Footage of a flash mob at Liverpool Street, London. The aim was to get a large group of people to do the moonwalk but appears to be a large group of people watching a few people dancing.
For those that prefer not to fly with riff raff and use a private jet, there isn't an issue of losing your luggage or having it damaged by disgruntled baggage handlers.
Bottega Veneta has produced a ultra posh luggage set that will set you back $157,000 if you buy all six pieces.
The six luxe pieces include a large hard-sided suitcase, $47,500; a medium suitcase, $42,000; a small suitcase, $38,000; a briefcase, $23,500; a Torta duffle, $30,000; and a beauty case, $23,500. All feature burnished metal hardware with reinforced corners and locking mechanisms. The entire set comes to $157,000. [via]
The 10 Best Prison Breaks starting with John Gerard who escaped from the Tower of London in 1597 despite having mangled hands from being tortured. Perhaps Ranulf Flambard, the Bishop of Durham should have been listed instead. He was the first state prisoner in the Tower in 1100 and also the first person to escape.
This man was nabbed by police as he stepped out of a barbershop to make a drug deal.
Marcus T. Bailey, 25, was actually being sought on a parole warrant when authorities arrived at the barbershop and found him in a car with two other people and about 21 grams of crack cocaine. Link
This endangered glass frog or crystal frog is one of the weirder new species found in Ecuador this year. Its internal organs can be seen through the translucent skin.
Also found is a bug-eyed salamander that looks like ET. You can view photos of the animals here.
A new guide I've started using when visiting London is the excellent Way Out Tube Map which tells you which carriage to get on if you wanted to be nearest the exit or interchange. The map looks a little daunting at first but once you've figured out how to use it, it can save you quite a bit of time.
For those that prefer not to carry around a map, a similar guide is now available for the iPhone/iPod Touch. The Going Underground blog has videos of the app in action.
A week-old puppy was recovering today after he was accidentally flushed down the toilet.
It took four hours for specialists to recover the dog that ended up in the sewer system after the owner's four-year-old son put the dog in the toilet for a wash. Link
A North Carolina man is facing criminal charges for creating an amusing piece of public art from construction barrels.
Joseph Carnevale destroyed three road blocking barrels, worth $360, by cutting and screwing them together to form a statue.
The Smoking Gun has more (along with a mugshot). [Thanks Tod]