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Pilot text messages are saving you from flight delays

Using a new text-based communication technology called Data Comm, the FAA is helping speed up departures across the country.<p>"Here is my new routing, from Newark to Newel, J60 to PSB, Q71 to GEFFS to HVQ," Capt. Gregg Kastman calmly rattles off, pointing at a monochrome computer screen to his left …

Air Traffic

11 clothing and style hacks for the modern gentleman

From packing your suit the wrinkle-free way to keeping your rolled-up sleeves from unfurling, heed these 11 clothing and style hacks that will save you time, money, and, in some cases, embarrassment.<p>Instead of rolling the cuff slowly up your sleeve, flip the cuff back and pull it to just below your …

Clothing

Uber now offers its own car leases to UberX drivers

As Uber continues to evolve beyond just dominating on-demand rides, the company is furthering its bets on leasing cars to drivers. Uber announced …

Transportation

Scientists think they’ve found the reason you’re overeating

Do you ever realize that you’re full, but finish that burger and fries anyway? There may be a scientific reason for that: too little of a hormone called GLP-1, which is thought to play a role in obesity (paywall).<p>Researchers from Rutgers University have found that when GLP-1 is released in the …

Neuroscience

Mens Grooming Products

If your idea of packing a Dopp kit involves throwing a disposable razor in a Ziploc bag, then it’s probably time to hit the reset button. You don’t …

Prepare to pay for the biggest Android Lollipop powerhouse

Google's first phablet foray delivers pure Android on a huge display<p><b>The Good</b> The Google Nexus 6 has a razor-sharp and expansive display, a powerful Snapdragon 805 processor, the Android Lollipop OS and an OIS-equipped camera that takes great photos.<p><b>The Bad</b> Broad and bulky, the Nexus may be too big …

Phones

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The most beautiful Duane Reade in New York City

A Duane Reade store originally designed by famed architect Cass Gilbert?<p>It’s hard to believe. Gilbert is the genius who gave New York the Woolworth …

Julian’s pool hall and an Automat on 14th Street

Certain defunct New York businesses are remembered with great fondness.<p>One is the automat—actually the 50 or so Horn & Hardart automats that used to …

Best Headphones For Frequent Travelers: Bose vs. Sennheiser

I travel a lot, and I know plenty of other people who travel a lot. Some like books, others e-readers. Some bring neck pillows, some don’t. Some drink on planes, other avidly avoid alcohol. They all have their own strategies, but just about every frequent traveler I know has some sort of noise …

Eerie plane wrecks contain forgotten stories of survival

At first glance, "Happy End" may not seem like the most natural title for pictures of wrecked planes in forbidding landscapes, but German photographer Dietmar Eckell has a very positive outlook on what these photos represent. As described by Eckell, these pictures document 'miracles' in aviation …

“Preventive maintenance keep planes airworthy” #threeholer Trib: 9/15/1996 (at WSJ Chicago)

“Preventive maintenance keep planes airworthy” #threeholer Trib: 9/15/1996 (at WSJ Chicago)

How to Survive a Plane Crash: 10 Tips That Could Save Your Life | The Art of Manliness

We often think that plane crashes are catastrophic and unsurvivable events. Thanks to movies and 24/7 news channels, the enduring image of a plane …

How to Follow Up After Meeting Someone in Person | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This a guest post by John Corcoran.</i><p>Last year, AoM published a thorough guide on How to Network Effectively, written by Antonio. As he …

The Week in Review: A Window Seat on the Aviation World

Inside Flipboard / July 12, 2013<p>Asiana Flight 214 crashed while attempting to land at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, and while the …

Who Has The Best Airline Food?

Airlines are lining up the experts to add some polish to the in-flight experience and it’s a welcome improvement.The skies have become an interesting new frontier in dining as the captive audience on an airplane is a great stage to show off national talent. Delta Airlines has been working with …