How Air Traffic Control Works - There are 5,000 planes in U.S. airspace every hour. See how all that traffic moves in the air and on the ground.
How Airline Crews Work - Being an airline crew member can be tiring, but rarely boring. Find out how pilots and flight attendants get you from gate to gate.
How Airlines Work - How did the guy in the next seat pay less for a ticket than you did? Explore how airlines work, how ticket prices are set and more.
How Airplanes Work - How can something weighing over half a million pounds fly? Learn about lift, drag and props and see how planes get off the ground!
How Airport Security Works - You're probably familiar with airport security, but there's more going on than meets the eye. Go behind the scenes.
How Airports Work - Airports are amazing "mini-cities," serving thousands of people every day. Go behind the scenes at a busy airport.
How Baggage Handling Works - Inside an airport, your bag moves through an amazing system. Learn about these high-speed carts and conveyers.
How Barrier Islands Work - From Atlantic City to Miami Beach, barrier islands are popular vacation spots and amazing ecosystems. Go exploring.
How Compasses Work - Before GPS, people used the Earth's natural magnetism to navigate the unknown. Learn how a compass works and how to create your own!
How Concordes Work - The Concorde is the only passenger plane that flies faster than the speed of sound, and can fly from N.Y. to London in less than 4 hours! Learn how this amazing plane can fly so fast!
How Cruises Work - Ever wanted to go on a cruise? This article may just be the motivation you need!
How Customs Works - Customs regulates what moves in and out of a country and is key in the global economy. See what customs services do.
How Diesel Locomotives Work - All aboard! Giant machines like these are just full of technological treats! Explore a hybrid-diesel locomotive -- from engine to engineer controls!
How E-ZPass Works - Ever wonder how those other drivers just zip on through the toll booths? Learn how E-ZPass tracks moving cars and collects toll fares.
How Gas Prices Work - The price of gas has a major impact on the economy and our daily activities. Find out what drives the price at the pump.
How GPS Receivers Work - A GPS receiver uses signals from satellites to pinpoint its exact location. Find out how the Global Positioning System works and what to look for when buying a GPS receiver.
How Hot Air Balloons Work - Hot air balloons are about as simple as flying can get -- there is no engine, no moving parts really, and very little the pilot can do to control the vehicle. But the experience of flying in a hot air balloon is amazing! Find out how they work!
How Mountain Bikes Work - Mountain bikes are amazingly high-tech. Learn about their carbon-fiber frames, hydraulic brakes and more.
How Passports Work - Why do you need a passport? Read this article and learn the wheres, whys, and hows of passports!
How Pickpockets Work - You'd be amazed at how easily someone could rob you without you even knowing it. People have been making a living this way for centuries. Find out how to protect yourself.
How Safaris Work - Learn about safaris, the animals you're likely to see, and how to find a good one!
How SCUBA Works - Advances in SCUBA gear have opened up the underwater world to more people than ever before. Find out how SCUBA works.
How Sonic Cruisers Will Work - Need to go from New York City to Australia, but don't have a lot of time? Book a seat on board Boeing's new sonic cruiser!
How Space Tourism Will Work - So far, two tourists have visited the International Space Station. Could space become an accessible vacation spot on a larger scale? Find out what's in the works to get you to space.
How Teleportation Will Work - That Star Trek teleporter is one step closer to reality. Scientists have now teleported a laser beam -- are humans next? Learn how human teleportation will work.
How the Euro Works - As of January 1, 2002, the euro is the monetary unit of 12 nations. Find out all about the euro, who's using it and the worldwide effects of having a single European currency!
How the U.S. Customs Service Works - Learn about this amazing branch of the U.S. Government, and understand all of the rules that apply when you travel!
How Time Travel Will Work - It may never happen, but the theories surrounding time travel are fascinating. Check out the hypotheses and learn how time travel might work!