Don’t look mom: Countries where you’re most likely to be kidnapped

Tweet Someone, probably an vengeful orphan, decided to ruin it for the rest of us and break down the popular travel countries where people are most likely to be kidnapped. Thanks a lot asswipe! Why the hell would you put something like this out there for anyone’s mom to easily…

Is that you Iron Man? UFO scares the bejesus out of pilot near Heathrow

Tweet UFO sightings by manure vapor-stoned farmers in Iowa are so 1980s. Either the UFOs have gotten really sloppy or far more blasé about concealing themselves, because apparently now they’re buzzing passenger aircraft in broad daylight over London. The recently released, detail-starved report of the July incident claims the pilot…

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…

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)….

Worst living statue ever breaks character to menace non-tipping tourist

Tweet Don’t stiff street performers. Especially in Rome. Seriously. Back in the early 90s, I did a little juggling on the street around Europe to earn extra cash, so I can tell you with complete authority that taking a photo or video of any street performer and not tipping them…

London hopes to build incredible 135-mile network of elevated bike paths

Tweet So, I guess travel by jetpacks and tubes is being put on the backburner, but in the meantime this outstanding amazingness will do. SkyCycle is a proposed 135-mile network of three-story high bike paths that would be built above existing rail lines and accessed by over 200 ramps in…

Three-Penis Liquor gives your doodle the vitality of seal, deer and dog

Tweet Those who find singular joy in eating strange and dangerous things to see what happens, then posting the video evidence on YouTube had a slow year in 2013. It only took 37,936 videos of idiots eating and barfing up Carolina Reaper Peppers before the novelty lost its luster, and…

Barf and Faint Travel: Stand in a glass box on a Mont Blanc cliff

Tweet Those of you who enjoy watching friends and loved ones barf and then faint face first into the barf are going to love the “Chamonix Skywalk,” which has finally been completed after three years in development. This glass cabin terrifyingly hangs more than 3,800 meters (12,476 feet) high over…

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…

Don’t mess with Seattle: Bus passengers kick armed robber’s ass [VIDEO]

Tweet Welp, my diabolical plan to go around Seattle robbing people has suffered a slight hiccup. Turns out Seattlites won’t hesitate to beat the living crap out of criminals, even when they’re brandishing firearms. This surveillance video shows how one man got ANGRY when a robber waved a gun in…

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