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Uber picks Melbourne as test site for flying taxi service

Uber Technologies said it will use Australia's second-largest city, Melbourne, as the first international test site for the group's planned flying taxi service....

Uber picks Melbourne as test site for flying taxi service

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Uber Air flying taxi service to be trialled in Melbourne Telstra, Macquarie, Westfield-operator Scentre Group, and Melbourne Airport to help the Silicon Valley darling launch a third Uber Air pilot city and the first outside of the United States....
2019-06-12 05:48

Uber Air announces Melbourne as trial city for flying taxi service Ridesharing company says test flights of Uber Air’s helicopter-like ‘flying car’ will begin next yearMelbourne will be the first city outside the US to host trials of Uber Air, a service the company describes as “aerial ridesharing” that will shuttle...
2019-06-12 05:48

Daimler and Geely back Volocopter to help launch its flying taxi service Flying taxis are one step closer to becoming a reality. Volocopter announced in 2018 that it hopes to have autonomous air taxis in the sky within five years, and one step on the path to achieving that is securing that all-important investment money....
2019-09-09 12:48

Skai could be the first fuel cell-powered flying taxi Flying taxi designs are seemingly ubiquitous these days, but a startup is betting that its choice of powerplant could help it stand out. Alaka'i has unveiled Skai, a flying taxi that will run on hydrogen fuel cells (the first of its kind, the co...
2019-05-30 12:32

Airbus shares a glimpse of its flying taxi cockpit Airbus has been working on its Vahana project for years. It's an attempt to create an autonomous passenger drone network that could operate like a flying version of the Waymo's self-driving cars. In January, the company's flying taxi t...
2019-05-23 12:32

Volocopter reveals its first commercial autonomous flying taxi Just yesterday we said flying taxis may be a reality in the not-too-distant future. Today, Volocopter revealed its first commercial air taxi, the VoloCity. Designed to serve as an on-demand, inner-city vehicle, it can carry two passengers and their h...
2019-08-22 05:00

"Flying" River Taxi Tests Seine Waters In Paris A "flying" electric river taxi hailed by its creators as the future of clean city transport is being put through a battery of tests in Paris this week, with a view to being in service by the spring....
2019-09-18 17:32

Electric 'flying taxi' prototype unveiled by German start-up Lilium says electric jet-powered five-seater aircraft could be in service by 2025A new “flying taxi” has been unveiled by German start-up Lilium, which claims the vertical take-off craft could be the basis for an on-demand air service within six year...
2019-05-22 14:48

At $14,777, Could This 2014 Nissan NV200 Taxi be an Uber-Good Deal? One of the best ‘dad jokes’ is when someone asks you to call them a cab and you reply with “okay, you are a cab.” Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe NV200 is already a cab, but could its price be calling you?...
2019-06-03 15:48

Exclusive: India to order taxi aggregators like Uber, Ola to go electric India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new rules for clean mobility....
2019-06-06 15:16

India To Order Taxi Aggregators Like Uber, Ola To Go Electric By 2026: Report India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new rules......
2019-06-06 23:32

Uber Claims It's Exempt From California Gig Economy Law Because It's a 'Platform,' Not a Taxi Company After the California legislature passed AB5, a bill designed to force tech companies to treat gig economy workers as employees rather than contractors, Uber has pulled an well-worn card out of its hat: inventing an excuse to just like, not do that.Re...
2019-09-12 10:32

Exclusive: India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber, Ola to go electric - documents India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new rules for clean mobility....
2019-06-06 17:48

Former taxi commissioner sees more cities adopting New York's tough rules on Uber and Lyft Meera Joshi, former head of the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission, told CNBC on Monday that she predicts more cities are going to adopt TLC's rules on ride-hailing companies....
2019-08-12 23:48

Cruise, GM's Driverless-Car Unit, Delays Robot-Taxi Service General Motors’ driverless-car business, Cruise, will delay the roll out of an autonomous ride-hailing service scheduled for late this year, underscoring the difficulty of safely deploying robotic vehicles on public roads....
2019-07-24 18:32

Self-driving taxi service Waymo rolls out perks to lure riders Waymo is rolling out amenities to entice riders to use its self-driving taxis, creating a potential route to profitability in a money-losing industry. The Alphabet subsidiary is testing complimentary Wi-Fi in its robotaxis in greater Phoenix, where h...
2019-07-08 16:48

Indonesia picks site for new capital as Jakarta sinks A jungle-covered area on the east of Borneo island is set to be transformed into Indonesia's new capital city, the country's President Joko Widodo has announced....
2019-08-26 22:32

Uber unveils its vision of flying taxis Uber presented a grandiose vision of flying vehicles whisking people around cities at its annual flying car conference Tuesday in Washington, DC, a day after a fatal helicopter crash raised safety questions about plans for increased air traffic over ...
2019-06-13 08:48

NASA picks Alabama site as HQ for human moon lander program: sources The head of NASA is set to announce plans on Friday to name the U.S. space agency's Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama as headquarters for its human lunar lander program, signaling progress in its drive to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024...
2019-08-16 14:48

NASA reportedly picks Alabama site as HQ for human moon lander program WASHINGTON — The head of NASA is set to announce plans on Friday to name the US space agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama as headquarters for its human lunar lander program, signaling progress in its drive to put astronauts back on the m...
2019-08-17 05:16

A bad Uber rating could get you banned from the service If your Uber rating is too low, you could be banned from using the car-riding service. Uber announced it was refreshing its guidelines.        ...
2019-05-30 04:48

Unidentified flying objects had Kansas City locals, weather service puzzled Unidentified flying objects were spotted in Kansas City, Missouri, Locals and even the local National Weather Service were puzzled by the objects.        ...
2019-06-21 19:32

Uber launching helicopter service to JFK this summer Uber is finally ready to take to the skies — and has chosen the Big Apple for its helicopter-sharing debut. The ride-hailing giant said Thursday its aerial division, Uber Elevate, will launch a luxe service called Uber Copter on July 9 that will fly ...
2019-06-06 21:32

Uber launches helicopter service in New York The new service transports passengers from Manhattan to the John F. Kennedy International Airport for about $200.       ...
2019-07-10 22:16

Japanese flying car hovers for a minute during test flight Japanese electronics manufacturer NEC Corporation unveiled a prototype flying car that stayed in the air for almost a minute during a test in Japan this week....
2019-08-06 14:16

Japanese flying car takes flight briefly in test run A flying car made by a Japanese electronics company lifted about 10 feet off the ground in a test run with no passengers Monday, a first step in hope it will see passenger use by 2030....
2019-08-05 19:16

Koepka passes Bethpage Black test with flying colours "So dominant was Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the PGA Championship that he boldly referred to the intimidating Bethpage Black course as \"fun\" after grabbing the clubhouse lead on Thursday."...
2019-05-21 18:16

Australia pass Malawi test with flying colours at Netball World Cup Australia 74-25 MalawiDiamonds cruise ahead of crunch game against New ZealandAhead of a potentially tournament-defining clash with New Zealand later this week, the undefeated Australian Diamonds needed an acid test against Malawi at the Netball Worl...
2019-07-17 01:48

Uber launches ScUber: an underwater ride-hailing service It was a pun waiting to happen – Uber has launched an underwater ride-hailing service named, naturally, ScUber.ScUber is a partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland, and will take pairs of passengers for a trip to Australia's Great B...
2019-05-23 19:01

Uber brings electric bike service JUMP to London Taxi app Uber will pilot its electric bicycle service JUMP in London from Friday as it makes 350 bikes available to rent in a part of Britain's capital city, a key global market for the firm....
2019-05-24 02:00

‘Ground Zero’: Report from the former Semipalatinsk Test Site in Kazakhstan Every year on August 29, at the initiative of Kazakhstan, the UN and its Member States mark the International Day against Nuclear Tests. This year, the Day coincides with the 70th anniversary of the first atomic bomb test at the Semipalatinsk test si...
2019-08-31 07:00

No longer fiction: Flying car startups aim to begin test flights as early as next year The ride-sharing giant Uber and smaller startups like Alaka'i Technologies and ASKA edge closer toward a flying future.       ...
2019-06-19 12:32

Uber’s futuristic drone delivery service could launch as early as this summer It may have seemed like science fiction just a few years ago, but a world filled with package-carrying drones zooming by overhead is right around the corner. Just last week, Amazon announced that its Prime Air delivery service would start delivering ...
2019-06-13 06:00

New Lawsuit Against Uber Is Set to Test Its Classification of Workers A class-action suit on behalf of drivers in federal court in California, filed on Wednesday, accused Uber of wrongly classifying drivers under the state’s employment test....
2019-09-13 01:00

Uber to ban riders with low ratings: will you pass the test? Failure to tip, a refusal to chat … even where you sit could influence how drivers rate you and under a new policy could see you bannedWill your Uber rating be docked if youdon’t tip? What side of the car should you sit on? Small talk or silence?Sinc...
2019-06-01 07:48

Explosion at Russian missile test site kills 2 people The deadly explosion is the second within a week at a Russian military site. There are conflicting reports about a short-term spike in radiation around the base....
2019-08-08 16:16

Russian nuclear agency says five killed in accident at test site Russia's state nuclear agency Rosatom said on Saturday that five of its staff members were killed in an accident during tests on a military site in northern Russia....
2019-08-10 12:16

Death toll in accident at Russian military test site rises Five killed in explosion and pharmacies run out of iodine after reports of higher radiationRussia’s state nuclear agency Rosatom confirmed on Friday night that five of its staff members were killed in an accident during tests at a military site in no...
2019-08-10 01:16

Uber tests monthly subscription service combining rides, eats, bikes & scooters Many people seem to have monthly subscriptions to various things like the gym or a streaming service like Netflix well now Uber is testing out their own monthly service. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.      ...
2019-07-25 04:48

Radiation levels at Russian test site spiked up to 16 times above normal after explosion A mysterious explosion in northern Russia caused radiation levels to spike up to 16 times above normal, the state weather agency said Tuesday amid reports that evacuations have been ordered in the village not far from the blast site and medics who tr...
2019-08-14 03:32

‘Unacceptable’: Beer named after Pacific island nuke test site draws criticism Manhattan Project Beer Company is under scrutiny by Marshall Islanders who were exposed to high levels of radiation by US government research from 1946 to 1958....
2019-08-17 23:16

Deadly explosion at Russian test site involved nuclear power source, reports say An explosion at a Russian base that killed at least five people last week involved a small nuclear reactor, state nuclear officials said.        ...
2019-08-13 06:16

Uber's new test will offer rides, deliver dinner and rent you a scooter for $24.99 a month The new subscription package is similar to Uber’s Ride Pass, which debuted in 2018. The combo plan also creeps into Postmates’ territory.       ...
2019-07-23 18:32

Walgreens to test drone delivery service with Alphabet's Wing The pilot program will deliver food and beverage, over-the-counter medications and other items within minutes, the company said. Prescription deliveries will not be available....
2019-09-19 20:00

Google isn't planning a beta test for its Stadia gaming service The November launch for Google Stadia is approaching fast, and you can already pre-order access to the cloud gaming service – but you won't be able to sign up for a beta test, because there isn't going to be one.Speaking to GamesRada...
2019-06-29 11:48

Postal service to test automated delivery between 2 major hubs The U.S. Postal Service is partnering with autonomous truck company TuSimple on a two-week pilot project that will automate trips between distribution hubs in Dallas and Phoenix....
2019-05-21 18:00

Self-driving trucks begin mail delivery test for U.S. Postal Service The U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday started a two-week test transporting mail across three Southwestern states using self-driving trucks, a step forward in the effort to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology for hauling freight....
2019-05-21 15:00

Going deep on sleep: What happened when Fitbit CEO put Premium service to a pillow test Fitbit Premium put the CEO to sleep, and that's a good thing. Here's how it may help you get a better night's rest, too.       ...
2019-08-29 01:48

Delta's test of free in-flight Wi-Fi may shame other airlines into offering service Now Delta Air Lines is taking its first steps towards offering free Wi-Fi as well. The Atlanta-based carrier started a two-week pilot test on May 13 that includes free Wi-Fi on around 55 domestic short-, medium- and long-haul flight segments a day....
2019-05-21 19:32

Postal Service to test autonomous semi trucks for hauling mail across state lines The U.S. Postal Service this month will experiment with self-driving semi-trucks transporting mail between distribution centers in Phoenix and Dallas.        ...
2019-05-21 18:16

2019 British Open picks: Our staff picks to win at Royal Portrush As the British Open returns to Northern Ireland for the first time since 1951, it's time to make picks for who will win the claret jug.       ...
2019-07-16 15:16

