And what airlines are doing to solve the problem.
A six-year veteran of Yelp, Miriam Warren established the user-generated review company’s London outpost and oversaw its European expansion, most recently into France, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden, and Denmark. So she knows from turbulence! How does Warren stay productive while racking up the frequent-flier miles?
"If you can cut an hourlong commute each way out of your life, it’s the [happiness] equivalent of making an extra $40,000 a year if you’re at the $50,000 to $60,000 level. It’s an easy way for us to get happier. Move closer to your place of work.”
To raise money and attention for a village in the heart of Jakarta, a young man named Jeremy is renting out a space in the slum on Airbnb.
"You’re not going to be served iced tea while you watch the sun set or be given a massage just before your three-course dinner…if you’re lucky, the children will share their toys with you."
Whoops. Apple Maps glitch sends drivers to airport runway…
Just how original are Elon Musk’s designs for the Hyperloop?
Daryl Oster’s design for the ET3 has capsules weighing about 400 pounds that would could carry up to six people at speeds (in the initial design) of 370 mph. But the capsules could eventually get up to 4,000 mph (that’s Mach 5) in straight, unpopulated areas. That’s faster than any known aircraft (hence the ET3’s trademarked tagline “Space Travel On Earth”). The capsules would ride on a cushion of air and be propelled by a system of coordinated acceleration devices. Oster won his first patent for ETT in 1999. His associates and licensees have won several related patents for his ET3 system since. The most recent in 2007 was for a vehicle control system. Many press outlets have featured ET3 over the years, but most have been skeptical if not dismissive. In April 2012, design site Core77 featured pictures, a video, and a writeup of ET3, saying it made “outright incredible claims.”
The man behind Tesla and Space X is releasing the plans to his highly anticipated new mode of transportation that can take you from LA to San Francisco in an under an hour. Will this change transportation, or should we call it a “don’t believe the hype-r loop?”
This app helps you get drunk in any country.
This ship uses underwater robots to live stream mysteries of the deep to your iPhone.
JetBlue unveils first-ever business class "suite seat" with sliding door
“All the seats will have a massage function, cushions that inflate to your desired firmness, aisle access, and 15-inch widescreen TVs. Initially they will fly just two routes, JFK-LAX and JFK-SFO.”
Are you a New Yorker transplanted to Texas? Craving a taste from home? Goldbely can let you have that pastrami on rye from NYC’s famous Katz’s deli. Did you see an irresistible roadside burger on a Food Network show? Odds are Goldbely can hook you up (or is working on it).
Goldbely cofounder and CEO Joe Ariel explains that the nationwide delivery service for delicacies and iconic dishes, lets "people travel with their taste buds.”
We love this: 10 grandmothers from around the world, pictured with their most comforting dish