doctorow at July 1st, 2014 14:00 — #1
walterplinge at July 1st, 2014 14:12 — #2
Well, economy fliers do get a similar blanket, but it constricts around the body of each happy passenger, squeezing out their individual joy into a communal trough, which is then emptied into the first class cabin.
ulysses at July 1st, 2014 14:33 — #3
ianmcloud at July 1st, 2014 15:47 — #4
Jesus, that looks like a heavy sleeping bag for a plane... I'd be boiling... particularly if already outfitted in PJs and slippers... Also, that is one hell of a hoagie (2.4L, packed! and 663 grams)!
I recommend a sleep sack (sleeping bag liner). Smaller, lighter, not as hot, but still a personal cocoon (248 grams, actually the size of a half a hoagie).
atvaark at July 1st, 2014 19:24 — #5
How do you manage to take a hot water bottle onboard? It seems to be increasingly difficult to take anything onboard. They won't even let me store my toothbrush with my toothpaste because "it's not liquid and the transparent plastic bag is for liquids only".
The most important item of my plane survival kit is ear plugs. Even when I cannot sleep, just reducing ambient noise makes a huge difference on how well-rested I am.
doctorow at July 2nd, 2014 01:14 — #6
I bring it aboard empty and ask them to fill it!
tradertimm at July 2nd, 2014 12:08 — #7
I'd be more of a fan of a "Strangulation Pillow" that allows the upper-income individual a pleasant sleep until full REM, then cuts off the airway with a steady constrictive pressure.
crenquis at July 2nd, 2014 12:52 — #8
When I read the title I figured that the blanket sensed when somebody "pitched a tent"... (hence the totally obvious)
doctorow at July 6th, 2014 14:00 — #9
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