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So I'm sitting in a plane over the North Atlantic, and the pilot tells us to buckle up, flight attendants stop serving the chicken, we are entering some turbulence. Two men a couple of rows behind ...
by cminus
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2015 at 09:41 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
To all of our fellow thawing, weather-weary sufferers in the Rockies, Northeast, Upper Midwest and High Plains, Canada, Alaska, and, OK, for good measure let’s just throw in Greenland and all ...
by Roger Burke
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Mar 12, 2015 at 03:56 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Conrad Hilton, twenty years old, very rich and very white, has some words to share with the rest of us. From CNN : "I will fucking kill you." "I will fucking own anyone on this fucking flight. ...
by Cartoon Peril
Comment Count 35 comments on Thu Mar 05, 2015 at 07:57 PM PST with 17 Recommends
I don’t want to make a cry of racism on this but I have to wonder, would we be so quick to yell for banning travel if Ebola was coming from Europe? Think about it. Check out my site, Claytoonz .
by claytoonz
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Oct 15, 2014 at 03:38 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
YAATS (Yet Another Airport Terminal Station) has opened in Dallas for the "orange line" in the Dallas Area Regional Transit light rail system. This is not at the regional airport Love Field, even ...
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 41 comments on Sun Aug 24, 2014 at 06:59 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
1. Avoid travel by air if at all possible. 2. If you MUST travel by air, do not bring (all of) your best instrument(s). 3. Pre-arrange with the airline(s) to make sure your instrument(s) can be ...
by TheOtherMaven
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Jan 04, 2014 at 12:52 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Air travel is hard enough these days, what with the invasive TSA, cramped seats, less-than stellar service in the air, and surprise charges everywhere. But my fellow travelers, sometimes all that ...
by TheOrchid
Comment Count 222 comments on Mon Oct 21, 2013 at 10:16 AM PDT with 44 Recommends
At [Daily Kos Radio http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/04/26/1204874/-Daily-Kos-Radio-is-LIVE-at-9am-ET] today, David Waldman had a great discussion of the lightning speed at which the normally ...
by Upper West
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 07:48 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Samoan Air, flying small jumpers to places like the Cook Islands and French Polynesia, is now charging passengers by weight instead. Online bookings now include weight guesstimates, but that weight ...
by GoGoGoEverton
Comment Count 49 comments on Tue Apr 02, 2013 at 11:18 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
A bit of a long rambling bastard but air travel does that.... Be born anywhere,.. but under the shadow of a great creed, not under the burden of original sin, not under the doom of salvation. Go ...
by The Ex Cowboy
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Feb 18, 2013 at 10:09 PM PST with 4 Recommends
In an auto milage deal worked out with the car companies President Obama did more in the first term to reduce global warming than all the legislation that didn't pass. He has a similar opportunity ...
by ban nock
Comment Count 129 comments on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 06:03 AM PST with 70 Recommends
California's got it going on- in a high speed rail kinda way. Albeit costly-perhaps painful- to a state that's got a broken budget to spend billions on transforming its transit infrastructure- it'...
by codylyon
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Jul 07, 2012 at 09:09 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
The greed and cold hearted callousness of the airlines has never been clearer to me. And this is not just because I was subjected to more travel torture than usual by Delta Airlines ...
by H Scott Prosterman
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Nov 30, 2011 at 11:03 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Interest in high-speed rail (HSR) is growing around the world and the number of countries running these trains is expected to nearly double ...
by NourishingthePlanet
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Nov 08, 2011 at 10:23 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Detroit airport (Derek KT W) If you read nothing but the headlines on the AP article, you get ...
by Mark Sumner
Comment Count 160 comments on Tue Sep 13, 2011 at 11:30 AM PDT with 69 Recommends
I went on strike... and I'm still on strike, 30 years later.
by hillbrook green
Comment Count 98 comments on Wed Aug 03, 2011 at 01:16 PM PDT with 294 Recommends
At the moment I'm using the Internet, as are you. In many ways, the Internet is the largest and perhaps most successful global system ever built by humanity. And yet because of the way it was built-
by barath
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Aug 03, 2011 at 10:10 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
I had a mini "tilting at windmills/resistance is futile" moment at my hometown Airport screening area this week. So imagine my surprise (not!) when I saw that the TSA had released ...
by FiddleDeeDee
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Mar 13, 2011 at 08:57 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Like everyone else, I have a finite amount of time and energy. We have record levels of poverty and inequality in this country. We can't get a lame duck Congress to repeal DADT even when it's ...
by greywolfe359
Comment Count 172 comments on Mon Nov 22, 2010 at 02:46 PM PST with 12 Recommends
Oh Hai!! Here at Top Comments we round up some of the site's best, funniest, most mojo'd and most informative commentary. We depend on your help with talent spotting. If you see a ...
by brillig
Comment Count 42 comments on Thu Jul 15, 2010 at 07:00 PM PDT with 44 Recommends