Now that it's the holidays, there's a 99 percent chance that 100 percent of the Earth's population is on planes traveling to grandma's house at this moment, give or take a few percentage points for error. We all do it, and we all hate it. Whether it's the endless delays, the constant battles for legroom, or the airline food and, specifically, what the hell its deal is, the simple fact is that people rank flying through the air on par with standing in line at the DMV, an activity that itself is only marginally more pleasant than having rusty razor wire inserted into your urethra.
Luckily, there are people who are working tirelessly to make air travel slightly more bearable. Unluckily, despite their good intentions, many of these efforts are distressingly misguided.
4Restaurant-Style Tables Force You to Look at Other Travelers
Thomson Airways, the third-largest airline in Britain, apparently feels that what's really missing from air travel is the atmosphere of a Waffle House, if a Waffle House could plummet to the Earth and kill everyone in a fiery display of carnage and death. Which is why they're proposing family-style tables for families who just aren't getting enough family time on the ground.
"Can I sit in the window seat, dad?"
"I didn't buy you a tablet because I wanted to hear you talk, son."