposal using wood to restore value to an underused rooftop at …

Another Great Reason to Go to Mexico: Palafitos

While it doesn’t take much to convince us to head to Mexico for a vacation (see Cabo, along with our favorite hotels across the country), we were …

Mexico

Trump’s new national security adviser wrote a reading list for anyone involved in military affairs

Facing added scrutiny in the wake of his predecessor’s resignation, new National Security Council chief of staff H.R. McMaster will have to learn from Michael Flynn’s mistakes. Fortunately learning is one of his favorite hobbies.<p>In 2012, while commander of the US Army Maneuver Center of Excellence …

World History

Linguine with Shrimp Scampi

Drizzle some oil in a large pot of boiling salted water, add 1 tablespoon of salt and the linguine, and cook for 7 to 10 minutes, or according to the …

Seafood

3 Road-Mapping Sins That Could Kill Your Next Product

The road map is a vital part of product development. But only if it's done correctly will it save your company from a rude awakening at launch time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Amazon, arguably the biggest success story of the internet age, just surged past a …

This is How You Fold a Record-Breaking Paper Airplane

In 2012, designer John Collins constructed a paper airplane that flew an astonishing 226 feet, establishing a distance record that still stands. A …

10 Things I Learned From Prepping All My Meals on a Sunday

Save both money and time<p>I’m someone who really enjoys eating out. I love trying new restaurants. And I’ve realized that’s where all my money goes. …

Inside the Startup Behind Silicon Valley's Favorite $100 Light Bulb

Austin-based lighting startup Ketra has built a state-of-the-art LED bulb and a state-of-the-art way to control it. But to sell its wares to the world’s biggest tech companies, it first had to build a state-of-the-art problem.<p><b>Two years ago,</b> as it prepared to build a new office on Manhattan’s West …

Blade Runner

Farro with Mushrooms and Bacon

992<p>710<p>6<p>Shares 2K<p>A few months ago, I was gifted a very large bag of farro, over five pounds of it. I never thought I could have enough farro, and sure …

Mushrooms

7 Takeout-Destroying Recipes to Celebrate Chinese New Year With  - Chowhound

There are so many different delicious types of Chinese food and they are all jam packed with flavor. Spicy, sweet, savoury, you name it. For many, …

Food & Dining

Formula One pulled a fast one on the US taxman – and it's all perfectly legal

Liberty Media, the new owner of motor racing’s premier series, has set up a tax-efficient structure that takes profits by way of the Cayman Islands and Delaware<p>When Liberty Media finalized the takeover of Formula One auto racing’s parent company Delta Topco last week, it should have been music to …

Finance

David Lynch Explains How Meditation Boosts Our Creativity (Plus Free Resources to Help You Start Meditating)

David Lynch meditates, and he meditates hard. Beginning his practice in earnest after it helped him solve a creative problem during the production of …

How the French New Wave Changed Cinema: A Video Introduction to the Films of Godard, Truffaut & Their Fellow Rule-Breakers

You could describe every act of filmmaking as an act of film criticism, and for no group of directors has that held truer than those of the French …

10 Success lessons from Peter Drucker – “Father of Modern Management” for entrepreneurs

Share48<p>Tweet<p>Share443<p>+16<p>Shares 497<p>Peter Drucker, “the father of modern management,” turned management theory into a serious discipline. In a legendary …

Peter Drucker

SR-71 Blackbird Pilot Trolls Arrogant Fighter Pilot with Ground Speed Check.

This may be the single greatest aviation story ever told, it’s about the iconic SR-71 Blackbird whose full operating specs are still classified to …

World War II: Battle of Britain

Battle of Britain, during World War II, the successful defense of Great Britain against unremitting and destructive air raids conducted by the German …

World History

Narita Airport to Tokyo City Center the Cheapest Way

Located 70km from Central Tokyo, the Narita International Airport is the city’s main gateway for international travelers. It’s one of the two …

Airports

Bill Gates Lists His Favorite Books of 2016

Bill Gates has apparently been a big reader all along, even during his Microsoft days. On his site, <i>Gates Notes</i>, he writes, "I’ve been reading about a …

Bill Gates