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First look deep inside a Delta 747-400 [PHOTOS]

This week Delta opened a fantastic new exhibit near runways at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. FULL STORY<p>CONNECT WITH CHRIS<p><b>Chris McGinnis is a travel blogger and editor of TravelSkills.com. You can reach Chris at chris@travelskills.com or on Twitter @cjmcginnis.</b><p>The new “747 …

'It's like no place on Earth': Take to the skies in the Atacama Desert

Flames roared directly overhead as a diamond of light erupted from a volcano dominating the eastern edge of the plateau far below me to reveal a contorted landscape in all its other-worldly glory. Another burst of fire only added to the thrill of floating high above the ground. Then an enveloping …

Scientists followed 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here's what they learned about success

Follow thousands of super-bright kids for four and a half decades and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest …

Self-improvement

Adventures by Rail: The Most Scenic Train Vacations in North America

Train voyages and vacations have been part of European and U.S. culture as long as there have been tracks on the ground. Millionaires Jay Gould and …

Watch: an 8K timelapse showing Grand Teton park in all its glory

Grand Teton National Park is in the northwest of the U.S state of Wyoming and it’s an eye candy. The park “<i>boasts an awe-inspiring array of pristine</i> …

Time-lapse Photography

Manhattanhenge on a Perfect Night: Pictures

Selfies

Exploring the world with your smartphone - 9 extremely useful apps for the savvy traveller

We live in a digital age where we explore the world with our smartphones. So it makes sense that instead of parting with cash to buy language dictionaries and tourist guide books, we would rather download a selection of helpful apps and save space in our suitcases before we go away on holiday. And …

It’s not an email scam, people, Nigeria really is sending an astronaut into space

This week, Nigeria said it would send an astronaut into space by the year 2030. The news was not, as you may have suspected, an update of a widely circulated scam on Facebook which claimed a Nigerian astronaut was lost in space. Instead Nigeria’s science and technology minister Ogbonnaya Onu said …

Space Exploration

Facebook is a growing and unstoppable digital graveyard

At some point, there will be more dead Facebook users than living ones – and for those left behind, it is transforming how we experience the death of those around us.<p><i>This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2016” collection. Discover more of our picks.</i><p>The day after my Aunt’s passing, I …

Social Media

Donald Trump is a great example of why democracy is dangerous, China’s state tabloid explains

The Global Times, China’s state-backed tabloid newspaper, turned its attention to Donald Trump in an editorial today (March 14).<p>The physical confrontations between Trump supporters and those against him seen in Chicago on Friday (March 11), are common in “developing countries,” it notes. For the …

Donald Trump

Want to clean up India? Turn trash into free Wi-Fi

Trash belongs in the garbage bin.<p>It's a simple civic lesson that has frustrated two Mumbai entrepreneurs for years.<p>"India is a country where people love to break the rules," said Raj Desai, cofounder of startup ThinkScream.<p>"We see it on the roads where no one is driving in their lane. We see it in …

India

In Haryana, Jat rage over reservations is spreading like wildfire

Farmers, workers and youth say they are facing multiple crises.<p>Protests by Jat agitators demanding reservations in public employment intensified and …

Google Cardboard helps a woman see for the first time in 8 years

Cardboard is built on very basic optic principles and with simple materials. It has been used to provide various virtual reality experiences, games, and has even been used in hospitals to provide 3D analysis without the need for expensive equipment. Now, Cardboard has helped a blind woman see for …

Virtual Reality

Street View your life: These are the 360-degree cameras coming for 2016

This year you won't need a professional camera rig to grab an immersive 360-degree view of your surroundings so you can create and share your own VR photos and video.<p>Before 2015, it took expensive professional equipment made up of multiple, separate cameras and powerful computers and software to …

Gear & Gadgets

The Legacy Of Marvin Minsky, Who Helped Found Artificial Intelligence

A pioneer of thinking about thinking<p>In 1955, in a small room at Dartmouth University, four scientists proposed that if 10 researchers dedicated a summer to building machines that could learn, they could make a considerable dent in a new field, which they called "artificial intelligence."<p>Marvin …

Tech at the symphony: Boston orchestra loaning patrons iPads

BOSTON (AP) — A night at the symphony usually means silencing cellphones and mobile devices before the music starts.<p>But as part of an effort to draw …

Flute

Infographic: how to use technology for a healthy long-distance relationship

Long distance relationships aren’t as difficult as they once were. Thanks to an array of different apps, as showcased by FreeDating.co.uk, it is now …

The oil age will end before the well runs dry

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is centred mostly in the Middle East, with 66% of its reserves are situated here. OPEC's total proven oil reserves stand at over one trillion barrels. As of 2013, the states with the highest oil reserves are Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Canada, …

Here’s a Look at How Color Film was Originally Biased Toward White People

Here’s a short 5-minute video by Vox that tells the story of how early film stocks in photographer were designed with light skin as the ideal skin …

9/10: The Day Before

The pilot grilled steaks. The WTC Borders clerk picked up a pushcart coffee. The mayoral candidate prepped for the primaries. And the terrorists …

10 dream trips every traveler should experience | CNN Travel

Tourism

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23 Amusing Characters You Will Find In Every Indian IT Company

<b>“If builders built buildings the way programmers wrote programs, then the first woodpecker that came along would destroy civilization.” – Gerald</b> …

British Library uploads over a million historical images onto Flickr to research and remix

The British Library announced yesterday that it has uploaded more than one million public domain photos from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries to Flickr. The move comes as part of an ambitious project that will crowdsource inventive ways to navigate the massive store of photos, foster research, …

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