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10 Ways to Fall Asleep on a Plane (Infographic)

It can be hard enough to fall asleep as it is, but with the added stress of air travel, falling asleep on a plane can be next to impossible. Whether it's an overnight flight to an international destin…


Tips for Reducing Fear and Anxiety From Flying

Are your vacation spots limited to those within driving distance? Do you avoid flying out of fear? This graphic has some tips that might help you control your anxiety in the air. Your fear of flyin…


Dealing With Air Travel Radiation Exposure

Doctors appear to be causing tens of thousands of cancers with CT scans and dentists may be causing a few brain tumors with dental X-rays (see my last two videos Cancer Risk from CT Scan Radiation and…


Your Healthy Airplane Flight Guide

You probably don't spend much of your travel preparation time thinking about a healthy flight, but you should! Here, we'll offer up tips for flying the friendly skies, from how to improve circulation …


Airport Dog Sniffs Out Contraband Food

At New York's Kennedy Airport, a little beagle named Izzy circles the international baggage carousels, searching for illegal food. She's the first line of defense for federal officials who are trying …


Better Tasting Airline Food for the 1 Percent

Inarguably there is no other place on earth humans routinely find themselves that is more unnatural than the inside of an airplane. Maybe because, much of the time, an airplane is nothing more than a …


…And Stay Out! Kids Ejected From Restaurants and First Class

While there are few tangible perks to parenting (other than the sense of satisfaction you get from guiding a young mind through a perilous world) I experienced an unexpected and very much appreciated …


TSA Freaks Out Over Breast Milk

On a flight a few years ago, from a one mid-sized airport to another, I got my first dose of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) harassment, or at least what I considered TSA harassment. I w…


Flight of Not Fancy: The Sickening Truth of Airline Food

The golden age of air travel is well behind us. Some would argue that it is so far behind us that anyone under the age of fifty missed the brief era of relative luxury and "service" that was requisite…


F is for Fly With an E-Ticket

The cost of processing a paper ticket is approximately $10, while processing an e-ticket costs only $1. In the near future, e-tickets will be the only option, saving the airline industry $3 billion a …


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