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Legroom fight diverts flight

Legroom fight diverts flight

Passenger's use of a Knee Defender did not sit well with another flier
2022 World Cup city rises in the desert

2022 World Cup city rises in the desert

Expected to be completed in 2019, the planned city of Lusail -- along the Persian Gulf in Qatar -- will be packed with technologically advanced features
Historic statues reveal their stories via app

Historic statues reveal their stories via app

Passers-by can hear 35 statues across London and Manchester "speak" with a swipe of their smartphones
Meet New Delhi's 'monkey chasers'

Meet New Delhi's 'monkey chasers'

Where once aggressive langur monkeys were used, now a taskforce of 40 men with sticks and catapults is trying to reduce Delhi's monkey mayhem
Room-service robot inspired by R2-D2

Room-service robot inspired by R2-D2

Aloft hotel in Cupertino, California has a new staff member you won't have to tip
Airlines phasing out seat-back screens

Airlines phasing out seat-back screens

In an effort to cut costs, some airlines are telling passengers to rely on their own gadgets for in-flight entertainment
Aviation alert over Icelandic volcano lowered

Aviation alert over Icelandic volcano lowered

All Iceland airports are open and all restrictions on air travel have been lifted
Jelly-like creatures invade beach

Jelly-like creatures invade beach

Thousands of strange sea creatures washed ashore a California beach, puzzling tourists and thrilling scientists
'Exploding lake' becomes tourist hotspot

'Exploding lake' becomes tourist hotspot

Lake Kivu in Rwanda is a popular chill-out zone for tourists, but is also becoming an important source of power, thanks to its methane and CO2 gases
Are you OK with airports tracking your movements?

Are you OK with airports tracking your movements?

Airlines and airports are going high-tech to reduce your time in line, but at a cost of personal intrusiveness
World's most liveable city 2014 is ...

World's most liveable city 2014 is ...

Half of the top 10 are located in the southern hemisphere including the city that topped the list for the fourth consecutive year
Disheveled TV travel pitchman to get makeover

Disheveled TV travel pitchman to get makeover

A contest aims to spiff up the disheveled "Trivago Guy"
9 great new U.S. beach hotels

9 great new U.S. beach hotels

You've gone all the way to the beach, you might as well sleep there. Here are some new places to do it