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Couple Hands Out Candy on Flight to Apologize for Crying Babies

Few things are as aggravating as screaming children on cross-country flights, or the ones who remain quiet all the while booting your chair with rhythmic incessancy. A couple with 14 week old twin boys was more than aware of this fact and as a pre-emptive measure when flying cross-country from San Francisco, they handed out plastic bags of candy to fellow passengers to placate them in anticipation of the infants crying, screaming or causing other annoyances.

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Drunk Guy Falls Asleep on Airport Luggage Conveyor Belt

Sometimes having a drink before a flight can take the edge off a bit if you aren’t a big fan of air travel. Just make sure you don’t drink too much and then crawl onto a luggage carousel and fall asleep. It won’t make your flight much better.

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This Really Has to Be the World’s Lowest Limbo

It's not an official record, but if this isn't the world's lowest limbo, we frankly don't want to see what is, because this is mind-boggling enough. If this guy isn't nicknamed Ol' Rubberlegs, then his friends are missing an excellent opportunity.

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10 of the Coolest Road Trips in North America

The open road offers up a lot of possibilities. You’ve got adventure, new and strange destinations, gorgeous scenery, and the opportunity to escape the humdrums of your normal life, plus all of the interesting characters you’ll meet along the way. All you have to do is decide on a route, get into the car and drive.

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Billionaire Builds His Own Old-Timey Western Town

David and Charles Koch are known for their enormous financial contributions to conservative politicians, so naturally their brother William is known for building an entire Old West town out on his Colorado ranch. Wait. What?

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Air France Asks Passengers if They Could, Like, Borrow Some Money for Gas

Seriously, if we were on a road trip with Air France, we'd be pretty miffed -- these pretzels are dry, and you said you'd cover the gas!

Recently, passengers found themselves being asked by the airline if they had any money to spare, because they were looking a little cash poor and needed fuel to get out of Syria, where there is currently a civil war, and into Beirut, where they were supposed to land in the first place.

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College Student Uses Unlimited Flight Privileges To Do Favors Around The World

Daniel has something going for him that makes him the envy of any would-be world traveler: Since he has a close relative who works for an airline he can get on any flight with open seats and just pay the departure taxes. So when Daniel set off on a trip around the world this summer he decided to pay this good fortune forward.

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Irate Flight Attendant Rants and Raves at Passengers

Nearly two years after Steven Slater's epic freak-out in which he rode an emergency chute to freedom after an altercation with a passenger, another flight attendant has allegedly gone off the deep end.

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Toddler Pulled from Flight for Being on No-Fly List
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JetBlue Pulls Toddler From Flight for Being on No-Fly List

The federal government's no-fly list is meant to deter terrorism aboard domestic and international flights. But the system failed massively earlier in the week when a passenger was mistakenly pulled from a JetBlue flight. Oh, and did we mention that the person in question was an 18-month-old toddler? Duh. Way to keep the skies safe, guys.

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Will We Finally Be Able to Travel in Tubes?

For years, mankind was wished and dreamed of an efficient and futuristic way to travel in style, comfort and efficiency and the pop culture consensus has determined that tubes would be the best way to go (literally).

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Heroic Passengers Subdue JetBlue Pilot After Mid-Flight Meltdown

A JetBlue flight from New York to Las Vegas took a scary turn on Tuesday when the pilot had a mid-flight meltdown and had to be physically restrained by passengers while the plane made an emergency landing.

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Should TSA Have Patted Down a 3-Year-Old In a Wheelchair?

In a video that won't be making the already unpopular TSA any new friends, a 3-year-old toddler in a wheelchair is seen being searched by a TSA agent at Chicago's O'Hare Airport.

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Woman Arrested for Painting Nails and Cursing on Southwest Flight

You may want to add this to your list of things you can't do on a flight these days. Jeanie Daniels was on her way to Houston to meet her boyfriend when she was asked by the flight-attendant to stop polishing her nails due to the smell. Daniels, realizing she had only two more nails left to do, then went to the bathroom to finish them, so as not to bother her fellow passengers. Turns out Southwest won't allow that even in the airplane bathroom.

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Man Travels Around the World Through Dance

One man's journey around the world included filming himself dancing in all the stunning locations. He most certainly gives 'Where the Hell Is Matt?' a run for his money.

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Woman Walks From California to New York City [VIDEO]

When it comes to walking across the country from California to New York, "for the heck of it" is as good a reason as any. In fact, in an age where publicity and profit seem to be much more common motives for this type of quest, 24-year-old Catherine Li's largely under-the-radar 3,000-mile trek stands out as a true exception.

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