Japan tests a ‘flying car’ amid global race to win self-flying vehicles battle Japanese electronics giant NEC tested its drone-like ‘flying car’ prototype, which can hover over 10 feet. It’s latest development in the global race to launch self-flying vehicles....
2019-08-06 03:32

2019 Wimbledon odds, picks, predictions: Tennis expert reveals picks for Serena Williams vs. Simona Halep Gavin Mair, who called Naomi Osaka winning the 2018 U.S. Open at 32-1, has locked in his picks for Williams vs. Halep in the Wimbledon women's final....
2019-07-12 19:32

2019 Wimbledon odds, picks, best predictions: Tennis expert reveals picks for Serena Williams vs. Simona Halep Gavin Mair, who called Naomi Osaka winning the 2018 U.S. Open at 32-1, has locked in his picks for Williams vs. Halep in the Wimbledon women's final....
2019-07-13 10:32

Japanese Electronics Company NEC Demos A Flying Car That's Not Really A Flying Car I know plenty of news outlets are calling this thing a flying car, but let’s be clear here: this isn’t a flying car. It’s a drone you and some of your pals can ride in. It’s not designed to drive on the roads like a car, and then transform into an ai...
2019-08-07 08:48

BangBros buys porn doxxing site, torches hard drives in the site's first SFW video BangBros has emerged as the folk hero of the porn industry with its most recent acquisition: PornWikiLeaks. The adult-themed production company bought out the doxxing site, which housed over 15,000 porn stars’ personal information, according to Masha...
2019-09-01 22:32

Thursday’s Daily Brief: UN refugee agency on Venezuelan migrant crisis, dramatic resurgence' of measles in Europe, a UN News visit to former nuclear test site, Colombian law for disabled persons receives praise, Security Council on violence in Yemen A recap of Thursday's stories: 'No end in sight' to massive movement of Venezuelan migrants and refugees; 'Dramatic resurgence' of measles threatens Europe; Report from nuclear test site in Kazakhstan;  UN expert welcomes new Colombian law for person...
2019-08-30 05:32

Uber Freight is making trucking more efficient and could help Uber turn a profit The trucking industry is worth hundreds of billions of dollars per year. Uber is going after this market with Uber Freight, an online platform that matches truckers with shippers looking to move cargo from one place to another....
2019-09-14 18:48

See inside Uber's first passenger drone, which could eventually fly passengers at 150 mph while burning no fossil fuels (UBER) Uber Uber is unveiling its first visions for passenger aircraft. The company hopes to offer air services beyond helicopters as early as 2023. We spoke to executives about the first aircraft, a helicopter-airplane hybrid at the company's Elevate conf...
2019-06-11 23:16

Read the full email Uber CEO wrote to employees about why the company was laying off 400 workers (UBER) Reuters/Brendan McDermid Uber fired 400 marketing employees this week as the company seeks to streamline some bloated departments. Morale had been low on the marketing team for months, other former employees say, leaving few surprised by the shakeup...
2019-08-02 23:16

Cboe Global Markets Plans Listing of Options on Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER), on Thursday, May 16 CHICAGO – May 14, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today said it plans to list options on Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER), a ride-share company, on Thursday, May 16, once the u...
2019-05-21 15:16

Uber has proposed a new minimum wage for drivers after years of protests, but it comes with a catch (UBER, LYFT) Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Uber has offered a $21 minimum wage for drivers as it fights against a California bill that could devastate its business. But there's a catch: the wage floor would only apply while drivers are on a ride, which is less t...
2019-08-30 00:32

Uber just launched an Amazon-like feature that could help it cash in on millennials' mobile-shopping addiction (UBER) Matt Cardy / Stringer / Getty Images Uber has announced a new partnership with Cargo for an in-car shopping experience. By downloading the app and scanning a QR code during your ride, you'll unlock deals on everything from AirPods to luxury suitcas...
2019-07-18 18:32

Uber is opening massive new offices in Chicago and Dallas despite recent cost-cutting efforts (UBER) Raymond Boyd/Getty Images Uber has plans for massive new offices in Chicago and Dallas, the company has confirmed in recent weeks. The expansion could mean the ride-hailing giant's San Francisco headquarters is dwarfed by larger satellite offices. ...
2019-09-10 04:16

Melbourne 2020 F1 opener set for March 15 Melbourne will host the Australian Grand Prix for the 25th time in 2020 with the season-opener for Formula One's 70th season scheduled for March 15, the sport announced on Saturday....
2019-07-06 14:48

Traders have a $1.5 billion bet riding against Uber (UBER, LYFT) Carlo Allegri/Reuters Short-sellers have ramped up their bets against Uber to $1.5 billion. Borrowing of Uber shares has surged by more than 160% in the past two weeks, to 36 million shares from 13.6 million. The value of short positions in Uber has...
2019-05-28 22:48

International captain Els fails to get a say in Royal Melbourne set-up International captain Ernie Els says he will have no say in the set-up of Royal Melbourne for the Presidents Cup but still thinks his knowledge of a venue where he holds the course record could help his players in their quest for victory....
2019-08-02 07:32

Grosjean reverts to Melbourne-spec Haas for Silverstone The Haas Formula 1 team has taken the unusual step of returning Romain Grosjean's car to its Melbourne aerodynamic specification for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone...
2019-07-11 18:48

Vienna holds off Melbourne to top EIU ranking of most liveable cities Vienna has held off Melbourne to retain the top spot on the Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Index for 2019, further strengthening its reputation as the world's most pleasant city, while the 'gilets jaunes' protests hurt Paris' score....
2019-09-04 05:48

Uber Lit $1 Billion on Fire Last Quarter Because That's What Uber Does In its first earnings as a public company, Uber posted losses of $1 billion over the previous quarter, more or less matching investor expectations, because sending the GDP of Vanuatu off a cliff every three months is Uber’s current business model, mo...
2019-05-31 05:00

Sportwatch: Collingwood v North Melbourne, Eels v Raiders and more – live! Updates from around AustraliaAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft 10.32am BST AFL: Collingwood v North Melbourne is underway at Marvel Stadium with the Magpies bidding to keep pace with Geelong at the top of the ladder. The Cats’ hard-fought vict...
2019-06-29 11:48

Fugitive Jonathan Dick arrested in Melbourne over brother's murder One of Australia’s most wanted men arrested on Monday over his brother’s killing in a Westfield carparkOne of Australia’s most-wanted fugitives has been arrested in a bloody scuffle after spending more than two years on the run following the murder o...
2019-08-19 08:00

As unrest deepens, Hong Kongers eye exits from Vancouver to Melbourne As protests in Hong Kong stretch from summer into autumn with little sign of resolution, a surge in migration applications suggests more locals are making plans to leave the special administrative region....
2019-09-13 05:00

Homeless woman, 25, killed in ‘horrendous bashing’ in Melbourne park Police in Australia said a 25-year-old homeless woman was killed in a “horrendous bashing” after her body was found by walkers at a park in Melbourne over the weekend....
2019-05-27 19:00

Melbourne fashion week's first modest runway show – in pictures Mod Markit Runway is a fashion show dedicated to presenting new looks to fashion lovers from diverse backgrounds and cultures. The first modest show at Melbourne fashion week showcases fashion brands from across the world, as well as emerging designe...
2019-09-03 07:32

NBA star Ben Simmons implies he was racially profiled at Melbourne casino Guard believes he and friends were ‘singled out’ by securityStar was born in Melbourne to African American fatherAustralian NBA star Ben Simmons has implied that he had been racially profiled by security staff at a Melbourne casino by saying he and h...
2019-08-06 23:32

Australian jailed in Iran identified as Melbourne University academic A British-Australian woman jailed in Iran has been identified as Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a specialist in Middle East politics at the University of Melbourne....
2019-09-14 12:48

Dozens arrested as Extinction Rebellion protesters blockade Melbourne bridge The climate protesters had promised to shut down the Princes Bridge near Flinders Street station from middayClimate protesters have blockaded a bridge in central Melbourne with police moving in and arresting multiple people.Organisers from the Extinc...
2019-09-14 10:16

Taylor Swift’s plan to perform at Melbourne Cup condemned by animal activists Singer accused of putting ‘money before compassion’ by agreeing to sing two songs at horse-racing eventAnimal activists have called on Taylor Swift to reverse her decision to perform at the Melbourne Cup after it was announced she would sing two trac...
2019-09-12 01:32

Melbourne school's bin ban forces students to reuse containers or take garbage home Melbourne Girls’ College principal says she wants parents to buy items with less packagingA Melbourne selective girls’ school is removing its rubbish bins and will force students to pack reusable lunch containers or take their rubbish home from next ...
2019-08-27 10:16

NSW Swifts fly past Melbourne Vixens into Super Netball grand final NSW Swifts 60-47 Melbourne VixensSunshine Coast Lightning to host grand final next SundayNSW Swifts smashed Melbourne Vixens 60-47 to book a Super Netball grand final showdown against two-time defending champions Sunshine Coast Lightning. The Swifts ...
2019-09-08 08:16

Taylor Swift cancels Melbourne Cup performance after animal rights activists protested Taylor Swift has canceled a scheduled performance at Australia's Melbourne Cup, after animal rights activists campaigned against her appearance at the horse racing event....
2019-09-22 02:48

Instagram censors Melbourne artist's anti-Beijing post but ignores trolls Badiucao accuses the social media firm of violating the free speech of people who speak up against China’s bullyingA Melbourne artist who posted anti-Chinese government work has had it pulled offline by Instagram, while death threats against him have...
2019-08-21 05:00

'Uber Copters': Uber will offer $200 helicopter flights in New York City this summer Uber announced that active users will get access to Uber Copter, a new service from Manhattan to the John F. Kennedy International Airport.        ...
2019-06-07 03:16

DoorDash is under fire for its controversial tipping policy. We asked Uber, Lyft, Instacart and other gig-economy startups how much of your tips go directly to their workers (UBER, LYFT) Katie Canales/Business Insider DoorDash is under fire for an opaque tipping system that customers are saying is misleading. In some cases, tips count toward the company's guaranteed minimum pay for orders, instead of being added on top of the check...
2019-07-23 12:48

Melbourne loses 15bn litres of water annually from logging catchment, study finds Researchers say the Thomson catchment is missing out each year on the amount of water used by 250,000 peopleLogging is causing Melbourne’s main catchment area to miss out on about 15bn litres of water each year, equivalent to the amount used by 250,0...
2019-08-23 08:32

The Bill That Would Make Uber And Lyft Drivers Employees Isn't Just Making Uber And Lyft Nervous It appears increasingly likely AB5, the California bill that would significantly narrow the definition of an independent contractor in the state and have potentially profound implications on the gig economy, will pass. Last weekend, Governor Gavin Ne...
2019-09-06 20:00

Read the pitch deck that Uber founder Garrett Camp created for the ride-hailing giant back in 2008 – before the company became the $120 billion giant it is today (UBER) It's a big year for Uber. The first name in ride-hailing had a ton of hype around it for the first half of 2019 thanks to its IPO. And though the $8 billion valuation fell well short of speculations of $100 billion, Uber is still one of the biggest n...
2019-08-10 10:16

Microsoft's Skype-to-phone calling service is now registered as a telecom service in the Netherlands Microsoft's Skype service for calling landlines and mobile phones officially has been designated as a telecom service in the Netherlands and is required to meet the same obligations as other telco services....
2019-08-21 23:32

Fortnite Throw Flying Disc in Week 3 Season 9: How to throw and catch the Flying Disc Toy? Fortnite Week 3 Challenges for Season 9 go live later today and this time around Epic Games wants players to Throw The Flying Disc Toy And Catch It Before It Lands. Here's how you do it!...
2019-05-23 20:48

New low-spec LEVC TX Icon taxi on the way News 31 Jul, 2019 LEVC to build low-spec ‘Icon’ version of its TX electric taxi, while also announcing it's '100% committed’ to staying in the UK...
2019-07-31 21:16

This five-seater air taxi just completed its first flight The promise of flying cars has never been fulfilled. Sure, there are pint-sized airplanes you can also drive on land but let’s be honest here, those are nothing like how futurists in the 1950s imagined transportation would be like over a half-century...
2019-05-21 22:32

Yellow taxi bursts into flames in Tribeca A yellow taxi went up in flames Tuesday morning in Tribeca — with dramatic photos showing the car completely engulfed in the inferno as black smoke billowed from the blaze. The sedan caught fire around 11:50 a.m. on Greenwich Street between Jay...
2019-07-03 23:16

