Kim Jong-un showed off the modern airport this week, which includes a rich cornucopia of duty-free goods, “espresso-based drinks,” and other luxuries. But the story behind the airport’s design is unmistakably tyrannical.
Air Traffic Control towers tend to be one of the most ignored parts of the airport, but they have some fairly nice architectural design if you look closely. Here are 31 of the best from all around the world.
Ever wondered how your bag gets from check-in to the plane and then back out to baggage claim as you jet around the world? Watch this awesome video of a bag checking in at Atlanta, shooting round the conveyors, getting hurled about, hopping aboard a plane and landing ready-for-collection in New York.
A 17-year-old pregnant teen lost her flight when TSA agents insisted she had to check her bag, which has a replica gun attached to it. For once, I'm going to defend the TSA: this girl is a naff arseclown.
X-ray scanners shouldn't be able to damage electronics in and of themselves. The amount of energy they use is low enough that, even on their most powerful setting, shouldn't harm your beloved gadgets. So what's killing Kindles going through scanners?
This is the Thames Hub airport, part of an billion-pound project that would include a railway terminal connecting to England and Europe through high speed trains, huge depots and a port. Total cost of this pipe dream: £50 billion.