Before the Airbus A380 could ever carry anyone who had paid one rotten cent for the flight, the company that made it had to prove people could get off of it. And in a hurry, if need be. So it loaded it up to the gills with people, and then screamed at them all to get off. Which looks crazy.
Hurricane Sandy was rough on me. Now that my power is back on and I'm getting things back to normal, what can I do to help people who are still struggling?
GM saw a 30% rise in OnStar call volume Sunday, mainly from Gulf coast residents fleeing the approach of Hurricane Gustav. GM says it had as many as 500 OnStar advisors helping evacuees — more than 3,000 per hour by Sunday — get directions, find Red Cross shelters and make hotel reservations. Customers pushing the…