News and notes from around the interweb:
- More Saudi women trying to escape oppression in their country have been interdicted at their connecting airport, this time Hong Kong (HT: Leonard B.) In January a Saudi teen was intercepted by Saudi authorities while connecting in the Bangkok airport but international attention for her case made it possible for her to make it out.
- A history of Singapore in 10 dishes (HT: Marginal Revolution) Seems incomplete without a discussion of char kway teow given the role it played providing high calorie diets to workers building the city.
- This rule is relevant to current US presidential primary campaign.
42 USC §271(a) & 21 CFR §1250.44(b) make it a federal crime to provide combs for the common use of passengers on an interstate flight.
— A Crime a Day (@CrimeADay) October 6, 2015
- This passenger should just fly American, where seat back screens on 737s will be ripped out.
I assume this person did not know how to turn off the screen. pic.twitter.com/FBEqGQTdYb
— Jonathan Khoo (@jonk) February 23, 2019
- When traveling on a no frills airlines means ‘BYOB’
— Clay Clayton (@RealClayClayton) February 23, 2019
- The Marriott ‘Bonvoy’ Oscars commercial.