A British adventurer just became the second person in history to cross Antarctica alone and unaided, reaching the finish line two days after an American did it first

Mario Tama/Getty Images Louis Rudd, a 49-year-old British adventurer, just became the second person in history to cross Antarctica alone and unaided. Rudd’s achievement comes just two days after an American, Colin O’Brady, reached the same finish line on the Ross Ice Shelf. British explorer Louis Rudd has become the second person to ever cross […]

A British adventurer just became the second person in history to cross Antarctica alone and unaided, reaching the finish line two days after an American did it first

Mario Tama/Getty Images Louis Rudd, a 49-year-old British adventurer, just became the second person in history to cross Antarctica alone and unaided. Rudd’s achievement comes just two days after an American, Colin O’Brady, reached the same finish line on the Ross Ice Shelf. British explorer Louis Rudd has become the second person to ever cross […]

Road to the Olympic Games: World Cup ski cross from Innichen

Click on the video player to watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly show spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this week's edition of the program, we feature coverage of the ski cross World Cup event in Innichen, Italy, on Saturday at 5 p.m. ET.  Let’s block ads! (Why?)

eBay: Rare 50p coin listed for £395 – do you have a Victoria Cross coin to your name?

Ebay is a brilliant platform for the buying and selling of rare coin pieces. Some of these coins, particular certain 50p coins, sell for a sky high sum. One coin, a rare 50p coin bearing a Victoria Cross design, is listed for almost 800 times its face value. It is listed for an astounding Buy […]

Look Inside a Gulfstream Flying Hospital for Beijing’s Red Cross

Look Inside a Gulfstream G550 Flying Hospital 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 does not include all […]

Faster and farther: Bulls Cross E8 electric bike review

Enlarge (credit: Eric Bangeman) As the managing editor of Ars Technica, one of my duties is to monitor the daily torrent of news tips and PR emails. The overwhelming majority of them is deleted after a glance, and the news tips and story ideas are passed along to the appropriate writer. Sometimes a product announcement […]

London’s Charing Cross rail station evacuated after bomb scare

Published time: 22 Jun, 2018 06:43 Edited time: 22 Jun, 2018 06:58 Charing Cross rail terminal in London was evacuated after reports of a man on the tracks who claimed to have an explosive device, the British Transport Police said. The suspect was swiftly detained by officers. The man has now been detained by @BTP […]

Closure of mosques in Austria may lead to ‘war between cross & crescent’ – Erdogan

Austria’s move to close mosques and expel “foreign-funded” imams has infuriated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, warning of a war “between cross and crescent” and threatening that Ankara will not sit idle. “These measures taken by the Austrian prime minister are, I fear, leading the world towards a war between the cross and the crescent,” […]

NASA makes flying to Mars look easy, but cross your fingers for InSight anyway

Enlarge / NASA Chief Scientist Jim Green discusses NASA’s InSight mission during a prelaunch media briefing. (credit: NASA) Weather permitting, NASA will send its first spacecraft to Mars since 2013 early on Saturday morning. The InSight mission, designed to study the interior of the Red Planet, is the agency’s first Martian lander—a stationary vehicle as […]