Preparing for Your Long-Haul Flight

Preparing for Your Long-Haul Flight

If you want to see this world, you will have to endure some lengthy flights in order to do it. There are steps to take to make sure that your long-haul flight is as comfortable, enjoyable, and as pleasant as possible. Choosing Your Flight The 1st thing you can do to prepare for your long-haul […]

Missed from the Golden Era of Air Travel

Missed from the Golden Era of Air Travel

It is in my memory bank, and the stuff of old movies and TV shows and today, there was a time when air travel saw a a golden era. In the days when fine wines and Champagne were served as a normal events, when chefs were on hand to prepare real fine foods and when […]

Some Things Not to Do on a Flight

Some Things Not to Do on a Flight

In the name of safety and an enjoyable flight, there are some basic rules airplane passengers should follow. Many are told to you at some point during your journey. Some rules, however, are unspoken. Here are 8 things you should never do on a flight. Stow Luggage Anywhere Store your belongings close by instead of […]

Cold Air, Winds as Northeast Is Reminded it is Still Winter

Cold Air, Winds as Northeast Is Reminded it is Still Winter

FLASH: Spring arrives Wednesday, 20 March at 5:58p EDT. The northeastern United States will get a reminder that Winter is still in session with colder and blustery conditions in store this weekend and below-average temperatures forecast for several days next week. While far from the coldest conditions experienced over the Winter, the colder air coming […]

Taking the Drudgery Out of Getting There By Air

Taking the Drudgery Out of Getting There By Air

Flying these days has lost much of its glamour and can be a real challenge, even for seasoned travelers. What with cramped spaces, packed and oversold flights, limited amenities, extra charges for everything and often times cranky travelers. Do not be too discouraged, below are some ways that can take the drudgery out of “getting […]

Stay Warm, Cold Air Can Be Dangerous

Stay Warm, Cold Air Can Be Dangerous

FLASH: Breathing cold air is almost impossible to avoid during Winter months, but there are known health risks everyone should know about before going outdoors in extreme cold. You know the temperature is low if you can see your breath after you exhale. The water vapor in the moist air you inhaled condenses into a […]

Chemical in California’s Wildfire Smoke a Major Health Hazard

Chemical in California’s Wildfire Smoke a Major Health Hazard

Chemical in California’s Wildfire Smoke a Major Health Hazard Smoke masks, eye drops, no outdoor exercise, staying indoors is how Californians are trying to cope with wildfires choking the state. Experts say an increase in serious health problems are almost inevitable for vulnerable residents as the disasters become more commonplace. Research suggests children, the elderly […]

Use Your Diet to Combat Air Pollution

Use Your Diet to Combat Air Pollution

Use Your Diet to Combat Air Pollution Pollution is the “largest environmental cause of disease and premature death in the world today,” according to research published in The Lancet recently. The study revealed that 9-M premature deaths were caused by pollution in Y 2015, which is 16% of deaths worldwide. What’s more, among the pollution-related […]

Breathing Through the Nose is Really Important!

Breathing Through the Nose is Really Important!

Breathing Through the Nose is Really Important! Breathing is often an ignored topic when it comes to good health, but breathing properly can improve oxygenation through your body, including the brain, and is a powerful strategy for relieving stress and anxiety To induce calm, you need to breathe slowly and lightly, from the diaphragm, and […]

President Trump Orders Air Strikes on Key Syrian Targets

President Trump Orders Air Strikes on Key Syrian Targets

President Trump Orders Air Strikes on Key Syrian Targets Late Friday, US President Donald Trump ordered US forces to begin bombing Syria with its allies in retaliation for an “evil and despicable” chemical weapons attack by President Bashar al-Assad’s regime saying that “we are prepared to sustain this response until the Syrian regime stops its use of […]

