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This Theory May Explain Malaysia's Bad Luck With Plane Accidents in 2014

Map Happy | Posted 03.16.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Is it a strange coincidence that all major fatal commercial crashes last year involved a Malaysian airline carrier? The answer could be rooted in an old cultural theory that looks at how pilots and first officers operate in emergency situations.

MH17 Wreckage To Be Reassembled In Netherlands

Reuters | Posted 01.31.2015 | World

AMSTERDAM, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 recovered from its crash site in eastern Ukraine will be reassembled for an i...

MH17 Broke Apart Due To External Factors, Experts Say

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2014 | World

Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 broke apart over Ukraine due to "large number of high-energy objects" from outside the aircraft, the Dutch Safety Board...

CLAIM: Chinese Police Abused Families Of MH370 Victims

Reuters | Posted 11.06.2014 | World

By Megha Rajagopalan BEIJING, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Six months after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 went missing, relatives of those lost...

Malaysia Airlines Launches Unfortunately Named 'Bucket List' Contest

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 09.05.2014 | Business

It’s been a catastrophic four months for Malaysia Airlines, which suffered the twin tragedies of losing everyone on board flights MH17 and MH370. ...

Does Every Nation Need Its Very Own Airline?

George Hobica | Posted 10.26.2014 | Travel
George Hobica

As flag carriers like Alitalia, LOT, and Malaysia continue to lose money and market share to leaner operations such as Air Asia and Ryanair, one wonders how long national pride will take precedence over economic reason.

Malaysia Airlines Burning More Than $2 Million Every Single Day

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.29.2014 | World

After back-to-back tragedies, Malaysia Airlines is reportedly burning more than $2 million every single day as it struggles to find its feet again. ...

Why Won't the Big Powers Allow Global Monitoring of Flights Like MH370?

Kishore Mahbubani | Posted 10.20.2014 | World
Kishore Mahbubani

There is no doubt that all the great powers, especially the five permanent members of the UN Security Council, will oppose any move for global tracking of flights. They have had a long track record of weakening, rather than strengthening, global multilateral institutions. They have even weakened multilateral institutions like the World Health Organization and the International Atomic Energy Agency, even though we have a global interest in strengthening them to prevent pandemics like Ebola and nuclear proliferation.

Air Disasters Will Not Stop Travelers From Flying

Nicholas Kontis | Posted 10.12.2014 | Travel
Nicholas Kontis

As much as air travel was affected by this cowardly act of terrorism, by January, people were again boarding planes and traveling the world.

Ebola + Donald Trump = Crazy Town

Susie Sampson | Posted 10.10.2014 | Comedy
Susie Sampson

Ebola is coming and we're all going to die!!!! Actually, not really. But if you watch CNN, you'll definitely start to think so.

Overwhelmed By Bad News? You're Not Alone

Eric Mink | Posted 10.07.2014 | Media
Eric Mink

When bad news becomes overwhelming, as it does with some regularity, the cable news channels are not your friends. Your need for clear understanding is incompatible with their on-air and online business plan, which depends on you being anxious and staying tuned in. Giving them up is easier than you think.

Laughter: The Surprising Secret to Surviving Tough Times

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 10.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

You might be wondering, How could I possibly laugh when life knocks me down? Whether you have a bad day or experience a catastrophic life event, there's a pretty thin line between tragedy and comedy.

Leaving on a Jet Plane.... the View From Perth

Rev. Earl E. Johnson | Posted 10.05.2014 | Religion
Rev. Earl E. Johnson

It doesn't take much energy to kill, especially if you have weapons. It takes far more energy to care. Those who may read this are here because someone cared, perhaps even loved us into being, and got us to school, and into adulthood.

We Had Our 9/11 (But Pretended It Didn't Happen)

Carlos Carnicero Urabayen | Posted 09.30.2014 | World
Carlos Carnicero Urabayen

That Europe is not raising its voice to stop the bloodshed in Gaza is no big surprise. What is more striking, however, is that a missile intentionally launched by someone shot down a civilian aircraft carrying numerous EU citizens amongst its passengers and somehow we have reacted as if it was due to a storm or a little bird inside of one of the motors.

The West Agrees To Wider Sanctions On Russia Over The Crisis In Ukraine

Reuters | Posted 09.27.2014 | World

By Gabriela Baczynska and Aleksandar Vasovic KIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine, July 28 (Reuters) - U.S. and European leaders agreed on Monday to ...

Malaysia Air Flight 17: Let Grief, Not Anger, Guide Us

Martin Hellman | Posted 09.24.2014 | World
Martin Hellman

Wars bring out the worst on all sides, and to be effective in preventing future tragedies such as MH17, we need to stop blaming others and start taking responsibility for our own mistakes.

Dedicated to the Employees of Malaysia Airlines

Helen Davey | Posted 09.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Helen Davey

As a veteran Pan Am flight attendant from 1965 to 1986, and a psychoanalyst and psychotherapist for the past 27 years, I feel compelled to reach out t...

MH17: Cold War Replay?

John Feffer | Posted 09.23.2014 | World
John Feffer

Before this war in Ukraine claims more victims and sends U.S.-Russian relations into a deep freeze, both Obama and Putin need to realize that both sides benefit a great deal more from cooperation than confrontation.

Tonight We Are All Dutch

Dorian de Wind | Posted 09.23.2014 | World
Dorian de Wind

Ironically, and tragically, the Netherlands moment of victory in Russia has been wretchedly eclipsed and marred by the downing of Malaysia Flight 17 by a Russian missile reportedly with the knowledge and support of the same country that hosted those Winter Games.

I Don't Want Your Apology. I Want You to Think Before You Tweet.

Madeline Wahl | Posted 09.22.2014 | Entertainment
Madeline Wahl

Why make the statement at all? Why feel the need to tweet something immediately instead of sleeping on it, or even waiting five minutes and actually considering whether it's something that should be sent out into the world?

Vladimir Putin and Zach Galifianakis on Between Two Ferns

Spencer Green | Posted 09.22.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Galifianakis: I didn't wear a shirt because I thought, you know, that would make you feel more comfortable.

MH17: An Unintended Consequence

Michael Kay | Posted 09.22.2014 | World
Michael Kay

The proliferation of Man-Portable Air Defense Systems (MANPADS) amongst rebels and militia has exponentially increased the threat to aircraft and helicopters that operate above lands where governance is scarce and tensions are rife.

A Word or Two About Investing in Russia

Mary Buffett | Posted 09.21.2014 | Business
Mary Buffett

While the standard of living has increased based on its strengths as an energy exporter, Russia's climate for creating a transparent investment environment still seems to be at least a generation away.

Obama Using Malaysia Airlines Crash To Advance 'Radical Homosexual Agenda,' Pundit Declares

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The American Family Association's Bryan Fischer fired off at President Barack Obama's response to the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that crashed in Uk...

Grieving Father To Putin: 'Thank You For Murdering My Child'

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 07.22.2014 | World

The father of a 17-year-old passenger aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 wrote a heartbreaking public letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin. ...