Extreme crosswind landings can be terrifying, and yesterday, pilots in the Netherlands were thrown into the crucible when the worst storm in 100 years rocked Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport with winds up to 75 miles per hour.
A new video believed to be from the Islamic State purports to show the killing of the captive Jordanian pilot Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh.In the video, a man who the militants say is al-Kaseasbeh is burned alive in a cage while wearing an orange jumpsuit.If authentic,
An anonymous reader writes "The London Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) is reportedly engaging in a year-long pilot program to determine the benefits of its police force wearing video cameras during interactions with the public.
Amazon has a slate of new shows available now on its Instant Video streaming service, which includes 13 new comedy, drama, documentary and kids shows. This is the first of its so-called “Pilot Season” slates for 2015 – collections of programs which it creates initial episodes for,
A window seat is better than the middle, but nothing compares to the views that pilots see from the front.Video captured from the cockpit of a flight from Haneda Airport in Tokyo to Toyama, Japan, shows just how much better the pilots have it.See also:
When flight engineer Joseph Klippel took off for Mexico to collect data for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Wednesday, Hurricane Patricia was still a mild tropical stormBy the time Klippel, who is a member of NOAA's Hurricane Hunters team and has tracked nearly 300 storms,
Here's 12 minutes of gameplay footage of Star Citizen, a space flight simulator video game that will let you live in a parallel universe. Not only pilot a spaceship, but have a living avatar there. And with Oculus Rift support, it will be a total alternate universe experience.
Amazon's third round of pilots are out today, streamable on Amazon Instant Video. There are five shows, three of which are comedies, including Red Oaks from Stephen Soderbergh; The Cosmopolitans, which stars Chloe Sevigny and Adam Brody; and Really, which stars some people I have never heard of.
The people of Jordan were left reeling on Wednesday after a brutal video surfaced showing pilot Muath al-Kaseasbeh being burned alive,
Shortly after ordering up six new original shows last week, Amazon has announced it has greenlit two more pilots for its Prime Instant Video service.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/04/10/more-original-shows-heading-to-amazon-instant-video/
Two small planes collided in the skies over Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada, on Sunday, but the emergency landing skills of one of the pilots following the crash likely saved his lifeFootage shows a Cessna 185 crash landing onto a runway while still trailing debris from the initial collision.
Not heroine. Hero, period. While it’s rad that Ellen Ripley happens to be a woman, that doesn’t at all impact her level of badassery—though it does inform her character in ways that make her much more interesting than virtually any other cinematic hero. She’s complicated, she feels real,
The price of these popular Bowflex adjustable dumbbells has been yo-yoing for weeks, but generally speaking, any time they’ve dipped below $200, they’ve sold out fairly quickly. So if you missed out on the last few opportunities, Amazon’s spotting you another chance today.Read more...
After four and a half years of not speaking to my mom I’ve learned to stay away from social media on Mother’s Day.Read more...
Not all hot peppers are created equal, and few are as unequal as the Dragon’s Breath chili—a new breed that may soon find itself atop the “world’s hottest” throne. Forged by Wales horticulturalist Mike Smith, the red-orange,
The Russian Tu-95/-142 Bear has been showing up in a lot of places it maybe shouldn’t be over the past month, as the Russian Air Force and Navy continues to probe the air defenses of several nations.
Controversial cellphone tracking technology is being deployed as a tool in President Donald Trump’s expanding effort to arrest and deport illegal US residents.Read more...
Variety is reporting that Tom Hardy, who played Bane in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, will next play another iconic comic book villain, Venom. The frequent Spider-Man villain is getting his own film next year, which will be directed by Ruben Fleischer, who made Zombieland.Read more...
For a long time, we thought of tool use as the thing that made us human, but we actually share the ability with many other primates, as well as surprising animals like crows and sea otters. Some archaeologists are interested in studying sea otters’ tools.Read more...
Forget the sun. Forget the beach. The only island you need concern yourself is Yoshi’s Island, the first of more than 140 video games being speedrun to benefit Doctors Without Borders during the 2015 Summer Games Done Quick Marathon.Read more...
I had a sort of epiphany a few weeks ago when I was sitting in the sun looking at my phone one afternoon; How much nicer would my life be if I didn’t spend half of it deleting the emails of no consequence that appear on my phone every 15 minutes?Read more...
Photographer and software engineer Dave Hunt has posted an article about his most recent project: a DIY cellphone based on a Raspberry Pi (he calls it a PiPhone). It has a touchscreen dialing interface for making calls, and it's built with off-the-shelf components.
IDC印度终端装置市场研究经理Kiran Kumar表示:” 平板手机(IDC: 屏幕尺寸在5.5”~6.99”的智能手机)仅占整体智能手机出货的6%, 因为4.5”~5.5”的智能手机最受欢迎. 但是消费者需要更大尺寸来满足影音需求, 随着2015年4G网络的展开,
Vacation planning, rumored to be an enjoyable experience, can often end up causing more headaches than tans.With hours spent scouring Internet chat boards and contemplating Yelp reviews, much of the spontaneity associated with traveling is gone. Sure,
What kind of person builds a cloud chamber at home in his spare time -- and wants to make it easy for other people to make them, too? How about someone who uses a 3-D printer to make shifters for his bicycle?
Next week is St. Patrick's Day, which means the celebrations will be in full swing by the weekend. For this week's Shooting Challenge, let's embrace the most iconic part of the holiday: the green.Read more...
Microsoft quietly launched a set of new machine-learning APIs in beta under the “Project Oxford” moniker yesterday. These new APIs allow developers to add face detection and recognition features to their apps, as well as speech recognition with the ability to understand the speaker’s intent.
苹果已经为iOS开发人员们提供了一款全新的诊断工具，它的名字叫做“App Analytics”。尽管仍处于测试版，但它可以帮助开发者们获知与应用相关的各种信息——甚至该app在App Store中的页面访问量。