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Trying To See All The Art In All The Museums In London In One Day Looks Like A Fun Time

Video: OK, it’s probably hell if you actually try it. Alex Gorosh visited 13 museums in London, saw more than 140,000 works of art, and walked more than 35km in one day in an attempt to see all the art there is to see in London. He didn’t even see more than one per cent of the art in the city. That’s because London has 92 museums and more than 20 million works of art.


The World's Dumbest Travel Pillow Looks Like A Torture Device

We’re all more or less dead on the inside while we travel, and now the latest offering from Kickstarter is here to make sure we look dead on the outside, too.


Turbulence On A JetBlue Flight Was So Bad A Toilet Blew Off The Wall

Yesterday, a JetBlue flight destined for Sacramento, California encountered turbulence so bad that it sent 24 people to the hospital.


Bad News: TSA Found A 3D-Printed Gun In A Carry On

One of the best accounts to follow on Instagram belongs to the Transport Security Administration. It’s a never-ending list filled with photographic evidence that many people don’t understand basic rules of airline travel. However, over the weekend the TSA documented an atypical and horrifying discovery: A 3D-printed handgun with live rounds.


Travelling With A See-Through Suitcase Will Force You To Pack Neatly

You know that embarrassing feeling when border security stops you for a carry-on inspection, and you have to open your messy suitcase in front of all your fellow travellers? Sucks. But Crumpler’s new Vis-à-Vis suitcase is completely clear, which means you’ll either learn to pack neat, or learn to be proud of being a packing slob.


We Finally Know Why Jet Lag Is Much Worse Flying East

Jet lag is objectively terrible. It grants no immunity and bends to no form of treatment, unless “consuming an entire bottle of liquor and popping a few Stilnox” is considered treatment. (It’s not.) But according to conventional wisdom, some kinds of jet lag are worse than others — travelling east, for example, is harder on the sleep cycle than travelling west. As it turns out, conventional wisdom is largely correct.


I Had My Technology Blessed At An Ancient Japanese Shrine

The 1,286 year old Kanda Shrine, commonly known as Kanda Myojin, enshrines the guardian deities for 108 Tokyo neighbourhoods. Prayers to the dieties enshrined at Kanda Myojin are made for prosperity and success in business and protection against accidents and disasters. Even for your technology.

So did I take the opportunity to have my beloved electronics blessed by an ancient temple whilst visiting Japan, I hear you ask? Um, yes. Of course I did.


How To Pick The Best Luggage For Your Next Flight

We’ve spent over 300 hours researching and testing luggage over the past three years to find the best bags for travelling the world. But the best piece of luggage for a business trip isn’t necessarily the best one for a family vacation. And it definitely isn’t ideal for a multiweek trip across Southeast Asia.


Seatfrog Lets You Upgrade Your Flight Right Up To The Last Minute

An Australian startup is helping you to upgrade your flights right up until you board. Seatfrog is a new app to auction seats that would otherwise fly empty. You can pay right there in the app and a boarding pass will be issued direct to your phone.


Why We Don't Crash Our Cars While Daydreaming and Driving

Many of us have experienced prolonged stretches of driving where we’re seemingly oblivious to our surroundings, and we’re left dumbfounded that we didn’t get into a serious accident. A new study suggests that a specific brain function protects us from these bouts of absent-minded driving — but that it completely breaks down while texting.


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