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  • As if economy class wasn't packed enough… the standing-up airplane seats that will [tr]

    04/17/2018 12:01:34 PM PDT · by C19fan · 50 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 18, 2018 | Ted Thornhill
    Economy class cabins may be about to resemble sardine tins rather than cattle trucks in the near future. That’s because an Italian seat manufacturer has unveiled seating that’s so upright passengers using it will practically be standing up. Should any carriers install it, they will be able to cram in more fliers than ever before, in a formation that’s known in the industry as ‘ultra-high density’.
  • How California Car Culture Killed The Promise Of A 20-Minute Commute

    04/16/2018 8:33:57 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 40 replies
    KPBS News ^ | April 16, 2018 | Meghan McCarty Carino/KPCC
    As an innovator and early adopter of freeways, California became the symbolic capital of car culture. But the ease of movement conferred by the massive postwar freeway building boom was short-lived, turning the dream of car travel into a nightmare of congestion and long commutes. The story of how Californians went from getting around to getting stuck behind the wheel is deeply entwined with the history of the urban freeway, an enterprise that advanced earlier and on a larger scale here than anywhere else in the country. Half a century ago, there was reason for optimism about cars. Los Angeles...
  • Herb Meyer Predicted the USSR's collapse and Remains Ever the Optimist about 21st Century World

    03/27/2018 11:55:48 AM PDT · by GoldenState_Rose · 4 replies
    American Spectator ^ | Fall 2016 | Grant Wishard, Paul Kengor
    Herb Meyer would be commended by the intelligence community for his extraordinary 1983 memo predicting that America was going to win the Cold War — this at a time when virtually no one (other than Ronald Reagan and Bill Casey) thought winning was possible. Today his task remains the same. It should come as a revelation to those glued to the 24-hour news cycle that things aren’t as bad “out there” as we think. The evening news never reports the countless airplanes that land on time and unharmed, or the daily billions who walk through malls and shopping centers without...
  • VANITY--Cancelling Flight On Delta Airlines

    03/26/2018 8:42:45 AM PDT · by AbolishCSEU · 41 replies
    So in light of Delta's stance on the NRA AND the fact that they transported March for Our Dems protestors for FREE, I am cancelling my flight to Maine in late August.
  • Growing questions about CNN's airport monopoly as network veers left

    03/23/2018 4:45:43 PM PDT · by T Ruth · 41 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/23/18 ? | Brian Flood
    CNN’s ubiquitous presence in airports -- where it broadcasts from thousands of screens to a captive audience of millions -- is facing new scrutiny after the cable network's hard left turn. *** “How are airports justifying the idea of bombarding captive viewers with content many of them oppose? Sadly, almost any outlet is fairer now than CNN,” Gainor said. *** CNN pays airports to leave the network on ***. *** The airport version of CNN, which launched back in 1992, airs in roughly 60 of America’s most bustling travel hubs. Trip Savvy recently listed the 25 busiest airports in America...
  • 10 Reasons Why Heterosexual Men Should Leave America

    02/18/2018 1:35:13 AM PST · by vannrox · 42 replies
    RooshV ^ | December 16, 2013 | RooshV
    The following list describes the benefits you will receive if you take a long journey to Eastern Europe, South America, or Southeast Asia.1. You will sleep with thinner women who don’t have attitude American women can be quite beautiful if they maintain their appearance, but there still exists problems with their attitude that comes from two things: (1) A female-worship culture that makes them entitled and arrogant, and (2) A tidal wave of thirsty men giving an avalanche of affections directly to their iPhones. Foreign women simply have better personalities: they are sweeter, kinder, more deferential, more interesting, and...
  • An End to Airline Red Tape—Or Consumer Protection?

