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From their balloons, the first aeronauts transformed our view of the...

Jennifer Tucker, Wesleyan University Near the beginning of the new film “The Aeronauts,” a giant gas-filled balloon called the “Mammoth” departs from London’s Vauxhall Gardens...

What really causes home field advantage – and why it’s on...

Konstantinos Pelechrinis, University of Pittsburgh Never before has the away team won every single game in the World Series, but that’s exactly what happened this...

Why would anyone want to sit on a plane for over...

Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University Recently Qantas announced plans to conduct test flights from New York and London to Sydney and two other Australian cities. If...

Everything in Mecca gets 5 stars — and online reviews of...

Tom van Laer, University of Sydney and Elif Izberk-Bilgin, University of Michigan For the millions of Muslims preparing to gather in Saudi Arabia on Aug....

No, Americans shouldn’t fear traveling abroad

Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University As summer travel season begins, friends and relatives have asked me if it’s safe to travel outside the U.S. I understand...

As Airbnb grows, this is exactly how much it’s bringing down...

Tarik Dogru, Florida State University Airbnb has grown exponentially since its founding in 2008 and is expected to soon go public in an initial public...

The bizarre phenomenon of vacation surprise videos

Jenna Drenten, Loyola University Chicago Parents have long surprised their kids with a family vacation. However, the practice of parents recording their kids’ reactions – and...

What’s the value of a clean beach? Here’s how economists do...

Timothy Haab, The Ohio State University Millions of Americans head outdoors in the summer, whether for a day at a nearby lake or a monthlong...

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As you travel, pause and take a look at airport chapels

Wendy Cadge, Brandeis University Traveling in the new year? It is very likely there is a chapel or meditation room tucked away somewhere in one...