Taxi slams into Hell’s Kitchen restaurant A yellow cab slammed into a Manhattan restaurant on Thursday afternoon, injuring seven people, an FDNY spokesman said. The driver crashed into the Westville Hell’s Kitchen, located on Ninth Avenue near West 54th Street, shortly after 12:30 p.m....
2019-07-11 20:48

Taxi slams into scaffolding in Midtown: authorities A yellow taxi crashed into scaffolding near a Midtown intersection during Wednesday morning rush hour, authorities said. The minivan careened into the scaffolding near West 43rd Street and Fifth Avenue when the taxi driver suffered an unspecified med...
2019-07-03 23:16

Didi announces autonomous taxi pilot for Shanghai Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi is launching a self-driving taxi service in Shanghai, after spinning out its driverless car business as a standalone unit.Read More...
2019-08-30 16:00

The most ridiculous things Tote Taxi has hauled to the Hamptons Danielle Candela drew the line at the Picasso in the gilt frame. “It wasn’t wrapped or anything — I didn’t want the liability.” But the founder of Tote Taxi has shuttled almost everything else you can imagine between New York and the Hamptons — inclu...
2019-05-23 15:32

World's 10 cheapest cities to catch a taxi cab Believe it or not, there are still some countries where a cab is as cheap as ridesharing. Click forward to see the world's 10 cheapest taxi rides.       ...
2019-06-28 21:48

In Night Call, You're A Taxi Driver Who Has To Find A Killer There’s a serial killer on the loose in Paris. The taxi that you drive is running low on gas, the police detective in your back seat is strong-arming you into gathering information, and if you don’t make rent, you’re gonna end up on the streets. This...
2019-07-19 05:32

Motorbike taxi firms rev up for race into West Africa Motorcycle taxi companies are expanding in West Africa with backing from investors betting that the meteoric rise of two-wheeled taxi firms in Asia can be replicated in some of the fastest growing countries in the world....
2019-06-12 13:32

Cabbie describes coaching passenger through childbirth in his taxi The Big Apple cabbie who calmly coached a woman through childbirth in the back of his car — and who didn’t even get a tip for his trouble — said he was left with a $190 cleanup bill. Livery driver Luis Leonardo, 34, told The Post th...
2019-08-01 20:32

LEVC produces 2500th TX electrified taxi in Coventry LEVC's Coventry facility has been heavily upgraded to produce the TX Range-extender TX has saved its owners £3.85 million in fuel costs compared to outgoing TX4 London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) has produced the 2500th example of its TX range...
2019-07-31 18:00

Parents forget newborn baby in Hamburg taxi BERLIN — New parents got the fright of their lives in Germany after accidentally forgetting their newborn in the taxi taking them home from the hospital. Hamburg police said Monday that the couple took the baby’s 1-year-old sibling out of the c...
2019-05-21 17:32

Cops injured in Midtown brawl after teen hit by taxi When police got to the scene at W. 52nd Street and 8th Avenue around 2:30 p.m., the crowd went after the cops and officers used spray to gain control....
2019-09-13 00:32

Volocopter proves its air taxi can work with air traffic control In order for air taxis and delivery drones to succeed, they'll have to play nicely with air traffic control systems. Yesterday, a Volocopter air taxi proved it's ready to do just that. The Volocopter 2X performed a series of tests at the He...
2019-08-31 08:32

2,500th LEVC TX taxi rolls off production line News 31 Jul, 2019 LEVC has now produced 2,500 electric TX taxis at its factory in Coventry, preventing 6,800 tonnes of CO2 from entering the atmosphere...
2019-07-31 21:16

Elderly woman struck and killed by a yellow taxi in Chelsea An elderly woman died after she was struck by a yellow cab in Chelsea on Thursday, police said. The 77-year-old victim was crossing at the intersection of West 22nd Street and Eighth Avenue shortly after 1 p.m. when she was hit, cops said. She was ru...
2019-08-08 22:16

City council proposes overhaul of taxi medallion industry The Taxi and Limousine Commission’s failure to address years of concerns about the collapsing taxi medallion industry has spurred City Council members to take matters into their own hands. “City regulators were asleep at the switch on this issue,” sa...
2019-06-13 02:32

‘They Were Conned’: How Reckless Loans Devastated a Generation of Taxi Drivers Thousands of immigrants who were chasing the dream of owning a New York taxi were trapped in reckless loans by bankers who made huge profits, The Times found....
2019-05-21 21:48

LEVC reveals new taxi-based range-extender delivery van Range-extender van promises 80 miles of electric-only running; order books will open next year LEVC has given the green light to a new delivery van, based on the same range-extender electric vehicle technology as its new London taxi.  Based substant...
2019-06-17 12:32

Reckless Loans Devastated Taxi Drivers. Now Prosecutors Are Investigating. “I hope they help us,” said Mohammed Hoque, a cabdriver who spoke with agents as part of a new federal investigation into exploitative lending practices....
2019-09-10 10:48

Mexico fines Cancun airport $3.7 million over taxi monopoly Mexico's competition regulator said on Thursday it fined the airport at tourist hot spot Cancun $3.7 million for blocking new taxi operators, which it said reduced competition and effectively overcharged millions of passengers....
2019-08-23 05:16

Facial recognition will catch sleepy taxi drivers in Russia Exhausted Russian taxi drivers may soon be forced to take breaks. Yandex.Taxi, the largest taxi service in the nation, will install devices in all their cars that use facial recognition technology to identify tired drivers, reports Bloomberg. The com...
2019-08-08 08:32

Scathing report accuses taxi medallion brokers of misleading drivers Taxi-medallion brokers preyed on immigrant wannabe owners by failing to be transparent about the terms of their loans — leaving them with crippling amounts of debt, according to a scathing report released by the city Monday. Mayor de Blasio ini...
2019-07-08 17:32

Opposition activist dragged from taxi as Russian police detain 685 protesters Russian police forcibly detained nearly 700 people, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, attending a protest in Moscow to demand free elections....
2019-08-03 20:01

New Google Maps feature alerts you if your taxi or rideshare driver strays off course Google is testing a new feature on its map app which could make rideshare or taxi trips safer. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the details.       ...
2019-06-13 00:16

De Blasio nominee won’t give specifics on Taxi and Limousine Commission concerns Meet the new boss — same as the old boss? Mayor de Blasio’s pick to head the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission — a former deputy of recently-departed chair Meera Joshi — vowed on Thursday to be a “transformative...
2019-07-19 06:32

Hidden Document Reveals N.Y. Was Warned of Looming Taxi Loan Crisis In an emotional City Council hearing, lawmakers said New York officials could have stopped exploitative loans that have devastated thousands of cabdrivers....
2019-06-27 22:00

Designed by committee, Toyota's Japan Taxi becomes an expensive Olympic symbol Toyota Motor's Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo's budget-busting 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games....
2019-05-22 06:00

Google Maps will tell you if your taxi driver is veering off course to rack up a higher fare If you’ve ever worried that your taxi driver might be trying to take advantage of you by taking a more scenic route to your destination than you’d like, then you’ll have a new tool at your disposal to keep him or her in check: Googl...
2019-06-10 21:32

John Eliot Gardiner: Britten to Beirut in the back of a taxi - my night with Bernstein As a student, the conductor met Bernstein and got to ask him about West Side Story. He’s waited 61 years to conduct it, a moment when its themes of bigotry and disempowered youth feel more relevant than everI was in my early 20s studying in Paris whe...
2019-08-04 21:32

2019 Frankfurt Motor Show: Continental Showcases Autonomous Robo-Taxi With Robo-Taxis, Continental is looking at an emission-free transport which will help pick or drop people which will considerably reduces the need for infrastructure....
2019-09-13 10:16

Taxi park-in jams Mexico City’s Zocalo to protest ride apps MEXICO CITY (AP) — Taxi drivers have snarled traffic in downtown Mexico City in their latest protest against Uber and other ride-hailing apps. The protesters claim the apps are unfair competition because those drivers are more loosely regulated and d...
2019-06-04 01:00

New York luxury Realtor buys taxi ad to find 'wonderful, single, divorced dad' A successful New York City realtor bought a 30-second taxi ad this week advertising herself as a potential second wife for a “wonderful, single, divorced dad.”...
2019-07-31 21:32

Cruise Delays Robo-Taxi Launch in Another Reality Check for Driverless Cars In yet another sign the autonomous vehicle industry was way too aggressive predicting widespread AV use by the end of the decade, GM subsidiary Cruise has delayed its commercial service, according to a company blog post, which was initially targeted...
2019-07-25 01:16

WoW Classic Stress Test Time: World of Warcraft Classic's final test ahead of release date The WoW Classic release date is later this month, but today, Blizzard is putting on one final World of Warcraft Classic Stress Test to really put the servers through its paces....
2019-08-08 23:48

WoW Classic Stress Test End Time: World of Warcraft Classic final test before release date The WoW Classic release date is later this month, but today, Blizzard is putting on one final World of Warcraft Classic Stress Test to really put the servers through its paces....
2019-08-09 12:48

The best – and worst – countries in the world for cheap taxi rides At one end of the scale, you've got Egypt, where $3 will get you a 5-kilometer cab ride. At the other end, there's Switzerland, where you'll pay $25.       ...
2019-06-29 04:16

Let Your Kid Eat With Food Picks Every time we go to my friend Anna’s house, she puts a plate of fruit out for the kids. Plums, Asian pears, melons. My daughter always devours piece after piece. However, whenever I feed the child the same type of fruit at home, she’s rarely interest...
2019-08-02 17:16

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 17 May The Audi TT's days could be numbered, so now's the time to pick up a clean second-gen example Audi TT 2.0 TFSI, £5490: There’s talk of Audi ditching the TT after 2022. If true, lovers of used sports cars will be wearing black as they mourn one of th...
2019-05-21 14:32

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 24 May Searching for a roadster with a sweet six-pot engine? A BMW Z3 could be the best budget choice With its swollen haunches and smarter back end, the refreshed Z3 of 2000 looked the business. BMW Z3 2.2, £4995: The 146bhp 2.0-litre six survived the fac...
2019-05-24 08:48

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 31 May Well-cared for first-generation examples of the Honda NSX are a rapidly appreciating asset. We might have found the UK's cheapest "If you have been looking to acquire an NSX on a realistic budget, this is the cheapest, best-value NSX available today...
2019-06-01 12:48

Flying high at 103! (KING) A 103-year-old Seattle woman may have set a new Guinness World Record for being the oldest female tandem skydiver. Kathryn “Kitty” Hodges jumped out of a plane 10,000 feet over Snohomish County on Thursday, strapped to an instructor with Skydi...
2019-08-17 00:16

Guidemaster: How to buy a Chromebook, plus our best picks Enlarge / There's now a pretty wide range of Chromebooks available—and we've tested a lot of 'em. (credit: Valentina Palladino) We've tested many new Chromebooks since our guide came out earlier this year, and we've updated our top pick for Fall 20...
2019-09-08 03:16

99th season was big for Pro Picks. What about No. 100? Coming off the best year of Pro Picks _ yep, plus-22 against the spread if you're counting _ the challenge is to repeat such wizardry in the NFL's 100th season       ...
2019-09-04 21:48

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 13 September With S-Class-rivalling luxury and a potent V10 motor, the Phaeton is the accessible continent crusher you've been looking for As we mourn the passing of ex-VW boss Ferdinand Piech, here's a second-hand selection of the company's strangest offerings...
2019-09-13 16:00

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 7 June No turbo for the Suzuki Swift Sport, but this 1000kg pocket rocket won't weigh you down We have a soft spot for the Suzuki Swift Sport of 2010-17, a result of its puppyish, naturally aspirated 1.6-litre engine, crisp suspension and accurate steerin...
2019-06-07 07:48

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 21 June If you're not easily led by the three-pointed star, Chrysler's much-maligned Crossfire is the budget Mercedes SLK for you You can say what you like – dozy recirculating ball steering, awkward looks – but a Chrysler Crossfire will always be an intrig...
2019-06-21 11:16

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 2 August A clean 2007 Audi S8 heads up this week's collection of classified ads A family saloon with a Lambo-derived V10, this Audi S8 deserves a very careful once-over The Audi S8 of 2006-2010 may not be the first choice of BMW M5 or Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG...
2019-08-02 07:32

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 9 August Maserati 3200 GT With decent service history, stunning lines and a raunchy 3.2-litre V8, this 2001 Maserati 3200 GT is a proper performance bargain Back in 2014, you could get a 2001 Y-reg 3200 GT with 86,000 miles for £9995. Fast forward five yea...
2019-08-10 02:16

