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Hilarious encounters losing our hitchhiking virginity

Hilarious encounters losing our hitchhiking virginity

Hitchhiking in today’s freak-filled world? Not a chance — especially as a woman. Or so we thought. But when trusted locals in the Cook Islands, near New Zealand, told us that hitchhiking was still somewhat commonplace and — gasp — safe, we decided it was time to check this quirky adventure off the bucket list. (Actually, full disclosure, we’re not really sure this was on our bucket list at all, but hey, when in the Cook Islands!)

Six ways to keep from getting kicked off your flight for a tweet

Six ways to keep from getting kicked off your flight for a tweet

People used to put their phones in “airplane mode” in order to comply with FAA rules about in-flight electronics. Now “airplane mode” can serve another aviation-related purpose: making sure you don’t tweet something that gets you kicked off your flight.