The Air Force’s Venerable F-15 Gets a Makeover

An updated version of the US Air Force’s trusty F-15 Eagle fighter jet had its first flight test recently and demonstrated its bag of tricks with a dramatic, after losing an entire wing in a mid-air collision.) The F-35, intended to serve the Marine Corps and Navy in addition to the Air Force, is also notorious for a history of cost overruns, technological glitches, and program delays. For missions that don't depend on the F-35’s advanced stealth capabilities, the proven and reliable F-15, especially with its state-of-the-art upgrades, could could…

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The Wonderfully Decorative Ceilings of Taxis in Mumbai (28 Photos)

Rachel Lopez has dedicated her Instagram account to documenting the colorful and decorative roofs of taxis in Mumbai. From kitschy variations of fruit, to dizzying floral patterns and everything in between; it’s a nice little surprise to see what you will find if you remember to look up while on your way from point A to point B. Lopez shared her first taxi ceiling shot in April of 2017, and since then she has taken hundreds more for her ever-growing Instagram following. Below you will find a gallery of our…

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