Pat_S on May 17, 2016
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport is using miniature therapy horses to help reduce stress and anxiety levels while travelers are stuck in security lines. Other airports are employing clowns or giving away lollipops to make for a happier experience sweating in lines clogged with other travelers and their crammed carry-on baggage. American airports see new strategy for soothing passengers stuck at security: clowns, lollipops and tiny horses Facing a widening flyers’ rebellion over increasingly lengthy queues at their security check points, some airports in America are trying a novel distract-and-delight approach by bringing in sweets, lollipops, live musical performances and even circus acts. Passengers stuck in line at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport should not be surprised if before finally making it...
Tammy on April 10, 2016
Hmm, I like this idea. I hope the market supports it. Via Ars Technica. A new Boston-area startup hopes to be a new on-demand ride service that will only offer rides to women, trans women, and children of any gender under 13. Chariot for Women, which was founded by a husband-and-wife team from Charlton, Massachusetts, is set to launch nationwide on April 19. Its pricing will be much more similar to traditional taxi fares, with a base charge and a per mile rate—and with no surge pricing. The company says that it is focusing on safety and will only employ female drivers, who will have background checks run by Safer Places. All prospective drivers must also pass Massachusetts’ Criminal Offender...