Imagine getting to the airport only to find that your driver’s license is not in your wallet. Maybe you left it at home or dropped it along the way, but looking for the misplaced license will cause you to miss your flight. Not to worry. While it might take a little longer, the Transportation Security Administration does provide a handful of options to get you through security without government issued ID. [More]
Over a quarter-million passengers were bumped from flights in the past eight months, a number that is set to grow as airlines try to boost anemic profits by slashing fleets. The Department of Transportation requires airlines to compensate bumped passengers with cash or vouchers, but savvy passengers can leverage their situation to negotiate heftier payments…
If you’re still thinking of purchasing a hybrid vehicle this year, time is running out to get in on the Alternative Motor Vehicle tax credit. We pointed out the official IRS schedule of expiring credits back in March, and now you’ve got less than 30 days to score a small credit (currently 25% of the original credit amount) on a Toyota or Lexus hybrid—after September 30th, the credit disappears for good. Honda tax credits may be cut by 50% after September 30th, but the verdict’s still out on this one.
Alternative bookseller and publisher Loompanics—and by ‘alternative,’ we mean titles like ‘ADVANCED TECHNIQUES OF CLANDESTINE PSYCHEDELIC AND AMPHETAMINE MANUFACTURE,’ ‘SATAN SPEAKS!’ and ‘HOW TO DATE YOUNG WOMEN’—is going out of business. They’ve put all their titles on sale for a flat 50% on a first-come, first-serve basis. With topic areas from ‘Anarchism and Egosim’ and ‘Head for the Hills’ to ‘Prison’ and ‘Rock and Roll,’ Loompanics provides a wide variety of information for those who seek to step outside the norms of society—or at least impress high school crushes on Girls Who Do.