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NASA’s Experimental Electric Airplane Edges Closer to Its First Flight

Looking every bit like a winged tube of toothpaste, NASA’s X-57 Maxwell experimental plane sits in a hanger at Edwards Air Force Base in California. The is NASA’s first crewed experimental plane in 20 years; it runs solely on electric power, an agency first, and it’s about to undergo high-voltage functional testing…Read more...
Tags: Science, California, Nasa, Aircraft, Aviation, Airplane, Bush, Edwards Air Force Base, Electric Aircraft, Aerospace Engineering, Tecnam, Human Activities, Technology Internet, Xplane, Aviation And The Environment, Nick Borer


LinkedIn's Co-Founder Is Going in on Flying Taxis, Which Are Definitely Realistic This Time

Time and time again, tech companies have promised a future where commuters will be able to zip around in the flying cars from The Jetsons. And time and time again, that just hasn’t happened.Read more...
Tags: Google, Uber, Science, Linkedin, Larry Page, Zynga, Aircraft, Reid Hoffman, Aviation, Flying Car, Mark Pincus, Federal Aviation Administration, Vtol, Toyota Motor Corp, Kitty Hawk, Eric Allison


How to Teach Your Teenager to Drive

Teaching a teenager to drive has never been easy. While it can be (or you want it to be) a fun and exciting rite of passage, it can also be stressful and panic-inducing for both of you. But even in a pandemic, the roads are open and teens are on them. So if it’s time for you to help them learn how to drive, take a…Read more...
Tags: Traffic, Transport, Driving, Road Safety, Road transport, Lifehacks, Drivers License, Defensive Driving, Human Activities, Traffic Law, Land Transport, Road Traffic Management


How to Score Free Screeners Before New Movies Come Out

Your average cinephile might itch with anticipation before a new blockbuster release, but unless you’ve got a legitimate critic’s platform, you’ve got slim chances of receiving that coveted screener. Luckily, it’s probably easier than ever to become something of a movie critic, provided you’ve got the necessary…Read more...
Tags: Blog, Digital Media, Lifehacks, Copyright Law, Film criticism, Mass Media, Publicist, Warez, Human Activities, Entertainment Culture, Screener


I Finally Tried a Standing Desk, and Maybe You Should Too

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Tags: Amazon, Lifehacks, Desks, Office Chair, Standing Desk, Computer Desk, Human Activities, Manufactured Goods, Goods Economics


Check Out the Debris That Rained Down on a Colorado Suburb After a Plane's Engine Exploded

On Saturday, residents of a Colorado suburb witnessed a scene straight out of a disaster movie: The sound of an explosion overhead followed by huge chunks of metal raining down from above. Read more...
Tags: Science, Colorado, Transport, Aviation, Aviation Safety, Turbines, Aviation accidents and incidents, Human Activities, Disaster Accident, Turbine Engine Failure




Don't Be Tricked by Certain 'Entry-Level' Jobs

There’s a sneaky ploy that companies use to lure promising workers to lower paying jobs: Often, job openings that are listed as “entry-level” require the experience of a more seasoned worker. In reality, though, the pay is the only thing reflective of an actual entry-level job.Read more...
Tags: Work, Labor, Employment, Job, Unemployment, Recruitment, Lifehacks, Telecommuting, Human Activities, Overqualification, Entry Level Job, Employment Classifications


How to Take Time Off Without Screwing Over Your Coworkers

On Wednesday night, with a winter storm of historic magnitude battering Texas and leaving millions of residents without electricity or potable water, Senator Ted Cruz decamped for the sunny climes of Cancun, Mexico with his family.Read more...
Tags: Texas, Time, Tradition, Ted Cruz, Vacation, Lifehacks, CANCUN Mexico, Human Interest, Human Activities, Conservatism In The United States




The Most Common Jury Duty Myths, Debunked

When it comes to jury duty, people typically fall into two categories: those who want to avoid it at all costs, and those who can’t wait for the day they receive their summons in the mail. Either way, some of what you know about jury duty is probably wrong. Whether you’re trying to get out of your civic duty or…Read more...
Tags: Government, Articles, Local Government, Lifehacks, Caregiver, Criminal Procedure, Juries, Human Activities, Law Crime, Legal Procedure, Juries In England And Wales


