First-class may be a luxury, but who can resist a good deal? Flying economy has that complimentary coffee, and a chance to mingle with the masses. It's all a good time, usually. But when there are crazy fellow travelers, all bets are off!
It's no cakewalk to get into a comfortable snoozing position on a long flight. Most people have suffered from the seat and survived to tell the tale. Here, one man discovered a solution to stretch his bones out in the sky!
Yes, flying through the air can be a little disorienting. But the flight attendant advises everyone to sit still in their seats and relax. What is this person doing with their feet in the air, against all advice? As one observer notes, this could never happen on a private flight!
There's nothing like a manicure to feel refreshed and beautiful, but that doesn't seem like an economy ticket service. Whatever's going on in first-class, these travelers will never know. But today, one of them has decided to make the best of the situation. Self-care starts right now!
Turkeys aren't just big chickens, despite the rumors. Scientists claim 45 million years of evolution stand between the two delicious animals. Both can only zoom around in short bursts, though. Today is historic: One turkey has decided to adapt, and evolve!
What is this, a white parrot? Indeed it is, specifically a white cockatoo. This medium-sized talker is a native of the tropical rainforests of Indonesia. They run for around $2000 for those looking to adopt. Maybe that's why this lady kept her expensive pet close, right on board the flight!
Sure, there's a stereotype out there about dirty hippies. Those dreadlocks are never washed, so people say. Well, as it turns out, critics are not completely wrong about the matter. Stylists explain that dreads absorb bacteria mold, smoke, and pollen in the air. They're sponges, in a way!
Resisting the urge to go pimple popping is a hard one. Dermatologists tell patients not to do it at home. It can lead to permanent scarring and infection on the face! Seems like the cure might be worse than the disease. But who's keeping track, really.
Scientists have confirmed that humans share more than 90% of their DNA with primates. Monkeys are cousins, even if the good looks aren't shared! There's a lot in common, behaviorally: Curious critters, they love to explore and investigate how things work. Today, one monkey is both bored and on board.
Sure, feet can get pretty sweaty after a hectic run to the airport. After formal boarding, passengers can finally breathe a sigh of relief. Today, though, they are going to be inhaling an aroma they never expected. And it's all thanks to this innovative gentlemen, utilizing the central air!
There's no way to do laundry in the air, for most people. But this passenger isn't most people. He's pretty inventive, and he's decided to make use of all time and all available space for efficiency. Hanging up wet clothes to dry on the plane is an obvious solution! Why haven't more travelers figured this one out?
This just in: Scientists have discovered around 200 types of fungi living on human feet. To break it down further, they found 80 types in the heel, 60 in toenail clippings, and 40 in between toes. Yes, the feet are genuine colonies of all kinds of junk!
Sure, most folks try to get some shut-eye in their seats. But there is one sitting area no one talks about as a comfortable alternative. The toilet of the air may just be seen as a place to relax the bowels. But there is endless relaxation potential, and it's currently underrated!
Modern life can be hectic: Workaholics fly all over the world to get the job done, these days. To get that extra labor in, there's much to do on the flight itself. Here, one man decided to multiply his effectiveness with two computers. There's just one little problem for his seatmate!
According to fitness experts, taking just a few weeks off from exercising won't ruin strength. Humans really have about a month to get lazy before things start taking a real hit. Good news, for most people. Athletes lose muscle faster though! Is this old man just a jock at heart?
According to actor Nick Offerman: “Let the others go first. At the airport, at the grocery store, at the Pleasure Chest (hey-o!). The calmer I become, the more I enjoy my day. The more I enjoy my day, the more people enjoy me and the more they want to see me in my enjoyment.” And who would have guessed it, but here he is!
It's hard enough to have arguments about service dogs and emotional support ponies on public transportation, these days. But here, someone may have tried to bring on a very different critter to enjoy the flight. And now, it has escaped into the aisle!
People may joke about it, but the life of a germophobe is a constant challenge. It's not possible to just opt out, when sticky situations appear. Crowded spaces are required to work and participate in life, and microbes are everywhere. Absolutely everywhere!
It's hard to say what is the dirtiest thing out there, but doorknobs usually make the list. Imagine all the hands involved with just one! Of course, smartphones are at the top of the same list. More than 25,000 bacteria per square inch are on that screen. All the time, all those germs.
Zoologist is a commendable profession, everyone would agree. Few go into the field, though. Maybe it's just hard to live a normal life and travel with so much responsibility for the creatures. What's an animal researcher supposed to do, when they want to have fun in the sun?
Sure, it can be scary to travel during the time of COVID-19. Experts advised going maskless, at first. Then, they mandated them! Here, one passenger has decided to go one step further than the controversy. Encased completely in a bag, he has a novel plan to survive the germs!
Flying can be a temperature nightmare. Going from one hot, tropical destination to a cold city across the world requires a little wardrobe prep. This woman decided to bring a jacket, just in case the runway is chilly. But where is she supposed to store it, for now?
The airplane bathroom is pretty tiny, compared to what most people are used to. It may be one step up from a port-o-potty, but not very far! For parents flying with kids, it's probably too cramped for assistance inside. Why not plan ahead with a mobile pee station instead?
Classical music may have gone out of style as mainstream entertainment, but there are still those who practice their craft. The violin is easy enough to transport on a bus, a plane, or a train. Even a bike! But what about the rest of the players in the symphony? Surely, they travel too!
What kind of underwear does a man really prefer? There's no question like it, and the answer is out in the open today. One flier is not interested in hiding the truth under his shorts anymore. He wants everyone to know he is a boxers kind of guy. And not just plain-colored, either!
Sometimes, sharing is caring. Sometimes, things are better together. Both can be a great way to bond and make new friends. This is not one of those times! A large object has appeared above the heads of other passengers on the flight. How do they feel about this big, bold intrusion?
