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Why Vietnam Needs Six Airlines

  Ralph Jennings – Contributor – Asia / Forbes     Vietnam already supports five operating commercial airlines and a sixth is on the way. That’s because so many of the country’s newly minted middle class is literally going places. Vietnam’s civil aviation authority estimates air passenger traffic will reach 131 million by 2020 following average growth … Tiếp tục đọc

Criminals use wireless signals to steal cars

    (Extracted from “5 impressive ways criminal use wireless signals to steal everything – even your car” by Courtney Lender / PopularMechanics)   Imagine coming home after a long day of work, kicking off your shoes, setting your key fob on the table, and heading to bed. Sounds pretty normal. Sounds pretty boring. Now imagine waking … Tiếp tục đọc

Here’s How Sleep Removes Poisons From Your Brain, Protecting You From Alzheimer’s as Nothing Else Can

  By Minda Zetlin, co-author of “The Geek Gap”   During deep sleep, a unique and mysterious process clears the toxins that cause Alzheimer’s out of your brain     The more we learn about sleep, the more important we know it is to brain function. We even know that not enough uninterrupted sleep can increase … Tiếp tục đọc

Why bigger planes mean cramped quarters – Sao máy bay to chỗ ngồi lại nhỏ

  The incredible shrinking airplane Popular Science / Ryan Bradley     The flight was typical: It was full, getting to my seat took forever, and, once I did, the overhead-bin space had run out. So I shoved my backpack under the seat in front of me, where my feet should have gone. I was in … Tiếp tục đọc

Do you have the right to recline your airline airplane seat? No, and here’s why

        Christopher Elliott / USA TODAY   Stop reclining your airplane seat. Two domestic airlines already limit your ability to lean back in economy class. Even if the airline doesn’t make the decision for you, it’s the polite thing to do. And, most important, it’s the right thing to do. “Seat reclining … Tiếp tục đọc

Missing for 30 years, a rare deer species is rediscovered in Vietnam

        In southern Vietnam, an unusual house cat-sized deer relative has escaped the efforts of wildlife biologists. While local lore suggested it was still around, attempts to find one alive had failed—and even a dead specimen hadn’t been seen in 30 years. But in research reported today in Nature Ecology & Evolution, the … Tiếp tục đọc

Into the land of Indigo (in Vietnam) * photographer Réhahn

      When I first met the H’Mông, one of Vietnam’s most well-known ethnic groups, I was inspired to learn more about their traditional way of dyeing fabrics for my Indigo Collection of photographs. The H’Mông are praised for their beautiful clothing that is handcrafted with sustainable techniques. This article gives insight into the … Tiếp tục đọc

Nên uống thuốc cao huyết áp vào giờ ngủ – Blood pressure pills ‘work better at bedtime’

  By Michelle Roberts Health editor, BBC News online     To get the best out of your daily blood pressure medication, take it just before you go to bed, say researchers. It’s a simple tip that could save lives, they say in the European Heart Journal. The pills offer more protection against heart attacks and … Tiếp tục đọc

Tourists rail against closure of Instagram-famous ‘train street’ in Vietnam …

    Narrow railway corridor in central Hanoi  is usually packed with visitors seeking the perfect Instagram snap But the police have erected barricades to block people from the tracks in a bid to avoid any accidents  Signs have been installed in the area warning people not to take photos or videos in the ‘dangerous … Tiếp tục đọc

How to boil the perfect egg

  By J. Kenji López-Alt In his first column for The Times, J. Kenji López-Alt tests his way to the best egg: perfectly peelable and tender throughout.     As a mostly stay-at-home dad responsible for all the meals in our household, I depend on a supply of boiled eggs in the refrigerator — ready to … Tiếp tục đọc

‘Never, ever use a debit card,’ warns fraud expert and ex-con artist

  Frank Abagnale, contributor, FRAUD EXPERT AND EX-CON ARTIST       Every year, millions of American consumers — nearly 7% of the population — are victims of scams and fraud. In 2017, the number of fraud victims in the US reached 16.7 million, with $16.8 billion lost. For more than 45 years, I’ve worked with, … Tiếp tục đọc

Hundreds Gather at Abbey Road to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Beatles’ Album Cover

  by Anna Tingley     Hundreds and possibly thousands of Beatles fans crowded at the Abbey Road crosswalk on a beautiful London morning to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the band’s iconic album cover, which was taken across the street from the studio in just a few minutes on Aug. 8, 1969. The famous photo, captured … Tiếp tục đọc

I drew every day for a year * This is what I learned

           Kristin Taravella         “Don’t think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.” — Andy Warhol                 … Tiếp tục đọc

Điều gì xảy ra nếu phi hành gia qua đời ngoài không gian ? What happens if an astronaut dies in space?

      By Caitlin Doughty Caitlin Doughty is a licensed mortician and the New York Times best-selling author of Smoke Gets in Your Eyes and From Here to Eternity. Her new book is WILL MY CAT EAT MY EYEBALLS? She created the “Ask a Mortician” web series and owns a funeral home in Los Angeles, California.   Like the vast … Tiếp tục đọc

100 phim hay nhất của thế kỷ 21 * The 100 best films of the 21st century

  by Peter Bradshaw, Cath Clarke, Andrew Pulver and Catherine shoard   100 – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019) : Quentin Tarantino’s latest jaw-dropper bumps Kill Bill: Vol 1 off the list in gloriously irreverent fashion. Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt star as a fading western star and his mutt-loving stunt double in this … Tiếp tục đọc

Debunking the 9/11 Myths : Special Report – The World Trade Center

            By Popular Mechanics editors   September 2019: Following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against the United States, a wave of conspiracy theories swept the nation. The destruction of the Twin Towers in New York City was an inside job, they claimed, the work of the federal government, and … Tiếp tục đọc

Scientists have identified the genes linked to left-handedness

  By Emily Dixon, CNN     For the first time, scientists have identified the genetic differences associated with left-handedness, a trait found in 10% of the human population. What’s more, those genetic variants result in differences in brain structure, which might mean that left-handed people have better verbal skills than the right-handed majority. While previous research into … Tiếp tục đọc

Ăn chay có thể bị nguy cơ đột quỵ cao hơn – Vegetarians might have higher risk of stroke

          Caroline Parkinson / Phóng viên Sức khỏe, BBC News Một nghiên cứu cho thấy người ăn chay và thuần chay có tỷ lệ mắc bệnh tim thấp hơn và nguy cơ đột quỵ cao hơn người ăn thịt. Theo nghiên cứu này, thì cứ trong 1000 người ăn chay hoặc thuần … Tiếp tục đọc

7 ways Hong Kong protesters used low-tech hacks to fight back

  By David Hambling / Popular Mechanics     For the past month, the people of Hong Kong have used some ingenious methods to withstand a high-tech police force. Hong Kong has seen a struggle between a powerful high-tech police force and peaceful pro-democracy protesters. This week, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced she would … Tiếp tục đọc

Al Haynes, pilot from miraculous 1989 crash landing, has died

    Cao Nguyên Lộc lược thuật, bạn đọc có thể coi thêm chi tiết qua nguyên tác bằng tiếng Anh ở phần dưới.   Người phi công được ngưỡng mộ vì đã từng cứu sinh mạng cho hằng chục người vừa qua đời. Năm 1989, chiếc DC 10 thuộc chuyến bay United Airlines 232 … Tiếp tục đọc

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