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The REAL story About the Crash that Killed Concorde! | Air France flight 4590

On the 25th of July 2000 the world changed forever. With the first fatal crash of a Concorde since it first came into service, the confidence in the worlds only super sonic passenger jet was shattered. But what actually happened on during that fateful takeoff of Air France Flight 4590 in Charles de Gaulle Airport … Tiếp tục đọc

This X-ray should stop your passengers from ever again putting their feet on the dashboard

by GREG RASA You surely know that riding with feet up on the dashboard is unsafe. The injuries in a crash could be severe, and even a minor accident in which airbags deploy could have dire consequences. But if you can’t convince the person who rides shotgun with you, this image should do the trick. The X-ray, … Tiếp tục đọc

Eating less of this could reduce your hair loss, new study finds

BY SARAH CROW Whether you’ve found your once-thick hair looking somewhat sparser or are noticing bald patches on your scalp, millions of individuals struggle with hair loss each year. While there are treatments—many of them costly and invasive—that promise to restore thinning hair, new research suggests that there may be an easier way to help reduce hair loss. Read … Tiếp tục đọc

China’s military has an Achilles’ heel : Low troop morale

TETSURO KOSAKA, Nikkei senior staff writer ‘One-child army’ more inclined to add unmanned aircraft and ballistic missiles TOKYO — The Chinese Communist Party has unintentionally revealed weaknesses of the country’s military. One indication came with the building of facilities for launching new intercontinental ballistic missiles in an inland desert region. The other was a series … Tiếp tục đọc

The ethics of sending humans to Mars

We need to avoid the mistakes European countries made during the age of colonization By Nicholas Dirks With Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson recently completing their pioneering space flights that could set the stage for future space tourism, it is worth taking a look at what might be involved for the human exploration of Mars, … Tiếp tục đọc

Why people who already had COVID should still get vaccinated

AKSHAY SYAL For those who have put off getting vaccinated because they’ve already been infected with the coronavirus, a growing body of evidence suggests vaccination plus natural immunity leads to particularly robust protection, including against variants of the virus.  So-called hybrid immunity — that is, natural immunity from an infection combined with the immunity provided by the … Tiếp tục đọc

Richard Drew on photographing the ‘Falling Man’ on 9/11

After almost six decades as a photographer, Richard Drew has learned a basic rule: “That you can be two hours early, but you can’t be a 60th-of-a-second late. In other words, if you’re not there when it happens, you can’t take a picture of it.” Drew, who has worked for the Associated Press for the … Tiếp tục đọc

Vaccinated people who catch COVID-19 are getting different symptoms. What are they?

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Doctors say COVID-19 symptoms are different for fully vaccinated people, as the vaccines are designed to prevent hospitalizations and severe illness. What they don’t do, is prevent infections altogether. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), fully vaccinated people will have milder symptoms overall than an unvaccinated person.  One analysis from a … Tiếp tục đọc

Former hacker reveals how to spot hidden cameras in hotel rooms

Hotels and Airbnbs have their own catalogue of horror stories. From accommodation being cancelled upon arrival to owners inviting themselves around for a spontaneous snack – all the way to creepy (and possibly illegal) incidents where cameras have been found disguised in household objects. A former hacker turned to TikTok to teach his 117K followers users … Tiếp tục đọc

For a longer, stronger life

Original title : “A longevity expert shares the diet, exercise and sleep rules he lives by for a longer, stronger life : These are ‘non-negotiable‘” Sergey Young, Contributor Thanks to today’s advanced research and new innovations, it’s more than possible for us to live longer, stronger and healthier lives. While life expectancy in the U.S. dropped … Tiếp tục đọc

How to remember what you read

It happens all the time. You read an amazing book, one so packed with wisdom that you think it’s going to change your life forever. Then…it doesn’t. Why? Because when you’re finally in a situation where you could use its insights, you’ve completely forgotten them. Time is our most valuable resource, so we shouldn’t waste … Tiếp tục đọc

Zoo bans woman having ‘affair’ with chimpanzee from seeing him

By Sara Santora A woman in Belgium has reportedly been banned from visiting the chimpanzees at a local zoo after developing a close bond with one of them. According to zoo officials, her “affair” with the primate was preventing him from bonding with the other chimps, reports ATV. Multiple outlets report that Adie Timmermans has been … Tiếp tục đọc

From Saigon to Kabul : Biden’s response to Vietnam echoes in his views of Afghanistan withdrawal

By Annie Linskey Two weeks before Saigon fell in April 1975, a 32-year-old Joe Biden was among the senators summoned to the White House for a top-secret briefing on the crisis in Vietnam. Though just a freshman, Biden gave the president a clear message: The situation in Vietnam was hopeless, and the United States should … Tiếp tục đọc

Why more women are deciding not to have kids

by Harmeet Kaur, CNN Dyanna Volek was never someone who dreamed of becoming a mother. From an early age, she knew deep down that she didn’t want children. Maybe it stemmed from seeing her mother sacrifice her dream of becoming a flight attendant and work three jobs to raise two kids alone. Or maybe it … Tiếp tục đọc

Why Hasselblad Cameras Are So Expensive

Hasselblad cameras have taken some of the most iconic photos of the 20th century. From the first moon landing, to The Beatless crossing Abbey Road, and portraits of Marilyn Monroe. But the company has gained a reputation for having extremely expensive cameras. Hasselblad’s H6D-100c camera costs over $30,000. But its cameras weren’t always this expensive. … Tiếp tục đọc

How an Oregon blaze became the nation’s largest fire

Sergio Olmos, Henry Fountain and Simon Romero / The New York Times Bly, Ore. – Smoke smeared the sky gray. A tractor-style logging machine sat abandoned and charred in a field. Hundreds of firefighters raced across miles and miles of forest land, often outnumbering the populations of the small towns that speckle southern Oregon. A … Tiếp tục đọc

Teens snap selfie at exact moment they’re struck by lightning

Jason Schneider – july 16. 2021 Three teens posed to take a selfie together when lightning struck the trio. That exact moment was captured on camera. Originally reported by the BBC, Rachel, Isobel, and Andrew Jobson were out for a bike ride when they paused under a tree near Hampton Court Palace in South London earlier this … Tiếp tục đọc

‘Eyes of Hate’ captured in portrait of Nazi politician by Jewish photographer

Michael Zhang In September 1933, LIFE magazine photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt traveled to Geneva to document a meeting of the League of Nations. One of the political figures at the gathering was Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels, one of Hitlers most devout underlings and a man who became known for his “homicidal anti-Semitism.” Eisenstaedt was a German-born Jew. Not knowing this … Tiếp tục đọc

10 lessons Josef Koudelka has taught me about street photography

Eric Kim To me, Josef Koudelka is one of the most brilliant photographers out there and a true master of black and white. Not only does his work carry a strong sense of composition, form, and geometry but they also carry an emotional impact. His photos are raw, gritty, and show both the hope and melancholy of life. … Tiếp tục đọc

Drinking coffee of any type cuts risk for liver problems, study says

by Sandee LaMotte, CNN Drinking up to three or four cups of caffeinated or decaffeinated coffee a day reduces your risk of developing and dying from chronic liver diseases, a new study found. Coffee drinkers were 21% less likely to develop chronic liver disease, 20% less likely to develop chronic or fatty liver disease, and … Tiếp tục đọc

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