cities
Underwater Tunnel Entrance Has Been Opened in London for the First Time in 147 Years

The first underwater tunnel ever built opened in London in 1843, paving the way for cities everywhere to expand beneath rivers and oceans. Now, the tunnel’s grand entrance hall reopens to the public for the first time in 147 years. The underground event space is part of an engineering museum that celebrates the famous family who built the tunnel — and much of London. Read More >>

transport
Crossrail’s Massive Mechanical Earthworms Get Name Shortlist — No Posh and Becks In Sight

After nearly 2,500 entries (you sent in your most creative names, right?), Crossrail’s drawn up its shortlist for naming its six massive tunnellers that are set to carve out the depths of London. Time to get voting. Read More >>