Daily Archives: November 14, 2013

Rome bird poop emergency will mean crappy winter for tourism

Tweet I’m pretty sure there’s a screenplay somewhere in this story, though I can’t decide if the heroes, a bird expert and a bird slaying ninja, should fall in love in the end or if the ninja should die extravagantly while saving the bird expert. Oh right, the story. Welp,…

Watch a ‘seven-storey tricycle’ rolling around Hanoi [VIDEO]

Tweet This moment-of-zen video of a “seven-story tricycle” making its way through Hanoi, Vietnam is worth watching whether you care what the hell is going on or not. Geneva-based Bureau A designed this contraption for a Hanoi bar and cultural center called “Tadioto” (aka Ta đi Ôtô). It’s made from…

TSA’s $1 billion behavioral screening is ‘slightly better than chance’

Tweet “TSA Security Checkpoint” by billypalooza Well here’s some unsurprising news: apparently asking low-paid, famously socially deficient TSA agents to arbitrarily scan crowds of airport passengers for odd behavior isn’t particularly effective. Fortunately, they only spent $1 billion before someone pointed that out. In theory, agents were stare a hole…

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