Top 10 flight disruptions of the century (so far)
There's more to airport angst than the inevitable storms that roil runways each March. Labour disputes like the looming Air Canada strike, terrorist attacks, volcanic eruptions — the rate of cancelled flights has never been higher than over the past decade. So hang on tight to your lucky rabbit's foot, keep your smartphone tuned to the news and weather report, and check out the 21st century's 10 worst cases of flier fatigue (so far). At least you'll feel better knowing these unpleasant episodes are behind us.
National Geographic 2014 Emerging Explorer Nizar Ibrahim is part paleontologist, part conjurer, helping us reimagine dinosaurs through his groundbreaki... More National Geographic 2014 Emerging Explorer Nizar Ibrahim is part paleontologist, part conjurer, helping us reimagine dinosaurs through his groundbreaking research. He has discovered several new dinosaur species and sees these ancient reptiles as a gateway to inspiring children's passion for science. Learn more about Nizar Ibrahim and his work: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/09/140912-emerging-explorer-nizar-ibrahim-paleontology-sahara-dinosaur-fossil/ The Explorers Project chronicles the work of National Geographic's Emerging Explorers—tomorrow's visionaries who are making discoveries, making a difference, and inspiring people to care about the planet. Learn more at http://nationalgeographic.com/emerging.
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