Qantas tests longest non-stop flight from New York to Sydney

Human guinea pigs prepare to board longest non-stop flight: Scientists on 19-hour Qantas 787 trip from New York to Sydney will conduct tests on passengers to see how they cope The flight will carry a maximum of 40 people, including crew, to minimise weight Scientists will assess impact of the…

6.4-magnitude earthquake rocks the Philippines: aftershocks feared

Worshippers were sent running for cover during a church service when a powerful 6.4-magnitude earthquake rattled the Philippines’ second biggest island today.  The quake struck about 40 miles north of General Santos, Mindanao, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported. Hundreds of people were sent rushing out of a shopping…