Look to smaller airlines for strength.
Air New Zealand has put Smaug on the side of one of its planes. I believe it’s still a non-smoking flight. Imagine if this trend continues? Superman on a United jet, Winnie the Pooh on a British Airways plane.
1. Brand New – “Play Crack The Sky” (2003) “Calm me and let me taste the salt you breathed while you were underneath” The final track off of the Long Island foursome’s second album “Deja Entendu.” This acoustic song is…
Pink Floyd alum Roger Waters made waves earlier this year when he was accused of anti-Semitism for both his support of a boycott of Israel and the use of the Star of David in his live shows. With Waters' The Wall tour wrapping up, the...Show More Summary
With Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug set to hit theatres later this month, Air New Zealand is ready to take the fabled creature high into the skies. On Monday, the airline unveiled one of their fleet outfitted with a 177-ft decal of Smaug. Show More Summary
New Fulham boss Rene Meulensteen spoke to Sky Sports late Sunday about his appointment and his surprise at the sacking of Martin Jol. Meulensteen lasted only 17 days earlier this year at Anzhi after replacing Guus Hidinnk. In that role,...Show More Summary
In the late 1950s, many people took it for granted that our skies would be filled with thousands of amazing flying machines by the year 2000. But this posed a design challenge for futurist-minded planners. Where would these flying cars and helicopters land in the cities of tomorrow? In 1957, a handful of designers in London came up with a solution: the Skyport One. Read more...
This Tardis dreidel spins just like that big blue police box in the night sky. (Credit: TardisBuilders.com) Some celebrate Hanukkah with age-old traditions, and some celebrate with Lego and "Star Trek." Some of the more unique dreidels...Show More Summary
A gay UK man, Ronald Hayes, 63, died earlier this week from injuries he sustained in an assault outside a gay bar in the city of Chester, Sky News reports: Mr. Hayes lived with his male partner on a smart,...
Whatever the First Family was grateful for this Thanksgiving, they did it in high American style with nine kinds of pie—-huckleberry, pecan, chocolate cream, sweet potato, peach, apple, pumpkin, banana cream and coconut cream. Not exactly in line with the First Lady’s healthful low-calorie crusade, but a day of indulgence in hard times is understandable, [...]
Breaking Bad may be over, but that doesn’t mean you don’t still love swag. This holiday season, skip the snow globe with Rudolph and Santa’s sleigh, and go with this one, which features Walt and Jesse’s Winnebago, and a snowfall of blue meth.
Note: I wrote this before comet ISON had it’s close encounter with the Sun. The first reports were that ISON had broken up and not survived the intense sunlight. That made me sad. However, it seems that ISON is just...
HIGH above the border province of Paktika, in eastern Afghanistan, NATO airwaves shriek, crackle and hum. “Kandahar this is Card Shark Seven-Eight at ten,” a soft Texan twang rings over the radio. An Australian dispatcher guides a different...Show More Summary
Sky photographer Juan Carlos Casado has captured this beautiful time-lapse of comet ISON rising in the morning of November 22 from the Teide Observatory, in the Canary Islands, Spain. More »
It was the great Judge Dredd who once said that he was the law. For Grey Sky Appeal, they are now saying “My Boombox Is The Law”, and C-Rayz Walz showed up to validate this very statement. Welcome the power of the horns in this one. A definite banger.
Forget sneaking contraband into prison in your butt. Some creative crooks have taken to the skies with new technology in an effort to get some precious tobacco to their compatriots in prison.This takes the drone delivery service trend to a new level. Read more...
Hello, everyone, and how are you today? Gray skies are hovering over the Pharmalot corporate campus this morning as we await what prognosticators say will be a blustery storm. Nonetheless, our spirits remain sunny. Why? We will repeat...Show More Summary
Quadcopters currently rule the civilian skies, but this jellyfish drone represents a new era of smaller, more durable drones that will push the envelope of surveillance. Remote-controlled quadcopters like the push-propeller drones that mapped the Matterhorn have exploded in popularity this year. Show More Summary
The New Moon is Tuesday December 3. Mars and Jupiter are prominent in the early morning. Mercury and Saturn return to the morning sky. The crescent Moon is close to Mars on the 28th, and Saturn and Mercury on December 2. Venus is easily visible late into the night in the western evening sky above the Teapot. Show More Summary
Chestnuts are roasting on open fires, Jack Frost is probably nipping at your nose, and travelers across the U.S. are getting ready to take to the skies for the holiday travel season. So, in the name of keeping this time of year jolly,...Show More Summary