As if being wedged into cramped, nearly-airless flying sardine cans wasn't already unpleasant enough, now sleazy greedmeisters at the Dallas-Fort Worth airport are fleecing you for $2 to use electrical outlets while you wait for your ordeal. Let's hope this idea doesn't spread around. Couldn't it have at least been a more reasonable price?

Will air travel become so unpleasant that people just turn to teleconferencing, videoconferencing and virtual reality instead of traveling anywhere? We're starting to see a trend.


Pay-per-use electricity in Dallas/Fort-Worth airport [boingboing]