Friday, February 21, 2020



  • 9 ways to make airlines and airports better February 13, 2020
    Airlines and airports could do more to improve our flying experience. Aviation buffs weigh in on nine needed improvements that would better aviation for everyone.
  • The story behind the squabbling subway mice February 12, 2020
    An image of two mice slugging it out over scraps of food on the London Underground has won a prestigious wildlife photography award from the UK capital's Natural History Museum.
  • Why it's still OK to take a cruise amid the coronavirus outbreak February 13, 2020
    As the novel coronavirus continues to spread, the cruise industry is under scrutiny following an outbreak that has left one ship quarantined in Asia and passengers worldwide worrying about whether they need to change their cruise plans.
  • Americans can travel to Cuba. Here's how February 12, 2020
    In the foothills of the Sierra de los Órganos Mountains, more than two hours west of Havana, a trickle of riders on horseback descends a reddish-brown mountain in a serpentine line. They smile as they pass a group of hikers and continue on their ride.
  • South America's 'Lost World' rediscovered February 11, 2020
    Arthur Conan Doyle's 1912 saga "The Lost World" was inspired by reports from three little-known European colonies at the top of South America. Today the independent nations of Guyana and Suriname and the French territory of Guyane are finally stepping out from the shadows.
  • New York's oldest bars, still standing February 18, 2020
    The site of the first gay 'sit in'; a rich man's apartment turned police station turned cocktail room; a spot with a working dumbwaiter - these are a few of New York City's oldest bars that continue to thrive.
  • Why Britain's hated Pacer trains just won't go away February 12, 2020
    Bus-on-rail Pacer trains were introduced to Britain in the 1980s. Forty years later, what was supposed to be a temporary measure is still in service, much to the anger of commuters tired of discomfort aboard what has for some become a symbol of the UK's north-south economic divide.
  • British Airways smashes record for quickest subsonic NYC to London flight February 10, 2020
    A British Airways (BA) flight has broken the record for the fastest-ever subsonic flight between New York and London, reaching a top speed of more than 800mph (1,287km/h).
  • Delta reunited this little girl with her doll February 10, 2020
    Kenley Britton was devastated when her special "Daddy Doll" went missing on a Delta flight from Connecticut to Atlanta last week, her mother Arielle told CNN.
  • Why 'heaven on Earth' needs more tourists February 6, 2020
    The tiny two-island nation of Sao Tome and Principe, known as the "African Galapagos" because of its remarkable biodiversity, attracts just 30,000 tourists a year -- making it one of the world's least visited countries
  • Message in a hangar: New York City fashion show walks the walk at JFK February 7, 2020
    New York City is no stranger to head turning, over-the-top fashion — but its biannual Fashion Week brings boldness in spades.