shipping

12.4.18

We Rode in the Automated Boats That Could Revolutionize Shipping

Autonomous "roboats" will be able to avoid collisions and find new, more efficient routes through the high seas.

2.1.18

Canada welcomes China’s plan to build a “Polar Silk Road” in the Arctic

Climate change means new access to resources and shipping routes as analysts downplay risk of geopolitical confrontation

12.13.16

What It's Like to See the World for Almost No Money by Traveling on Container Ships

Are you flexible about time? Are you cool with being rocked out of bed by a storm? Container ship travel might be for you!

10.6.15

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Is Now Finalized, but You Can't Read It Quite Yet

The shroud of secrecy surrounding Obama's 12-country trade deal won't be removed for quite some time.

7.24.15

China Has a Grey Market for Australian Baby Formula

In China, Australian baby formula is a luxury item that can sell for $100 per tin. Now tourists and students are making easy cash by buying up supermarket stock and selling it back home for four times what they paid.

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12.1.14

British BDSM Enthusiasts Say Goodbye to Their Favorite Homegrown Porn

As of today, British pornography producers aren't allowed to depict all sorts of stuff, from "spanking, caning, and whipping beyond a gentle level" to "strangulation and facesitting."