The Life and Death of a 'Cool' City
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
September 10, 2014
Bad news for your wallets. Good news for the environment.
How often do passenger airplanes fly over conflict areas? The answer is frightening.
A Guide to Dealing With NYC Tourists
April 29, 2014
If tourists are getting you down, try a scholar-approved technique like "hiding" or "fencing."
The Most Annoying Thing About Cellphones on Airplanes
November 22, 2013
It's not that travelers have to overhear conversations. It's that the rest of us have to hear them complain about having overheard conversations.
Two Maps That Show How Big the US Airways–American Merger Is
November 13, 2013
These two maps show the combined domestic and international flight routes for American Airlines and US Airways.
Critics, including me, have been teasing the arrival of Michael Cera's manhood—or his man-childhood, anyway—for so many years now that you’d be forgiven for thinking the actor was still a teenager, and a virgin to boot.
The news yesterday that Nicaraguan lawmakers had given a Hong Kong company the right to build a $40 billion shipping canal was reported, at least by the nation's leading papers, with open skepticism.
Take This Microbrew and Shove It
February 20, 2013
Why do we keep anointing "it" cities?