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 16 August Classic 1990s wedge-shaped grand tourer with a BMW badge: a snip at £2995 Less than £3000 for a bona fide BMW performance icon? Just don't expect fuel costs to be as cheap If you think today’s 8 Series is an eyeful, its forebear of 1990 to 1999 m...
2019-08-16 17:16

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 20 September Catch the last of this year's warm weather in a nimble and attractive third-gen Mazda MX-5 We should be talking about soft-tops in winter when, so the theory goes, their prices are lower, but who wants to wait until it’s too cold to put the roof dow...
2019-09-20 19:48

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 14 June The Mk3 Toyota MR2 is famed for its point-and-shoot handling, meaning we can just about overlook this example's auto 'box The Mk3 MR2 of 2000-06 is a pretty thing and an interesting, if impractical, alternative to the Mazda MX-5 Mk2 of the same peri...
2019-06-14 08:00

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 30 August If you can get past your badge snobbery, the MG F is a really good laugh Perky, good-looking and dynamically composed, the MG F is a budget-friendly and niche alternative to the Mazda MX-5 The MG F created a stir when it landed in 1995. Here was a...
2019-08-31 03:32

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 6 September The 2009 Nissan GT-R rewrote the rules of supercar construction Even at 10 years old, the Nissan GT-R is a still-impressive specialist supercar with jaw-dropping performance It’s a constant source of amazement that the company that trots out the M...
2019-09-06 08:16

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 23 August Corrado's handsome angular bodywork can fall victim to rust, so get the torch out New, the Volkswagen Corrado was referred to as 'the people's Porsche', which means you don't pay over the odds today At the last count Volkswagen had five SUVs in it...
2019-08-23 14:32

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 5 July With SLR-inspired styling and a metal folding roof, the R171-gen Mercedes SLK is a stylish and affordable summer cruiser With looks inspired by the Vision SLR concept unveiled at the 1999 Detroit motor show and a galvanised body guaranteed to preven...
2019-07-05 10:48

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 28 June Purists will baulk at the idea of an automatic M3, but that could be the best value version of the legendary E46 BMW M3s, the E46 variety of 2000 to 2006, are becoming expensive, and if you want to get into a good one for under £10,000, you better ...
2019-06-28 13:32

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 12 July An early Scirocco is a good deal, if you're prepared to adopt the 'style over substance' ethos It might sit atop an elderly platform, but Volkswagen's striking Scirocco still looks full-on space age Eleven years since it was launched, the Scirocco...
2019-07-12 13:16

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 19 July Would you fork out £6500 for a clean example of America's Defender? The seller of this charming Jeep Wrangler TJ is being cautiously optimistic with their price, but it could still be a good deal We’ve had a soft spot for the Wrangler TJ of 1996-...
2019-07-19 09:16

How to Tell If the FAA Has Banned Your MacBook Pro From Flying On Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration officially banned select MacBook Pros from U.S. flights. This news comes months after Apple voluntarily recalled some laptops for overheated batteries that posed fire risks....
2019-08-15 08:48

Bentley Flying Spur Bentley's third-generation Flying Spur sedan will grow in size and will feature additional safety technology as the British ultraluxury brand looks to square up better with Mercedes-Benz's retooled AMG S-class and Maybach lineup....
2019-07-17 18:48

How to Reduce Waste While Flying Airlines produce a lot of garbage. Think about the plastic wraps covering your meal, your pair of headphones and blanket, as well as the straws, napkins, and sugar packets that litter the aisles. United Continental Holdings Inc., which owns United Ai...
2019-06-06 00:32

Air France to keep flying to Cairo Air France is maintaining its flights to Cairo, a spokesman for the airline said on Sunday, following the decision by rivals British Airways and Lufthansa to suspend flights to Egypt's capital over security concerns....
2019-07-21 14:00

France's New Flying Tax Gets It Backwards Starting in 2020, flying out of France—both domestic and international, but not for connecting passengers—will incur an additional surcharge dubbed an Ecotax, because the revenue raised will go towards “eco-friendly transport infrastructure” such as...
2019-07-12 00:16

When will flying turn green? Flying has an impact on the climate and everyone should use planes responsibly — that’s what even airlines say now. "Flight shaming" is making a difference, as our reporter Andreas Spaeth found out....
2019-07-04 06:48

10 rules for flying together as a couple If you're flying as part of a couple, you both need to be sure you're doing it right. Follow these 10 simple rules from embarking to landing and avoid emotional turbulence....
2019-08-05 21:48

How far has flying first class fallen? Frequent domestic first class flyers have noted a decline in premium service, smaller seats and lack of leg rests.       ...
2019-08-10 11:48

Wikipedia Co-Founder Picks a Nice Day to Log Off Thursday is projected to be a lovely summer day: high of 86, slight breeze and slightly overcast, no chance of rain—in New York anyhow. It’s also a national holiday. If all that sounds like good conditions to get away from the computer and enjoy the ...
2019-07-01 23:16

Reckitt picks PepsiCo man as CEO, going outside for first time Consumer goods group Reckitt Benckiser has picked PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan as its next chief executive, becoming the latest industry heavyweight to turn to a company outsider to tackle faltering growth and new media-savvy rivals....
2019-06-12 13:32

The 13 countries outside the US that produce the most NBA draft picks Frank Franklin II/AP The 2019 NBA draft will be held on Thursday, June 20. Once again, NBA teams will select players from around the world, a testament to the worldwide popularity of the sport. Over the last decade, no country outside the United Sta...
2019-06-18 00:32

Pop network picks up One Day At A Time for a new season We live in a bizarre new world where Netflix has started canceling beloved shows too soon and opening the door for traditional networks to swoop in and save them, which is exactly what is happening to One Day At A Time. The streaming service canceled...
2019-06-28 03:48

N.F.L. Week 3 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread The Ravens will try to prove themselves against the Chiefs, the Rams will try to win in Cleveland and the Cowboys and Patriots will try to stay awake in likely blowouts....
2019-09-21 01:16

ESPN's 2019 AL and NL All-Star picks Who were unanimous picks as All-Star starters? Who were the most difficult omissions? Our experts make their selections for the 2019 Midsummer Classic....
2019-06-27 22:16

Kosovo picks players with same name for U21 qualifiers The coach of Kosovo's under-21 team has picked two players with the same name for a pair of European qualifiers        ...
2019-06-03 16:16

Tarantino picks up best dog award in Cannes Quentin Tarantino surprises Cannes festival goers by picking up this year's Palm Dog Award in person, for his movie "Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood." (May 24)        ...
2019-05-24 21:48

WWE Picks Two Relics Of The '90s To Fix Its Creative Stagnation On Thursday, Sports Illustrated broke an “exclusive” story about a shift in WWE’s upper management. Effective immediately, the storied wrestling figures Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff will take on the roles of Executive Directors for Raw and SmackDown...
2019-06-27 23:32

2019 MLB draft: Picks and analysis Day 1 of the 2019 MLB draft is in the books, with the Orioles taking Adley Rutschman at No. 1 overall. We've got analysis of all the first-round picks and more....
2019-06-05 13:16

FC Tucson picks up road victory GREENSVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA – FC Tucson won the 2nd game of their 6-matchup roadstand 3-1 against Greenville Triumph SC.  Here’s highlights from our weekend sportscast:...
2019-07-22 09:16

Reckitt picks PepsiCo executive as next CEO British consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser on Wednesday named PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan as its next chief executive officer, to succeed Rakesh Kapoor....
2019-06-12 09:32

N.F.L. Week 2 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread An N.F.C. championship rematch, a game with an 18.5-point spread and two head-to-head matchups between Heisman winners are among the week’s highlights....
2019-09-13 05:00

Here Are The Lottery Picks Of The 2019 NBA Draft The saddest teams in the NBA have gone ahead and taken prospects they hope can lead their franchise into next year’s tank when they race for whoever 2020's best college player will be. Here are the lottery picks of 2019....
2019-06-21 07:48

N.F.L. Week 1 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread Can the Rams start another Super Bowl run? Will Tom Brady ever get old? Can Jacoby Brissett effectively replace Andrew Luck? The N.F.L. gets ready to answer some questions....
2019-09-06 05:48

Top 5 picks make up NBA All-Rookie first team For the first time since the 1984-85 season, the top five selections in the NBA draft made up the NBA's All-Rookie first team that was announced Tuesday....
2019-05-21 21:16

Unlikely track day stars: top picks for under £2000 An old Mercedes S-Class really could be your ideal track day weapon You don’t need vintage metal or a flash new supercar to be a track-day star, just one of these low-cost larrikins To the casual observer, they appear to be worn-out wrecks. But ...
2019-07-06 10:16

Where’s My Flying Car? The Lowdown on Personal Flight From “Brave New World” to “Blade Runner,” the dream of flying above traffic jams in personal aircraft has a rich history. Now that autonomous vehicles are being tested, it’s natural to ask: Are flying cars next? Jetsons-style family flight is probabl...
2019-08-04 22:48

Flying-V will carry passengers in its wings The Dutch national carrier KLM will help to fund the development of a v-shaped, fuel-efficient airplane design known as the Flying-V, in a bid to improve the sustainability of air travel....
2019-06-03 15:48

Flying above the Amazon fires, 'all you can see is death' The smoke is so thick, at times the Cessna airplane had to climb to stay out of it. At times your eyes burn and you close the air vents to keep the cabin habitable. Sometimes it is so bad, it is hard to see how bad it actually is on the ground below....
2019-08-26 21:00

Finland: Euroskeptics vs. the flying squirrel With conservation blocking business, the flying squirrel has become a symbol of EU meddling in Finland. But environmentalists are working to win the creature Finnish hearts and habitat....
2019-07-02 14:01

Watch the Volkswagen ID. R Set Its Flying Lap Around the Nürburgring Earlier this week, the record-crushing Volkswagen ID. R demolished the EV lap record at the Nürburgring by over 40 seconds. Now, sit back and enjoy nine sweet, sweet minutes of footage showing just how the VW team absolutely killed it....
2019-06-05 17:00

The Latest: Change would allow big flag to keep flying RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the fight over a large American flag in Statesville, N.C. (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Maybe “The Profit” won’t have to go to jail over his flag after all. The city of Statesville, North Carolina, ...
2019-05-30 02:48

The Pig Fat Sleds and ‘Flying’ Stones of Stonehenge An innovative professor proposes that Britain’s ancient people moved the massive megaliths used to build the world famous stone circle, Stonehenge, by ‘greasing giant sleds with pig lard’ and sliding the stones across the landscape. ...
2019-07-21 18:16

US political discourse needs more 'flying flamingos' I don’t claim to be an expert on parliamentary procedure and precedence in the British House of Commons. But I can say one thing: Congress would sure be a helluva lot more fun if the U.S. adopted a couple of Parliament’s traditions here....
2019-09-16 06:48

We tried a $12,000 'flying surfboard' and it's a lot easier to ride than you may think Lift Foils builds the eFoil, a hydrofoiling board with an electric motor attached to the bottom of the foil. You can fly over the water without wind, waves, a paddle or a tow. We went to Isabela, Puerto Rico to try out the 'flying surfboard,' and i...
2019-08-02 23:16

Hasbro Picks Up Peppa Pig in $4 Billion Deal Hasbro is making a big bet on entertainment aimed at young children by acquiring Entertainment One for $4 billion in cash. Executives cite Peppa Pig as a brand that generates strong earnings from the likes of live shows, theme parks, toys and televis...
2019-08-23 17:00

'It's one big earworm': readers' picks of the best albums this century After we published our list of the greatest albums this century, we asked for your own suggestions – from dark R&B to revolutionary drum’n’bassRead what the Guardian’s music critics opted forAlexis Petridis on why our No 1 is our No 1‘The score to th...
2019-09-19 23:00

Reckitt picks PepsiCo executive as CEO, going outside for first time Consumer goods group Reckitt Benckiser has picked PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan as its next chief executive, becoming the latest industry heavyweight to turn to a company outsider to tackle faltering growth and new media-savvy rivals....
2019-06-12 16:48

ESPN surrenders to Woj in tipping NBA draft picks war For the NBA Draft, ESPN insider Adrian Wojnarowski will be “lasered” in on tipping the draft choices on Twitter before they are on TV. In other words, Wojnarowski, with a wink, will attempt to put out the picks before NBA commissioner Adam Silver ann...
2019-06-19 21:16

Sources: Conley sent to Jazz for 3 players, picks Guard Mike Conley is headed to the Utah Jazz in a trade that sends Grayson Allen, Kyle Korver, Jae Crowder and two draft picks to the Memphis Grizzlies, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
2019-06-20 02:48

NBA draft recap: All 60 picks, first-round analysis The eventful 2019 NBA draft at Brooklyn's Barclays Center is in the books, and we have every pick, and analysis, from draft night.       ...
2019-06-21 14:48

