Best camera ever: Woman thought she lost her Hawaiian vacation photos forever when her camera floated away. Not so! Camera just took a detour- 5,000 miles worth – turned up in Taiwan. Waterproof case worked and photos were fine. I smell a new ad campaign.
Ouch: Forbes story on the $20 million severance to outgoing American CEO Tom Horton is called “Paid to Fail”, characterizes the bonus as “bogus” and an “obscenity” adds, “Horton wasn’t even a real CEO. He was but a caretaker of a failed enterprise.”
Attention all hackers: The Dept. of Homeland Security – overseers of the TSA – wants you to combat “new and rapidly growing threats” via cyberattacks. Then when you’re done saving the world, take a break – with a nice cheap flight.
Worst passenger: Gadling’s resident stew says it’s the guy who removes a bag from the bin to make room for his own, then dumps the other in the aisle (happened 3 times in Feb.) – and here we thought it was those screaming kids planes.
Pay-by-the-pound: Another study says fat passengers should pay more than skinny ones but our Rick Seaney says, eh, don’t hold your breath. What does Southwest think? Goodness knows they’ve ditched their share of ‘too fat to fly’ passengers.
Freakjet photo of the day: Find the puppy.