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JetBlue's new nap pods make flight delays less dreadful

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Jennifer Picht
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JetBlue added some new decor in the form of "nap pods" for sleepy travelers at John F. Kennedy Airport, and now we're trying to figure out how to get a few in our personal homes as well as every commuter hub in the country. The very futuristic pods seem like the perfect solution for those in-need of a 20-minute snooze, as they come equipped with a large visor that shields your mug for privacy (and no one can draw a fake mustache on your face), plus built-in speakers with soothing tunes and a combination of lights and vibrations. There's also a timer, so you will never miss your flight. 

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According to an article from Newsday, the napping facilities were installed last week in the concourse at Terminal 5, including a couple at Gate 27, Gate 17 and a few at the Long Island City-based airline's crew member lounge. Note: The pods are available through a first-come-first-nap basis. 

The EnergyPods were created by MetroNaps in Edgewood and cost a whopping $13,000 (at that price, you can probably expect the greatest nap of your life). But thank goodness you can use them for free. Oh, and germaphobes can take comfort in knowing the pods will be sanitized during daily cleanings. 

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