Tag Archives: Human activities

27Apr/17

United pulls out $10K for your seat

United Airlines said on Thursday it would offer passengers who forfeit their seats on overbooked flights up to $10,000 as part of the carrier’s efforts to repair the damage from the rough removal of a passenger.
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11Apr/17

United Airlines under fire after passenger dragged from plane

CHICAGO, USA (APRIL 10, 2017) ( JAYSE D ANSPACH) – United Airlines sparked outrage on Monday (April 10) for the treatment of a passenger who was physically dragged off a plane the airline had overbooked.
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07Mar/17

Future of mobility: a personal capsule which drives, flies and hops on train

Imagine ordering a capsule which can drive and fly on its own taking you across the city. The concept, called “Pop.Up”, was unveiled at the Geneva car show and is a big leap into the future.

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07Feb/17

Obama shows off kiteboarding skills with buddy Richard Branson

Former U.S. President Barack Obama shows off his kiteboarding skills while on his post-presidency getaway on Richard Branson’s Moskito island, in the British Virgin Islands, as posted in Branson’s blog entry https://www.virgin.com/richard-branson/richard-vs-barack-kiteboard-and-foilboard-challenge.

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07Jan/17

France gives employees out of hours “right to switch off” in world first

A new French labour law gives employees the “right to switch off” from email, smartphones and other electronic leashes to preserve off-hours and holiday time.

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17Dec/16

Google develops floating data centers propelled by windmill-like kites

After developing self-driving cars, Google is set to bring its innovation prowess to the seas, with a novel new ship propulsion system that uses kite energy.
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11Dec/16

Qantas to fly non-stop from Australia’s Perth to London

Australia’s national carrier Qantas Airways will launch the first regular passenger flight directly linking Australia and Europe.

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22Nov/16

Uber lays out vision for flying urban transportation system

Ride hailing company Uber released a white paper in October that envisions a future where commuters jetting city from to city in compact aircraft is as normal as taking the train. Continue reading

28Oct/16

Plane carrying VP candidate Pence that skided off NY runway is removed

The plane carrying U.S. Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence, which skidded off the runway after landing in the rain at New York City’s LaGuardia Airport, is removed from the runway

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