Gonzalo Higuain transfer confirmed by Chelsea: Striker outlines Stamford Bridge ambitions

Chelsea have confirmed the signing of Higuain, who joins on loan until the end of the current campaign. The Blues announced the arrival of the Argentina international by saying: “Gonzalo Higuain has today joined Chelsea on loan for the remainder of the season. “The 31-year-old striker moves to Stamford Bridge from Italian side Juventus. “He […]

London Bridge Ticket Machine Almost Charges Passenger £10,000 to Get to Gatwick Airport

London Train Ticket Kiosk Charged £10K for Ride to Gatwick Airport Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site […]

New York’s new $4 billion bridge is reportedly plagued by dozens of failing bolts and a simmering cover-up scandal

AP Photo/Seth Wenig A whistleblower says engineers have secretly replaced bolts on New York‘s new Mario Cuomo bridge to hide the faults from inspectors, NBC4NY reported Wednesday.  The state’s attorney general is investing the 60 failed bolts (out of more than a million on the entire bridge.) The Mario Cuomo Bridge, which cost $ 3.98 […]

I’ve got a bridge to sell you. Why AutoCAD malware keeps chugging on

Enlarge (credit: Juliancolton / Wikimedia) Criminal hackers continue to exploit a feature in Autodesk’s widely used AutoCAD program in an attempt to steal valuable computer-assisted designs for bridges, factory buildings, and other projects, researchers said Tuesday. The attacks arrive in spear-phishing emails and in some cases postal packages that contain design documents and plans. Included […]

New study sheds more light on what caused Millennium Bridge to wobble

Enlarge / London’s Millennium Bridge had issues with excessive shaking and swaying when it first opened in June 2000. (credit: Alberto Pezzali/NurPhoto/Getty Images) When London’s Millennium Bridge first opened in June 2000, the city was alarmed to discover that the motion of crowds of pedestrians crossing it gave rise to significant shaking and swaying. Londoners […]

China is about to open the world’s longest sea bridge. It cost $20 billion and is 20 times as long as the Golden Gate Bridge.

Bobby Yip/Reuters After nine years of construction and controversy, China is set to officially unveil the world’s longest sea bridge on Tuesday at a ceremony in Hong Kong. At more than 34 miles long, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is part of a master plan to create a global science and technology hub by connecting two […]

Severn Bridge toll SCRAPPED: Commuters to save £1,400 a year as bridge becomes free to use

Commuters across the country could make hefty savings as the Severn crossing bridge toll charge gets scrapped. The daily £5.60 charge will be scrapped from December this year, a week before Christmas. Tolls have been in force on the Severn Bridge since it was introduced in 1966. Regular commuters could make savings of up to […]

Tor Browser 8.0 arrives with new user onboarding, improved bridge fetching, and better language support

The Tor Project today released Tor Browser 8.0 with a new user onboarding experience, an updated landing page, additional language support, and new behaviors for bridge fetching, displaying a circuit, and visiting .onion sites. You can download the latest version from the project page and the distribution directory. Tor offers anonymous communicati…Read More