this extract from his blog is why ryan is one of my favorite people – he is commenting (sarcastically) about ‘innovative’ features that airlines can offer:
iii) a plane that can’t be hijacked by cutlery. I mean, plastic knifes are fun and all, but when your hand slips because the plastic knife has softened up while cutting your hot entree, and you slice your hand open on the edge of the metal chinese-takeout tray (which, ironically, is as sharp as a samurai blade), it’s hard to get the flight attendent’s attention for a bandage without bleeding all over yourself.
you can read the rest here www.departureflounge.blogspot.com
and be awestruck by his photography here www.flickr.com/photos/departurelounge/3158640/