Pilotless planes could save airlines billions. But would anyone fly?

Taking pilots out of the cockpit could save airlines billions. But would anyone buy a ticket? The aviation industry could save $35 billion a year by moving to pilotless planes, according to a new report from UBS. Just one problem: The same report warns that only 17% of travelers are willing to fly without a … Continue reading Pilotless planes could save airlines billions. But would anyone fly?

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Top 10 Most Expensive Cars in the World in 2017

The number of supercars and hypercars is growing at a fast clip. That means competition for the most expensive car in the world title is also growing. From the Lamborghini Veneno Roadster to the McLaren P1 to the Aston Martin Valkyrie, expensive, high-ticket rarities are crowding the top of the market. Surprisingly, a most expensive … Continue reading Top 10 Most Expensive Cars in the World in 2017

California Goes All In — 100% Renewable Energy By 2045

California is one step closer to a 100% renewable future, one that aims to reduce pollution and cut carbon emissions, while increasing jobs in the renewable energy field. The ambitious plan set forth by Senate President Kevin de León (D) would set limits on California's hydrocarbon consumption and aim to gradually increase renewable energy consumption in the coming … Continue reading California Goes All In — 100% Renewable Energy By 2045

Gunners go ‘Green’: Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium switches to 100% renewable energy

London's Emirates stadium, home of one of the English Premier League's elite outfits - Arsenal Football Club – has officially gone 100% 'green' by switching to renewable energy. The club's long-standing manager Arsène Wenger 'switched-on' the changeover on Thursday (3 August) to supply the 60,000-plus seating capacity stadium with power sourced from renewable energy upstart … Continue reading Gunners go ‘Green’: Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium switches to 100% renewable energy

How to Survive the Longest Flight in the World

Coping strategies from some of the world’s most frequent travelers. Earlier this month, Qatar Airways took the prize for longest airline route when it debuted its 17-hour, 30-minute flight between Auckland and Doha. Not to be outdone, Qantas has announced plans to begin flying a 9,000-mile nonstop between Perth and London in 2018, and Singapore … Continue reading How to Survive the Longest Flight in the World

Air India plane flies with wheels out, forced to land early.

NEW DELHI: Air India has grounded two pilots who forgot to retract aircraft landing gear after take off and then flew all the way from Kolkata to Nagpur with the wheels out. While the flight's destination was Mumbai, flying with the wheels out meant flying low and more fuel burn due to which the plane … Continue reading Air India plane flies with wheels out, forced to land early.

How can you describe the good things about wind energy?

“A great wind is blowing, and that gives you either imagination or a headache. “- Catherine the Great Man has successfully exploited the ‘headache’ caused by the wind. By man’s own ‘imagination’, nature’s gift to man has become more than a blessing. Wind is a form of solar energy. Winds are caused by the heating … Continue reading How can you describe the good things about wind energy?