Some flights that were available last week are no longer available, the price of fuel isn't just affecting families that want to go on a road trip to the beach, it is also causing our flights to shoot up in pricing.
About a month ago my family and I went on vacation to Durango, Colo., and instead of driving the 16 hours to get there like we did a couple of years back, we decided to trade in our airline miles and fly. The flight was on time and we were having a great time until we noticed our camera was missing.
Last weekend, an Emirates Airbus 380 was struck by a jagged bolt of lightning as it began its descent into London's Heathrow Airport. Luckily, none of the passengers aboard were harmed, and the plane made it safely to the ground.
Believe it or not, airplanes generally sustain a couple of lightning strikes per year, and are designed so that their bodies act as a conductor, allowing the lightning to