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In Deposition of respiratory virus pathogens on frequently touched surfaces at airports, published in BMC Infectious Diseases, a University of Nottingham team reveal that the airport security trays they ...
Thursday, 06 September 2018
The TSA had already planned to expand its pilot program using specially-designed CT scanners to screen airline passenger luggage from tests in Phoenix and Boston to major airports in Chicago, Los Angeles ...
Wednesday, 05 September 2018
The facial recognition technology the US is testing for airports has caught its first imposter merely three days after Washington Dulles International started using it. According to US Customs and Border ...
Friday, 24 August 2018
Los Angeles will be the first US city to start equipping its subways with body scanners. But the Southern California metropolis isn't using the bulky, slow-operating models that populate US airports: ...
Wednesday, 15 August 2018
Drones aren't usually allowed to go near airports unless they serve a purpose, like herding flocks of birds away from the airspace where they could put planes full of people in jeopardy. Manually ...
Wednesday, 08 August 2018
Documents obtained by CNN outline a plan to eliminate TSA security screenings at more than 150 small and medium sized airports that mostly service planes with 60 seats or fewer. (more…) Read ...
Thursday, 02 August 2018
7. World's largest train set
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Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg is, according to the Guinness Book of Records, the world's largest model train set. It's so large—including airports, cityscapes and even seas—that to even call it a train ...
Tuesday, 31 July 2018
The TSA has been using CT scanners to screen airline passengers' luggage since last year -- early tests of the technology have been taking place in Phoenix's Sky Harbor International Airport ...
Tuesday, 31 July 2018
Federal Air Marshals are furious that they have been tasked to follow thousands of Americans who are not on any watch-list and not suspected of any crime; they shadow these people (who are selected for ...
Monday, 30 July 2018
... and packages in Colombia’s ports and airports along the country’s Gulf Coast.... In response to the bounty on Sombra’s life, General Jorge Nieto, head of the national police, has ordered the dog transferred ...
Friday, 27 July 2018
11. This is how airports make money
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Unlike most airports, London's Heathrow is privately owned, so it's a great case study for how airports make money. Wendover Productions explains. (more…) Read all  ...
Wednesday, 25 July 2018
For one week a year, a patch of desert becomes one of Nevada’s busiest airports Read all  ...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
13. Voronoi diagram of airports
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Jason Davies created a voronoi diagram of the world's airports projected onto an interactive 3D globe. Easter Island's airport claims the largest partition. Most Remote Airport Mataveri Airport at 27°S, ...
Monday, 18 June 2018
... then to blue-collar workplaces, then airports, then white-collar workplaces, then everywhere. (more…) Read all  ...
Monday, 04 June 2018
... she's pioneered recycling programs at airports, led efforts to revitalize the Los Angeles River ecosystems, and directed the L.A. Audobon Society. Now living in Bellingham, Washington, Mary and her neighbors ...
Tuesday, 17 April 2018
Anti-drone technology isn't just being used at airports or sensitive political and military locations. Law enforcement just relied on DroneShield's systems, including its anti-drone gun, to protect ...
Thursday, 12 April 2018
Replacement for paper-pushing system 'very carefully phased' Flights into London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports face small delays because air traffic controllers are finally upgrading to fully digital ...
Friday, 06 April 2018
... shops (62 percent) rank as the venues where such incidents have occurred most. They are closely followed by airports (60 percent) and hotels (52 percent), with other locations on the list including railway… ...
Wednesday, 28 March 2018
... airports, malls and mass transit stations. Coverage should ex... Read all  ...
Wednesday, 14 March 2018
I use headphones a lot, I mean a lot!  I listen to music in my office, use them for long phone calls and travel often for work so I am in airports all the time so my headphones serve to both connect me ...
Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Huawei has announced the availability of the Huawei 5G LampSite. The new device will allow shopping centres, airports, and other public areas to easily deploy 5G for customers when it's available. Read ...
Wednesday, 07 March 2018
22. What's the story behind airport chapels?
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Over the years, I've peeked into airport chapels and never seen a single person inside. Yet 16 of the country's 20 biggest airports have them. Above is the first example of such a space in the US, Our ...
Tuesday, 09 January 2018
US Customs and Immigration computers went down at various airports around the US yesterday, causing some havoc for travelers returning from holidays. It left hundreds of folks stuck in lines for a couple ...
Tuesday, 02 January 2018
More than a dozen major US airports are now covered in facial-recognition cameras, installed by the DHS to scan people departing on international flights without the legally mandated federal review process.  ...
Sunday, 31 December 2017
... to see Puddles Pity Party in Los Angeles that weekend. We'd all traveled from the Bay Area south to the City of Fallen Angeles so many times in 2017, we needed a break from driving and airports. Amtrak ...
Monday, 11 December 2017