Switching its in-flight magazine Hemisphere to a lighter variety of paper that saved 28 grams a copy has saved United Airlines 643,520l of fuel a year, the L.A. Times reported on Saturday, citing an "internal message to employees." Per the paper, the 5 fewer kilos a flight save approximately 643,520l or $US290,000 ($362,786) in fuel costs annually - enough to pay salary for at least a few pilots:


A panel of the America's top public health experts is pushing for a sweeping set of policy changes and laws aimed at accomplishing an audacious goal - an end to deaths caused by drunk driving. But the recommendation touted as having the largest potential impact on deaths might also be the hardest to sell: lowering the amount of alcohol you need to drink before you legally shouldn't get behind the wheel.


Under chairman Ajit Pai, the FCC has had a lot of stupid initiatives that would only serve the interests of telecoms. Ranking high on the list was a plan to redefine speed requirements for fixed broadband to include slower mobile connections. As of Thursday, that plan appears to be dead. But never say never.

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In one high school last year, a group of girls bandied together and photoshopped the head of one of their peers onto a naked body.

So life-like was it, that the school wanted reason not to expel the 14-year-old. Her parents, on seeing the photograph, were devastated, dismissing their daughter's claims it was not her.


Do you remember Bitcoin from 2009? I certainly don't - I was off working on a mining truck somewhere around that time. But the folks behind YouTube channel Crypto Gource do, and they turned into a pretty neat little video.


It's that time of year again - when we are inundated with information about what the next great wellness blogger will be instagramming non-stop as a cure-all for, well, all.

So what do the experts make of this year's biggest trends - hemp, proats, flexatarianism, adaptogens, kanuka and seaweed? I spoke to nutritionist Catherine Saxelby from Foodwatch to find out.


You don't need a dedicated camera to take beautiful photos in 2018. Phone cameras are increasingly powerful, and with a little time and effort, you'll be able to take full advantage of them. Here are some tips and tricks to get you started.