While it's not going to assigned seats, Southwest Airlines is keeping the highly annoying incentive to stay up until just after midnight the day of your flight to get a low boarding number. Southwest Alters Boarding Process - New York Times.
I LOOOOVE silly string. That it could help our GIs find trip wires is a bonus. Get our GI's some silly string!!!!!!! Toy Goo Might Save Some Soldiers’ Lives, but It’s Stuck Here - New York Times.
It had to happen eventually-our favorite gadget will work in MTA stations. M.T.A. Makes Deal for Cellphones in Stations - New York Times.