Inside the ‘Moffat Tunneling’ Playground (PX)

When the lights went out on the Moffat Tunnel at the University of Alberta, it was a reminder of how many people had spent the past decade and a half working there, building bridges to create the most efficient way to transport materials around the world.The world’s first ever tunneling playground, built in the 1980s, […]

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What is the Dog Tunnel at New York’s Rock Tunnel?

What is it?It’s a tunnel of trees that was built over a highway in New York state in the 1970s and has been the subject of many stories.The tunnel is one of the oldest underground tunnels in the world, and has a history dating back more than 2,000 years.In 2017, it was opened to the […]

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How to pronounce tunnel

NEW YORK — How do you pronounce the words Gotthard Tunnel and New York’s subway tunnel?If you’re reading this article from New York, you probably don’t have a clue either.The word Gotthards is an abbreviation of Gotthar, which is short for Gotthild.But in this case, Gotthars is short of Gothe, meaning Gothenburg.If that doesn’t make […]

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‘Bizarre’ to hear a passenger in a wheelchair speak to a person on a wheelchair during a trip on the New York-to-San Francisco-to Vancouver-to London-to Paris-to Berlin-to Amsterdam route

It was a bizarre experience for a wheelchair-bound passenger during a long flight from New York to London on a British Airways Boeing 777.The passenger was flying in an Air France Airbus A321-200 in the first leg of her flight from London to Paris.She was also on the second leg of the journey from London, […]

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