How FEMA Can Cover Pandemic-Related Funeral Costs

In a joint press conference earlier this week, Senator Chuck Schumer and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez announced that the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) will now reimburse low-income families for COVID-related funeral and burial costs. Read more...
Tags: Funeral, Articles, Fema, Lifehacks, Emergency Management, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Chuck Schumer, Human Interest, Federal Emergency Management Administration FEMA, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Human Activities, Federal Government Of The United States, Disaster Accident


Salesforce Says the 9-5 Workday is "Dead"; Work is About More Than "Ping-Pong Tables and Snacks”

Confirming what we pretty much already knew, cloud-based business software company Salesforce said on Tuesday that the 9-to-5 workday is “dead,” and also announced plans to allow its employees more freedom in choosing how to structure their work lives going forward.Read more...
Tags: Work, Science, Labor, Salesforce, Telecommuting, Cloud Applications, Shift Work, Human Activities


How Much Does It Really Cost to Get Into Fitness?

Almost everybody who sticks to their workout routine has found a type of fitness they love. That may mean Crossfit classes multiple times a week, going for a run every morning, or hiring a personal trainer to walk them through a customized workout. Everything comes with a cost, though. Read more...
Tags: Health, Lifehacks, Crossfit, Health Club, Peloton, Physical Exercise, Indoor Cycling, CrossFit Games, Human Activities, Hospitality Recreation


How to Find Out If Your Flight Is Canceled Before It's Officially Announced

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic upended air travel, there were still plenty of opportunities for inconvenience—like when your flight was delayed or canceled (or that one decent food option at the airport was closed when you needed it the most). But with so much rebooking over the past year, you may have a flight…Read more...
Tags: Aviation, Airlines, Lifehacks, US Airways, Airline, Low Cost Carriers, Human Activities, Nick Ewan


How to Find Your Career Path

Starting at a young age, most of us are questioned about what we want to be “when we grow up,” as if we should all have some singular career goal that we work towards our entire life. Unfortunately, it’s a little more complicated than that. And unlike previous generations, many people don’t take a job right out of…Read more...
Tags: Career Development, Lifehacks, Human Interest, 360 Deal, Human Activities, Career Assessment, Draftjoseph Bentley Long


The Best Computer Desk Is a Standing Desk: Our Top Picks to Help You Reach New Heights

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Tags: Amazon, Science, Desks, Standing Desk, Computer Desk, Human Activities, Manufactured Goods, Business_finance


The World's Fastest RC Plane Hit 548 MPH Without a Motor

According to the Guinness World Records, Germany’s Niels Herbrich flew a rocket-powered remote control plane to a record-breaking speed of 465.544 MPH back in 2018. Three days ago, California’s Spencer Lisenby shattered that record by piloting an RC plane to an astounding speed of 548 MPH, but their plane lacked one…Read more...
Tags: Science, California, Germany, Flight, Aviation, Airplane, Model Aircraft, Gliding, Glider, Human Activities, Air Sports, Glider Aircraft, Dynamic Soaring, Radio Controlled Aircraft, Radio Controlled Glider, Niels Herbrich


What to Do When Meal Planning Never Seems to Work for You

It’s easy enough to set up a meal plan, but maintaining it is a different story. Maybe you don’t have the patience to dig up recipes every week, or maybe you just get too busy. Whatever the scenario, if meal planning hasn’t clicked with you, here are five alternatives that don’t involve eating out.Read more...
Tags: Articles, Food And Drink, Lifehacks, Meals, Lifehacker, Foodservice, Meal Kit, Marination, Human Activities


Be Ready to Answer These Questions at Just About Any Job Interview

Most job interviews come with a set of stock questions, with a few additional that are specific to the job and company culture. And while many of the stock questions seem easy to answer, it’s always best to know and rehearse your answers before you head into an interview. Preparation is key, even for a simple question…Read more...
Tags: Interview, Articles, Grammar, Human Behavior, Recruitment, Job Interview, Lifehacks, Test, Question, Psychometrics, Human Activities, Job Analysis