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Allegiant’s History Of Scary Midair Mechanical Failures

Thousands of people flew Allegiant last year thinking their planes wouldn’t fail in the air. They were wrong. All major airlines break down once in awhile. But none of them break down in midair more often than Allegiant. A Tampa Bay Times investigation — which included a first-of-its kind analysis of federal aviation records — has found that the budget carrier’s planes are four times as likely to fail during flight as those operated by other major U.S. airlines. [more inside]
posted by cynical pinnacle on Nov 3, 2016 - 34 comments

And then the woman let out a cry. I cannot describe it.

At the Market, Very Late Last night in a supermarket about 3 AM, I saw a woman have a serious breakdown. [...] "I thought I had more money left," she muttered before bursting into tears. They were not tears of embarrassment. They were tears of desperation and panic and "I don't know what to do anymore." [more inside]
posted by Flexagon on May 9, 2014 - 160 comments

Why Bowie Why?

A video review of David Bowie's 'The Next Day' Collectors Edition packaging by Pixie Hulme (some swearing)
posted by Lanark on Mar 31, 2014 - 26 comments

Whitney Hess: "design is problem solving"

What's your problem? Putting purpose back into your projects: "Design is both problem and solution. In order to know we are creating the right solution, we have to make sure we’re solving the right problem... I do this by relying on three principles of problem solving..." Whitney Hess is a user experience design consultant. IgniteNYC video presentation she did on good user design principles (5 min.). [more inside]
posted by flex on Oct 20, 2012 - 23 comments

Mashup Breakdown interactively breaks down every sample used in Girl Talk's latest album

Mashup Breakdown interactively breaks down every sample used in Girl Talk's latest album "All Day"
posted by livejamie on Nov 22, 2010 - 41 comments

It's not acceptable in the 00s

Twitter documents the breakdown of Calvin Harris, British electropop musician due to critical reviews. [more inside]
posted by ashaw on Aug 14, 2009 - 93 comments

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