The Most Scenic Train Trips in the U.S.

Before the interstate opened and air travel became more affordable, the most relaxing (and fashionable) way to travel the United States was by train. Some of those epic train trips still exist and there’s still nothing quite like the unhurried pace of riding the rails as you enjoy breathtaking views of the American landscape. Take […]

Introducing Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travel List

We’ve all got a list of places that we want to see for ourselves: places friends have enthused about, places we’ve read about, dreamed about. This is our list. It’s the 500 most thrilling, memorable, downright interesting places on this planet ranked in order of their brilliance. COVID-19 has resulted in travel restrictions that may […]

Qantas seven-hour flight to nowhere sells out in 10 minutes

Francesca Street, CNN (CNN) — Pre-pandemic, many of us viewed flying simply as a method of getting from one destination to another as quickly as possible.But amid global restrictions, travelers have been daydreaming not only about far-flung destinations, but the flying experience itself — from the thrill of the take-off to the unmatched views of […]

Open a Tesla With Your Brain

Elon Musk Gives Second-Ever Presentation Demonstrating Neuralink’s Brain Implant by Toby Howell Elon Musk continued his assault on the impossible last night, delivering a rare update on the status of Neuralink, his neuroscience company with the long-term goal of facilitating symbiosis between humans and AI.  Wait, Elon has a neuroscience company? Of course he does. […]

Clickbait: London’s ravens are getting bored.

‘Bored’ ravens straying from Tower of London as tourist numbers fall Legend warns monarchy and building will crumble if resident birds flee fortress A lack of tourists is driving the ravens at the Tower of London to boredom and causing them to fly away. Legend has it the monarchy and the Tower of London will […]