Serious Gossips

Anthony Bourdain admits to traveling with a hidden knife in his credit card
At this point in his career, Anthony Bourdain has nailed the art of packing. As someone who spends more time on the road than at home, the host of CNN’s “Parts Unknown” has expertly curated his list of what to put in his suitcase. He knows exactly what’s worth... Read more
United passenger dragged off flight settles with airline for undisclosed amount
Fox News has learned that Dr. David Dao, the man who was forcibly removed from his seat and dragged off a United Airlines flight, has settled with the carrier for an undisclosed amount.  United spokesman Jonathan Guerin sent the following statement to Fox News Thursday afternoon: “We are pleased... Read more
United rabbit death sparks social media outrage, prompts calls for change from animal groups
The Internet is still reeling from the unexplained death of Simon, a giant rabbit reportedly destined to be the world’s largest, after he was flown from London to Chicago on a United Airlines flight. Simon, a three-foot continental rabbit was reported to be in good health before the journey but... Read more
Fatal airport crash went unreported for 22 hours
A family aboard a 1948 Cessna 170 attempted a takeoff from Florida’s Williston Municipal Airport around 3pm Saturday. Instead, they crashed 150 feet before a tree line at the taxiway’s north side, reports the Gainsville Sun. But though some 20 to 30 planes took off from the airport later... Read more
Disney files patents to bring humanoid robots to park
The next time you’re strolling through a Walt Disney theme park, your snugly hug or photo with your favorite character may be with a super realistic robot– and not a person in a costume. Disney Enterprises Inc. announced it has filed a U.S. patent for a 3D printed, interactive,... Read more
United slammed across social media, experts warn dragging incident may cause lasting damage
A shocking video involving a United Airlines passenger being forefully removed from his seat and dragged out of the plane has drawn widespread outrage on social media, with many experts warning that it could do permanent damage to the brand. On Tuesday, two days after the incident, United CEO... Read more
8 Ways to Avoid Coming Down from Your Traveler’s High
Your information will *never* be shared or sold to a 3rd party. Promise. “So it’s back to reality, huh?” I keep hearing some version of this statement from friends, family, even strangers, about my return from WWOOFing (Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms) in Italy. At first, I’d shrug and... Read more
You can live in the Plaza Hotel for $39.5 million
The Plaza hotel is more than just a place to stay when passing through New York. It’s also one of the most historic landmarks in Manhattan. Opened in 1907, the legendary property has starred in movies, inspired the “Eloise” series of children’s books, and long been a favorite of... Read more
Why the tallest mountains in America are almost all the same height
The highest peak in the United States? Easy: Mount McKinley in Alaska. The mountain is officially called “Denali” now, since the Department of Interior finally adopted the native Dena’ina name in 2015. But Denali has only been part of the U.S. proper since 1959, when Alaska gained statehood. What... Read more
Australian ship takes passengers on a ‘cruise to nowhere’ after cyclone ravages port city
Very few cruise ships are exactly alike: some of them have themes, others cater to specific age groups, and a few feature casinos or waterslides or go-kart tracks. One thing they have in common, though, is that all of them are headed to a specific destination or a port... Read more