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Friday, Feb 7, 2020

Order Tomato Juice on Your Next Flight

Tomato juice is one of the most popular drinks served by flight attendants, yet how often do you see someone drinking the red beverage with two feet planted firmly on the ground? For years, airlines have been baffled at the demand for tomato juice, and why such an odd drink is so satisfying 35,000 feet up.

Thursday, Feb 6, 2020

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Friday, Jan 31, 2020

Thursday, Jan 30, 2020

The 6 Rules I Live by For Working From Home

I’ve worked 100% remotely for almost four years now. While I’ve worked from a variety of locations and I’ve moved several times, I’ve primarily spent these last four years working from a home office. I’m sharing my experience in case any of these can be of benefit to other remote workers or people who are newly transitioning to remote work and still figuring out their system.

First time as a digital nomad and it's more of a transition than i thought

Ive solo travelled on a few multi-month trips before, but this is my first time working at the same time. And im finding myself having to adjust my expectations and energy much differently. On my previous trips, i would make friends, hang out, go out, and then rest whenever my body called for it. But as a DN, Im working around a set schedule with the necessity for energy management. I realize that I have to say no to new people i connect with and miss some fun events that might be happening.

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2020

Letting slower passengers board airplane first really is faster, study finds

Commercial airlines often prioritize boarding for passengers traveling with small children, or for those who need extra assistance—in other words, those likely to be slower to stow their bags and take their seats—before starting to board the faster passengers. It’s counter-intuitive, but it turns out that letting slower passengers board first actually results in a more efficient process and less time before takeoff, according to a new paper in Physical Review E.