    02/15/2018 11:01:33 AM PST · by Theoria · 14 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 08 Feb 2018 | Scott McCartney
    Airlines want to nix a host of rules that attempt to keep them from mistreating customers. The Transportation Department is considering it. The DOT has asked airlines to suggest changes or cuts to regulations, part of a broad initiative from President Trump, once an owner of a small airline, to reduce government red tape. It comes as DOT fines against airlines fell by half last year. The rules matter because DOT is just about the only protection consumers have in U.S. air travel. If the airlines get what they want, the government would weaken the tarmac delay rule, which imposes...
  • ADVANCE[Charismatic Caucus]

    02/05/2018 10:09:00 AM PST · by Jedediah
    My children do you realize all the battles we have walked through together have already made you Overcomers as David over Goliath ?! Now I desire you to take the hand of others I have placed in your path and reveal to them that I AM The KEY to all trials and I alone hold the Key to their Victories as I overcame for you in your Valleys ! Now be that buoyancy compensator for as I have been the Lifter of your Soul Now I desire you to lift up others and love them as I Love you for...
  • Two dead and 70 passengers are injured as Amtrak train smashes into freight carriages in South...

    02/04/2018 7:43:23 AM PST · by Morgana · 44 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | Feb 4, 2018 | Valerie Edwards For Dailymail.com and Alexander Robertson For Mailonline
    FULL TITLE: Two dead and 70 passengers are injured as Amtrak train smashes into freight carriages in South Carolina At least two people have died and dozens more are seriously injured after a passenger train smashed into freight carriages in South Carolina. Officials said more than 70 people had been transported to local hospitals after the Amtrak service flew off the line. Several of those injured suffered broken bones. It's still unclear if any of the passengers are being treated for life-threatening injuries. The crash occurred around 2.30am when the Amtrak service, traveling between New York and Miami, collided with...
  • Any Ideas for Touring Maine?

    02/02/2018 3:23:32 AM PST · by AbolishCSEU · 70 replies
    Now that I've cancelled my Stephen King tour for this summer in Maine, does anyone have any good ideas for tourism in Maine?
  • (Vanity) Updated Mexico Travel Advisory from U.S. Gov

    01/10/2018 7:45:44 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 25 replies
    Travel Advisory January 10, 2018 Mexico – Level 2: Exercise increased caution C Exercise increased caution in Mexico due to crime. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Violent crime, such as homicide, kidnapping, carjacking, and robbery, is widespread. The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in many areas of Mexico as U.S. government employees are prohibited from travel to these areas. U.S. government employees are prohibited from intercity travel after dark in many areas of Mexico. U.S. government employees are also not permitted to drive from the U.S.-Mexico border to...
  • Fodor’s says this U.S. state is a ‘no go’ zone along with Myanmar and Cuba (Mizzou)

    01/10/2018 1:07:55 PM PST · by CreviceTool · 53 replies
    www.MarketWatch.com ^ | January 10, 2018 | Kari Paul
    Missouri made this ignominious list for safety and social justice issues in 2017, after the NAACP issued a travel advisory there due to numerous shootings of unarmed black men.Missouri has lax gun laws compared to other states, gun control advocates say, and one of the highest rates of shooting deaths in the country.
  • Red Suitcase Reunited With Owner After Viral Facebook Post

    01/05/2018 11:37:38 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    NBC12 ^ | Friday, January 5th 2018 | Ian Cross
    After nearly two weeks and a Facebook post that likely reached millions of people across the country, a red suitcase found in Murrells Inlet on Christmas Day has been reunited with its owner. “OWNER FOUND OWNER FOUND!!! OWNER FOUND!!!!” Nick Arditi wrote in an update to his Facebook post on Thursday afternoon. “The suitcase belongs to a South Carolina police officer and his family!! The suitcase has been reunited with them .... Thanks to everyone for sharing this **around the world** so that we could find the owners as seen in below picture .... The girls were very grateful to...
  • Sun Country Airlines is being sold to NY investment group

    12/14/2017 11:44:14 AM PST · by PeteePie · 5 replies
    Minneapolis (Red) Star Tribune ^ | December 14, 2017 | Kristen Leigh Painter
    The Minnesota owners of Sun Country Airlines are selling the Eagan-based carrier. Apollo Global Management, a New York-based investment group, will purchase the airline for an undisclosed sum. Mitch and Marty Davis, the current owners, said they decided to sell Sun Country to a group that could help grow the company faster. The headquarters will stay in Minnesota and Jude Bricker will remain president and chief executive.
  • Judge Roy Moore on NYC Terror Attack: Give Us Donald Trump’s Travel Ban

