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Back a dozen years ago, when airlines started charging for checked luggage, people reverted to carry-ons. When carry-on bins got too stuffed, airlines began charging for them.

Several airlines are now actually doing something sensible that may not cost passengers extra. They’re redesigning the overhead bins so they can hold more bags. A genius came up with the simple solution to expand the bins outward and make the doors curved.

Of course, it will make getting in and out of your squeezed seat a bit more difficult and increase the chance that you’ll bump your head on the way to the loo. But, hey, you can’t have everything.

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