More on Ditching Planes and the A320's Water-Friendly Design
Most flight crews get at least one day of training in a pool in swimsuits for that rarest of airline disasters, a ditching. If you think that sounds fun, you're wrong. Among other things, you have to demonstrate that you're a strong swimmer and that you're capable of climbing into and out of one of those inflatable evacuation chutes, which become life rafts in the water.
Bed bug Bites on Her Neck
Male, back: Pictures of bedbug bites by real people bitten by bedbugs.
Have You Seen This?
In his fascinating article "The 5 Million Frequent Flyer Mile Challenge", Chris Guillebeau of The Art of Non-Conformity writes "the true story of how [he] earned more than 300,000 frequent flier miles in the past five weeks, thanks to mileage...
Room at the Inn: Finding hotel deals in 2009
It's an understatement to say that location is everything. The economic crisis is not affecting all markets equally, so just how great a bargain you find will depend largely on where you look.
Inclement weather in the Northeast (sleet, snow, freezing rain) is causing delays at some airports, including LaGuardia (LGA) , Newark (EWR) , Philadelphia (PHL) and JFK. Check conditions...