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Emirates flight EK751.

Airline allows the first authorized use of cell phone calls on a commercial flight.

Tags: Airplanes Phone Travel.

Plasma magnet.

Device that will create a plasma cloud around spacecraft and shield astronauts from cosmic rays.

Tags: Future Research Space Technology Travel.

To boldly go.

Two men are trying to travel from Alaska to Miami by personal watercraft. (via)

Tags: Challenge People Record breakers Travel Watercraft.

Northern Lights.

Virgin Galactic plans to operate tourists flights into the Aurora Borealis.

Tags: Business Space Tourism Travel.

Flexible solar panel technology.

Scientist has created a solar-electric membrane designed to act like a flying carpet and carry a payload into space. (via)

Tags: Energy Propulsion Space Sun Technology Travel.

Ostfriesland Hotel.

German hotel is charging guests by how much they weigh.

Tags: Measure Travel Weight loss.

Say WA.

Slogan created to encourage tourism for Washington state.

Tags: Language Marketing Travel.

Where the bloody hell are you?

Australian ad campaign seeks to attract more tourists by swearing at them. (via)

Tags: Ideas Language Marketing Nationality Propaganda Tours Travel.

Brincos.

Shoes designed to help illegal immigrants cross the U.S.-Mexican border. (via)

Tags: Footwear Survival Travel.

Baggage claim.

U.S. air carriers lost 10,000 bags a day last year. (via)

Tags: Airplanes Lost Travel.

Beer-for-your-horses bill.

South Dakota legalizes drunken horse riding and bike riding.

Tags: Alcohol Drunk Legal Travel.

Aeroscraft.

Flying luxury hotel. (via)

Tags: Travel.

Gravitational field equation.

Physicist to prove that travelling at the speed of light is possible and safe.

Tags: People Physics Theories Travel.

DS4G.

New ion propulsion engine produces thrust rate of 130 miles per second.

Tags: Improvements Propulsion Space Travel.

NGC1097.

Astronomers say one-way trip into black hole takes 200,000 years.

Tags: Astronomy Space Travel.

Dumpster diving.

People are digging through dumpsters to get free airfare. (via)

Tags: Airplanes Contests Crazes eBay People Prizes Travel.

Now boarding everyone.

Unassigned seating gets passengers on planes faster. (via)

Tags: Airplanes Information Research Study Travel.

Mos Eisley.

New Mexico city to be spaceport hub for space travel company Virgin Galactic.

Tags: Space Travel.

Virgin Galactic.

Fly frequently here on Earth and earn points for trips to outer space.

Tags: Contests Prizes Space Travel.

SpaceShot.

Texas corporation will have online gaming competitions with trips to space as winning prizes. (via)

Tags: Business Challenge Games Marketing Prizes Space Travel Video Games.

His bad.

God officially blamed for a 2003 ferry disaster. (via)

Tags: Accident Bizarre Deadly Death Insurance Legal Natural Disasters Politics Sailing Travel Unexplained.

Bogus Air.

Airliner fakes emergency so that passengers can watch a soccer game.

Tags: Bogus Deception Emergency Sports Travel.

Covering your tracks.

How leaving your electronic hotel room key behind when you check out could leave you open to identity theft. (via)

Tags: Information Security Technology Theft Travel.

Hot Eagle.

The Air Force and DARPA are studying options for a reusable space vehicle that could place a squad of Marines halfway across the globe within 2 hours. (via)

Tags: Soldiers Space Special Ops Study Travel War.

Human cannonball.

Man enters the United States after being shot out of a cannon from Tijuana. (via)

Tags: Bizarre Challenge People Travel.

10 MPH.

A man rides from Seattle to Boston on a Segway and a filmmaker will be capturing it all. (via)

Tags: Challenge Culture Entertainment Ideas Movies People Travel.

Honey, I forgot you.

Man forgets, leaves wife at gas station for six hours.

Tags: Cars Family Mistakes People Spouse Travel Woopsie.

Frequent subscriber.

United to begin offering ‘subscriptions‘ to customers for upgrades in seating, WiFi.

Tags: Business Ideas Travel WiFi.

And the winner is?

Free airfare prize actually ends up being more expensive than if the winner had just purchased the tickets themselves. (via)

Tags: Contests Decline Money Taxes Travel.

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