With a fingerprint and a quick iris scan, passengers flying out of Los Angeles International Airport can now confirm their identity biometrically and avoid at least part of the airport's security screening line.
The latest Florida theme park attraction to open is a remake of an old one: SeaWorld's Kraken roller coaster with a virtual reality plug-in. It's a major makeover for SeaWorld's oldest coaster, but it doesn't involve any changes to the track.
Los Gatos, Calif., is the town you drive by, but never into. By the time you've made it through the frantic San Jose traffic on Highway 17 and see the green highway sign to your destination – "Santa Cruz 20 / Monterey 68" – all you want is to get there.
The one-room house – zemlianka – is built into the side of a hill. Other walls are of logs and sod. It is a simple house. A woman is just outside, dressed for the old country and tending to something. She looks up and takes tentative steps toward us.
For more than 80 years the Airstream trailer company has been a fixation for American road warriors entranced by its sleek, bullet-shaped aluminum body and the promise of camping in luxury, nowadays known as glamping.
Does Legoland California, on 126 rolling acres in San Diego County, Calif., really mean it when they say that Surfer's Cove, the newest addition to the theme park's Water Park area, opening on June 30, is for kids "ages 2 to 12?"