Crispin Bottomley

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Long-haul 787 and A350 give Seattle an edge as gateway to Asia

Which city, Seattle or Los Angeles, is closer to the southeast Asian city of Manila in the Philippines?<p>Believe it or not, the world is not flat, …

Long Haul

Comment on Entire City 3D Printed! 157-foot Replica of Stockholm Captures Everything But the Nobel Prize by João Monteiro

To whom it may concern<br>I am an architectural student form KU Leuven, Campus Brussels. Currently I am doing my master’s thesis in Slaktusmadret, …

Gothenburg, Sweden – a perfect Scandinavian getaway

Gothenburg, Sweden has been on my radar for past months. Last year I even had tickets for a day trip there but due to the flights changes I didn’t …

Gothenburg

Badger stops plane from landing at Newquay Airport

<b>A badger on an airport runway forced a passenger plane to abort its landing.</b><p>The flight from Gatwick to Newquay was an estimated 300ft (90m) off the ground when the wild animal was spotted.<p>Passenger Pete Atkinson said there was a tense five-minute gap between the aircraft climbing sharply away from …

Airplanes

10 travelers reveal the incredible stories behind their most jaw-dropping photos

Some of the world's most daring travelers have scaled great heights, survived intense weather, and explored remote destinations, all to capture stunning images.<p>We teamed up with @BeautifulDestinations, which is currently one of the most-followed travel Instagram accounts, to pull together 10 …

Times Square

Boris Johnson: 'I wish I'd built more segregated cycling routes for London'

As the London mayor nears the end of his time in office he looks back on what he’s achieved for cycling in the capital – and the hostility he’s faced<p>Standing next to what he calls the “billiard table-smooth” surface of the new segregated bike route along the Embankment in central London, Boris …

IBM’s Watson is Hilton’s New, Robotic Concierge

IBM’s Watson is ready to shake up the travel industry—and Hilton has taken first dibs at a robot-centric partnership. Today, the hospitality giant …

The Back of Your iPhone Can Now Be An E-Reader

<b>Update (March 2017):</b> Popslate have announced that the company is shutting down. Indiegogo backers of the Popslate 2 will <i>not</i> be getting a refund. For …

100 cheap and free things to do in Stockholm

The Swedish capital is famously expensive but we’ve still managed to create this epic guide showing 100 cheap and free things to do in Stockholm. …

Why You Should Visit Stockholm in 2016

Spare a thought for the people tasked with marketing Stockholm as a year-round destination. It's colder than most other European capitals, for …

Architizer

Mapping LA's Most Dangerous Intersections For Pedestrians

As Los Angeles overhauls its reputation as a car-only city, it's embarked on a series of projects to make streets more welcoming to all people, regardless of whether they're walking, biking, rollerblading, or driving. Those projects make streets nicer, but they also make them safer for everyone …

Massive Protest over Uber in London: Pictures

Uber

The Grillbot Is A Robot That Cleans Your Grill

Lazy grillers, rejoice. Thanks to the Grillbot, you may never have to clean your grill again.<p>Today at CES we discovered the Grillbot, and it’s exactly what it sounds like – a robot that you plop down to automatically clean your dirty grill. Selling for $129, the robot has three replaceable metal …

Do cities require too many parking stalls be built?

Print<p>Related<p>A real estate developer says that a special case needs to be made to ease parking requirements for residential construction in dense new …

Migrant crisis: Sweden border checks come into force

<b>Sweden has introduced identity checks for travellers from Denmark in an attempt to reduce the number of migrants arriving in the country.</b><p>All travellers wanting to cross the Oresund bridge by train or bus, or use ferry services, will be refused entry without the necessary documents.<p>Rail commuters …

Long list of museums now free in Sweden

There’s good news for culture-loving travellers heading to Sweden: a long list of museums are now free to the public.<p>Back in September, the Swedish government proposed to set aside funds in its budget to introduce free admission to certain state museums. Those new rules are now officially in effect …

Winter Cycling Congress: Tackles Infrastructure, ‘Wimpification’ On Bikes

For the first time on U.S. snowpack, the international Winter Cycling Congress convenes this week, with hundreds of cold-weather bike boosters in …

16 Places Swedes would rather keep to themselves

Sweden, bordering Norway and Finland, is the third-largest country in the European Union by area. But with 85% of Sweden’s 9.7 million inhabitants …

Outdoors

Stockholm Must-Dos

<b>Vasa Museum</b><br>A tourist favorite, but an amazing one. This 17th-century warship spent 333 years in the mud of Stockholm Harbor. Raised in 1961 and housed in the weirdest-looking building in town. On the beautiful island of Djurgården, the former royal hunting grounds. Fee. …

Stockholm Uncovered

<b>This video collaboration, “Stockholm Uncovered”, between airberlin and Apollo TV takes you behind the scenes of Stockholm’s creative scene with</b> …

Rural hospital journeys by public transport almost twice as long as cities

Report finds average journey to hospital is 57 minutes for English people in the country, compared with 33 minutes in cities<p>People who live in rural areas of England take at least 57 minutes on average to reach their nearest hospital by public transport, almost twice as long as their urban …