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Tourist Arrested in Dubai for Touching Man’s Hip in Bar

Bar Blur

A British citizen was arrested in Dubai for inadvertently touching another man’s hip in a bar.  He’s facing three years in jail. From the Guardian: The 27-year-old electrician is said to have been holding a drink, moving through a crowded bar, and held a hand in front of him to ...

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Ryanair Cancels 18,000 Flights, Affecting 400,000 Travelers

Ryanair has done something very Ryan-airy.  They canceled 18,000 flights.  Over 400,000 passengers were booked on these flights. According to the Independent: A total of 34 routes will be suspended over the winter, including London Stansted to Edinburgh, Newcastle to Faro, London Gatwick to Belfast and Glasgow to Las Palmas. ...

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TSA Blames United for Comic Book Ban During Comic-Con

Attendees to Comic-Con found they were not allowed to check their comic books in their baggage after Comic-Con this year.  United blamed TSA, though I noted it was strange that only United passengers were tweeting about this problem. TSA has finally commented on the issue to say, “it wasn’t us.” ...

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TSA Bans Comic Books in Checked Luggage for Comic-Con

San Diego Comic-Con has become so much more than just a comic book convention. But comic books remain the heart and soul of Comic-Con. In addition to attendees being there to buy comic books, vendors flock to Comic-Con to sell their comic books as well. That’s why participants in Comic-Con ...

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NPS’ Senior Lifetime Pass Price Increasing by 700%

The National Park Service offers a lifetime pass for Senior Citizens (defined as 62 and above) for $10 in-person or $20 online. There are reports that the NPS is going to increase the price of this lifetime pass by 700% to $80. From the NPS website, the benefits and terms ...

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Woman Gives Birth on Spirit Flight–Earns Free Flights

A woman gave birth on a Spirit Airlines flight last week destined for Dallas-Fort Worth.  The flight, which departed from Fort Lauderdale, did not make it to DFW.  Instead, the flight made an emergency landing in New Orleans after a woman gave birth to a baby in the cabin. According ...

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