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 […]
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 […]
Problems are inherent in using genetic databases to unearth Indigenous ancestry, but efforts are underway to help Indigenous students acquire skills and knowledge that would help them move into advisory and leadership roles withing genomic research.
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 […]
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
The second season of Channel 4 school drama Ackley Bridge will end tonight (August 21) on Channel 4. With series two nearly over, fans of the show are starting to ask whether there will be another season of the show starring Jo Joyner, Paul Nicholls and Girls Aloud’s Kimberley Walsh. Channel 4 has not yet […]