Wilder picks rematch with Ortiz for next bout The rematch means there won't be an undisputed title fight between Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder this year, a match that looms as the biggest in boxing....
2019-05-29 07:32

Expert picks: Predicting men's and women's winners Novak Djokovic or Roger Federer? Can Ash Barty make it two in a row? And is Serena Williams a favorite or a spoiler? ESPN's tennis experts make their London picks....
2019-06-29 22:16

‘Legion’ Picks Up the Pieces of a Shattering Twist The creator Noah Hawley discusses how the heady FX drama will evolve in its final season, now that its hero has done “something that we can’t morally tolerate.”...
2019-06-27 20:16

Our Top 5 Picks From the Rebecca Minkoff Flash Sale We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. As......
2019-05-21 17:32

Athleisure Picks Cool Moms Will Love We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
2019-05-21 17:32

NHL draft: Six of the worst picks in league history Alexandre Daigle went No. 1 overall to the Ottawa Senators in 1993, but he never came close to matching the hype. Who else was a bad draft pick?       ...
2019-06-17 15:16

Carlyle picks banks for PA Consulting sale The private equity backers of PA Consulting Group, one of the world's oldest management consultancies, have hired bankers to help review options for the future ownership of the business....
2019-08-06 17:48

BMW picks insider Zipse as CEO to catch up with rivals BMW has named Oliver Zipse as its new CEO, hoping the "decisive" company lifer will help the automaker regain its edge in electric cars and win back the premium market lead lost to Mercedes-Benz under his consensus-seeking predecessor....
2019-07-19 10:00

Monsoon activity picks up late week! TUCSON – It was an active afternoon and evening for several spots yesterday but that won’t be the same case today. Today: A.M. showers for Metro Tucson, P.M. scattered storms to the south and east (20%). High: 103° Tonight: Partly cloudy...
2019-08-07 06:48

Johnson a little less sure-footed as Hunt picks up the pace The Boris Johnson show rolled into Birmingham for the first of sixteen Tory leadership hustings, with a full-blown scandal and an unwelcome press entourage demanding answers to uncomfortable questions....
2019-06-23 04:32

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 3.05% In May, Highest In 7 Months The latest set of inflation data comes days after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) reduced the repo rate - the key interest rate at which it lends short-term funds to commercial banks - to a nine-year......
2019-06-12 16:32

Grateful threads: The best tie-dye fashion picks for summer Get groovy! Tie-dye is back in a major way, a time-traveling trend that’s arrived straight from 1969. No longer just a summer-camp staple, this psychedelic pattern is now a fashionable favorite with a stylish mix of stars, from It girls, including Gi...
2019-07-01 21:16

American Restoration: 30% of judges will be Trump picks President Trump, who plans to have named 150 federal judges by the end of this year, is on a pace to fill 30% of the bench, a historic legacy being tied to the conservative movement to restore America.5177RSpg60L._SX329_BO1,204,203,200_.jpgLegal expe...
2019-07-05 21:00

RBS picks Rose as first woman to run major UK bank The state-backed Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has picked Alison Rose to become its next chief executive, making her the first woman to head one of Britain's biggest high street lenders....
2019-08-10 19:48

EU picks Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva to head IMF EU ministers meeting in Paris have selected Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva as the bloc's candidate to head the International Monetary Fund. The fractious vote revealed further divisions within the European Union....
2019-08-03 00:48

PM Picks Plastic From Waste Along With Garbage Workers In UP Prime Minister Narendra Modi sat with women who pick plastic from garbage and helped them out on Wednesday, in an event in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh. Images of the PM sitting on the ground with the......
2019-09-11 11:48

EU picks women for top jobs after marathon negotiations Europe's leaders have agreed to give two of the top four European Union jobs to women, but only after a marathon set of talks that exposed the continent's simmering divisions....
2019-07-03 01:16

Guidemaster: Ars picks 11 gifts you can get Dad for Father’s Day 2019 Enlarge / These kids evidently got their dad a tie or some kind of parking lot toy... were wireless, noise-cancelling headphones not yet a thing? (credit: Los Angeles Examiner/USC Libraries/Corbis) The annual day devoted to dads is approaching yet ...
2019-06-11 23:32

Guidemaster: Ars picks the best wireless keyboards you can buy in 2019 Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Sometimes the default just doesn't cut it, and that's often true when it comes to keyboards. Whether you're working on a desktop or a laptop, the keyboard you were given or the keyboard built into the machine m...
2019-05-21 14:32

Papa John’s picks Arby’s exec as new CEO Papa John’s International on Tuesday named Arby’s Restaurant Group president Rob Lynch as its chief executive officer, replacing Steve Ritchie barely 19 months after he took the role, sending the shares of the world’s third-largest pizza chain up 3 p...
2019-08-28 01:00

Giannis, Harden are unanimous All-NBA first-team picks Milwaukee forward Giannis Antetokounmpo and Houston guard James Harden were unanimous selections to the 2018-19 All-NBA first team, released Thursday....
2019-05-24 00:16

MLB Weekend Watch: Picks, analysis on the top matchups Playoff hopefuls square off when the Braves play the Cardinals and the Indians meet the Rays. Who has the upper hand? And what else are we looking forward to?...
2019-05-24 15:16

Lillard, Kemba, LeBron among noteworthy All-NBA picks Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden got the most votes, and Damian Lillard and Kemba Walker also were big winners when the All-NBA teams were announced....
2019-05-24 12:48

Guidemaster: Ars tests and picks the best e-readers for every budget Enlarge / The new Kindle Paperwhite. (credit: Valentina Palladino) If you want to not only read more, but read better, an e-reader may be for you. Yes, it has become easy to find material to read and to get it on any of the numerous devices we have...
2019-05-24 06:16

Red wine could protect astronauts flying to Mars A chemical in red wine known as resveratrol could prevent astronauts' muscles becoming weak in the reduced gravity environment on Mars, a new study as found....
2019-07-19 15:16

De Blasio calls for ban on helicopters flying over Manhattan Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a prohibition against helicopters flying over Manhattan in the wake of Monday’s deadly chopper crash in Midtown. “I think we need a full ban on any helicopters going over Manhattan itself,” de Blasio said on WNYC’...
2019-06-14 19:48

Turn your drone into a flying flamethrower with this $1,500 attachment Growing up in the 90s, the idea of a radio controlled aircraft that spits flames was merely a source of doodles on times table worksheets in school, the sort of thing you wish existed, but were fairly certain you’d never see. As an adult, it seems I’...
2019-07-19 07:16

'Flying fish’ drone actually explodes out of the water Drones that can both swim and fly are no longer in the distant future. Imperial College London's Aerial Robotics Lab built a concept for multimodal swimming robot it calls AquaMAV that can jump out of water. The scientists behind AquaMAV present...
2019-09-13 19:00

Biggest airport ripoffs: 15 items you should never buy while flying Many of the products and services at the airport are being sold to you at a massive markup. Here are 15 to avoid if you don't want to get ripped off.       ...
2019-07-05 22:48

We may have spotted an interstellar comet flying toward Earth Astronomers have found a comet that seems to have come from beyond our solar system, which would make it the second interstellar object that we’ve ever spotted...
2019-09-12 04:00

The inventor whose flying board wowed the world Franky Zapata has been driven by a single dream since he was little: being able to fly. Not in an airplane, he says, since the windows function like a screen, but like a bird....
2019-07-19 11:32

Company aims to make flying ‘less miserable’ Being stuck in the plane’s cramped middle seats can be a real pain in the behind – often figuratively and literally – but a company in Colorado is aiming to change that. Molon Labe Seating’s new S1 “Space Seat” design, which was approved by the FAA i...
2019-07-19 23:48

ZF Introduces Predictive Chassis Flying Carpet 2.0 ZF has introduced a unique concept which it calls Flying Carpet 2.0 and it's nothing but the networked and predictive chassis which helps to protect occupants from uncomfortable vehicle movements, and......
2019-07-20 14:48

The 2020 Bentley Flying Spur is for When a Whole Building Needs to do 207 MPH The 2020 Bentley Flying Spur took some notes from the Porsche Panamera it shares a platform with, finally getting rear-wheel steering, adding rear-wheel bias to its all-wheel drive system, and boosting its W12 engine to reach a top speed of 207 mph....
2019-06-12 02:16

New Flying Spur will be first Bentley with all-wheel steering Four-door model, to be revealed in June 11, promises “unparalled agility” The third-generation Bentley Flying Spur will be the first model from the marque to receive all-wheel steering, as the car maker seeks to make its four-door luxury saloon the...
2019-05-29 17:16

To Get Boeing 737 Max Flying, Global Consensus Will Be Hard One big sticking point is whether to require that pilots undergo additional training on a simulator. If the training is required, the planes would be grounded for longer than expected....
2019-05-24 10:32

Flying with an emotional support animal? This DOT guidance might help you DOT's emotional support animal guidance comes just weeks after an American Airlines flight attendant was bitten by an emotional support dog.       ...
2019-08-09 07:32

Freaky things that happen to your body while flying Our body goes through a lot when flying! Buzz60's Lenneia Batiste has more on what takes place and advice from doctors.       ...
2019-08-23 18:00

Boeing CEO says troubled 737 Max jets should be flying by the end of the year Boeing is operating test flights with air safety regulators this week, a precursor to operating test flights so the grounded jets can be cleared to fly again....
2019-06-03 21:48

New flying pterosaur species identified is among the largest ever Scientists have given a name to one of the largest animals to ever take to the skies. Cryodrakon boreas, a member of the Azhdarchid group of pterosaurs, boasted a wingspan of nearly 33 feet....
2019-09-11 05:00

Could you give up flying? Meet the no-plane pioneers Growing numbers of travellers are abandoning air travel to help save the planet – even if it means spending 14 days on a trainIt has taken Roger Tyers four days to reach Moscow by train from Kiev. His destination is Beijing: a trip that will take 14 ...
2019-05-22 07:48

Cardinals vs. Giants: St. Louis will keep flying high Happy Labor Day! We haven’t had a day off since March, but the Cardinals — after playing four games in two days — are working the holiday, as well. Red-eyed Redbirds get the Giants at home after back-to-back doubleheaders with the Reds. Cards have be...
2019-09-02 22:32

Lowry flying high after coming in under the radar Ireland's Shane Lowry was happy to fly in under the radar as he grabbed the early clubhouse lead at the British Open on Thursday, leaving several home favorites in the shade....
2019-07-18 17:48

Six Airplane Facts to Cure Your Fear of Flying For some people, air travel is just another part of everyday life. But for others, it’s a major source of stress and anxiety. The good news is that most fears boil down to a lack of understanding, and in those situations knowledge really is power. If...
2019-06-06 23:48

We may have spotted an interstellar comet flying towards Earth Astronomers have found a comet that seems to have come from beyond our solar system, which would make it the second interstellar object that we’ve ever spotted...
2019-09-17 13:00

Red Sox president: team flying Ortiz to Boston The Boston Red Sox management and the team's fans expressed shock and dismay Monday after the news that beloved former player David Ortiz was ambushed and shot in the Dominican Republic. (June 10)        ...
2019-06-11 02:16

A380 'Flying turtle' ready for takeoff The Airbus A380 might be on the out, but Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) has just taken delivery of the first of three snazzy new editions of the superjumbo aircraft....
2019-05-21 19:01

Accenture Picks Julie Sweet as Chief Executive The board of consulting company Accenture PLC has named Julie Sweet, the head of the company’s operations in North America, as its new chief executive....
2019-07-12 01:16

| Thunder trade Westbrook to Houston for Paul, picks Russell Westbrook has been traded from the OKC Thunder to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul and two first-round NBA draft picks, according to multiple reports....
2019-07-12 12:00

LA Rams sign all 8 draft picks to initial contracts THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams’ eight draft picks have signed their rookie contracts. The Rams announced the deals Friday. The NFC champions didn’t make a first-round selection for the third straight year. Their second-...
2019-06-07 21:48

Indonesia Picks Eastern Borneo Island As New Capital Indonesia has chosen the eastern edge of jungle-clad Borneo island for its new capital, President Joko Widodo said this morning, as the country looks to shift its political heart away from congested......
2019-08-27 01:00

Nadal untroubled as he picks up 90th Roland Garros win "Rafael Nadal\u0027s serene progress through the French Open continued on Sunday as he booked a semi-final spot with victory over Juan Ignacio Londero."...
2019-06-02 20:00

Analyst gives his picks for favorite emerging market bonds Emerging market bonds could perform well going forward, and an analyst from Aberdeen Standard Investments picked three countries he likes — and one he doesn't....
2019-07-11 18:32

