According to Marriott, each prefabricated guest room module will arrive fully outfitted – "with beds, sheets, pillows, flooring and even toiletries." The building will be topped off with a rooftop bar (NYC's latest hotel trend), also made with modular construction. The modular units "will be assembled in a factory in Poland, shipped overseas and trucked into New York in the middle of the night, when the city streets can accommodate the oversized loads," according to travel industry website Skift. … [Read more...] about How to build a 26-story hotel in 3 months
Experts believe that's what happened with the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, which is causing infection in China. This virus is believed to have been transmitted from an animal in a seafood market in Wuhan City, China, to a human, likely when a person ate something infected with the virus. … [Read more...] about What you should know about coronavirus
"Today is a stark and horrible reminder of the dangerous conditions that our volunteers, our emergency services personnel across the number of agencies take on a daily basis," Berejiklian said. "It demonstrates the dangerous work currently being undertaken. It also demonstrates the conditions that our firefighters are working under." … [Read more...] about Three Americans dead after firefighting water bomber crashes in rural Australia
Meanwhile, as a way of dipping its toe into the waters of urban aerial transportation, Uber is due to launch a new service in New York City on July 9 that relies on an existing technology: helicopters. The new Uber Copter service will let customers use the Uber app to book helicopter rides between lower Manhattan and JFK Airport, at a price of about $200-$225 per person. … [Read more...] about Is flying the future of Uber?
It's unclear why one of the station's crew would want to vent their own breathable air into space. It’s unprecedented for a cosmonaut or astronaut, or anyone else associated with any country’s space program, to secretly damage a spacecraft. “There are no earlier instances of sabotage in space history that I can point toward,” Roger Launius, NASA’s former chief historian, told The Daily Beast. … [Read more...] about Who Sabotaged the International Space Station?