A Dispatch From the (Surprisingly Interesting) Boring Conference
When I got to the venue, the young lady at the welcome table informed me, with an air of genuine sympathy, that I’d missed some very boring stuff already. The day had kicked off with conference organizer James Ward’s keynote on supermarket ...
Is it Jaws? Is it a plane? Amazing pictures show the mechanical sharks made out of old fighter jets – and they start at just £40,000
Seabreachers can whip across the waves at speeds of 50mph The fast boats can also dip beneath the surface and spring into the air Each is modified to suit the individual buyer and prices start from £40,000
Lost in translation: Hilarious advice signs from foreign airports... where their English leaves a little to be desired
Passengers at one airport ... frequent fliers to do, such as a sign above the door of a Chinese aeroplane that asks passengers to 'Gets hold of arm rest to fall the wound carefully'. There is even a Chinese vending machine that urges thirsty ...
Typhoon Haiyan: Can Philippines build back better?
Here, however, Oxfam is planning to hold workshops and educational sessions to explain the benefits of proper sanitation, and then to give people money to pay masons and carpenters – if they want to – to build them ... with him are camping out in ...
12 romantic rendezvous for travelers
Radiating romance, these atmospheric spots — from bridges to beaches to golden vistas – around the world have stolen the hearts of AFAR magazine's global community. This article originally appeared on AFAR.com: "A rendezvous with you" Subscribe to AFAR ...