Sony’s latest flagship phone is the 21:9 Xperia 1, and it’s very tall

Sony’s new flagship phone: the Xperia 1. It’s very tall, with a 6.5-inch, 21:9 display. [credit: Jeff Dunn ] Not to be outdone by Huawei, Nokia, Xiaomi, LG, and just about every other phone maker not named Apple or Samsung, Sony is using this week’s Mobile World Congress to introduce its latest smartphones for 2019. […]

A TV news helicopter caught a game of ‘Mario Kart’ being played on the Kansas City Royals’ 106-foot tall jumbotron screen (NTDOY)

Twitter/KCTV 5 The helicopter for a local Kansas City TV station captured a game of “Mario Kart” being played on the jumbotron at Kauffman Stadium, home of the Kansas City Royals. Aerial footage showing the game on the screen was posted to Twitter on Tuesday, where the post has recieved more than 10,000 retweets and […]

Trump reportedly thought Janet Yellen was not tall enough to lead the Federal Reserve

Mark Wilson/Getty Images President Donald Trump reportedly believed former Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen was too short to be reappointed to lead the Fed. Trump reportedly asked aides whether they thought Yellen was tall enough, at 5-foot-3 inches, to be reappointed. Based on other reports, Trump has commented on the physical appearance of other senior […]

Extra legroom seats: Could this new design revolutionise flying for tall people?

Economy seats rarely provide enough room for those blessed with height, leaving passengers little option than to squeeze their limbs into the tiny space available and endure several hours of discomfort. Thankfully, there could well be a light at the end of the tunnel thanks to new airline seats. A design company has unveiled a […]

How to find the right vehicle if you’re really tall or have long legs

Don’t be the guy in the image above. If you’re just plain tall, or have really long legs, we feel your pain – and you should be driving a car that fits you right. A few Autoblog editors fall into the long camp, and despite vehicles designed for Americans generally being generous with interior room, […]

Lesser known Canadian curlers standing tall at mixed doubles trials

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, Man. — Brad Gushue. Jennifer Jones. Kaitlyn Lawes. John Morris. Most Canadian curling fans recognize these names. No question they were considered favourites going into the mixed doubles Olympic trials.  The field is chalked full of some of the most impressive players in curling but as the playoffs near some lesser known teams are […]

Airline news: These new plane seats are made for TALL people – so no more cramps

If you are tall or have particularly long legs, you will have experienced leg cramp or discomfort before on long haul flights.  However, this will be a thing of the past with Lufthansa’s new extra long flat bed seats on its Boeing 777 jets, which allow even the tallest passengers the space to stretch out. […]

NHL preview: Replicating last year's Cinderella run a tall order for Sens

This is part six of our series of season previews for the seven Canadian-based NHL teams. Published previews: Edmonton Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Calgary Flames, Montreal Canadiens, Winnipeg Jets Ottawa Senators 2016-17 record: 44-28-10 (98 points), 2nd in Atlantic Division, lost to Pittsburgh in conference final Key off-season additions: D Johnny Oduya, F Nate Thompson Key off-season subtractions: D Marc Methot, F Chris Neil, F […]