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  • August 27, 2015
    This is a first person point of view ride of a piece of checked baggage at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport. It basically gets to go on a high-speed roller coaster ride that you paid $25 for. Are all airport's baggage handling systems this elaborate? Why does my baggage never sh... / Continue →
  • August 10, 2015
    Sven Hagemeier recently experienced the world's longest birthday, achieved by flying through six time zones to stretch his special day from the traditional 24 hours to a whopping 46. He did not receive any extra presents. Over the course of 46 hours, Sven flew from Auckland (... / Continue →
  • May 6, 2015
    This is the I Was Here Scratch-Off World Map 2.0 from Art Lebedev Studios. The map costs $30 and all the countries are covered with a silver paint that you can scratch off with a coin after you've visited. Or you can just scratch them all off at once because you just wanted a... / Continue →
  • January 9, 2015
    To get people excited about outerspace, this is a small series of travel posters designed by NASA, advertising nearby (nearby being relative) earth-like planets that have the potential for liquid water on their surfaces. Obviously, I would vacation on any one of these, even wi... / Continue →
  • December 4, 2014
    This is the result of 6-months of travel around Japan by Yasushi "Yassan" Takahashi to spell out 'MARRY ME Keep going for a couple videos, the first of which is basically seven minutes of listening to someone talk about their vacation photos, the second of which I didn't watc... / Continue →
  • June 3, 2014
    So apparently there's an Easter egg in Google maps that suggests traveling by dragon if you're trying to get from Brecon Brecons in South Wales to Snowdon in Wales (links to actual map). Amazingly, the trip is estimated to only take 21 minutes by dragon, and a whopping 3.5-hou... / Continue →
  • February 6, 2014
    This is the world map tattoo that backpacker Bill Passman got on his back in 2010. He has the countries colored in as he visits them all. What's that little country north of Australia and east of China. "A mole." Never heard of it. I'd like to get a similar tattoo, but I'd... / Continue →
  • September 26, 2013
    This is the $70 ThinkGeek Travel Boy Carry On Luggage. It's called the Travel Boy instead of Game Boy because why pay for licensing rights if you don't have to? That's like throwing money away. Not eating your whole meal at a restaurant is also like throwing money away, unle... / Continue →
  • August 8, 2013
    Virgin Atlantic is going to start adding live comedy and music to some of its domestic UK flights, because who really wants to sleep on a plane anyways? Except me, I want to sleep on the plane. I like to get just drunk enough at the airport to board my flight, pass out, then ... / Continue →
  • April 15, 2013
    This is a series of ten Hyrulean travel posters designed by Dean Walton and sold over at Gamer Print. You can get them in different sizes and even as iPhone cases if you want, which I actually do want if we're being honest with each other. If we're not being honest with each ... / Continue →
  • March 29, 2013
    This is a short video of the new Finnish passport (okay, released last year), which features a flipbook-action walking moose. How about that! I'm not sure if it's supposed to be a security feature, just for the hell of it, or if they don't have smartphones in Finland and peop... / Continue →
  • December 11, 2012
    This is Papa Mau, a wave-powered robotic boat that managed to autonomously navigate its way 9,000 miles from San Francisco to Australia over the course of the last year instead of being eaten by a shark like I begged King Neptune to make happen. IT'S SUSHI NIGHT TONIGHT, NEPTU... / Continue →
  • October 31, 2012
    Hey, lady on the left -- you picked THE WRONG F***ING FLIGHT. As a cross-promotion for the Hobbit movie coming out and tourism to New Zealand where it was filmed, Weta Workshop teamed up with Air New Zealand to produce this Hobbit themed airplane safety video to show before ta... / Continue →
  • October 10, 2012
    The New Zealand mint is set to release sets of The Hobbit themed coins and stamps to celebrate...I dunno, making money off all the fans who will buy them. Suckers! The gold coins cost $3,700 ($11,000 for the three coin set), the silver 8 coin set costs $890, and the doodoo br... / Continue →
  • June 28, 2012
    This is a new model of Henry Repeating Arms .22-caliber AR-7 that can be disassembled and stored in its waterproof buttstock. And speaking of buttstocks *shakin' that ass with a knee-high wedged between buttcheeks* "GW? That's a buttsock." I love puns! You think if I drew ... / Continue →
  • May 17, 2012
    This is a small series of art deco style travel posters by artist Dave Ault advertising some of the cities superheroes work in/are from. I don't know about you, but I'd visit Gotham City. But only if The Joker was around and throwing a gala ball I could attend. That guy -- h... / Continue →
  • May 10, 2012
    Been to southern Europe? Congratulations, you've probably used a bidet. Live in America? "Damn yeah I am -- those Europeans are weird!" (Says the guy who doesn't wipe or wash his hands after going to the bathroom). This is the Hygienna Solo portable bidet nozzle that can at... / Continue →
  • March 12, 2012
    Seen here looking suspiciously like the lightsaber dildo I found in my roommate's sock drawer (haha -- the truth's out, Derek! NOW CLEAN YOUR CAT'S LITTERBOX) Captain Kirk fantasizes about diddling Uhuru or whatever. Aaaaaaaaand now Microsoft has some relatively functional so... / Continue →
  • November 15, 2011
    Brian Chen, best know as the origami expert who created these Batman, Iron Man andWall-E models, is back at, this time WITH FOLDABLE UKULELE KITS OF HIS OWN DESIGN. This soprano-sized kit, which takes "about half a day" to construct will set you back around $85, or you can get... / Continue →
  • October 12, 2011
    In other Japanese news, the country may be giving away 10,000 round-trip tickets to help boost tourism after a plummet resulting from the recent tsunami. AND THEY'RE GONNA GIVE THEM AWAY TO BLOGGERS. I am like, sooooooooo in. *puts on Harajuku costume, practices peace sign i... / Continue →