MLB Awards Watch: An epic MVP race, Cy Young picks and more Cody Bellinger and Christian Yelich are in an NL MVP battle for the ages. Whom do we favor? Plus, the aces and rookies most likely to raise the hardware in 2019....
2019-06-20 21:00

Tommy Kahnle picks bad time to show he’s not untouchable Tommy Kahnle has been largely untouchable this season. Of the Yankees reliever’s 62 appearances, he has more games that were both hitless and scoreless (39) than games he hasn’t. Friday, he got hurt by both. Kahnle entered the game in the sixth innin...
2019-08-31 13:32

Rory or the field? Our experts make their picks for The Open The majority of experts like Rory McIlroy to finish holding the Claret Jug. But a few other choices snuck in there, including Tommy Fleetwood's breakthrough moment....
2019-07-17 17:48

Women's World Cup: Alex Morgan picks up injury United States Women's National Team striker Alex Morgan picked up an injury during her team's final group stage match at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup....
2019-06-21 18:00

NBA Finals: Expert picks to win Raptors-Warriors series, MVP We make our picks for the NBA Finals, which begin tonight when the Warriors head to Scotiabank Arena for Game 1 against the Raptors.        ...
2019-05-30 16:16

The Latest: Laver picks Djokovic to win French Open The Latest on the French Open: Tennis great Rod Laver is picking Novak Djokovic to win his fourth straight Grand Slam tournament _ just ahead of 11-time Roland Garros champion Rafael Nadal        ...
2019-06-03 22:01

Conservative leader Mitsotakis becomes Greek PM, picks cabinet Conservative politician Kyriakos Mitsotakis took office as Greece's new prime minister and named his cabinet on Monday, after storming to victory on a pledge to create jobs and lure investment to the economically stricken nation....
2019-07-08 19:16

2019 NHL draft: Islanders set for few picks, quiet weekend A year after one of the most important drafts in franchise history, the 2019 NHL Draft seems likely to be a much quieter affair for the Islanders. In 2018, GM Lou Lamoriello scored Oliver Wahlstrom and Noah Dobson with the two first-round picks among...
2019-06-21 21:48

Experts' picks: Djokovic a heavy favorite, but what about Serena? Novak Djokovic looks unstoppable heading into New York, and Serena Williams is hard to bet against. Then there are the players who could make some noise at the 2019 US Open. Our experts weigh in....
2019-08-26 06:00

Watch: Dhawan Picks Up Bat For The First Time After Thumb Injury Shikhar Dhawan returned to nets after former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh challenged him for the Bottle Cap Challenge which is doing rounds on social media these days....
2019-07-18 19:32

UPDATE 5-BMW picks insider Zipse as CEO to catch up with rivals BMW has named Oliver Zipse as its new CEO, continuing the German carmaker's tradition of promoting production chiefs to the top job even as the auto industry expands into new areas such as technology and services....
2019-07-19 12:48

Chipper Jones stands out among draft's No. 1 picks In 1990, the Atlanta Braves drafted Chipper Jones with the No. 1 overall pick, and he accomplished something no other player has done after being selected first        ...
2019-06-03 10:32

Best in class: Back-to-school picks for cool kids Stocking up for the new school season? Stylish students will stand out with these spunky — yet perfectly parent-pleasing — finds. Monster munchies Satisfy a little one’s monster appetite with this kooky-cool lunchbox. Space cases Teach th...
2019-08-27 01:00

NHL draft 2019: First-round picks, scouting reports The New Jersey Devils made Jack Hughes the first overall pick in the NHL draft. The New York Rangers followed up with Kaapo Kakko at No. 2       ...
2019-06-22 06:48

| Serena picks up steam, crushes Japanese qualifier Serena Williams put her nervy start to the French Open behind her by thrashing Kurumi Nara to step up her bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title....
2019-05-30 19:48

Best photo scanners 2019: top picks for backing up your photographs The best photo scanners on this page have been carefully picked by us, and each one will allow you to quickly and easily scan your precious photographs to safely back them up – or to share with friends and family around the world via the inter...
2019-09-06 17:00

Flyers acquire Braun from Sharks for draft picks PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers continued to shore up their defense by acquiring veteran Justin Braun from the San Jose Sharks for two draft picks. Philadelphia on Tuesday sent a 2019 second-round pick and 2019 third-round pick to San Jos...
2019-06-18 20:00

Philips second-quarter results top estimates as growth picks up Dutch health technology company Philips on Monday reported a better-than-expected 6% rise in comparable sales for the second quarter, helped by strong demand for its hospital equipment in China and the United States....
2019-07-22 10:16

CW Seed picks up streaming rights to Schitt's Creek The underground comedy series that nobody watches but everyone says you should watch just got easier to see, with The CW announcing that its free, ad-supported streaming platform CW Seed has picked up the rights to stream the first four seasons of Sc...
2019-08-05 10:16

The best cheap printers 2019 deals: top budget picks If you're looking for the best cheap printer (very little) money can buy in 2019, then you've come to the right place, as on this page we've listed the top budget printers that strike that careful balance between affordability and prin...
2019-08-07 02:48

Griner, Gray top picks in WNBA All-Star draft The Phoenix Mercury's Brittney Griner and the Los Angeles Sparks' Chelsea Gray were the first two players selected Tuesday in the WNBA All-Star Game draft....
2019-07-24 06:16

Best cheap printers 2019 deals: top budget picks If you're looking for the best cheap printer (very little) money can buy in 2019, then you've come to the right place, as on this page we've listed the top budget printers that strike that careful balance between affordability and prin...
2019-08-18 13:00

Mississippi picks Carter to be interim athletic director OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has picked former basketball standout Keith Carter to be its interim athletic director. The school made the announcement on Monday. Carter takes over for Ross Bjork, who was named Texas A&M’s athletic director o...
2019-05-27 18:00

Dad picks worst outfit to send daughter to school with Father knows worst. Maryland dad Brad Friedlander couldn’t even handle his kids’ morning routine. When former stay-at-home mom Aliza Friedlander had a rare, early-morning work event for her new part-time job, Brad took on the responsibili...
2019-07-23 17:16

Hot Mic At Ole Miss-Cal Picks Up Fan Yelling "Fuck You, Communist Motherfucker" I’m not sure what’s better here: the profane exclamation, or the fact that it seems like the play-by-play broadcaster stopped what he was saying to give the fan some space to get his point across....
2019-09-22 01:48

Trump Picks New Acting National Intelligence Director (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Thursday named Joseph Maguire, the nation’s top counterterrorism official, as acting national intelligence director, part of a leadership shake-up at the agency that oversees 17 U.S. spy agencies. ...
2019-08-09 21:32

Boris Johnson Picks His Top Team for Brexit Battle Incoming U.K. prime minister Boris Johnson began assembling his team before formally taking power, a lineup that signals he is preparing an all-out push to fulfill his pledge to take the U.K. out of the EU within months....
2019-07-24 14:16

After Bolton fireworks, Trump picks low-key Robert O'Brien for top job U.S. President Donald Trump picked U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien on Wednesday as his fourth White House national security adviser, turning to a low-key choice for the position after the boisterous tenure of John Bolton....
2019-09-18 21:00

Incoming British PM Johnson picks his Brexit team Boris Johnson takes office on Wednesday as British prime minister and will then unveil the names of the team he has tasked with delivering Brexit by the end of October, with or without a deal....
2019-07-24 14:32

The best cheap phones: From $400 to free, our picks even include an iPhone. Sorry, no 5G. Phones are lasting people longer and their quality is increasing, while the operating systems support solid performance for longer. You can spend $400 or less for a solid phone -- some are even priced at just over $100....
2019-09-18 00:48

Elizabeth Warren Picks Up Key Progressive 2020 Endorsement (WASHINGTON) — The progressive Working Families Party is endorsing Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren‘s presidential bid. The party endorsed Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders‘s last presidential cycle. The decision by the labor-aligned p...
2019-09-16 19:48

French 'Flying Man' crosses Channel on jet-powered hoverboard French inventor Franky Zapata on Sunday succeeded in crossing the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard he designed, zooming over the Strait of Dover in just over 20 minutes....
2019-08-04 14:16

"Flying Soldier" Soars Over Paris For Bastille Day Celebrations ''Flying soldier'' and French inventor Frank Zapata enthraled the crowd gathered for Bastille Day celebrations at the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris on Sunday, by flying his turbine engine-powered......
2019-07-15 06:32

At least 10 held for flying drones in restricted airspace at Heathrow A number of environmental activists were arrested in London Friday for trying to fly drones in restricted airspace at Heathrow Airport -- a protest authorities called a serious safety risk, punishable by life in prison....
2019-09-14 00:32

These High-Flying Geese Are ‘the Astronauts of the Bird World’ Bar-headed geese migrate above 26,000 feet. A better understanding of their efficient use of oxygen could have implications for human medical treatment....
2019-09-04 03:00

There Was A Freaking Bat Flying Around Inside A Spirit Airlines Flight When it comes to flying on airplanes, is there anything better than getting nice and comfy in your seat, and just letting the soothing, leathery flapping of a random bat freaking the fuck out while flying in a panic all over the plane help you drift ...
2019-08-03 22:32

Bentley designer Stefan Sielaff on the new Flying Spur Crewe's design director opens up about the legal restrictions on interior design and the link between each Bentley model As Bentley lifts the lid on its new Flying Spur luxury saloon, we chat to the car's designer, Stefan Sielaff, about the difficul...
2019-06-11 14:32

The Devil is to be Aerially Assaulted by Flying Exorcist Priest Waves of violence, corruption and crime in a Columbian city are to be addressed with an audacious exorcism by a Catholic bishop who plans to launch holy water over the city from a helicopter. Seriously, keep reading, this is actually happening. In 20...
2019-07-14 19:32

Adorable New Species of Flying Squirrel Discovered in China A newly described species of flying squirrel is teaching researchers more about these enigmatic, tree-hopping rodents, but its threatened status means scientists will have to act fast.Read more......
2019-07-19 01:48

Jerry hopeful on Zeke; RB flying back to Dallas Jerry Jones has indicated that the Cowboys have made some progress in their contract talks with Ezekiel Elliott, saying that he was "hopeful" to have the star running back available to play in Sunday's season opener....
2019-09-03 17:00

Kashmir lockdown hinders journalists from flying abroad India-administered Kashmir has been under a strict lockdown in recent weeks after New Delhi revoked the region's special status. A Kashmiri journalist has now been prevented by authorities from flying abroad....
2019-09-02 19:16

Flying in or out of Orlando on Labor Day? The airport won't be closed after all The airport planned to cease operations early on Labor Day but changed those plans after the path of Hurricane Dorian shifted.       ...
2019-09-01 22:32

ShowBiz Minute: BET Awards, Flying Wallendas, US Box Office Mary J. Blige among big winners at BET Awards; Flying Wallendas safely cross Times Square; "Toy Story 4" takes top spot at U.S. box office. (June 24)        ...
2019-06-28 20:00

‘Wow, What Is That?’ Navy Pilots Report Unexplained Flying Objects No one at the Pentagon is saying that the objects are extraterrestrial, but the Navy has issued new classified guidance for reporting unexplained aerial phenomena....
2019-05-27 01:48

Bentley's new Flying Spur sedan can go 207 miles per hour The new Bentley Flying Spur four-door sedan has roomy leather seats, a panoramic sunroof, rich wood veneers and it can hit a top speed of over 200 miles an hour....
2019-06-13 20:32

CBI Alerts Airports To Stop Ex-Kolkata Top Cop From Flying Abroad Former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar should not be allowed to leave the country, the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI has said in a lookout notice to airports and ports in connection with......
2019-05-26 10:48

Flying a Drone While Drunk Could Land You in Prison in Japan You’d assume it would go without saying that operating any kind of machinery or vehicle after a few drinks is a dumb idea—even if it’s one navigated by remote control. But as reported by the BBC, this week, Japan’s parliament has passed a law making ...
2019-06-13 21:48

We're Going to Mistake the Drones of the Future for Annoying Flying Insects Harvard’s robotic flying bee has been in development for well over a decade now. And despite its incredibly simple design, over the past few years, its creators have improved Robobee’s capabilities, adding abilities such as the ability to hover and e...
2019-06-28 00:32

China Detains Former U.S. Air Force Pilot Flying for FedEx Chinese authorities have detained a FedEx pilot in the city of Guangzhou, elevating pressure on the company, which is already in Beijing’s crosshairs amid a U.S.-China trade war....
2019-09-20 01:16

