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Nonsense From the Huffington Post

Come on, who needs a fact-checker? HuffPo scrapes bottom with a goofy list of falsehoods and half-truths.

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The Mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Transponders for Dummies.

Conspiracy theories abound, while USA Today gets it really, really wrong.

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“We Gaan”

37 Years Ago Today, Two 747s Collided in History’s Worst Air Disaster

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Rummaging Through the Seat Pocket of the Mind

Miscellaneous Musings on Air Travel, Volume 1: Armrests From Hell, ‘Roller Boards,’ and More Annoying Flight Attendant Habits!

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Farewell Douglas

Two McDonnell Douglas classics are put to pasture, and the world of aviation is that much less interesting.

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Letter From Ghana

Welcome to Room 420: Rubber Floors, Mysterious Odors, and World’s Most Inexplicable Artwork.

Plus: Mojito Madness and the Perils of Dining Abroad.

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Lovetrodden

The Language of Love Undone.

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Planes, Pranks, and Praise: Ode to an Airport

From Terrazzo floors to exploding soda cans, here’s Boston’s airport like you’ve never seen it.

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