Pilot 'sucked halfway out' as cockpit window shatters at 32,000 feet

A co-pilot cheated death when a cockpit window broke and fell out during a flight in China. The windshield on the right side of the Airbus A319’s cockpit cracked, shattered and fell out mid-air. The incident occurred when the plane had just reached its cruising altitude of 32,000 feet, about 30 minutes after it had […]

Honda Odyssey Long-Term Update: Halfway Home in Our 40,000-Mile Test

– WHAT WE LIKE: The Honda Odyssey remains one of the best minivans on the market, trailing only the 10Best Trucks and SUVs–winning Chrysler Pacifica in terms of ease of use, features, and practicality, and just edging past the Chrysler in driving pleasure. Since our last update, more logbook admiration has come in for the […]

EastEnders spoilers: Who is Callum ‘Halfway’ Highway? What is his connection to Aidan?

Who is Callum ‘Halfway’ Highway? Callum ‘Halfway’ Highway’s identity is still unknown but fans of the BBC soap have already met him before.  He appeared in the New Year’s Day episode when the men of Albert Square took part in a heist planned by Aidan Maguire (played by Patrick Bergin).  Callum was seen brandishing a […]

Halfway There: 2017.5 Mazda 6 Adds New Standard and Optional Features

– In an effort to keep up with its ever-evolving mid-size-sedan competition—including the recently redesigned Toyota Camry and Honda Accord—the Mazda 6 is gaining some new standard and optional features for what its maker is terming the 2017.5 model year. The lower two trim levels, Sport and Touring, are the beneficiaries of the updates; the top […]

Tesla says world’s largest battery installation is halfway done

Enlarge At a Jamestown, South Australia event on Friday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the company was halfway done installing a 100MW/129MWh utility-grade battery bank near the site of the 100MW Hornsdale Wind Farm. The battery bank will be the largest grid-tied system in the world when it’s complete. (Currently, the largest grid-tied system […]

2017 Audi Q7 Long-Term Test: Halfway Home

– WHAT WE LIKE: After spending the early part of its stay mostly puttering around southeast Michigan, our long-term Audi Q7 found itself regularly exploring farther afield both in and out of state during its second 10,000 miles. After those road trips, staffers have heaped praise on the Audi’s “uncommonly refined” ride quality, with one […]

Meat you halfway: California butcher shop hangs ‘animal rights’ sign to stop vegan protesters

Published time: 3 Aug, 2017 04:10 After months of protests, a small butcher shop gave in to a list of demands from animal rights activists and agreed to display a sign in their window that warns customers that “animal lives are at risk.” Read more The Local Butcher Shop in Berkeley, California, made a deal […]

2016 Honda Civic Long-Term Update: We’re Halfway Through

– WHAT WE LIKE: Continuously variable automatic transmissions have long been derided around here, but the tide is turning some, thanks to powertrains like the 1.5-liter turbo inline-four/CVT combination in our long-term Honda Civic. In fact, this torque-rich drivetrain has earned praise from several corners. Reviews editor Josh Jacquot proclaimed the Civic to be home […]