Scrunchies for Your Crush

Here’s the news from winter break: Scrunchies have become a desired item for junior-high schoolboys. Today’s tween girls are offering their scrunchies — the fabric-poofed hair elastics last popular in the 1980s — to their crushes. If accepted, the boy will wear it around his wrist until he finds a new scrunchie — er, crush.…

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Is a 63-Year-Old Seaplane With an Electric Engine the Future of Air Travel?

When Harbour Air’s de Havilland Beaver seaplane first lumbered into the skies in 1956, Elvis’s “Heartbreak Hotel” topped the charts, President Dwight D. Eisenhower was in the White House, and flying icons like the Boeing 747 hadn’t yet been invented. Sixty-three years of bush flying, commuter travel and made-for-Instagram sightseeing later, the aircraft received a…

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