On average, an air ticket costs you 30% more if the flight departs on Friday or Saturday. The cheapest flights have departures between Monday and Friday. Buy wisely!

Friday and Saturday flights are 30% more expensive

Fun fact: Did you know that the most sought after seat on an airplane is also the most dangerous one?

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It was acceptable to walk pigs in London back in the days. In this picture, a drove of pigs is crossing Camden Road in the north of London. The animals were likely taken towards Caledonian Market on North Road. The market used to be the largest in North London.

drove of pigs camden

It’s very difficult to picture a scene like this anywhere in London these days.

Bonus fact: A group of pigs is called a drift or drove.

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This amusing advert by Goodness Shakes demonstrates how.

To lovers of free things, For Goodness Shakes offers a chance to win a year’s supply of the protein drink for them and their five mates.

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I am pretty sure most of us have experienced this situation with one carrier or another. I certainly did with Ryanair.

low cost airlines passengers

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Mantis shrimps can punch at the speed of a bullet

…its acceleration is 10,000 times greater than gravity. Moving through water, it reaches a top speed of 50 miles per hour. It creates a pressure wave that boils the water in front of it, creating flashes of light and immensely destructive bubbles. The club reaches its target in just three thousandths of a second, and strikes with the force of a rifle bullet.

Sent by Laurie Sinclair-Emersonvia, elaborated via blogs.discovermagazine.com

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This goes in sharp contrast with food, which tends to generate low margins of around 4%. That’s why your waiter wants you to buy drinks.

wine and other drinks give 80 pct restaurant margins

via priceonomics.com

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I am happy the site is finally back online after 5 days of downtime! Last week, a popular post burned down the server. The hard drive could not cope with the traffic and checked out. Those days are gone.

burned server

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cat belly bed

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A few days ago, this was one of the most popular posts on China’s microblogging service Sina Weibo.

@Happy张江: Super sexy, summertime anti-pervert full-leg-of-hair stockings, essential for all young girls going out.

hairy legs stockings

I can’t believe girls would wear that.

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Following on from their TV spot (watch below) Armor All has created a fun and humorous Facebook app that lets people send the Armor All Viking to punish or reward their friends for the way they take care of their car. The video combines Google maps and Facebook profile photos to create an entertaining experience for the person that receives it with an important message about taking care of their car. Know someone who needs to take better care of their car? Use the app to send a viking to fix their problem.

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