'Flying saucer' drone can fly twice as long as regular models The biggest problem with drones is their lack of endurance, but Swiss researchers have developed a new model that helps reduce that problem. Eschewing the regular four blade design, EPFL startup Flybotix's drone has just two propellers, letting ...
2019-07-16 19:48

The 2020 Bentley Flying Spur Revealed With More Tech Than Ever Before Designed, engineered and handcrafted at the Home of Bentley in Crewe, England, the latest generation of the Flying Spur brings together the world of luxury and advanced technology. It is based on an......
2019-06-12 23:48

American Airlines CEO sees Boeing 737 MAX flying by mid-August The grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX is "highly likely" to be flying by mid-August, American Airlines Group Inc Chief Executive Doug Parker told shareholders on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 19:16

Volocopter raises $55 million to commercialize flying taxis German aviation startup Volocopter has raised $55 million in a round of funding led by Geely, as it looks to make urban air taxis a reality by 2022.Read More...
2019-09-10 09:48

Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz hit by flying drink cup PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida congressman who frequently appears on television supporting President Donald Trump was struck by a thrown drink as he left a town hall. U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz wasn’t injured Saturday when he was struck by a plasti...
2019-06-02 20:32

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman Starts Flying MiG 21 Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, the Indian Air Force pilot who became the face of a tense military confrontation between India and Pakistan in February, has started flying MiG 21 jet again....
2019-08-22 01:00

Ask the Captain: What does the first officer do? Is flying a plane physically tiring? Pilot John Cox breaks down the job of the monitoring pilot and talks about how physically stressful flying is (which is to say, not very).       ...
2019-06-21 17:48

Authorities say a man crashed while flying a jetpack type of device. Authorities say a man crashed while flying a jetpack type of device. It happened this morning in the Salt River Recreation Area. First responders say he was alert and conscious when they found him. It is unclear what kind of device he was flying. The...
2019-06-06 10:16

Climate of guilt: Flying no longer the high road for some NYKOPING, Sweden (AP) — A small but growing number of travelers in Europe and North America are shunning planes because of the high levels of greenhouse gas emissions they produce. The trend has spawned the term “flight shame” in Sweden, ...
2019-06-20 10:32

Accusations flying over deputy’s altercation with Masai Ujiri A week after the NBA Finals ended, exactly what happened between Raptors president Masai Ujiri and an Alameda County Sheriff’s deputy is still in question. The Associated Press reports that Ujiri identified himself to a police officer who was excess...
2019-06-20 21:00

Flying Dutch take remarkable rise to the final frontier against USA A women’s football revolution has fired a Netherlands fairytale but an epic journey is not quite over yetVeritas Stadion in Turku, Finland, is an unlikely location for the start of a football revolution. Ten years ago, the Netherlands made their debu...
2019-07-06 18:32

U.S. FAA prohibits operators from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
2019-06-21 07:16

Video shows strange object flying over Tucson TUCSON – A video posted on Twitter viewed thousands of times shows a string of red-ish lights moving in unison before blinking out. The video was recorded Tuesday night near Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. Officials with DMAFB said they were not ...
2019-07-12 05:48

High-flying IPO stocks sell off after quarterly results Three of Wall Street's top-performing IPO stocks in 2019 tumbled late on Thursday after the companies' quarterly results failed to satisfy investors and justify their high valuations....
2019-09-06 03:32

Bentley Flying Spur: riding up the hill at Goodwood We speak to Bentley's vehicle dynamics boss as he drives us up the infamous hill on a wet Sunday morning Autocar took to a streaming-wet Goodwood hillclimb at 10.45 on Sunday morning, having watched a scary series of antique bikes and cars wobble an...
2019-07-08 14:32

Colossal flying dinosaur species discovered in Canada Called the "frozen dragon of the north," a new species of flying dinosaur, Cryodrakon boreas, has been discovered in Canada. The pterosaur is thought to have had the wingspan of a small airplane....
2019-09-11 18:32

Bell’s self-flying cargo drone completes its first flight Bell's multicopter UAV completed a successful first flight today at its testing site near Fort Worth, Texas. Known as the APT 70, the six by nine-foot vehicle has a range of 19 miles and can transport up to 70 pounds. The fully autonomous drone ...
2019-08-27 07:16

France off to a flying start after sweeping South Korea aside France manager Corinne Diacre said she hoped her team’s 4-0 demolition of South Korea in the opening Women’s World Cup fixture would “strike fear” into their rivals for the coveted trophy. “When other sides talk about us they place us among the favou...
2019-06-08 02:32

GOP lawmaker questions flying of gay pride flag in Wisconsin MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker is questioning Democratic Gov. Tony Evers order to fly a rainbow flag symbolizing gay pride over the Wisconsin state Capitol for the first time. State Rep. Scott Allen in a tweet Friday asked, “I...
2019-06-07 18:16

New Line picks up a timely psychological thriller from Olivia Wilde Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut Booksmart was huge, ensuring that whatever she does next will—at the very least—have a lot of momentum coming out of the gate, and now we know exactly what that next thing is. As reported by Deadline, Wilde’s next fil...
2019-08-13 14:16

Defying critics, outgoing Greek government picks top judges Greece's outgoing government has defied opposition critics by appointing new top judges to the country's supreme court, weeks before a general election....
2019-05-31 19:48

Ron Howard’s production company picks up print vet Rich Battista Director Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer hired former Time Inc. Chief Executive Rich Battista to head their production powerhouse, Imagine Entertainment — despite his stormy tenure in the world of magazine publishing. In announcing Battista’s ne...
2019-08-28 12:00

House Freedom Caucus picks Andy Biggs as new chairman The conservative House Freedom Caucus has a new leader.The hard-line group has elected Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) to be the new Freedom Caucus chief, replacing Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.).Meadows, a founding Freedom Caucus member and one of President D...
2019-09-11 19:00

Paramount Network does the lift, picks up a Patrick Swayze documentary In just a couple years, the Paramount Network’s I Am documentary series has somehow turned into a long-running franchise, telling stories about Heath Ledger, Paul Walker, Richard Pryor, Chris Farley, Sam Kinison, Evil Knievel, Steve McQueen, Martin L...
2019-07-10 01:48

Jill Bauer Says Goodbye to QVC After 25 Years: See Her Final Gift Picks We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
2019-06-13 15:48

As MLB draft continues, Nationals take college slugger, four more pitchers among Day 2 picks The Nationals drafted Florida State's Drew Mendoza with their third-round pick Tuesday. The selected seven additional players through the end of the 10th round....
2019-06-05 05:32

Giants’ Corey Ballentine picks off pass in first game after tragedy Corey Ballentine attended his first NFL game Thursday night. The free giveaway was a ball from Davis Webb. The Giants’ rookie cornerback has been a standout early in training camp and continued his strong play by recording his first interception in t...
2019-08-09 16:16

NASA picks first commercial landing partners for return to the Moon NASA has edged one step closer to fulfilling its dreams of returning to the Moon. The agency has chosen its first three commercial Moon landing service providers, each of which will carry NASA-supplied science and technology missions as part of the A...
2019-05-31 21:48

Truckmaker Volvo beats expectations, picks Samsung for batteries Sweden's AB Volvo inched up its market growth outlook for North America and Europe, as strong deliveries for its trucks and construction equipment as well as continued easing of supply chain bottlenecks helped it beat quarterly profit expectations....
2019-07-18 08:16

Liverpool, Spurs Set For Showdown As Madrid Picks Up English Accent Liverpool are aiming to make up for the disappointment of several recent near misses while Tottenham Hotspur dream of winning the Champions League for the first time....
2019-06-01 07:32

Pope picks new cardinals, putting his stamp on Church's future Pope Francis appointed 13 new cardinals in a surprise move on Sunday, again putting his stamp on the future of a Church he wants to be more open as most of those named are considered progressive on social issues....
2019-09-01 21:32

Shay Mitchell's Shaycation x Revolve Collab: Our Fave Picks We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
2019-07-23 01:01

Best powerline adapters in 2019: top picks for expanding your home network In this guide we list the very best powerline adapter of 2019. These devices plug in to your home's power supply and turns it into a high-speed network.That means you no longer have to worry about an anemic Wi-Fi network struggling to reach one ...
2019-06-28 23:16

Spanish warship picks up 15 migrants to fire political shot A Spanish warship collected 15 rescued migrants from an Italian port on Tuesday, having sailed halfway across the Mediterranean to fetch the small group in a high-profile maneuver that sharply contrasted with Italy's refusal to accept them....
2019-08-27 23:00

Best laptop for programming in 2019: top picks for coders, developers and sysadmins If you’re looking for the best laptop for programming, you’ve come to the right page. We found all the best laptops for software developers like you, whether you’re trying your hand at HTML, CSS, JavaScript or VB. Take home the b...
2019-07-10 02:48

NFL Picks 2019: Super Bowl, MVP, Rookies and Coach of the Year The Post’s NFL experts give their picks for Super Bowl 2020 and predictions for MVP, Coach of the Year and other awards as part of our 2019 NFL preview: Dave Blezow Super Bowl LIV: Saints over Patriots Most Valuable Player: Baker Mayfield, Brow...
2019-09-05 23:00

Volvo hikes FY growth outlook; picks Samsung for batteries AB Volvo on Thursday hiked its growth outlook for North America and Europe, as upbeat deliveries for trucks and construction equipment as well as continued easing of supply-chain bottlenecks helped the Swedish truckmaker top estimates....
2019-07-18 08:32

Chinese data supports stocks as U.S. earnings season picks up A gauge of global stocks advanced on Monday as economic data from China came in as expected, although stocks on Wall Street were little changed as financials showed some weakness in the wake of Citigroup's earnings report....
2019-07-15 20:00

Xiaomi Picks Up Stake in Chip Designer VeriSilicon Holdings Xiaomi has taken a stake of roughly 6 percent in compatriot chip designer VeriSilicon Holdings, as the smartphone maker revamps its years-long pursuit of success in semiconductors which it sees as......
2019-07-15 18:32

Felix Auger-Aliassime Picks Up Where Denis Shapovalov Left Off The two young Canadians shared living quarters during the Rogers Cup two years ago, when Shapovalov stunned Rafael Nadal. Now Auger-Aliassime is the country’s rising star....
2019-08-07 23:00

Rangers agree to terms with top 2 draft picks Jung, Wendzel The Texas Rangers have agreed to terms with their top two draft picks, Big 12 Conference third basemen Josh Jung and Davis Wendzel       ...
2019-07-03 22:48

Drugs giant GSK picks Symonds to steer £81bn break-up Britain's second-biggest drug-maker is turning to a former chief financial officer of AstraZeneca, its London-listed rival, to steer it through an £81bn break-up....
2019-07-14 20:16

MOVES-Jefferies picks Jonathan Slone to be chairman of Asia Jefferies Group LLC said on Sunday it appointed Jonathan Slone as chairman of Asia, a role that will focus on the financial firm's major relationships for investment banking and trading throughout the region....
2019-07-15 04:00

Taiwan party bypasses Foxconn’s ex, picks mayor for 2020 run Taiwan’s main opposition party has picked a populist, pro-China mayor as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race against an incumbent who often bashes Beijing...
2019-07-15 08:00

Cannes 2019: Peter Bradshaw's picks – and Palme d'Or predictions Our chief critic’s considered verdict on new movies from big-hitters Almodóvar, Tarantino, Malick and Loach, as well as the buzz around homegrown talent Céline SciammaThis has been an excellent Cannes, despite a middling opener from Jim Jarmusch – a ...
2019-05-24 16:32

Nauru Parliament picks lawyer Lionel Aingimea for president A former rights lawyer has been elected Nauru's president. The change in leadership follows calls for humanitarian reform in the tiny Pacific nation, which Australia uses as a detention center for displaced people....
2019-08-27 10:48

Nepal picks up four bodies, 11 tonnes of garbage in Everest clean-up Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of a drive to clean up the world's highest mountain, the government said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 17:16

Letting teams trade picks is MLB Draft’s ticket out of obscurity Imagine in the days leading to the MLB draft word surfaced that the Dodgers and Padres were maneuvering to try to acquire the No. 1-overall pick from the Orioles. Both NL West clubs are well positioned for the next few years and saw the chance to obt...
2019-06-16 03:00

After Bolton fireworks, Trump picks low-key hostage negotiator to replace him U.S. President Donald Trump picked U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien on Wednesday as his fourth White House national security adviser, turning to a low-key choice for the position after the boisterous tenure of John Bolton....
2019-09-19 02:32

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 8-Month High Of 3.18% In June: 10 Points Consumer inflation picked up to 3.18 per cent in June, from 3.05 per cent in the previous month, government data showed on Friday. That marked the highest level of consumer inflation recorded since......
2019-07-12 23:00

