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- Five Things I Learned From Being A Pickpocket Victim
- Test Drive Taste Test: KFC Go Buckets (In A Car)
- How To Score A Flight Upgrade: 12 Proven Tactics
- Should You Buy A Dash Cam?
- How Badly Will New Hand Luggage Guidelines Mess Up Aussie Travellers?
- How Every Australian Airline Is Cracking Down On Hand Luggage
Yesterday afternoon, while boarding a train at Circular Quay station, a stranger plucked my wallet straight out of my back pocket. I never felt a thing. Within ten minutes, they had already used my credit card to make a fraudulent transaction. Here are five hard lessons that the experience taught me.
The Go Bucket is the latest potted poultry creation from KFC’s food innovation labs. As its name implies, it is a single-serve takeaway bucket designed for snacking on the go. KFC is marketing this product directly at motorists — which sounds both dangerous and potentially illegal. Nevertheless, we decided to taste test the entire range as the Colonel intended: behind the wheel of a moving car.
If you’re planning a trip to the US, museums are a great, relaxing way to learn about the country’s history. They can also be a frugal way to spend an afternoon — many American museum admission prices are cheap or better yet, free. Cheapism offers a list of highly affordable museums in every US state.
If you’re planning a backpacking adventure, luggage is one of the most important things to get right. With a good bag in tow, you can save yourself a great deal of unnecessary hassle and stress further down the line. This infographic covers everything from internal and external frames to sizing, weight and carry-on restrictions.
There is no shortage of bicycle helmets with smart-branded extras. Usually it’s a music speaker or “gamifiaction” app that actually makes riding less smart and more dangerous. But helmet manufacturer Babaali is offering something that could actually prove useful: a Google Glass-style eyepiece that gives you a live video stream of everything behind you.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, video of the unbelievably stupid things you see on the road is priceless. But can dash cams actually help you out in a sticky situation? Here’s how to decide whether you should get one, along with the laws and insurance factors you need to be aware of.