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One step closer to civilian space travel: Engine breakthrough could see jets fly from London to Sydney in less than five hours (video)

Engine breakthrough could see jets fly from London to Sydney in less than five hours

It is being hailed as the greatest breakthrough in air travel since the invention of the jet. British experts yesterday unveiled an engine that promises to fly passengers from London to Sydney in under five hours at speeds of up to 4,000mph. Its creators believe the revolutionary design, which yesterday gained formal approval from the

Airplane food tastes strange … and here’s why

Many people find being high up an unpleasant experience. This is not just mountain sickness or acrophobia – it turns out our taste buds too have no head for heights. Taste is not just determined by the gustatory qualities of the food. It is also substantially influenced by the state of your mouth. Transient changes