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The world's first supersonic passenger jet

Concorde was the first supersonic jet to enter commercial service with its inaugural flights in January 1976 Revolutionary jet travelled from London to New York in just over three hours at Mach 2.04, twice the speed of sound It was retired by British Airways and Air France in 2003 in a decline accelerated by a fatal crash and rising costs  By ...

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SeaWorld announces new multi-million-dollar ride and aquariums in ongoing bid to rebuild its image after Blackfish backlash

The multi-million dollar Ocean Explorer will feature an ‘immersive’ submarine ride, research pods and aquariums’ Guests will get ‘eye-to-eye views of octopuses, spider crabs and jellyfish’ – some of which are debuting at the park Construction of the attraction at the San Diego park is scheduled to start this summer and open late spring in 2017 By Becky Pemberton For ...

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British woman TRAPPED in America after falling ill while visiting her daughter and racking up £300,000 in medical bills not covered by her insurance

Denise Griggi was rushed to hospital shortly after landing in California Family have been hit with bills of £167,000 that are not covered by insurer They have also been told a medical flight home will cost a further £150,000  Desperate appeal has been launched to try and raise the £175,000 shortfall By Georgia Diebelius For Mailonline Published: 08:32 EST, 18 February ...

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Korbyn Ferguson 'scarred for life' after falling through a glass balcony door

Korbyn Ferguson was staying at the Princessa Vera Aparthotel in Cyprus Leaning on the glass, the five-year-old fell through and sliced open his leg Suffering shock, he was kept in hospital for 3 days and given 22 stitches Tour operator Jet 2 Limited have confirmed they are exploring the claim By Georgia Diebelius For Mailonline Published: 09:56 EST, 16 February ...

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It took Charles Darwin's 1,782 days to travel the world, now it takes just four

Famous expedition routes can be completed in as little as 36 hours today Transportation including planes, boats and cars have shortened trip times Infographic compiles figures from some of the world’s iconic expeditions By Georgia Diebelius For Mailonline Published: 12:49 EST, 16 February 2016 | Updated: 12:53 EST, 16 February 2016 From Macro Polo exploring the Silk Road to Christopher Columbus’s voyage ...

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Video shows a Boeing 737 getting a brand-new look

Video shows the nine-day process of painting a Boeing 737 in just minutes Ten different colours were used, adding up to a total of 56 gallons of paint A crew of 45 people working in three shifts were needed for the project By Qin Xie For Mailonline Published: 11:13 EST, 16 February 2016 | Updated: 13:28 EST, 16 February 2016 ...

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SeaBubble river taxi, the Uber of the Thames, eyed for London and Paris

Futuristic river taxi is the brainchild of French inventor Alain Thebault Called the SeaBubble, it would ‘fly on water’ thanks to its hydrofoil design Thebault said London Mayor Boris Johnson has already inquired about it By Chris Kitching for MailOnline Published: 11:45 EST, 16 February 2016 | Updated: 14:01 EST, 16 February 2016 Holidaymakers may one day be able to ...

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Couple wed on Scoot Air flight at 40,000ft (just moments after the on board proposal)

At the beginning of the flight the nervous groom-to-be dropped to one knee Ceremony, which was filmed by staff, started as soon as Li said ‘yes’ Couple walked down the aisle followed by a train of air crew bridesmaids By Georgia Diebelius For Mailonline Published: 11:39 EST, 16 February 2016 | Updated: 14:07 EST, 16 February 2016 Forget churches, beaches ...

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Inside Mumbai-based art collective Taxi Fabric featured in a Coldplay video

Interiors have been created by Mumbai-based art collective Taxi Fabric, which connects designers with taxi drivers There are 26 designs so far, inspired by different aspects of the world, including the city’s beaches and delivery men The project has raised over £11,000 through Kickstarter and is now hoping to also expand to other cities in India By Qin Xie For ...

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Las Vegas workers reveal the craziest sights they've witnessed

Reddit users shared their shocking memories of the popular resort town Some have witnessed amorous couples getting intimate in hotel hallways One lifeguard revealed he would regularly pull condoms from the pool By Becky Pemberton For Mailonline Published: 09:59 EST, 16 February 2016 | Updated: 17:00 EST, 16 February 2016 What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas – unless you ...

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