World’s Worst MPG Mileage Vehicles

World's Worst MPG Mileage Vehicles
It is said that an average plate of food in North America crosses 2400 km (1,500 miles) on fossil fuels before it is served, which naturally made me wonder – what are the biggest gas guzzlers in the world of moving supplies from point A to point B? I had an idea to compare the ...

The Post-War Cargo Cult of John Frum

The Post-War Cargo Cult of John Frum
War has many horrific sides, from the loss of human life, both soldiers and civilians, to the destruction left behind stretching across war-torn landscapes. Wars let us see the extreme costs, not just with lives lost, but financially as well. However one thing that most people never see is how this simple act of supplying ...

Redefining Flotsam, Jetsam, Lagan and Derelict

Redefining Flotsam, Jetsam, Lagan and Derelict
When human feet mysteriously started washing up onto shores in and around Vancouver in 2007, the city officials and the media alike had to assume there was a serial killer with a penchant for dismembering victims on the loose. The first foot was discovered in 2007 by an unfortunate girl who saw a tennis shoe ...

Remembering FedEx Flight 705 That Flew Upside Down

Remembering FedEx Flight 705 That Flew Upside Down
A FedEx cargo plane first officer flew his DC-10 upside down while the pilot was fighting a flight engineer who was trying to hijack the plane and kill everyone on board. April 7th 1994 was a beautiful day for a cargo flight, or at least Captain David Sanders would have thought so as he was ...

A Plane Crash, a Murder, the Killer and the Aftermath

A Plane Crash, a Murder, the Killer and the Aftermath
13 years after an airplane collision caused total loss of life, a traffic controller is dead, his murderer is free, and changes to the automated Traffic Collision Avoidance System are now becoming mandatory. In 2007, a Russian man named Vitaly Kaloyev was appointed the deputy minister of construction in the North Ossetia-Alania area of Russia. ...