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Born Hybrid

Born Hybrid

emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditIn 1990 Chris McCandless donated all of his life savings to OXFAM and went into the wild to live in the Alaskan outback. He had the feeling he didn’t belong in the life his parents planned for him. He knew they’d not take no for an answer, wearing him down like a chainsaw until he… Read full post.

Fear Of Flying

Fear Of Flying

emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditIn 1973 Erica Jong wrote the feminist anthem, Fear Of Flying. The heroine, Isadora, though terrified of flying, boards a plane and her subsequent journey leads to a spiritual and sexual awakening that was the one of the first of its kind in print. Jong’s thesis is that the fear of flying is the fear… Read full post.

Emirates Airlines: A Skyward Hotel

emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditI always thought that the airlines that offered a personal TV for each seat were the super-duper fancy airlines that only the wealthy could afford. Imagine my surprise at Christmastime to discover that Emirates Airlines has a personal TV built into every single seat in their airplanes! Wow! You get to choose what movies you… Read full post.