Starbucks Wants To Turn Your Dial To 11 With New Energy Drinks

Starbucks Wants To Turn Your Dial To 11 With New Energy Drinks

Just in case you’re not getting enough energy from Starbucks’ actual coffee or espresso drink, the company has a new offering in the pipeline to give customers the jolt they crave. In April, the omnipresent chain will introduce Refreshers at retail locations nationwide, as well as convenience and grocery stores. [More]

FAA Makes Changes To Keep Air Traffic Controllers From Falling Asleep On The Job

FAA Makes Changes To Keep Air Traffic Controllers From Falling Asleep On The Job

Following a rash of incidents — like this one and this one — where air traffic controllers were caught snoozing on the job, the Federal Aviation Administration has issued some new rules that will hopefully give the controllers more rest and more supervision. [More]

Hotels Resist The Urge To Snooze Though Wake Up Calls

Hotels Resist The Urge To Snooze Though Wake Up Calls

A special circle of hell is reserved for hotels that fail to rouse their guests with a promised wake-up call. Technophobic travelers rely on the traditional front desk ping; programming the ubiquitous hotel room alarm clock is a weighty task many find more complicated than filling out taxes or setting a VCR, according to a 2005 survey. Hotels are noticing that missed wake-up calls are their Achilles Heel, and some are taking corrective action.