Tag Archives: travel

Your Reclining Airplane Seat Vs. The Lap Behind You: Who Owns the Air Rights? 

It’s annoying as hell when you have your tray table down, trying to work or eat, and the person in front of you reclines, narrowing the already tiny gap between your knees and their seatback. To retaliate, you recline your own seat—it’s your right, after all—and annoy the person behind you. It’s a frustrating domino…

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The State Department Wants 5 Years of Social Media Handles From Refugees Before Entry

On Thursday, the Department of State issued a notice to the Federal Register, soliciting public comments on a new procedure for vetting immigrants and asylum-seekers applying for US visas. If approved, applicants will be asked for their past five years of social media handles and could be denied entry if they refuse.…

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