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Just Awful, Teen Kills Uber Driver

Uber driver

Driving a taxi can be a very dangerous job. For that reason, most taxis have a plexiglass partition between the front and back seat.

If you look at most taxis, they also usually have a small video camera near the rear-view mirror. I assume that they record the rides now but I’m pretty sure they used to just take still images every few seconds (or something like that).

I came across a really sad story about an Uber driver killed by his teen passenger. Continue reading Just Awful, Teen Kills Uber Driver

Emotional Support What??? on a Plane

emotional support
image: Twitter

Over the summer a bizarre emotional support animal got loose during a flight.

Back in 2014 an emotional support pig was kicked off of a flight. And while not flight or travel-related, a service kangaroo was kicked out of McDonald’s in 2015!

A couple of days back, I received a text with a very interesting story from my older brother. Continue reading Emotional Support What??? on a Plane

Plane Diverted: Man Pees On Other Passenger During Flight

image: NY Post from Twitter

There have been planes diverted for a variety of different reasons.

Recently Delta flight attendants got into a fight which caused the plane to make an unscheduled landing. Donald Trump’s plane had to make an emergency landing due to engine troubles. A plane was also diverted due to a 9/11 rant.

Imagine a plane diverted due to peeing! And no, the bathroom wasn’t broken on the plane. Continue reading Plane Diverted: Man Pees On Other Passenger During Flight

Woman Claims To Be UN Diplomat, Cons Hotels & Restaurants

UN Diplomat
image: UN.org

I recently wrote about a tourist scam in New York City where a couple of tourists paid $400 to ride the FREE Staten Island Ferry! I came across this story not too many days after hearing about tourists being charged up to $30 for a hot dog in the city!

This goes to show that you need to do your research and have an idea of what things should cost when visiting a new place.

I just came across another story of a massive scam which might be better described as a con. This time the target wasn’t tourists. Continue reading Woman Claims To Be UN Diplomat, Cons Hotels & Restaurants