Your lost luggage could be on sale at the unclaimed baggage centre, right now

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Monday 5 January 2015

I lost my suitcase once. After three days of airline staff telling me it was lost for good, it was delivered to me at 3am by a cranky New Yorker. Some people aren’t that lucky. A small fraction of lost luggage gets lost forever and ends up at the Unclaimed Baggage Center in Scottsboro, Alabama. […]

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Colorful underpass lights up in neon rainbow hues, makes your day at night

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Architecture on Friday 9 August 2013

In downtown Birmingham, Alabama, an otherwise drab underpass at 18th street is equipped with thousands of LEDs that sees it light up like a rainbow every night. Artist Bill FitzGibbons is behind this fab work funded by the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham’s Community Catalyst Fund in partnership with REV Birmingham.

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Giant surf’s up in the sky

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Thursday 3 January 2013

Nature is so cool. Sometime last year, some clouds — under the influence of what’s known as the Kelvin-Helmholtz phenomenon — came to pass in Alabama, Birmingham. The crest-like cloud formation happens when an upper layer of warm air moves faster than the denser, colder layer (with clouds or fog) below it, and surges it […]

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The Boombox Project

Troy Mattison Hicks Reader Find

By Troy Mattison Hicks in New Events on Tuesday 19 October 2010

I remember when I got my first Boombox (i think we called them Jamboxes in Alabama) and my sorted tape collection included Jonzun Crew, Newcleus, and Run DMC. I’m not sure if I spent more hours breakdancing in the mirror or pulling the tape back into the cassettes when they would spill out due to […]

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Miller Mobley’s Missionary Boys

Alison Zavos Contributor

By Alison Zavos in New Photography on Thursday 25 June 2009

Working out of Alabama, Miller Mobley shoots advertising and editorial photography. His personal project, Missionary Boys, was featured in American Photography 25.

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