Finland’s centrist party picks new head, 3rd female leader Finland’s centrist Center Party that previously held prime minister’s post has chosen Katri Kulmuni as its new head amid the traditional political establishment’s plummeting popularity...
2019-09-07 21:48

2019 NHL draft: Ray Shero has busy weekend with Devils’ 10 picks Ray Shero is going to bring it down to the wire — again. The Devils GM famously refused to divulge who he would take with the No. 1 overall pick in 2017, and he won’t fill anyone in until he takes the stage in Vancouver to make the top selectio...
2019-06-21 21:48

Petrobras picks Warburg Pincus-backed Trident in oilfield re-bid Brazilian oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA has chosen a bid from Warburg Pincus-backed Trident Energy as the winner in a final "re-bid" for two oilfields, three sources with knowledge of the matter said....
2019-07-19 19:32

2019 NHL draft: Full first round order and picks for all 31 teams In a city more known for it’s rainy weather, it’s about to get drafty up in Vancouver. The 2019 NHL Draft kicks off with the first round on Friday, June 21, and it portends to be a weekend with some franchise-changing picks made and maybe even a few ...
2019-06-21 22:32

From Ted Hughes to HG Wells: Jeanette Winterson picks the best books about the moon Fifty years since Apollo 11 landed, the novelist shares her favourite books and poems about Earth’s mysterious satelliteThere she is, 239,000 miles from Earth. A lover’s moon, a poet’s moon, a painted moon, made of green cheese, home to the Man in th...
2019-07-20 12:16

Former high-flying hedgie ordered to cough up $90M in bonus trial Time to cough it up, Paul. After a decade of sensational courtroom allegations about his rough treatment of underlings — ranging from death threats to taunting a worker with his blingy new watch — hedge-fund mogul Paul Touradji will have to pony up a...
2019-06-07 17:32

Most people in the UK back limits on flying to tackle climate change A majority of people in the UK support imposing limits on air travel to curb carbon emissions, a sign that social attitudes on climate change may be shifting...
2019-09-18 02:16

Opinion: New Flying Spur shows Bentley's commitment to comfort Crewe's new luxury saloon boasts the model's most sophisticated suspension yet, but it will have to work extra hard Bentley demands its cars do a great deal. In fact, there’s a pretty strong argument that the Bentayga SUV has the broadest remit of a...
2019-06-11 14:32

American Airlines 'confident' of Boeing 737 MAX flying this year: executive American Airlines Group Inc is "confident" that its Boeing Co 737 MAX aircraft will fly this year, in time for the holidays, Senior Vice President of Customer Experience Kerry Philipovitch told reporters on Tuesday....
2019-08-28 00:00

‘There I Was, Flying Across the Room’: Tornado Leaves an Oklahoma Town Shaken At least two people were killed when a strong tornado touched down in El Reno, Okla., late Saturday, in the latest round of severe weather in the state....
2019-05-27 01:16

Kate Middleton was spotted at Wimbledon using a $26 lip gloss that's now flying off the shelves Karwai Tang/Getty Images Kate Middleton was spotted at a Wimbledon match on Tuesday holding a tube of Clarins Instant Light Natural Lip Perfector. The lip gloss costs $26, and she appeared to be using a subtle pale-pink shade called Rose Shimmer. Cl...
2019-07-06 05:48

Inside Jorge Masvidal's epic flying knee knockout at UFC 239 Jorge Masvidal's knockout of Ben Askren on Saturday at UFC 239 will go down in the history books as the fastest in promotion history. Here's how it came to be....
2019-07-09 02:16

Flying champagne corks burst bubble on Wimbledon matches Rain of a different sort has stopped play during several matches at SW19“Rain stops play” has been a familiar refrain in past Wimbledon championships but players this year have faced delays from a far less obvious hazard.On court 18, on Friday, an um...
2019-07-05 20:00

UPDATE 1-Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base -Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvement in the program over Turkey's plans to buy a Ru...
2019-06-11 05:32

Flying this summer? 8 things to know if you haven't been on a plane for a year Summer travelers can expect busier airports, higher bag fees and seat selection fees, more basic economy tickets and potentially longer TSA lines.        ...
2019-05-24 14:48

Heathrow Airport warns climate activists against flying drones Climate protesters have said they plan to deploy toy drones to ground flights and draw attention to aviation emissions. But authorities say they are working on plans to keep planes in the sky....
2019-09-10 18:16

Bosch's reworked automotive sensors can help control flying taxis As companies from Boeing and Uber to Lilium work to develop flying taxis, Bosch wants to make the sensors they'll require more accessible. The company says conventional aerospace technology is too expensive and bulky to use in autonomous flying ...
2019-05-22 10:16

Pence calls US ban on flying LGBTQ flags from embassies 'the right decision' Vice President Mike Pence defended the Trump administration's decision to prohibit American embassies from flying LGBT flags on their flagpoles to commemorate LGBTQ Pride Month, saying in a new interview that only the American flag should fly in that...
2019-06-12 01:48

Unidentified flying object crashes in Cyprus, no casualties: minister An unidentified flying object that may have been a missile crashed north of the Cypriot capital, Nicosia, early on Monday, but no one was hurt on the ground, an official in the breakaway state of Northern Cyprus said....
2019-07-01 05:16

UPDATE 2-American Airlines CEO sees Boeing 737 MAX flying by mid-August The grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX is "highly likely" to be flying by mid-August, American Airlines Group Inc Chief Executive Doug Parker told shareholders on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 18:48

Climate campaigner Greta prepares to sail to the U.S. to avoid flying Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will set sail for New York this week, crossing the Atlantic in a racing yacht to join protests in the United States and take part in a United Nations summit....
2019-08-13 13:48

UPDATE 3-American Airlines CEO sees Boeing 737 MAX flying by mid-August The grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX is "highly likely" to be flying by mid-August, American Airlines Group Inc Chief Executive Doug Parker told shareholders on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 20:32

Phoenix Zoo flying high over 3-week-old baby pygmy owls PHOENIX (AP) — Conservation specialists at the Phoenix Zoo say they are flying high over the arrival of four big-eyed baby pygmy owls. The cactus ferruginous pygmy owls hatched three weeks ago and are being raised by two pairs of adult owls. Three pa...
2019-06-07 02:16

Aviation Watchdog Suspends Flying Licences Of 2 SpiceJet Pilots Cracking the whip against violations, aviation watchdog DGCA on Wednesday suspended licences of two more SpiceJet pilots after their aircraft overshot the runway at Surat airport, a senior official......
2019-07-31 21:00

Flying Solo: How One Lucky Man Got Private Jet Experience On Delta Flight Having your flight rescheduled is usually a negative experience. But Vincent Peone's led to one of the most noteworthy travel moments of his life. Peone ended up being the only passenger on his Delta......
2019-08-13 11:16

Teen climate activist prepares to sail to US to avoid flying Greta Thunberg is making her trans-Atlantic trip on board a 60-ft yacht fitted with solar panels and underwater turbines that produce electricity onboard -- with the aim of making the journey zero-carbon....
2019-08-13 23:48

Family flying guide: Avoid these mistakes when you travel with kids Planning to travel with kids? Before you make plans or fly with your family, you'll want to read this.        ...
2019-05-22 18:00

Hong Kong protesters target airport but planes keep flying Thousands of protesters blocked roads and public transport links to Hong Kong airport on Sunday in a bid to draw world attention to their fight for democracy for the Chinese-ruled city which is facing its biggest political crisis in decades....
2019-09-01 23:32

Vast clouds of flying ants deceive weather satellites Experts believe false readings occurred because radar interpreted insects as raindropsHuge swarms of flying ants that hit England’s south coast were mistaken by weather satellites in space for clouds of rain.The Met Office’s radar captured what it de...
2019-07-18 01:48

Travel Bloggers Arrested in Iran For Flying Drone Without a Permit Two Australian travel bloggers have been arrested in Iran for flying a hobby drone without a permit. The bloggers often take photos with their drone and publish them to social media, but the couple disappeared from the internet in June after posting ...
2019-09-13 15:00

Gone With The Wind: Flying Mattresses Derail Open-Air Cinema Event A strong gust of wind almost derailed an open-air cinema event in Colorado recently. Dozens of air mattresses that had been set up for the event were sent flying into the air as the wind kicked up....
2019-08-21 10:32

Flying ants swarm into Britain in colossal hordes seen from space The flying ants swept the southern part of Britain early Wednesday in swarms so large they could be seen from space.        ...
2019-07-18 19:00

No kites, pigeon flying as China preps for 70th anniversary China has banned flying kites, drones and captive pigeons over central Beijing as it prepares for a military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule on Oct. 1...
2019-09-15 07:32

Flying, insect-like robot flits closer to independent flight Enlarge / The RoboBee X­Wing without its power and electronics. (credit: Noah T. Jafferis and E. Farrell Helbling, Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory) Just over six years ago, when researchers at Harvard announced that they had made tiny flying robot...
2019-06-27 23:00

Paris may offer flying taxis to 2024 Olympics guests You can be sure that transportation will be a nightmare for many people attending the 2024 Paris Olympics, but technology could make it slightly more bearable. Airbus, Aeroports de Paris and the Paris Transport Authority are exploring the feasibilit...
2019-06-24 02:32

Pilot arrested for flying while drunk after crashing his plane in Nevada A Washington state man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of flying while drunk after he crashed a private plane in Nevada. Ryan Raymond Dashiell, 41, was not seriously injured when the twin-engine Cessna 550 he was flying crashed at Mesquite Municip...
2019-07-19 12:00

Watch: Roller coaster passenger catches flying phone at 80 mph An on-board camera on a roller coaster at a Spanish amusement park captured the moment a New Zealand man snatched another passenger's dropped phone out of midair....
2019-09-06 04:00

Bentley Flying Spur First Edition To Be Revealed On July 24, 2019 The Bentley Flying Spur First Edition will be showcased for the first time on July 24 and the company will auction the first mode, the proceeds of which will be donated to the Elton John AIDS......
2019-07-23 14:00

Flying Southwest or American this summer? Check reservations for new Max 8 cancellations The airlines have taken the grounded planes out of their schedule into early September. Affected travelers will be rebooked or offered refunds.       ...
2019-06-14 15:32

Teenager Steals Planes For Joyride, Offered Flying Lessons A Chinese teenager broke into an airport and took two planes for a late-night joyride. He has now been handed a hefty fine, along with an opportunity to learn how to fly....
2019-07-23 10:00

Bentley Flying Spur Speed seen with plug-in hybrid system Spyshots of Bentley's sportiest Flying Spur show charging flap for hybrid powertrain, likely to be Porsche Panamera-sourced Bentley is believed to be testing an upcoming flagship Speed variant of its new Flying Spur luxury saloon, and new spyshots s...
2019-09-13 16:00

Toyota Sets Provisional Pole at Le Mans After Crash Sent It Flying The 24 Hours of Le Mans is one of the most challenging races in the world—but every now and then we get a reminder that drivers are fallible people, too. And we sure as hell got that last night during the first qualifying session....
2019-06-13 22:32

U.S. cautions airlines flying over Middle East after tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is advising commercial airlines flying over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman to use caution in the wake of elevated tensions between the United States and Iran. ...
2019-05-21 14:48

New 'flying dragon of the north' with F-16 sized wingspan discovered by scientists A newly discovered ancient reptile dubbed the “flying dragon of the north” is said to be the largest flying animal that ever existed, according to scientists.  ...
2019-09-16 21:16

Exclusive first ride: 2020 Bentley Continental Flying Spur Bentley says its replacement for the Flying Spur will exceed expectations. We rode shotgun in Lapland for an early taste The morning briefing, delivered from the confines of our warm hotel, is brief. It’s a decent day for lake and land-based testing...
2019-05-29 02:16

Flying Southwest or American this summer? Check your reservation for new Max 8 cancellations The airlines have taken the grounded planes out of their schedule into early September. Affected travelers will be rebooked or offered refunds.       ...
2019-06-13 18:16

Chandrayaan 2 Lifts Off; "Bounced Back With Flying Colours," Says ISRO The giant heavy-lift rocket carrying India's moon mission Chandrayaan 2 lifted off from its launch pad at Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota at 2:43 pm today. India's space scientists had a narrow......
2019-07-22 14:32

Bentley Flying Spur First Edition packs unique trim and kit British brand celebrates the launch of its new luxury saloon with £200,000 limited-edition variant Bentley has revealed the limited-run First Edition version of its new Flying Spur saloon, which includes unique design elements to mark it out from th...
2019-07-19 22:00