Flight secrets: 1950s air hostess reveals this strict airline rule – does it exist now?

Cabin crew in the 1950s had to take great care of their appearance while at work. The early decades of flying were strongly associated with glamour and luxury as only the wealthy could afford to fly. Consequently, the air hostesses were expected to look pleasing to the eye. However, some flight attendant requirements were also […]

Germany lifts strict constitutional ban on Nazi symbols in video games

Germany has softened its longstanding and strict ban on swastikas and other Nazi symbols, to allow their inclusion in computer and video games, after a heated public debate over the Wolfenstein video game franchise. The lifting of the ban on Nazi symbols, if used in a “socially adequate” way, was announced by a German industry […]

Net neutrality makes comeback in California; lawmakers agree to strict rules

Enlarge / California State Capitol building in Sacramento. (credit: Getty Images | joe chan photography) A California net neutrality bill that could impose the toughest rules in the country is being resurrected. The bill was approved in its strongest form by the California Senate, but it was then gutted by the State Assembly’s Communications Committee, […]

Ryanair check-in charge: How to avoid paying the £55 fee under strict new rules

Ryanair announced this week it was cutting its check-in window from four days to 48 hours. Any passenger who arrives at an airport without having checked in beforehand is forced to pay a fee of £55, so it’s going to be more difficult to avoid that fee after the new rule comes into force in […]

Exclusive: Royal Butler reveals Meghan and Prince Harry’s STRICT royal wedding rules

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s royal wedding will be fun, but there will also be many restrictions for guests. The couple have invited 600 people to their ceremony, but thousands are likely to descend on Windsor for the big day. Much like Kate Middleton and Prince William’s wedding, guests will have a strict code to […]

The Masters has insanely strict rules — here are the things they can throw you out for doing

Andrew Redington/Getty Images This week the golf world’s attention will once again turn to Augusta National, as the best players in the world compete in the Masters tournament. The Masters is a tournament of tradition — caddies are still made to wear their all-white overalls while walking the course. So it should come as no […]

Regular people who went undercover in jail for 2 months discovered a strict social hierarchy that governs everything from where you sleep to whether you get to shower

A&E “60 Days In” follows undercover inmates who navigate life in Fulton County Jail in Atlanta and Clark County Jail in southern Indiana. The undercover inmates learned about the complex social dynamics that take place in jail. Unwritten rules dictated how new inmates eat, sleep, socialize, and solve disputes. Life in jail is no cake […]

Strict radiation standards may delay 5G rollout in EU capital Brussels

Despite serving as Europe’s capital, the Belgian city of Brussels expects to miss the continent’s planned 2020 rollout of 5G due to overly strict radiation rules, according to new reports this week. The reports come months after Europe attempted to position itself as the “global lead market for 5G,” and hint at the regional regulatory issues […]

Trump calls for strict voter ID laws, which critics say disenfranchises the poor and minorities

AP Photo/Evan Vucci President Donald Trump gave up on his investigation into voter fraud, and pivoted to pushing voter identification legislation. Civil rights activists say that requiring voters to show identification disenfranchises minorities, the poor, and the elderly. Trump never proved any of his claims about widespread voter fraud. President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday […]