Flight secrets: Cabin crew use THIS code word if they fancy you – but you’d never guess it

Flights require cabin crew to serve food to passengers and attend to all their needs. However, they don’t always want the fliers to know what they are talking about – whether it’s a serious problem or a joke between the crew. They often use code words to secretly communicate with each other, it has been […]

How I went from testing a fancy new graphics card to shouting at Windows 10

Enlarge / The below article has nothing to do with a Surface Pro. But after my headaches, I wanted to smash any Windows logo with a mallet. (credit: Lora Machkovech) Sometimes at Ars Technica, a staffer has to call in “sick” for reasons other than illness, emergency, or hangover. Those are all poor working states, […]

Ukrainian fugitive who faked own death found living lavishly in fancy French castle

A Ukrainian man who forged his own death certificate to avoid corruption charges has been arrested in France, where he was living in a Dijon castle decorated with Salvador Dali paintings and a garage of vintage Rolls Royces. The EU’s law enforcement agency, Europol, announced the arrest in a statement released on Tuesday. Identifying the […]

ROLI Songmaker Kit mini-review: Rediscovering my musical roots with fancy new tech

Samuel Axon I’ve been a musician for the past 20 years, but I’ve been an electronic musician for a lot less than that. I use Apple’s Logic Pro and a variety of software synthesizers to record songs these days, but coming from an electric guitar, I’ve missed the natural expressiveness that comes from playing a […]

‘All the 8 teams will fancy their chances’ – Schmeichel as England join World Cup quarter-finalists

Each of the teams in the World Cup quarter-finals in Russia will fancy their chances of winning the tournament, goalkeeping great Peter Schmeichel said after England completed the line-up with a dramatic penalty shootout win. England defeated Colombia 4-3 on penalties in Moscow after the scored finished level at 1-1 following extra time. The win […]

Meghan Markle will get a fancy new title when she marries Prince Harry — but it’s so weird that she’ll never use it

Niall Carson /Getty The Royal Wedding will grant Meghan Markle a host of titles — including “Princess Henry of Wales.” She can be called that because she takes the official first name of her husband — and Harry’s real name is Henry. However, recent royal bridges have ignored the title, and recent tradition dictates that […]

BMW 7 Series refresh spy shots show X7-style kidney grille, fancy gauges

Despite much criticism of the enormous, buck-toothed twin-kidney grille that made its debut on the X7 concept, BMW seems to be fond of the design. So much so that it’s not just arriving on the production X7 and probably the next X5, it’s also influencing a refresh of the 7 Series flagship sedan. The spy […]

Fancy a Cocktail? On These Dry Airlines, Forget About It

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