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Standing Room

4/15/2018
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The good news: No airline has yet purchased or installed these stand-up "seats" that would fly you while you're standing all the way. The bad news: They exist, and persist. (Source: Travel and Leisure)

Duration:00:01:58

Pack Lighter

4/15/2018
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Another airline wants your carry-on bags to be smaller. Of course they do. (Source: Los Angeles Times)

Duration:00:01:48

Tough Landing

4/15/2018
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A flight to New Orleans had a little trouble landing in a storm. There was a TV reporter on the flight, so it's news. (Source: WWL-TV/New Orleans)

Duration:00:01:42

Everyone Knows It's Windy

4/13/2018
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Dire wind warnings gave me a lot of concern for my flight from Vegas Thursday. I need not have worried. But I did.

Duration:00:01:42

Mangia

4/12/2018
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A new study suggests that eating pasta three times a week might not make you fat after all. In fact, it COULD help you lose weight. Maybe. (Source: Science Daily)

Duration:00:01:12

Re-recalculating

4/11/2018
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You know how Waze and other navigation apps send you to side streets? And how sometimes they send you into trouble? Here's an epic case where drivers are encountering a hazard they wouldn't have seen without an app. (Source: Los Angeles Times)

Duration:00:01:39

Better Take Two

4/10/2018
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When studies show vitamin supplements don't work, it doesn't deter a lot of people, especially older folks, from sticking with them. Maybe they're in better-safe-than-sorry mode... or just stubborn. (Source: New York Times)

Duration:00:01:02

One Star Revenge

4/9/2018
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When you're unhappy at a restaurant or with any service, what's the first thing you should do? Used to be talking to the manager, but now it's nasty reviews online, and "bloodthirsty for revenge" comes to mind. (Source: Boston Globe)

Duration:00:01:42

Look Up And Live

4/6/2018
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There's a word for when you pay attention to your phone instead of the person in front of you. But it's a stupid word. (Source: WCBS-TV/New York)

Duration:00:01:08

Chain, and Reaction

4/5/2018
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A guy's been making a folded paper chain out of tourist brochures since 1979, and it's now 23 miles long. No, I don't know what the point of that is, either. (Source: Raleigh News and Observer)

Duration:00:01:29

Peaking Early

4/4/2018
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On child prodigies, high expectations, and what happens when all of that slams into reality. (Source: CNN; New York Times)

Duration:00:02:21

Accept the Rose Already

4/3/2018
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A web survey picked the best places in the world to propose. None involve Jumbotrons. (Source: Global News)

Duration:00:01:26

What Do You Mean, We?

4/2/2018
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As the NCAA men's basketball championship final looms, it remains weird when people have a rabid rooting interest in schools they (or their kids, or parents) didn't attend.

Duration:00:02:12

Weak End

3/30/2018
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A New Jersey school district is making up for an extra snow day with Saturday classes. What a waste. (Source: WCBS-TV/New York)

Duration:00:01:52

Scent of a Leinenkugel

3/29/2018
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Research indicates that women can tell the quality of a beer better than men can. It's all in the nostrils. (Source: KYW/Philadelphia)

Duration:00:01:32

What Didn't Happen In Vegas

3/28/2018
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Some guys from Manchester, England started their Vegas partying well before they got to Vegas. They didn't get to Vegas. (Source: The Sun)

Duration:00:01:52

Never Stop Never Stopping

3/27/2018
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Perth to London in 17 hours... nonstop. That's one long flight. And it sounds dreadful. (Source: The Guardian)

Duration:00:01:52

Wait Your Turn

3/26/2018
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Stormy Daniels got delayed by basketball, and some people couldn't handle it.

Duration:00:02:06

I Scream

3/23/2018
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Surprised that despite the snow, some people did turn out for those ice cream giveaways this week? Any weather is ice cream weather, and don't you forget it. (Source: Philadelphia Inquirer)

Duration:00:01:33

Ditch Day

3/22/2018
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Another school district, prompted by a student project, is switching to a four day week. That might not be far enough, but it's a start. (Source: KXMB-TV/Bismarck; Thanks to Jim Walsh for the story)

Duration:00:02:00

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