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…Mileage Running isn’t easy?

Airport Pan

Have you ever heard of mileage running?

The goal is to fly for the sake of flying so that you can earn enough airline miles to receive perks from the frequent flier program.

To do mileage running, you only need two things: a lot of time, and cheap tickets (one to two cents per mile cheap).

Then, you simply rack up the miles, going through the ticket and routing calculations, through elite status, upgrades, irregular operations, weather delays, working the system, bumping and marathon flying; all for the sake of a few extra miles.

Ready to work the system?

Then check out Gadling’s Guide to Mileage Running, and learn from the best.

[Gadling – Guide To Mileage Running]

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…Locks are locked, but not secure?

Key Diagram

Engadget put together a thorough (and thoroughly controversial) column about security called The Lockdown: Locked, But Not Secure with the goal of “exposing the shoddy security you may depend on”. The first issue is bumping, and issue previously featured on DYH. The column presents a ton of information about locks, lock theory, and lock picking, and should be considered a must read for anyone interested in the topic.

[Engadget – The Lockdown: Locked, But Not Secure (Part 1)]

[Engadget – The Lockdown: Locked, But Not Secure (Part 2)]