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10 Best Tricks for Improving Your Flight Experience

Flying can be a miserable experience but we've got the 10 best tricks for rocking up to the gate like a superstar. Indoor sunglasses optional.<p>Did you know you can take a water bottle through security? Or you could even take a tour of the cockpit if you wanted? Here are some tips and strategies for …

From Geneva, more on McLaren's 911 Turbo fighter

With its debut set for next month in NY, we get fresh info on the Sports Series.<p>McLaren will roll out its revived Longtail badge, as seen on the new 650S-based 675LT, on a hardcore version of the Sports Series—the 911 Turbo rival it will reveal at next month's New York Auto Show.<p>Codenamed P13, the …

Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 SV: Fastest Lambo ever

At the Geneva Motor Show, Lamborghini introduced its fastest production car yet.<p>Lamborghini revived the <i>Superveloce</i> name for its newly-improved Aventator, and it's a deserving wearer of the name. Feast your eyes, on the lighter, rawer, more powerful Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce, the fastest …

Ferrari 488 GTB turbocharges its way towards Geneva debut

Automakers left, right and center are embracing turbochargers as the best way to get more power out of a smaller package, and that includes performance automakers like Ferrari. In line with the latest FIA regulations, the Prancing Horse marque turbocharges its Formula One single-seater, and …

Who Shot Bin Laden? A Tale of Two SEALs

Two different alumni of SEAL Team Six, the secretive group of highly trained warriors that killed Osama bin Laden three years ago, have been profiting off their role in the terror leader’s death since leaving the military.<p>Former Team Six member Matt Bissonnette, who wrote a bestseller under a …

National Security

Full lunar eclipse delights Americas, 1st of year

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Sky-gazers in North and South America were treated to a full lunar eclipse — at least those fortunate enough to have …

Tomorrow's 'Titanfall' Launch Will Be The Most Important Day For Xbox One Yet

We’ve played the beta, we’ve had system updates, and we’ve had controller tweaks. Now, Titanfall is almost here. Respawn Entertainment’s online mech shooter drops on Xbox One tomorrow, and there’s more at stake than just the broader FPS landscape in 2014. This is the first major release of the …

Take a Look Inside Avicii's Hollywood Home

A house in Hollywood Hills doesn’t come cheap – in the neighborhood of $16 million, to put a price<p>A house in Hollywood Hills doesn’t come cheap – in …

Samsung Demos The Galaxy S5 And Gear Watches With These Boring Official Videos

Get a cup of coffee. You’re going to need it. These official Samsung videos show off nearly every feature and function of the Galaxy S5 and Gear watches, but they’re rather mundane. Dull would be another word.<p>The videos do, however, make up in info what they lack in excitement. They run through …

Toxic algae may have killed 9-million-year-old whales found under a road

Excavators working on a Chilean stretch of the Pan-American Highway made a surprising discovery in 2010: a set of large fossilized mammal bones. A team of paleontologists was able to identify the fossils as the remains of more than 40 baleen whales, alongside a host of smaller animals, found to …

Sketchy Report Claims Apple Will Release 5.6-Inch 'Experimental' Phone Without iPhone Branding

Apple is planning on introducing two new phones this year featuring displays of 4.7 and 5.6 inches, with the former using a traditional Gorilla Glass display and the latter featuring a sapphire screen, according to a new report from Taiwan's <i>Economic Daily News</i> [Google Translate] (via <i>Mac Otakara</i>). …

Rare Pictures: Snow Leopards Caught in Camera Trap

Endangered big cats photographed in northern Pakistan.<p>The cat's out of the bag—or, should we say, the mountains.<p><b>Notoriously elusive snow leopards have been caught by a camera trap in northern Pakistan as part of a three-year study by scientists with the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. The</b> …

Scarlett Johansson's Sexy Super Bowl Commercial

On the field, the Super Bowl may be all about men in tights and pads, but when it comes to the commercials during the big game, one rule is clear: …

Scarlett Johansson

The Week in Review: Gadgets and Gizmos A-Plenty

Inside Flipboard / January 10, 2014<p>The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which just completed its 2014 run in Las Vegas, was full of gadgets—some …

Gear & Gadgets

Rare Weather Phenomenon Fills Grand Canyon with Fog

What an awe-inspiring sight! A few days ago, on Friday, November 29, The Grand Canyon was taken over by a rare weather phenomenon that filled the entire canyon with a thick layer of fog. The occurrence, called a temperature inversion, caused everyone, including rangers, to flock to the rim to take …

Grand Canyon

Samsung Galaxy S5 'to launch in early 2014'

Samsung’s forthcoming Galaxy S5 could be launched as early as February.<p>Samsung is reportedly planning to release the successor to its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone in early 2014, amid speculation that the device could come in two versions – one metal and one plastic.<p>According to Korean news website</i> …

Samsung Galaxy S5

PlayStation 4 Vs Xbox One: Why The Most Talked About Console May Not Be The Winner

For gamers waiting for the next generation of consoles, we’re finally into the home stretch. Sony's PlayStation 4 launch is just a week away on Nov. 15 and Microsoft's Xbox One launches a week after on Nov. 22. In early buzz, more people are talking about Sony’s new entry. But even with less of the …

Call of Duty: Ghosts preorder bonus roundup (best to worst)

<i>This sponsored post is produced by Dealzon.</i><p><i>Update 11/19: CoD: Ghosts now released! PC Steam key deal is only $42.99 with no coupon required, Season Pass is $39.99 with coupon GFDNOV20</i><p>In just a few more days, Activision’s highly anticipated release <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> will hit the shelves. For those …

The coldest place in the universe

Astronomers say the Boomerang Nebula is the coldest place in the universe at one degree Kelvin (minus 458 degrees Fahrenheit). It’s even colder than …

Associated Press News

Asteroid 2013 TV135: doomsday again (yawn)

Head for the hills (although that won't save you). A number of lurid internet headlines today are heavily hinting at doom in 2032 because a 410-metre-wide asteroid could hit the Earth.<p>If it does, the reports say, it could create an explosion 50 times greater than the biggest nuclear bomb ever …

Nicki Minaj’s Pasties, Kim Kardashian’s Butt, and the Week in Selfies (PHOTOS)

Self-Portraitists<p>Nicki Minaj rocks pasties and gold chains, Kim Kardashian’s booty breaks the Internet, Ludacris gets blown away by Gravity, and more …

Scientists Have Found A Way To Make Marijuana Un-Fun

An anti-dopamine drug could block the addictive rush associated with THC.<p>Researchers from the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the University of Massachusetts Medical School have found a way to block the dopamine rush associated with THC, the main psychoactive chemical in marijuana, in order to …

Cannabis

18-Foot Oarfish Livens Up A 'Leisurely Snorkel' In California

A snorkeler off the coast of California found more than she bargained for on the ocean floor Sunday, when she saw the large eyes of an 18-foot fish staring back at her. It turned out to be a dead oarfish, a mysterious creature known to live in waters thousands of feet deep.<p>The discovery at the …