Whether it's United Airlines or JetBlue, most companies have free movies to watch during flights. American Airlines also lets travelers stream entertainment to a phone or tablet if, they prefer. Today, this victim might just have to take them up on their offer!
Sometimes, it's hard to hold it in. The line for a public bathroom might not line up with the timeline of everyone waiting. What's a full bladder to do, when times get tough? On one flight, the answer was found. Unfortunately, the bag, was, too!
According to the American Dental Association, people really should brush their teeth twice a day for two minutes each time — and with fluoride toothpaste, as the best bet. Here, one traveler is just doing his best to take their advice. On long flights, there is bound to be mouth gunk building up!
Sure, airplane seats are a little stiff. And not everyone is capable of sleeping in the same position, in general. Some people prefer being on their backs all night, while others require a trip down memory lane to the fetal position. Here, a secret space was found to toss and turn in the sky!
What happens in an emergency, up in the sky? According to the law: ''Each required passenger emergency exit must be accessible to the passengers and located where it will afford the most effective means of passenger evacuation.'' Fair enough, as a concept. But are people on board supposed to use it, willy nilly?
Everyone's been there before. It's time for takeoff, and there's nothing to read besides those in-flight glossy magazines. Usually, it's a trick: They're just ads for gadgets no one wants or needs! This fellow is absolutely ready to browse all kinds of products he never desired before.
It's no easy task to get shut-eye on a flight. It can be uncomfortable to sleep upright, especially in rigid economy seats. First-class is probably a bit better, but more than a bit more expensive. People settle for what they can afford. But was terror part of the package deal?
It's not fun snoozing upright, for the human body. On a plane, there is an option to slightly tilt the seat back for relaxation. But it's still less than relaxing, for most. Engineers did their best to maximize space. But still, there seems to be one area of oversight they missed!
Time for a real meal on board in the sky. Kick back, put your feet up, they said. Take off your shoes and let things air out, they advised. Or did they? Actually, they did not. And this woman needs to stop claiming they did!
According to some intriguing stats, the average height for an American man is around 5 feet 9 inches tall. Perhaps airplanes were designed with this in mind. But an average means there are plenty of people above and below a number. This giant is having real trouble with the suggested legroom!
A lot has changed since the days of Michaelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. Pop art legend Andy Warhol once explained: ''An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have.'' Today, one youngster has taken his words to heart. What has been produced here, against the will of the airlines?
Not really the average flight, is it? The passengers all seem to have one thing in common, and it's more than just their feathers and blindfolds. They seem to all be destined for one place: When a Saudi Prince orders 80 falcons to be transported, he goes with United Arab Emirates luxury. Thanks, Etihad Airways!
It's an unconventional move, but Japan Airlines wants to help passengers who want to avoid crying babies. The company explained: "Passengers traveling with children between 8 days and 2 years old, who select their seats on the JAL website will have a child icon displayed on their seats on the seat selection screen.'' The farther away, the better!
This passenger seems unable to stay in his seat. Sniffing around, licking other passengers, and even barking at times, this cannot be the first-class relaxation anyone paid for. And what's more, he has wandered all the way up to the pilot. A distraction, to be sure. And against all regulations, too!
The corona pandemic really led to a lot of new, strange sights at airports around the world. With mask requirements and shaky science rumors, some contraptions were pretty Twitter-worthy. Exhibit A! Woe be unto the person who has to sit next to these space wasters.
It turns out that Nicholas Cage is quite willing to travel with the little people. This woman is pretty energetic upon discovering her seat buddy. What about Nick, though? This might just be the flight from hell for an actor trying to relax in between the camera attacks.
Pictures of people wearing crazy face masks made from God knows what has been appearing everywhere online. Social media has quite the collection, it seems! This family has made it to the hall of fame, surely. What a strategy, right? The frightened passengers on board will have to weigh in on that one, and soon.
Worldwide shortages of good quality face masks have caused all kinds of innovation. Chinese locals started to take desperate measures to fight COVID-19, and many decided anything was better than nothing. This man found solace in an orange! Will he make the flight more fragrant, in a few minutes?
Darth Vader made his way to arrivals, right to his faithful stormtroopers. They were more than pleased to see their leader arrive, and greeted him with enthusiasm. They even have a cute little sign! But realistically, this passenger must have been pretty freaky for those traveling on board.
When exotic bird hunters poached these Humboldt penguins, conservationists were alarmed. Luckily, they caught on and decided to send home the little guys back home. Normally, they live in South Africa. But how can they quickly get back to their natural habitat?
Now this one was a close call. In this case, passengers were saved from a trip sitting by this semi-naked lady. What is she doing, dressed like that in public, and right in front of the children? As it turns out, there was a method to her madness. She gave an interview when she was barred from the flight!
As Coldplay once sang: ''I took my turn. What a thing to have done. And it was all yellow.'' Was this grammy-winning Britsh group referring to this picture, right here? The evidence is in, right on the plane seat. Someone brave needs to own it!
As they say, you're never fully dressed without a smile. Hollywood seeks the best of the best, in this department for the movies. And pearly whites are the first thing that others notice, up close and personal. Today, there has been a real dental disaster, discovered during cleanup. Whose teeth are these?
Personal space can be a tricky thing, on crowded public transportation. Whether it's the subway or the bus, there are always strange arms and legs around. On planes, passengers pay a premium to have their very own seats. But that doesn't stop nosy neighbors, does it?
It's to hard to understand the daily challenges of being a parent in the toddler years. Observers can be judgemental, without realizing some moms and dads are just doing the best they can. For example, at age three, kids need to wee around 12 times a day. How does that work out, on a long flight?