September

A nauseating situation

Don’t tell me that our country’s airlines aren’t innovators! Take U.S. Airways, for example — it’s the one that pioneered the placement of advertising on its fold-down tray tables. Not content to rest on its laurels, U.S. Air has now taken another innovative step: It is putting ads on its barf bags!

Environmental justice tour takes off

Anniston, Ala., is the first city in the country where the federal government has distributed gas masks to residents living near a chemical weapons incinerator. Gas masks are the government’s solution to the chance that lethal nerve gas could leak during the destruction process.