travel

A rendering of a Lilium jet flying over New York City
Courtesy of Lilium
May 16, 2019 - 1:23 pm
We’re a step closer to the future the Jetsons promised us all as the electric air taxi startup Lilium gave a successful liftoff to its five-seat electric jet. Flying cars here we come? As The Verge reported , the Lilium air taxi comes equipped with 36 electric jet engines, which tilt up for takeoff...
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Wild flowers growing near a Washington mountain
Marina Poushkina
May 14, 2019 - 8:42 am
The internet loves a good ranking. How else would we know the best singer in history ? Or the best cheesesteak ? Or the best airport ? If there is more than one of a thing, there must be a ranking of that thing. And US News and World Report is out with its latest national ranking—the very...
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A cottage in Meneham village in Brittany, France
May 13, 2019 - 11:47 am
There’s a reward waiting for anyone who can solve a centuries old mystery in France. On the shores of Brittany, in a village called Plougastel-Daoulas a stone only visible at low tide has perplexed villagers since its discovery several years ago. The stone carries an odd inscription, reading in...
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Passengers moving luggage at an airport
Joshua Lott
May 09, 2019 - 4:57 pm
People already don’t like air travel plenty , the only thing that could make a slog through security at the airport and several hours pinched into a middle seat worse would be if the airline also lost your luggage. If you don’t want that to happen to you, take note of the research done by Airfare...
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The horse Plus Que Parfait getting ready for the Kentucky Derby
Tom Pennington
May 03, 2019 - 11:49 am
One of the perks of being a professional athlete is that you get to travel in style. Lebron James is not flying coach when he goes to a game. And it turns out that is also true when those athletes are not human. As we got ready for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby , we started to think about how all those...
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A Sri Lankan man cries while looking for the bodies of his family members killed in yesterday church blasts in a mortuary in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, April 22, 2019. Easter Sunday bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites that killed hundreds of people was Sri Lanka's deadliest violence since a devastating civil war in the South Asian island nation ended a decade ago. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
April 22, 2019 - 7:22 am
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Latest on explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Sri Lanka's minister of tourism says 39 foreign tourists were killed in the Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels, while another 28 were wounded. John Amaratunga says his ministry is...
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Southwest Airlines
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April 17, 2019 - 2:11 pm
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Southwest Airlines has canceled flights from Dallas Love Field between the hours of 6pm - 10pm Wednesday, due to the threat of severe weather across North Texas. A release from the Dallas-based airline says, "Based on the forecast for tonight’s storms, we’ve proactively...
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