Travel

Dispirited
A business school professor studies the world's worst airline
April 16, 2015

Spirit Airlines has helped to legitimize practices that treat passengers, in the words of one consumer watchdog, like “meat in a seat.”

People Who Worry the U.S. Will "Spoil" Cuba Are Fetishizing Poverty
December 17, 2014

Find somewhere else to practice your amateur photography.

Banning Uber in India's Capital Will Put More Passengers in Danger, Not Fewer
This is the wrong response to rape allegations against a driver
December 08, 2014

This is the wrong response to rape allegations against a driver.

'Interstellar' Is a Three-Hour Entertainment Disaster
Christopher Nolan can do better than this lazy nonsense
November 06, 2014

A misstep for Matthew McConaughey.

We Should Quarantine Everyone Coming From Countries With Ebola Outbreaks
An infectious-disease specialist says the time for half-measures is over
October 16, 2014

"There is a real possibility that the numbers will proliferate more rapidly than expected."

How I Fell Out of Love with Space Tourism
It's elitist, overpriced, and overhyped
September 16, 2014

Reinforced Biblical and Koranic beliefs are about the last thing we need from sending people into space...

The Life and Death of a 'Cool' City
Which metropolis will Berlin's tourist hordes descend on next?
September 12, 2014

Which metropolis will Berlin's tourist hordes descend on next?

The EPA May Finally Start to Curb Airplane Emissions—But Consumers Will Be the Ones Who Pay
A war on air travel or an incentive for the aviation sector to start tracking its pollution?
September 10, 2014

Bad news for your wallets. Good news for the environment. 

MAP: Every Dangerous Place Where Airplanes Aren't Supposed to Fly
July 18, 2014

How often do passenger airplanes fly over conflict areas? The answer is frightening.

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