Claire Lancaster, The Culture Trip

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Past articles by Claire:

An Artificial Moon Could Replace Street Lights To Illuminate This Chinese City

A city with no street lights – wouldn’t that be unsafe? Not if there’s an artificial moon in the sky, says Chengdu, China, painting the town a "dusk-like hue." → Read More

Into the Unknown: Caver, Inventor and 21st-Century Frontiersman Bill Stone

Bill Stone pushes the frontier. The world’s foremost caver, the explorer has led teams to the deepest depths of the Earth. Now he’s turned his sights to the sky, working with NASA to build robots capable of scouring Jupiter’s icy seas and pledging to mine the moon for rocket fuel. → Read More

Facebook to Add Three North American Indigenous Language Options

Facebook has added Inupiaq,an indigenous dialect traditionally spoken in Northern Alaska, as a language option on the site. → Read More

Race Down the Slopes of the Canadian Rockies in This Immersive Film

Feel the rush of skiing down the slopes of the Canadian Rockies in The Anatomy of Ski, an immersive reality film from Samsung and VR studio Hidden Content. → Read More

This Dazzling Immersive Film Lets You Surf a Tahitian Wave

You can now ride through the barrel of a Tahitian wave without leaving New York City. → Read More

20 Facts To Celebrate Google's 20th Anniversary

Here are 20 facts about the world's most popular search engine on its 20th anniversary. → Read More

New Technology Could Help Find Aeroplanes Lost at Sea

A novel system of underwater sonar signals could help rescuers detect downed aircraft. → Read More

Can’t Get a Campsite in California? Blame Bots

Bots are automatically reserving spots in popular California campgrounds from Big Sur to Santa Cruz, making scarce reservations even harder to get. → Read More

The World’s First Driverless Taxi Hits the Road in Tokyo

Tokyo's new self-driving taxi is taking passengers along a set 5.3-kilometre route between the Otemachi and Roppongi districts. → Read More

World’s First Electrified Road Charges Cars' Batteries as They Drive

The project will help Sweden reach its target of total independence from fossil fuel by 2030. → Read More

The New ‘Globe Mode’ on Google Maps Could Change the Way You Think About The World

Google Map's new 3D dimension could change how we view the size and centrality of nations around the world. → Read More

Google Wants To Return to China, Even if It Means Censorship

Leaked documents reveal that Google is planning to relaunch a censored version of its search engine in China after an eight-year absence. → Read More

Go Island-Hopping in Croatia With UberBOAT

Go island-hopping along Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast with private boat transfer service UberBOAT. → Read More

Want to Name Europe’s New Life-Hunting Mars Rover? Here’s Your Chance

A public contest to name the European rover that will land on Mars in 2021 has been announced. → Read More

This Location-Tracking Bracelet Means You'll Never Lose Your Friends in a Crowd Again

This Rehber wearable bracelet and supportive service locates people in a massive crowd without relying on a mobile network. → Read More

Volkswagen's Iconic 'Hippy Bus' Is Making an All-Electric Comeback

The iconic VW camper van is getting a 21st-century makeover with the all-electric I.D. BUZZ. → Read More

The Ultimate Startup Guide: Luxembourg

Luxembourg has a great geographical location and an international population, making it the ideal place for entrepreneurs to develop their businesses. → Read More

Boeing’s Hypersonic Plane Could Fly You Almost Anywhere in the World Within Three Hours

Boeing has unveiled a concept plane capable of reaching most locations in the world within one to three hours. → Read More

Slimmed-Down Version of Instagram Released for Data-Strapped Travellers

Facebook has launched Instagram Lite, a slimmed-down version of the app that uses less data, takes up less space, and starts faster. → Read More

This Smartphone 'Airbag' Could Save Your Screen

A new invention could save your smartphone in case of a fall. → Read More