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Here's United Airline's adjusted 2017 pre-flight safety speech

Here's United Airline's adjusted 2017 pre-flight safety speech We're here to help with a customized pre-takeoff safety speech.We're excited to have you aboard this United Airlines flight and we appreciate your attention as we demonstrate the safety features of this aircraft.

The Best USB-C Wall Charger

The Best USB-C Wall Charger We previously wrote about Anker’s PowerPort 5 USB-C, which, while a dream for MacBook owners, actually charged laptops pretty slowly.Now we’re at full power.

Users' guide: Your rights (or lack thereof) when flying the 'friendly' skies

Users' guide: Your rights (or lack thereof) when flying the 'friendly' skies We called Paul Hudson, president of the advocacy group Flyers' Rights, to figure out what your rights are when you get on an airplane.By boarding an aircraft, you're agreeing to follow the instructions of the flight crew.

Airlines suck because you let them

Airlines suck because you let them So, to paraphrase Ronald Reagan, I didn’t actually leave United Airlines: the airline left me," wrote Columbia University professor Tim Wu in the New Yorker—in 2014.Because the company's service standards had dropped since the company's 2010 mega merger that combined United Airlines and Continental Airlines.

There's a new Chrome extension to help you boycott United Airlines

There's a new Chrome extension to help you boycott United Airlines In the past few weeks alone, United Airlines has found itself at the center of numerous controversial stories, the biggest being when it violently removed a passenger from an overbooked flight earlier this week.The incident ignited an outcry across the internet when video surfaced across social media.

Motorcyclist takes global adventure after ex-boyfriend deemed it 'too dangerous' for her

Motorcyclist takes global adventure after ex-boyfriend deemed it 'too dangerous' for her Canadian traveller and overall badass, Nikki Misurelli, is taking the global motorcycle trip of a lifetime inspired by an ex-boyfriend's warning that she "probably couldn't handle" the trip.30-year-old Misurelli, known as Alaska Moto Girl to her social media followers, told The Independent that her now ex-boyfriend was planning a trip from Alaska to Argentina.

United kicked off a bride and groom headed to their wedding, obviously

United kicked off a bride and groom headed to their wedding, obviously A bride and groom heading to Costa Rica for their wedding were kicked off a United flight out of Houston this weekend, KHOU-TV first reported.The couple said they simply moved into other economy-class seats after finding a passenger sleeping in their assigned row.

3-month-old 'terrorist' proves U.S. has no chill when it comes to security

3-month-old 'terrorist' proves U.S. has no chill when it comes to security A 3-month-old baby was summoned to the U.“I couldn’t believe that they couldn’t see it was a genuine mistake and that a 3-month-old baby would be no harm to anyone,” Kenyon said.

These two magazine covers weren’t shot with fancy pro cameras — just iPhones

These two magazine covers weren’t shot with fancy pro cameras — just iPhones Both the Condé Nast Traveler and Bon Appétit May issues feature photos shot with an iPhone 7 Plus.The Condé Nast travel magazine asked their team of photographers to use the iPhone 7 Plus and the new portrait mode for the cover shoot at St.

Have your suitcase follow you through the airport

Have your suitcase follow you through the airport 'Travelmate' is your new best friend to travel with.It can follow you wherever you go, whether it be standing vertically or horizontally.

Dreamlike color images of Petra and southern Jordan in the early 20th century

Dreamlike color images of Petra and southern Jordan in the early 20th century Built sometime around the 4th century BC, the city of Petra in southern Jordan was the capital of the Nabataean society.The Nabataeans carved elaborate and beautiful structures directly out of the raw sandstone cliffs, and devised ingenious cisterns and water conduits to make the city both a fortress and an oasis along the caravan trade routes of the region.

Travel the world with VR before you even book your flights

Travel the world with VR before you even book your flights “We live in a 3D world, why shouldn’t we shop for travel that way?” This was the grounds for the idea that got the ball rolling for Justin Wilde, a user experience developer at Navitaire, an Amadeus company.

Gaze with jealousy upon the comfy sleep pods used by long-haul flight crews

Gaze with jealousy upon the comfy sleep pods used by long-haul flight crews Long-haul flights can be a pain at best, creating all sorts of weird sweating and mysterious aches for us mere mortals in economy.Except the flight attendants of course, who somehow manage to look preened and polished hours into a flight.

India is too excited about its first high-tech train

India is too excited about its first high-tech train India's first high-tech train is here.The country that boasts of Asia's largest rail network and possibly the world's highest passenger traffic, will soon roll out a premier train service between Mumbai and Goa — popular destinations on the west coast.

The Smallest Dual-Port Travel Charger Is Just $5 on Amazon

The Smallest Dual-Port Travel Charger Is Just $5 on Amazon You know the little charging brick that came with your phone?Throw it out, and spend $5 on this replacement from Aukey (with code AUCHARGE).