California Blaze Rages Threatening Coastal Towns

California Blaze Rages Threatening Coastal Towns

California Blaze Rages Threatening Coastal Towns Firefighters kept a wall of flames from descending mountains into coastal neighborhoods after a huge and destructive Southern California wildfire exploded in size, becoming the 5th largest in state history. Tens of thousands remained under evacuation orders Monday as the fire churned west through foothill areas of Carpinteria and […]

Strong Winds Drive LA Wildfires, Bel Air Burning

Strong Winds Drive LA Wildfires, Bel Air Burning

Strong Winds Drive LA Wildfires, Bel Air Burning Rupert Murdoch’s Bel-Air vineyard is shown on the Moraga Estate website. The Bel-Air fire that has destroyed homes and forced major evacuations is burning near the vineyard estate of media mogul Rupert Murdoch. On Moraga Drive on Wednesday, gray smoke surrounded Murdoch’s property, but the compound burned. […]

Cruise, Airlines Send Ships and Planes on Hurricane Irma Rescue Mission

Cruise, Airlines Send Ships and Planes on Hurricane Irma Rescue Mission

Cruise, Airlines Send Ships and Planes on Hurricane Irma Rescue Mission $RLC, $NCLH, $JBLU Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RLC), and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:NCLH) are sending some of their empty ships to the Caribbean to help evacuate stranded tourists and bring much-needed supplies to islands severely damaged by Hurricane Irma. Norwegian expects to […]

Keeping Cool: Ways to Avoid Heat Stroke

Keeping Cool: Ways to Avoid Heat Stroke

Keeping Cool: Ways to Avoid Heat Stroke The Dog Days of Summer are here, and that means the risks for heat exhaustion and heat stroke are rising, along with the temperature, with seniors particularly at risk. Older folks don’t adjust as well to changes in temperatures as younger people do, making them prime targets for […]

Paris Air Show: Boeing (NYSE:BA), Airbus (OTCMKT:EADSY) in the Spotlights

Paris Air Show: Boeing (NYSE:BA), Airbus (OTCMKT:EADSY) in the Spotlights

Paris Air Show: Boeing (NYSE:BA), Airbus (OTCMKT:EADSY) in the Spotlights $BA, $EADSY, $LMT, $KTOS Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Airbus (OTCMKT:EADSY) are in the spotlights at the Paris Air Show, but a lot of the really interesting “airships” will be on displayat the upcoming biennial aviation and defense industry gathering.   Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE:LMT) F-35 jet will have […]

California is Home to America’s Most Polluted Cities

California is Home to America’s Most Polluted Cities

California is Home to America’s Most Polluted Cities Most of America’s polluted cities are located in California, according to the American Lung Association’s annual “State of the Air” report. The report, released Wednesday, found that 6 of the 10 cities with the worst short-term air pollution in the US are in California. Bakersfield, Visalia, Fresno, Modesto, […]

The British Heading to France, by Hot Air Balloon

The British Heading to France, by Hot Air Balloon

The British Heading to France, by Hot Air Balloon Dozens of brightly colored hot-air balloons soared over the White Cliffs of Dover Friday in an attempt at the largest mass balloon crossing of the English Channel. The flotilla of about 100 balloons took off just after dawn into uncharacteristically blue skies, heading for Calais. Guinness […]

Smoke From Wildfires Kill People

Smoke From Wildfires Kill People

Smoke From Wildfires Kill People Wildfires like the ones raging in Indonesia cross mountains and oceans, spreading lung-clogging particles and toxic chemicals. The emissions from wildfire smoke have tremendous public health implications. Around the world, billions of people are finding that the air carries a dangerous dose of smoke as wildfires become bigger and more intense. […]

The Best & Worst US Cities for Air Pollution

The Best & Worst US Cities for Air Pollution

The Best & Worst US Cities for Air Pollution Last month the American Lung Association published its”State of the Air” report. The results were more positive than the report released in Y 2014, more than 50% of Americans continue to live in areas where they are exposed to unhealthy levels of air pollutants. The “State […]