“One of the reasons flying can be so terrible is that airlines are cramming passengers into ever smaller spaces to wring the most profit out of each flight. And given the airlines’ current research into unorthodox seating arrangements, the trend is likely to continue.” A few thoughts on why flying is awful.

+ An aerospace company called Boom thinks it can fly you places around the world more than twice as fast for the same price as a 777 business class ticket. Their engineers may be top notch. But I’m not too sure about their branding company. An airline company named Boom?