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Following the Grimsvotn ash cloud

I have quite a few flights scheduled over the next 10 days so am trying to watch the Grimsvotn ash cloud closely. Eurocontrol, the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation, is doing a pretty good job with updates via twitter. Check it out. 500 flights have been cancelled today, primarily in UK and northern Germany. To give that…
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Germanwings coffee

Isn’t really all that good. But how important are onboard purchase to these low budget carriers’ bottom lines?…

LJ Pic of the Day (or, Ljubljana airport shuttle)

So I stuck my head out the kitchen window yesterday afternoon and saw some guy in the building across the street masturbating. His first floor window was wide open, curtains fluttering in the breeze, and he spanking his monkey in front of his computer screen, for all those above him across the street to see. My building has 10 stories. But that’s…
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Did I do something wrong?

About an hour after an interesting discussion Sunday afternoon about the charges brought against Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk --more about what the Nobel prize winner called a "freedom of expression issue" here-- I tried to log on to this blog at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport and this is what I saw: No, the locals aren't just picking on me. Apparently…
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