Aircraft startup Wright Electric wants to use electric planes for flights in the Middle East

Electric aircraft startup Wright Electric aims to carry passengers on battery-powered flights within the next 20 years. Now, business travelers in the Middle East may soon be able to partake in the company's aggressive flight plans.

Google's plan to fix texting on Android is really about the death of SMS

Google finally has a plan to fix Android's texting problem.This week, the company confirmed its long-rumored plan to improve messaging on Android and bring its features up to par with other popular messaging apps like Apple's iMessage.Google being Google, though,

How can Starbucks ensure its racial-bias training actually helps a divided America?

After a racial incident that garnered national attention last weekend, Starbucks has required racial-bias training for all its employees. This move has the potential to positively impact America, but the company has an uphill climb.Here's what happened.

'Smallville' actress arrested for allegedly recruiting slaves for sex trafficking scheme

Over the past several weeks, arrests of members from the purported self-help group Nxivm have revealed an underground web of heinous crimes, from sex slavery to pyramid schemes.Reports and rumors about the groups connections to Hollywood actors were mounting. And on Friday,

The only student to walk out for gun control last month rallied his classmates for Columbine

The teen who marched alone last month, attracting the attention of the country, just got his classmates to join a student walkout in memory of the 15 victims of the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School.

Flickr's new owner is here to save it from oblivion (again)

After years of languishing under Yahoo's (and, more recently, Oath's) ownership, Flickr has finally found a buyer.Image hosting company SmugMug announced Friday that it'd acquired Flickr for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition, which was first reported by USA Today, comes as Yahoo's parent company,

This 'e-scooter for women' is... actually pretty good for women

Ancheer electric scooter with suspension seat$647.99View ProductThe GoodSmooth and sturdy • Good grips and easy controls • Sitting and standing options • LCD screen shows speed and charge • Comfortable seatThe BadShort range • Slow acceleration • HeavyThe Bottom LineIf you've got a short commute,

Everything You Need to Know About the Infinity Stones

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Someone found the 18th-century version of the distracted boyfriend meme

The distracted boyfriend meme — that image in which a man checks out one woman while holding hands with another — gained popularity last summer, used to explain moral dilemmas like choosing between dealing with responsibilities or taking a nap. (The answer is always take a nap.

Tom Hardy as Al Capone is virtually unrecognizable

Tom Hardy teased his next big role as Al Capone in the biopic Fonzo with pictures of his makeup and styling on Instagram. Read more...More about Film, Movies, Mashable Video, Makeup, and Movie

21 books you need to read this spring

Spring is here and that can only mean one thing: time to shake yourself out of hibernation and bust out that spring reading.But with so many great books coming out in 2018, it can be hard to figure out just which ones you should pick up.SEE ALSO:

[图]在沪打工青年4万元造飞机 二次试飞被劝阻

东方网2月26日消息:据《i时代报》报道,来沪打工的四川青年小罗,为圆自己的蓝天梦,用了7个月时间,耗资4万多元,制造出一架简陋的旋翼飞机并成功试飞。不过,近日进行第二次试飞时,被警方发现劝阻。

iOS谷歌地图重大更新:整合Uber改善导航

威锋网 5 月 7 日消息,谷歌日前更新旗下 iOS 版本地图应用至 3.0.0 版本,添加一系列新的导航功能,包括车道导向、步行时间,整合打车应用 Uber,提供更好的用户体验。  

山西省旅游局:2014年1-4月山西国内旅游收入616.9亿元 同比增长24.3%

山西省旅游局发布了今年1—4月份全省旅游经济运行情况:全省累计接待国内旅游者6572.51万人次,同比增长19.32%;实现国内旅游收入616.94亿元人民币,同比增长24.28%。其中4月份接待国内旅游者2488.82万人次,同比增长22.

Misfit 的算法 + Pebble 的硬件 = Misfit Pebble App

苹果前CEO John Sculley 去职后进入智能穿戴领域,创造了颇具时尚感的纽扣式运动追踪器 Misfit Shine。近日Misfit 与智能手表生产商 Pebble 达成合作:将自家算法嵌入后者的硬件设备——这是 Misfit 创立以来最深度的合作。

Deals: Fox Searchlight Film Set, LED Bulbs, MacBook Storage Expansion

The Fox Searchlight 20th Anniversary Collection packs in 20 critically acclaimed movies in one pretty package. All Blu-ray, a few special editions, and an Amazon-exclusive inclusion of Once. It's also $170 off MSRP today with your preorder, bringing the set down to $130, or $6.50 a movie.

惠普感受变革的刺痛

如今,颠覆性变革是一个被滥用的词语。但即使你已经听到生厌,你还是无法否认,这种变革已经席卷了惠普,并让这家长青企业感受到了变革带来的影响。

【Wise 1.0现场】车库咖啡创始人苏菂:现在我想让创业者们住在一起

三年半前苏菂创办了车库咖啡,三年半之后这里已经成为了中关村创业大街,著名的36氪也搬到了这里。苏菂觉得自己的使命已经完成了,他把车库咖啡交给了专业的管理团队(这是越来越难吃的原因吗?

The Forgotten Plan to Save Great Art From World War III 

From a secret treasure trove below the memorial to Oliver Wendell Holmes in DC to a retrofitted quarry in Wales, our governments have gone to great lengths to protect precious objects from ruin—and a new trove of declassified documents shine light on a new,

虚拟运营商试点期年底见分晓,四大难题仍未破解

随着市场分化加剧,到2015年底移动转售试点期结束,到时候谁在裸泳也就一目了然了:一部分虚拟运营商或出于自身考量主动退出,或在生存压力下被迫出局,或寻找个好买家。

交互设计师于向飞和他的那个用有趣方式看世界的MONO

从于向飞的办公室出门向北步行约10分钟便是地安门大街帽儿胡同,我们在附近找了家地道的台湾菜馆,聊起了他的创业项目MONO。走过来的这一路,他稍显兴奋的向我分享了几组数据。

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