Flight attendant Steven Slater awesomely exited an aircraft after quarreling with a passenger and telling everyone off on the intercom. Now he can stop dealing with annoying customers and start dealing with annoying journalists.
The 5 Best Things About Flight Attendant Steven Slater’s Freakout
After a heated argument with a passenger, JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater launched into a curse-filled tirade on the PA system, then escaped the plane on the emergency slide. Oh, it gets better.
How to Avoid Car Theft: Buy Small (and Foreign)
To anybody about to purchase a new car, take a gander at a new list from The Economist that charts the most stolen cars in America.
Shocker: It’s Getting More Expensive to Fly
[Ding] You are now free to move about the country — at even higher prices.
Quotes: Continental Airlines’ New “Self-Boarding” System
“Any reduction in human contact between employee and customer is good these days.”
— MICHAEL BOYD, aviation analyst, on Continental Airlines’ experimental “self-boarding” policy at its hub at Houston Intercontinental, where …
Plastiki Completes Epic Plastic Journey
You’ve heard of a message in a bottle. Now there’s a message made of bottles. (via National Geographic)
American Airlines Loses Bag, is Sued for $5 Million
American Airlines is being sued for refusing to refund its $25 checked-baggage fee after allegedly losing one Washington woman’s suitcase. The class action suit, brought about by Danielle Covarrubias, is asking for $5 million …
Flooding Shuts Down Milwaukee Airport
If you’ve been planning a trip thru Milwaukee, you may want to consider re-routing.
Buried Archeological Treasure Found At Ground Zero
It’s probably one of the last things excavators were planning on unearthing at Ground Zero: an 18th century ship.
How A Solar-Powered Plane Flew For 24 Straight Hours Wednesday
An experimental solar-powered plane successfully flew for 24 hours, fueled solely by the power of the sun. So do we have some sweet seat sales coming our way, or what?
Edutainment: Five Fun Maps to Make Your Day
NewsFeed gets it: It’s the day after a long weekend. It’s ungodly hot outside and all you want to do is slouch down low in your desk chair and dream of beachy pastures. But you also need to look like you’re working! NewsFeed has …
Airline Makes 10-Year-Old Throw Away Pet Turtle
For most airline passengers, the security signs are rather straightforward: No lighters, no liquids, and no objects capable of laceration (that includes tweezers people). But ten-year-old Carly Helm was singled out for a carry-on …