To mark Lonely Planet’s sponsorship of the iconic 1917 Curtiss JN-4 ‘Flying Jenny’ Biplane’s commemorative air tour this summer we’re exploring the history of aviation and its continued impact on travel.
When Italian designer Arturo Vittori and Swiss architect Andreas Vogler first visited Ethiopia in 2012, they were shocked to see women and children forced to walk miles for water. Only 34 percent of Ethiopians
Android Remains The Outsized Giant At 70% Of Smartphone Sales, Phablets And iPhone 5c Make Waves: Kantar
When it comes to sales of smartphones, Android is the green giant that continues to tower over the competition. In the last three months that ended in January 2014, the Google -developed operating system
There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video. If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital
"Does this selfie make my talons look big?" Perhaps taking a page from our own human culture's desire -- and ability -- to document our every move, a photographically inclined sea eagle with kleptomaniacal
Your path to a better subject lines: Make them super searchable, readily actionable, and possibly edible. When we talk about how to get better at email, we tend to dwell in the body text, which, as we’ve
Redirecting runoff underground could make for a much more pleasant day at the beach In 2011, water pollution closed or drove visitors away from U.S. shores on more than 15,000 beach days across the country.
One in six people in the United States go to sleep hungry — that’s 50 million Americans. Social entrepreneur Adam Lowy found an innovative way to fight hunger and reduce food waste. Four years ago, the
Mannheim, Germany-based street art duo known as Zebrating have been leaving their mark across the globe, particularly on railings in public spaces. Their elusive graffiti work offers an entertaining surprise
Now that smartphones have overwhelmed the concert experience to become part of life, we must strive to reach an understanding regarding etiquette and rules of engagement. As it stands, anarchy reigns.
The union of great design and high technology has given us a whole new generation of time pieces, proving once and for all that... Architecture is one of the whitest jobs in America. When Italy’s first
A major market for our furniture, and the headquarters of some of our most important designers, Manhattan has long been Herman... It was no exodus, of course, but when Kathleen Triem quit her job at a
Adding a light fixture (or two) to your dining room is like putting the icing on a cake: it’s that final, special touch that can... A patio or outdoor deck can bring a whole other dimension to a home,
Nestled near Lake Michigan, a family finds peace and relaxation in the form of an off-grid tiny home. An architect and his wife roll up their sleeves and create an affordable family residence in Pittsburgh,
This weekend, theaters will rumble with the sounds of more monsters and machines battling it out over the fate of the world as we know it. The themes of Warner Bros.’ Pacific Rim might not be new but here
More wary than before the crisis, Britons are nevertheless once again actively buying property on the Continent and elsewhere. For sale: a large, luxury, seafront villa with four bedrooms, a boathouse
Tax rules frequently change, as they have in France, so buyers need to be careful not to get caught , says Armando Rosselli, head of tax and wealth structuring at Coutts. For our clients – many of whom
If there’s any doubt the economy is on the upswing, one only has to look at pickup truck and full-size SUV sales, which are booming to the tune of 15.1 and 7.9 percent increases over the first six months