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  • Lufthansa sues a man because he missed his flight

    When booking a flight, it's often cheaper to buy tickets for a connecting flight — one in which your destination is the first leg of the flight. You then get off the plane and ignore the second leg. This is a trick that some passengers do to save money, and apparently Lufthansa isn't pleased. The airline is suing a man who booked a flight from Seattle to Oslo with a stopover in Frankfurt, but got off the plane in Frankfurt and scrapped the last leg of his flight. According to CNN: Lufthansa...

    Boing Boing
  • Review: ‘The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot' is at odds with itself

    It’s the strangest feeling to watch a movie comprising so many worthy elements but missing the glue that unifies it. Writer-director Robert Krzykowski’s feature debut “The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot” has, well, for starters, a killer multi-course-junk-food name. It has newly Oscar-nominated
  • TripAdvisor suspends reviews on 'Brexit Party B&B'

    Reviews included the comments "breakfast means breakfast" and "couldn't wait to vote leave".

    BBC News
  • Man sues over job rejection due to medical marijuana

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man whose bid to become a firefighter in the state’s largest city was rejected because he uses medical marijuana has sued. The Connecticut Post reports that James Bulerin III

  • Is this a tourist attraction or a war crime? AirBnb and TripAdvisor don't care

    Tourism giants Airbnb,, Expedia and TripAdvisor are all contributing to human rights violations against Palestinians by listing accommodation and attractions located in Israeli settlements-illegal under international law.

  • Review: Robert Ellis switches to keys on ‘Texas Piano Man’

    Robert Ellis, "Texas Piano Man" (New West) Texans play guitar. Stevie Ray Vaughan? Willie Nelson? Buddy Holly? Johnny "Guitar" Watson? Guitarists. Elton John is not a Texan, but when he recorded "Texas Love Song" (a deep-cut gem), the tune featured not piano, but guitar. Now here's Houston native Robert Ellis,

    The Washington Times
  • Kissimmee man sues judge for calling immigration on his wedding day

    A Kissimmee man who says he was unlawfully detained on his wedding day by a Pennsylvania judge who wrongly suspected he was in the United States illegally filed a federal lawsuit Thursday, alleging violations of his constitutional rights. Alexander Parker sued Camp Hill-based District Judge Elizabeth