    12/11/2017 4:44:53 PM PST · by x1stcav · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/11/17 | Ben Kew
    “In the United States Senate I will fight with President Trump for the increased safety of the American people and I will not mince words when it comes to calling out radical Islamic terrorism for the threat that it is,” he continued. “I am committed to implementing the President’s travel ban, putting an end to sanctuary cities, building the wall and making America safer.”
  • SCOTUS To Lower Courts On The Travel Ban: Knock It Off

    12/07/2017 6:56:59 AM PST · by x1stcav · 14 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 12/6/17 | Kevin Daley
    The U.S. Supreme Court appears somewhat irritated with federal courts that have repeatedly barred the Trump administration from enforcing immigration policies halting the entry of certain classes of migrants and refugees. The high court’s latest orders sent three clear signals to lower courts, all of which are positive signs for President Donald Trump. First, the Supreme Court is quite clearly expressing its view that the government will prevail on the merits of this dispute. The Court would not grant an application with these facts if a majority of the justices did not believe the administration will ultimately be vindicated. As...
  • New DOJ Records Show Strong Support by Top DOJ Officials for Yates’ Refusal of Trump Travel Ban

    12/05/2017 1:33:42 PM PST · by x1stcav · 44 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | 12/5/17 | Staff
    Judicial Watch today released two productions (335 pages and 44 pages) of Justice Department (DOJ) documents showing strong support by top DOJ officials for former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates’ refusal to enforce President Trump’s Middle East travel ban executive order. In one email, Andrew Weissmann, one of Robert Mueller’s top prosecutors and formerly the Obama-era Chief of the Justice Department’s Criminal Fraud Section, applauds Yates writing: “I am so proud. And in awe. Thank you so much. All my deepest respects.” Judicial Watch obtained the documents through a May 2017 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed after the...
  • SST that could fly from London to NY in just over 3 hours gets a $10 million boost from JAL

    12/05/2017 9:52:11 AM PST · by DFG · 37 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 12/05/2017 | Tim Collins
    Flight times from London to New York could be slashed to just 3 hours 15 minutes by 2025, thanks to a $10 million (Ł7.45 million) investment from Japan Airlines. Boom Supersonic is developing a 55-seat passenger plane that it says will halve flight times and will be faster, quieter and more affordable to fly than Concorde. As part of the deal Japan's number two carrier has the option to purchase up to 20 Boom aircraft and will provide its knowledge and experience as an airline to hone the aircraft design and help refine the passenger experience.
  • Supreme Court Allows Full Trump Travel Ban 3.0 And The Left Loses It’s Mind, Again

    12/05/2017 2:15:29 AM PST · by x1stcav · 37 replies
    Victory Girls Blog ^ | 12/4/17 | Nina Bookout
    Today, the United States Supreme Court upheld the law. Specifically they decided that the travel ban, which we’ve written about often, instituted by President Trump can move forward. Via Legal Insurrection: The Supreme Court will allow President Trump’s Third Travel Ord to take full effect, the Justices ruled in two Orders Monday afternoon staying lower court rulings enjoining the Travel Order President Trump’s Third Travel Order restricted entry of nationals from Syria, Libya, Iran, Yemen, Chad, Somalia, North Korea and Venezuela. Lower court rulings, specifically those from radical judges from Maryland and Hawaii, were stayed. You can read them here...
  • Sail Your Way To Becoming A Cruise Ship Nurse

    11/23/2017 8:04:03 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    Nurse.org ^ | October 7, 2017 | Dawn Papandrea
    If you're an aspiring nurse or are already working in the profession but looking for a change of pace, becoming a cruise nurse can be an appealing opportunity. Especially for someone who isn't tied down to responsibilities on land. Being a nurse on a cruise ship is not unlike working in a busy ER or clinic setting – except that you're in the middle of the ocean on your way to some exotic locale. If you think you might like to hop aboard a career as a cruise nurse, here's what you need to know. Licensing And Requirements The qualifications...