In 2029, we'll marvel at what remains of the ill-fated bullet train from our driverless cars
To the editor: When California's bullet train is up and running - allegedly in 2029 - the trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco is supposed to take two hours and 40 minutes...
8 hours ago - LA Times
Of a Feather
Archipelagos, sunburnt Danes, liquid dust, the weirdly awkward, mellocos , rattletrap cars, crater lakes, Midwestern cold, night vision, blue-footed boobies & un-pink...
1 day ago - Nowhere
Important lessons from the sheriff's oversight commission - and the election
As ballots were still being counted Thursday in the very close race for Los Angeles County sheriff, the county's inspector general stood before the civilian commission that...
1 day ago - LA Times
Classic car enthusiasts plan Dec. 15 festival in Havana
Hundreds of antique automobiles are expected to participate in an exhibition in Havana next month, in what its organizers hope will be the biggest gathering ever of classic car...
1 day ago - Newsday
What Can You Find on the Streets of Essaouira, Morocco
Ah, Morocco. The land of Indiana Jones, Lawrence of Arabia and the Dothraki. For years, I dreamed of visiting the spice markets of Fez, but I didn't know much more about...
1 day ago - Perceptive Travel
Driverless cars will give sex wheels
Driverless cars will mean we won't have to pay attention to the road any longer. So what else will we do? Catch up on phone calls? Brows social media? A little extra study, or...
1 day ago - Travel News
Review: 'The Last Race' is a full-throttle portrait of stock car racing
“The Last Race” is a high art film about a blue-collar subject, and that unlooked-for ability to see beauty in the everyday is what makes it both a surprise and a success. That...
2 days ago - LA Times
Washington firefighter battling Woolsey fire hospitalized after being hit by car
3 days ago - LA Times - 2 articles
Paris considers banning cars from its historic centre - including around the Louvre and Notre Dame
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo wants to pedestrianise the first four arrondissements in the city centre. Cars would be restricted in favour of environmentally friendly self-driving...
3 days ago - Mail Online
Chasing the Last Weeks of Autumn in North Michigan
Why visit Michigan in the fall? From Hemingway and pumpkin farms to islands without cars to tunnels of trees, whitefish sandwiches and hoppy IPAs, there's plenty to discover in...
3 days ago - Go World Travel
The headlines of Very International People
Le programme révolutionnaire qui a contribué au rôle déterminant du Canada...
Une subvention du PFSN a aidé Ann Balasubramaniam à se rendre dans le nord du Yukon en 2008, alors qu'elle était étudiante au doctorat, pour mener des recherches sur les...
Louis Vuitton Will Show Its Resort 2020 Collection in New York City
Louis Vuitton's Creative Director Nicolas Ghesquière is either an expert location scout or has a very talented one on his team. In recent years, the French house has showed its...
Nashville is the city that tops the country music charts
Graham Boynton took advantage of British Airways' new direct route from London to Nashville and checked out the city's country music scene.
How to spend 48 hours in Luxembourg
Luxembourg may not be everyone's go-to place for a long weekend right now. But it turns out it has quirks, cafes and culture at every turn, says Neil Simpson.
Great British Boltholes: A review of The Village Pub, Cotswolds
The Village Pub is located within sleepy Barnsley, a few miles east of Cirencester. The rooms feature ‘yummy boxes' stocked with Cotswolds lager and bubbly.
Ex-Blue Peter presenter Janet Ellis recalls her holidays of a lifetime
Ex-Blue Peter presenter Janet Ellis discusses her love affair with Japan - and recalls taking her daughter, now pop star Sophie Ellis-Bextor, on her honeymoon to Bali.
10 cracking Christmas holiday packages across the UK
If you fancy spending Christmas at a relaxing hotel, wherever you choose has to feel very special - so we've selected the best deals on offer to help you pick a winner.
Former military lookout point perched on the Rock of Gibraltar is...
Built on the foundations of an anti-aircraft base used during the Second World War, the incredible viewing point stands taller than The Shard in London.
Nerve-wracking footage from the cockpit shows pilots landing during...
The pilots' bodies can be seen juddering in the turbulence, with torrential rain resulting in zero visibility before the runway in Spain gradually comes into view.
Half of the world's annual precipitation falls in just 12 days, new study finds
Government researchers analyzed data collected at weather stations across the globe for the find, and found the rainiest days are set to get rainier.