airports

Thanksgiving

The Dirtiest Place in an Airport Is Not in the Bathroom

A study showed which surfaces in an airport have the highest concentration of viruses, so make sure to wash your hands.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.20.18
Moveable

Want to Fix American Airports? Build a Better Train Network

Europe and Asia know what’s up.
Tracey Lindeman
1.11.18
privacy

Border Guards Looked Through Nearly 60 Percent More Electronic Devices in 2017 than in 2016

Customs and Border Protection released a new directive Friday with more detailed guidelines for searching phones and computers.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.5.18
Planes, Pains, and Climate Change

Airports and Planes Need to Adapt to Climate Change, Too

High temperatures are already grounding planes, but what happens if (or when) things get worse?
Sarah Emerson
7.13.17
DRONES

This Video Shows How a Drone Creates Airport Chaos

An air traffic controller's view.
Ben Sullivan
7.11.17
privacy

Bipartisan Bill Would Require Border Patrol to Get a Warrant to Search Your Phone

The Protecting Data at the Border Act would let you refuse to hand over your electronics at the border.
Jason Koebler
4.4.17
weird

The TSA Found a Gun Hidden in a Ball of Clay Inside a Computer

Good catch.
Carl Franzen
10.12.16
uk

Why Do London Airports Block the Tor Project's Website?

Both Heathrow and Stansted block websites distributing privacy-focused technology.
Joseph Cox
7.18.16
uk

The UK's 'Dronecode' Is the Simplest Guide Yet for Drone Pilots

Drones for dummies.
Emiko Jozuka
7.22.15
Culture

Robot Exoskeletons Are Coming to Japan's Airports

Soon there'll be no excuse to retire.
Emiko Jozuka
7.3.15
Los Angeles

The New System Uber Is Implementing at Airports Has Some Drivers Worried

Uber's new queuing system may be encouraging bad behavior.
Kari Paul
4.13.15
Design

Abandoned Airports Make the Best Public Parks

When a city suddenly closes an airport, the best choice is to turn it into a massive park, as Quito did with the Parque Bicentenario.
Jason Koebler
8.11.14
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