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  • The Best Plane Snack Is a Mandarin Orange
    by Claire Lower on Skillet, shared by Claire Lower to Lifehacker on July 15, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    Flying is a dreary affair that is completely devoid of glamour. The seats are bad. The air is bad. The food is bad. Distracting oneself from all the bad is the only way to get through a flight, and (surprise, surprise) I like to distract myself with food. Read more... […]

  • How to Get a Refund From an Airline
    by Lisa Rowan on July 15, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    Everyone has at least one story of a flight that was not great. You sat on the tarmac for hours only to return to the terminal. Your flight got suddenly, inexplicably canceled. Your plane was delayed by another hour, every hour on the hour, leading to a near riot at both the gate and the nearest Hudson News.Read more... […]

  • You Need to Wear Sunscreen on an Airplane
    by Michelle Woo on July 15, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    I always go for the window seat. I’d like to say it’s because I get to marvel at the beauty of our planet from above, but really, I just need a place to rest my head as I close my eyes and drool for a few uncomfortable hours. In my thirty-something years of air travel, I’ve never questioned my seating preference—until…Read more... […]

  • How to Prevent Blood Clots on Long Flights
    by Beth Skwarecki on Vitals, shared by Beth Skwarecki to Lifehacker on July 15, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    If you’re sitting still for more than four hours, it’s possible for blood clots to form in your legs. Serious clots are rare, but can be life threatening, so the CDC says anybody who takes long flights (or car rides) over four hours should know how to reduce their risk. Read more... […]

  • How to Remember Where You Parked Your Car At the Airport
    by David Murphy on July 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    Little is more miserable than getting off a six-hour flight; spending an extra hour in the airport to get off the plane, get all your baggage, and huff it over to the main transport hub; and then realizing you have no idea where you parked your car.Read more... […]

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