Need to get from New York to Paris? Or San Diego? Chances are, you’re hopping on a plane. But commercial flights aren’t just annoying and expensive — they also input a ton of carbon into the environment, contributing to climate change. So what if we stopped flights to save the planet? What would happen next?
Wind tunnel tests are essential in testing how planes will hold up at various wind speeds and during turbulence—and they also make for some striking photos that take us through the history of aviation.
This retied Boeing 727-200 is now the home of Bruce Campbell. The gigantic airliner has touched down forever in Hillsboro, Oregon, and is now a very comfortable home. Check out the interiors!
Just how frozen are the great lakes right now? Frozen enough that a plane was able to successfully land on the deeply frosted over waters of Lake Huron today.
If you're about to fly somewhere for Thanksgiving, you're probably dreading the possibility that you'll catch a bug along the way. And with good reason: Many people come down with something nasty in the days following an airplane flight. Why does this happen, and how can you keep yourself from getting sick?
There's only one movie coming out this weekend that continues a long-running franchise and features Lindsay Lohan — that's right, Scary Movie 5 is out today. It wasn't screened for critics, and there weren't any midnight showings, but some folks still managed to review it.
If you're about to fly somewhere for Thanksgiving, you're probably dreading the possibility that you'll catch a bug along the way. And you're not alone. Many people report coming down with something in the days following an airplane flight. It's not like we're all lining up to lick the lavatory handles — so why can't…
Leslie Nielsen, who died last night, helped to pioneer the science fiction genre on screen when he starred in Forbidden Planet. And then he helped lampoon that genre in countless spoof movies, including 2001: A Space Travesty.
In the 1970s Wonder Woman TV show, the superheroine's invisible plane looked more like a glass plane. Which was, though not true to the comic, just as cool. And in fact a whole generation of TV-watching dorks grew up wanting glass planes as a result. Now those Wonder Woman fans may get their wishes. Researchers have…
Luigi Colani is a world-famous, legendary industrial designer from Germany who has been inventing futuristic vehicles since the mid-20th century. He used ergonomically sensible, futuristic designs featuring giant pods and provocative aerodynamics way before anyone even thought it possible. This extraordinary design…
It's 1942, and these women are in Long Beach, California, inspecting massive pieces of jet wings for cargo transporters. They're real-life Rosie the Riveters, making sure these wings are ready to be assembled on the fuselage.