TSA delays knives rule NBC News has learned that the Transportation Security Administration has decided to delay a controversial new rule that would have allowed small knives to be carried on passenger aircraft.The TSA calls this a temporary delay, but have not decided a new implementation date. More
Hacker says app could hijack a plane Could this be the deadliest smartphone app ever? A German security consultant, who's also a commercial pilot, has demonstrated tools he says could be used to hijack an airplane remotely, using just an Android phone. Speaking at the Hack in the Box security summit in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Hugo Teso said Wednesday that he spent three years developing SIMON, a framework of malicious code that could be used to attack and exploit airline security software, and an Android app to run it that he calls PlaneSploit. More
FAA to close 149 air traffic towers under cuts Under orders to trim hundreds of millions of dollars from its budget, the Federal Aviation Administration released a final list Friday of 149 air traffic control towers that it will close at small airports around the country starting early next month. More
Snow ties up European planes, trains, roads Frankfurt's airport closed, trains stopped running under the English Channel, and the French army was ordered to help clear roads — all because of a sudden dump of oddly late snowfall on Western Europe. More
Wild forward Zach Parise sits out to be with ailing father ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise is sitting out Tuesday night's game against the San Jose Sharks to be with his ailing father, former NHL player J.P. Parise. The elder Parise scored 238 goals during a 17-year career that included two ... 01/6/2015 - 12:08 pm | View Link
Minn. terminal reopens after bag causes evacuation MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Officials say a Minneapolis-St. Paul airport terminal has reopened after a suspicious bag prompted an early morning evacuation. Airport police evacuated the ticketing lobby at the smaller of the airport's two terminals and closed ... 04/27/2012 - 10:04 am | View Link
Minn. terminal reopens after bag causes evacuation MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Officials say a Minneapolis-St. Paul airport terminal has reopened after a suspicious bag prompted an early morning evacuation. Airport police evacuated the ticketing lobby at the smaller of the airport's two terminals and closed ... 04/27/2012 - 2:04 am | View Link
Minn. air passenger: Water filtration pipes in bag MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A checked bag containing PVC pipes and several wires prompted authorities to briefly clear out a Minneapolis airport terminal Friday, and its owner told police it was the second time in three years his device had forced an airport ... 04/26/2012 - 2:19 pm | View Link
Minn. government reopens after 20-day shutdown ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota's government is back in business after a nearly three-week shutdown closed state parks, laid off some 22,000 public workers and demonstrated the wide reach of state agencies. Most state employees were told to start reporting to ... 07/20/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Bus route changes for Dec. 12 | Minneapolis Transit Blog Some bus and light rail changes happen on December 12th. For new schedules and a detailed summary look here, for a summary of major changes look below: 01/30/2015 - 9:42 am | View Website
Theory and History of Literature Theory and History of Literature (1981-98) is a landmark event in twentieth-century critical thought. Intended to stimulate research and encourage interdisciplinary ... 01/29/2015 - 1:32 pm | View Website
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Minneapolis Park History | Stories about Minneapolis parks Stories about Minneapolis parks (by David C. Smith) 01/28/2015 - 5:34 am | View Website
Minneapolis Transit Blog | Discussing Public Transit in ... Discussing Public Transit in the City of Lakes and Surrounding Areas 01/28/2015 - 12:26 am | View Website
Trekking through a Tolkienesque rain forest of twisted tree trunks, I startle a bald eagle from its perch in a moss-draped hemlock.  the bruin has other priorities, and when I cautiously reach the beach he is ambling away, noshing shoreline munchies delivered by last night’s high tide. British Columbia is known for its easy access, from cities to wilderness, and Juan de Fuca Provincial Park alongside the far-flung outpost of Port Renfrew on Vancouver Island’s west coast is just that.
To see the “big five” (elephants, black rhinos, lions, cape buffalos, leopards) and the great migration of wildebeests and zebras.
Ngorongoro Crater, for the abundance of spectacular animals seen up-close in one of the planet’s natural wonders.
Balloon ride above the Serengeti — the balloons scare the animals, and the landing can be rough on a windy day.
Tour and lunch at Gibb’s Farm near Karatu, a working farm and coffee plantation with one of the best and freshest meals.
Savannah, Ga.: “The Visual Blues,” through May 3 at the Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, brings together 52 works by renowned Harlem Renaissance artists inspired by blues and jazz musicians.
Two venerable Upolu Island hotels have new names and new looks.
The 133-room Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey’s Resort in Mulifanua, below, which features a restored 18-hole golf course and spa, debuted Jan.
Travel in cool climates usually requires packing a few extra clothing items in your suitcase.
The Gordini Stash Lite Touch Gloves keep hands warm with silk insulation and a wicking lining.
The shell, made with flexible ripstop material, has a silicon grip palm, so things like bike handles won’t slip out of your hands.
The stuff pocket on the glove’s cuff allows you to stash some cash for a stop at that perfect cafe or bar, without having to drag a wallet along.
 there are fewer opportunities to lose one glove because you don’t have to take it off to interact with your cell phone.
 Skyscanner compares prices of the flights to your destinations.
What’s hot: I was surprised by the number of destinations and attractions to which the app introduced me that I hadn’t heard of or considered important.
The app keeps track of them for you and groups them by destination.
What’s not: I struggled with the app’s “Plan” feature.
Use the funnel tool in the upper right, then type in, for example, “coffeehouse” in “Austin.”
Click on those to get a picture you can “heart,” and the suggestion will be automatically added to your list, organized by city in the funnel feature.