Friday Link-o-Rama

Man flies 193 miles in lawn chair

With instruments to measure his altitude and speed, a global positioning system device in his pocket, and about four plastic bags holding five gallons of water each to act as ballast — he could turn a spigot, release water and rise — Couch headed into the Oregon sky.

Man flies 193 miles in lawn chair

Air passengers get wiggle room on ‘bomb jokes’

Some other examples from a document, by the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority:

– “I am going to set fire to the airplane with this blowtorch” (false declaration), versus “What do you think I look like, a terrorist?” (careless or inflammatory).

– “He is going to hijack the aircraft” (false declaration) versus “Hi Jack!” (careless or inflammatory).

– “The man in seat 32F has a machine gun” (false declaration), versus “My gun misfired when I was hunting this weekend” (careless or inflammatory).

Brigitte Caron, a spokeswoman for the security authority, said the clarification was issued because “screening officers were not discerning the context in which the declaration or the statement was made.

“And they were a little bit too quick on the trigger.”

If you ever build yourself a hovercraft…

Don’t go over a grate, it will hurt.

Darth Vader backpack

Strange shaped melons

The vegetable variety:


Will the iPhone blend?


The 10 stupidest theives caught on video

Really quite stupid.

The 10 worst things to do during a zombie outbreak

A couple of good ones:

10) Don’t set zombies on fire. Burning zombies smell terrible.
7) Don’t keep zombies in the basement. Even if they are your zombie family.

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