Category Archives: Idiots

Flight delayed over two hours after kid freaks over guy writing in Arabic

Tweet In case there was any question left about the absurd, damaging power of the media’s fear-mongering and brainwashing, please see exhibit #48,374,589: An EasyJet flight from Amsterdam to Newcastle was delayed two hours and 20 minutes after a kid on a class trip (reportedly 15-16 years old) saw another…

Theory: desperate idiot/pervert caused plane to make emergency landing

Tweet So, a San Francisco-New York flight made an emergency landing in Kansas City yesterday after someone found “an electronic device thought potentially to be a bomb” in the toilet. It turned out to be a camera disguised as a flash drive. There are so many exasperating parts to this…

Pilot delays international flight for two hours because sandwiches

Tweet In his defense, sandwiches are delicious. Still, I suppose demanding sandwiches just before departure and delaying a flight for two and a half hours while waiting for them to be delivered may have been just a tad extravagant. Flight Captain Noushad on Pakistan International Airline’s Lahore-Manchester-New York flight allegedly…

Tourist walks off pier while checking Facebook, can’t swim, saves phone

Tweet People arguing that smartphones distract too much from absorbing new experiences while traveling have just gotten themselves and new poster girl. A Taiwanese tourist had to be plucked out of Port Phillip Bay in Melbourne after walking off St Kilda’s pier while engrossed in something undoubtedly super important that…

Derpy, inaccessible lights at Heathrow to be replaced by tightrope walkers

Tweet Did you know that seemingly smart people can be idiots too? Big time. Like extravagant, breathtaking, galloping idiots. Exhibit A: The derp crew of architects in charge of designing Heathrow Airport’s fancy new Terminal Five were so focused on making their gigantic, light-festooned space that no one stopped for…

Aw crap: Someone left $1.1 million in gold bars in an airplane toilet

Tweet Either someone has discovered how to shit gold or remarkable hijinks led to $1.1 million worth of gold bars being left behind in a Jet Airways plane toilet in Kolkata, India. The stash was found after the flight arrived from Bangkok by either passengers or a cleaning crew, depending…

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…

Survey confirms theory that most travelers are idiots

Tweet You’ve no doubt been witness to Idiots That Travel (ITT). The rudeness, unreasonableness, and ignorance displayed by ITTs forces one to wonder if these people don’t return from vacations with raw noses from the epic flicking done by all the locals and fellow travelers they encounter. Well, it turns…

Idiot travel safety tip: Lots of beer may prevent dying in freezing water

Tweet If you were thinking of doing something dangerously stupid later today and want to live to tell the tale, drink a whole bunch of beer before you get started. It appears that guzzling eight beers saved a guy from dying after he and a fellow idiot decided to go…

New idiot travel activity: Drunkenly fight an ex-boxer in Korea

Tweet If I sound out of breath, it’s because I just got back from retrieving the needle for my Idiotometer, which sprung off the device and flew out the window after I scanned this video. Using the limited information I found, let me paint the picture: A bro-dude and his…

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