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The Boneyard of the East – My Retro Planespotting Experience

Noses of a Boeing 747 and 727 – Photo: Caleb Howell | Flickr CC<p><i>This guest post was written by Andrew Vane (@pipelinedrew) for …

Man Creates Transport App That Measures Time In Pints Of Beer

"You have three-and-a-half drinks until the last tram home."<p>Which is the information that we all really want to know.<p>Cheers!

Climbing On Mount Denali

Uganda's New Anti-Gay Law: Part of a Broader Trend in Africa

Homophobia is on the rise across much of the continent.<p>"EXPOSED! Uganda's 200 Top Homos Named," the headline of a popular Ugandan tabloid, the <i>Red Pepper</i>, screamed on February 25, the day after President Yoweri Museveni signed the country's Anti-Homosexuality Bill.<p>The <i>Red Pepper</i>'s witch hunt and …

Pope Benedict resigned early to avoid clash with World Cup

Pope emeritus Benedict's brought his resignation forward a year so as not to clash with the 2014 World Cup, his private<p>The football World Cup taking place in Brazil this year indirectly prompted Benedict XVI to bring forward his resignation as pope by a year, his private secretary has …

Joint venture: What a new hip or knee really costs

Patients’ jaws drop when Dr. Steven Schutzer tells them it takes a whole year to heal after knee or hip replacement surgery.<p>Schutzer, director of the …

Health Care

Delta changes its loyalty program to reward big spenders rather than flyers

Just six months after Delta fumbled changes to its SkyMiles program by devaluing its points overnight without any prior notice, the company is trying a different approach.<p>This time around, the program is counting not miles, but filthy lucre. Delta will now allot frequent flier miles based on how …

Qantas job cuts: transport workers threaten strike

The Transport Workers Union is threatening strike action after Qantas announced it was axing 5,000 jobs over three years.<p>The union’s national secretary, Tony Sheldon, called on the federal government to meet the airline to find ways of avoiding the job cuts.<p>“But if Joe Hockey’s not prepared to do …

Google Barge, $35 million and counting

Google Barge is about to be on the move, relocating from its current berth alongside Treasure Island in the middle of San Francisco Bay to Stockton, Calif., a delta city about 80 miles east.<p>But what does that mean for the future of the project, expected to be a floating showroom for Google X …

San Francisco

How Michael Jordan Made $90 Million In 2013

Nike released the Air Jordan 10 “Powder Blue” retro sneaker on Saturday, 20 years after the first Jordan 10s hit shelves. Like all the Jordan retro releases, this one was highly anticipated and first-day sales hit $35 million. For perspective, in all of 2013, Adidas sold $40 million in the U.S. of …

4 Secrets Behind Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns

Before you waste your time reaching out to venture capitalists, use these tools to corral your supporters’ financial backing for your startup.<p>We’ve all heard the success story: Startup struggles to bring investors on board, startup continues to rely on seed funding while gaining traction, then …

Startups