Category Archives: No God no!

New meaning for ‘low season’: Winnipeg was colder than Mars this week

Tweet That’s right, Winnipeg, a lovely place for much of the year, occasionally gets more inhospitable than a planet 78 million miles farther from the Sun (on average). This week temperatures dropped to -31 C (-24 F), with a windchill of roughly -40 to -50 C (-40 to -58 F)….

Might as well pre-sh*t your pants before watching this sideways airplane landing

Tweet Just in time for the holiday season travel surge, here’s what a near-sideways aircraft landing looks like, as demonstrated by a Ryanair flight landing at Bristol Airport in a 70 MPH crosswind. Sadly, the angle of the shot doesn’t really do justice to how insanely cockeyed this landing really…

Hail the size of ‘cricket balls’ is the latest way to die in Australia [VIDEO]

Tweet My constant teasing aside, I love Australia. My travels there were endlessly fulfilling. But consarn it, they just make it so easy to zing them what with all the weirdness, hilarity and the 7,927 uniquely terrifying ways to die. On that note, add apocalyptic hail to that list. This…

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,…

Run!! We may be facing a global wine shortage

Tweet Oh God. Not this. Not my wine. Anything but that. Hot on the heels of the news that a possible chocolate scarcity could affect the planet as early as 2017, the suicidal news that the world is facing a potential wine shortage is forcing certain travel writers to change…

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