transportation

Going Crazy on the High Seas

Everybody who works on a big ship in the open ocean seems to have a story about someone else who burned out, or worse. The…

In Defense of Those Pesky Bird Scooters Everyone is Complaining About (and All Other Alternate…

Every workday around 12:30 p.m., I leave my desk, open my Bird scooter app and search for the nearest electric scooter. If I’m lucky, there’s…

You’re Flashing Your Headlights Wrong

There are, in this crazy world, but a few immutable truths: The earth is round, the sun sets in the west, and when you flash…

When You Can and Cannot Say ‘No’ When Someone Asks to Switch Seats With You on an Airplane

For seven years, Tim Roscoe worked as a fund-raiser for the University of Virginia, taking upwards of 20 flights per month to solicit donations from…