Up in the Air with In-Flight Wi-Fi

Up in the Air with In-Flight Wi-Fi

We have an almost preternatural urge to remain constantly connected to our electronic gadgets, even while cruising in a “tin tube” six or more miles above the surface of Planet Earth. Four years ago I wrote two stories about in-flight Wi-Fi: One about the topic in general, and another that reviewed Wi-Fi service available on …

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In Oregon: On the Trail of Ale

In Oregon: On the Trail of Ale

The first evening in our new hometown of Eugene, Oregon, my wife and I walked to a grocery store across the street from our temporary lodgings to purchase some take-out food for dinner. While my wife searched in vain for an already-chilled bottle of white wine—that store provides a “quick-chilling” vat of liquid so customers …

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Trump “Travel Ban” Partially Back in Place Until Supreme Court Rules

Trump “Travel Ban” Partially Back in Place Until Supreme Court Rules

Supreme Court Will Hear Trump Travel Ban Challenge (Last updated at 5:15 p.m., PDT, Wednesday, July 19, 2017) In an unsigned order issued today, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review lower court rulings which had blocked enforcement of an executive order signed by Donald Trump in March that block entry into the U.S. by …

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