An airline pilot explains how difficult it would be to steal a plane

Youtube/Handout via REUTERS Horizon Air employee Richard Russell stole one of the airline’s Bombardier Q400 aircraft on Friday. Russell took the plane on an hour-long flight before crashing. Airline pilot Patrick Smith of AskThePilot.com  said concern over the security threat posed by airline employees is overblown. Editor’s note: Patrick Smith is a commercial airline pilot who […]

After seven difficult years, a fine day for NASA and human spaceflight

NASA/Bill Ingalls HOUSTON, Texas—For the first time since September 2010, NASA has named a new, All-American crew that will launch into space from the United States. In fact, the organization announced four of them on Friday, selecting the first two crews that will fly aboard SpaceX’s Dragon and Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft on their test and […]

Princess Eugenie shares emotional Instagram post about her difficult childhood illness

Princess Eugenie, 28, had a privileged upbringing, being a member of the Royal Family with the title of princess. However, it didn’t stop her from suffering from one uncomfortable illness, scoliosis. Taking to her Instagram account the bride-to-be uploaded a picture of her X-ray, hoping to raise awareness for the spinal disease. Eugenie suffered from […]

It would be ‘very difficult’ for Norway to say no to Britain agreeing a soft Brexit

NTB Scanpix/Vegard Wivestad Groett/ via REUTERS EXCLUSIVE: Norway’s chief representative to EFTA and the EEA says it would be “very difficult” to stand in the way of Britain pursuing a Norway-style Brexit. MPs will vote next week on whether Theresa May should seek to keep Britain in the single market by replicating the so-called Norway […]

Learn How to Learn: How to Understand and Connect Difficult Ideas Easily

I think you’ll agree with me when I say: “We do not understand the difference between Information and Knowledge.” As it turns out, most people assume they are the same thing, yet they are not. In fact, Information is required for Knowledge, but we are missing one key element… “Thinking”. In this article, we will […]

More Brits want second Brexit vote as EU official forecasts difficult transition for UK

Support for a second Brexit vote is growing, with a new poll indicating that nearly half of all Brits want a say on the final terms. The EU, however, seems to be growing used to the idea of the UK’s exit. For the first time, the broader public appear to have backed a second referendum, […]

After fixing its most confusing rule, the NFL introduced a new rule that many people believe will be difficult to officiate

Gregory Payan/AP The NFL voted to tweak the catch rules to make them less confusing and introduced a new rule penalizing players who lead with their helmets on hits. The NFL said head-to-head hits were on the rise in recent seasons and they wanted to make the game safer. Some feel that the new rules […]