Francesco Miconi

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Is It Possible to Open an Airplane Door Mid-Flight?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora, the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. You</i> …

Airlines

The man solving Malaysia flight 370

Blaine Alan Gibson has been called a modern-day Indiana Jones – though in temperament he’s probably a lot closer to Sherlock Holmes.<p>Blaine Alan Gibson has been called a modern-day Indiana Jones – though in temperament he’s probably a lot closer to Sherlock Holmes.<p>Gibson, 59, made headlines around …

Airplanes

The world's scariest bridges

1. Aiguille du Midi Bridge, French Alps<p>Acrophobics beware: Not only does this overpass sit more than 12,500 feet above sea level, but it requires a 20-minute cable car ride to climb the 9,200 vertical feet up to the access point on the mountain.<p>2. Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Northern Ireland<p>Each …

How to Save Money on Your Next Trip to Reykjavik

I’ve walked Reykjavik’s main shopping street many times before. There’s not a day that goes by when I visit the city that I don’t end up there …

Iceland

Overview<p>Price includes<p>The price of this holiday is per person based on two people sharing a twin room. Single rooms are subject to availability at the relevant supplement. The price includes return flights airport taxes and transfers, four nights’ accommodation with breakfast, all touring as …

Using Channels to Selectively Edit Your Photos

Have you ever wondered what that obscure tab called “Channels” in Photoshop does? You know, the one with black and white layers of your photograph …

Inspired by nature: the thrilling new science that could transform medicine

Jeffrey Karp is at the forefront of a new generation of scientists using nature’s blueprints to create breakthrough medical technologies. Can bioinspiration help to solve some of humanity’s most urgent problems?<p>In the summer of 2005, Jeffrey Karp, a bioengineer at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) …

Medical Technology

Free Europe Bus Travel (Yes Free!) with Hello Bus!

Posted By Jon Nickel-D'Andrea on Oct 23, 2016 | 5 comments<p>European bus company Hello (Hellö) is running one heck of a sale, and if you haven’t heard …

European Travel

A Photographer’s Guide To Hong Kong

Cameron Bartlett <i>is a photographer and spirited creative based in Toronto. Under the moniker snappedbycam, he aims to capture boundless adventure and</i> …

5 Pictures: My Favorites from Asia

I love Asia. It just feels so…<i>foreign.</i> I’ve been lucky enough to visit Asia quite a few times this year and even more last year, so I’ve managed to …

Hong Kong

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Exploring Britain's littlest - and most fascinating - islands

Actress Alison Steadman took on a wide-ranging journey when she agreed to film a new travel series about Britain’s distinctive small islands. Here she recalls some of the highlights.<p>How did this project come about?<p>I presented a programme on the Shetland Islands a couple of years ago, and presumably …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

CANNABIS DEAL Marijuana firms Aurora, CanniMed reach $1-billion deal in milestone for cannabis sector Subscriber content<p>Canada-U.S. crude price gap grows to widest in four years Subscriber content<p>Campbell Soup closing 87-year-old Toronto facility; 380 jobs to be affected<p>U.S. trade commission …

This travel budget calculator will help you find your perfect destination

A new calculation website has been launched that aims to help travellers estimate the best places to visit around the world according to their specific budget and set of needs.<p>The Earth Awaits is a free online tool that allows users to input their desired monthly budget and correlates it with other …

Travel

€99 pan-European bus pass launches

InterFlix introduces ticket allowing travellers to make up to five journeys across Europe in three months<p>In a move that will no doubt excite budget travellers across the continent, Europe’s largest intercity bus provider has launched a new pass that means tourists can travel to five destinations …

Trains

Snaefellsnes Peninsula: Iceland's Undiscovered Gem

The name may sound straight out of <i>Narnia</i>, but we assure you that Snaefellesnes Peninsula does in fact exist. Sure, you will have to ask a native …

European Travel

Seven wintry walks around the world

Clean and crisp air, the chance of snow underfoot and the promise of a warm fire to ward off the chill at the end of it all... winter is unquestionably the best time of year to pull on your boots and go for a wander.<p>Whether you want a short stroll or a strenuous clamber, these walks will sate your …

Hiking

Edinburgh for first-timers

Edinburgh is an unbeatable city steeped in history, culture, nature, architecture and constantly shifting northern light. From royal ships and ancient volcanoes to dockside dining and peaceful canals, here are 10 highlights of Scotland's majestic capital that no first-time visitor should …

Scotland

I heart Reykjavík

About renovations, new beginnings and saying so long for now.<p>Some useful information about traveling in a wheelchair in Reykjavík and an interview …

European Travel

20 great UK walks with pubs, chosen by nature writers

Pull on your boots and enjoy the countryside in all its autumn glory. Ten of Britain’s best nature writers reveal their favourite routes – and where they like to refuel on the way<p>20 more UK walks with pub pit stops<p>1 Grassington, Yorkshire dales<p><b>Length: 11miles<br>Time: 5</b>½ <b>hours<br>Start/finish: Grassington</b> …

Scotland

The Hundreds' 2016 Winter Collection Fuses West Coast Cool With Workwear Traditions

The L.A. staple shows signs of progression.<p>For its fall release, Los Angeles imprint The Hundreds have fine-tuned traditional workwear styles into items tailored to fit the aesthetic of California’s streetwear obsessives. The new range focuses on modern, blue collar-inspired staples intended for …