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Scotland decision could ride on a lucky lottery ticket

yesterdayNews : BlogPost

LONDON -- If Scotland votes to separate from the United Kingdom on Thursday, could nationalists have a lucky lottery ticket to thank? Three years ago, Colin Weir, a former television cameraman, and his wife, Christine, a former psychiatric nurse, were enjoying a night watching CSI on the telly. Show More Summary

San Francisco's Public Transit Agency In Talks To Build A Smartphone Ticketing App

San Francisco's public transit riders may soon be able to pay for Muni Metro rides with their smartphones. The San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency is in negotiations with vendors to build a mobile app that can take payments and replace...Show More Summary

Ticket to Ride: Great Bike Rides Outside the City

Fall is the time when many New Yorkers take up or return to their bikes—and we don't mean just for a CitiBike commute. Just over the George Washington Bridge are a plethora of options for beautiful rides for all levels—plus a lot of great food you are totally justified to gorge on before, during, and after the trek. [ more › ]

Plane Hopper Sprung From Jail, Arrested Again

Serial stowaway Marilyn Hartman was arrested and sentenced to jail after hitching a ride—sans ticket—on a flight from San Jose to Los Angeles, then violating her probation by showing up at LAX after she'd been banned. But that didn't last long: Because of overcrowding, the 62-year-old woman was...

Days of Wonder Merging With Asmodee

The board game publisher best known for the 'Ticket to Ride' series joins France's Asmodee Group.

North Carolina's executive space cadet

last monthUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Suppose you won a million dollars in the lottery. As you ride a wave of giddiness, you head to the local lottery office and present yourself and the winning ticket, to lottery officials. And in exchange, they hand you back a nice, fat check. Show More Summary

Monkeys will ride dogs at the cowboy monkey rodeo

There are still tickets available to watch monkeys riding dogs at a baseball game. The baseball game is included for free. On Friday, monkeys will ride dogs and herd goats at a baseball game. If you're close, drop by. If you're far, fly in. Tomorrow will be something you'll not want to miss... Show More Summary

$470 Uber Ride Cost More Than a Ticket to a Three-Day Music Festival

For the 200,000 attendees of San Francisco's Outside Lands Music Festival this past weekend, where a three-day pass cost $275, Uber's hated "surge pricing" scheme made sure that exhausted revealers ponied up hundreds of dollars to get a few miles across town. Read more...

$470 Uber Ride Cost More Than a Ticket to a Three-Day Music Festival

last monthTechnology : Valleywag

For the 200,000 attendees of San Francisco's Outside Lands Music Festival this past weekend, where a three-day pass cost $275, Uber's hated "surge pricing" scheme made sure that exhausted revealers ponied up hundreds of dollars to get a few miles across town. Read more...

Who Needs A Ticket To Go On A Plane?! Apparently Not This Woman!

She doesn't have a ticket to ride, but she don't care! A woman is being accused of actually making it past the handsy gropers…uh, we mean our nation's finest TSA Agents, and boarding a Southwest Airlines flight from San Jose to LAX without a ticket! Ugh, TSA! You have ONE job! Also, how did she get on [...]

Possibly Legal But Stupid Nevertheless: Riding Bikes Side-By-Side Slowly Uphill on Pine Street

TweetNow some cops in California will give you a ticket for this, for riding side by side at 5 MPH on a street like Pine. Legal or not, I don’t recommend this kind of thing:  Click to expand (And actually, the CA code section that was written to limit the right of cyclists to block other [...]

The Commute: Lots of Metro Riders Not Buying Tickets Says Study

The threat of a pricey citation for riding the Metro rails without a valid fare is really not great enough to scare people into buying tickets. An analysis by the LA Times...

Paper ride-reservations tickets return to the Magic Kingdom, for the Anna and Elsa meet-and-greet

2 months agoTravel / Family : The Blog Flume

By Robert Niles: Well, it didn't take long for Disney to bring back the equivalent of paper Fastpasses. Six months after ditching the old ride reservation system in favor of Disney's new online Fastpass+ system, paper ride-reservation tickets made their return to the Magic Kingdom today. Show More Summary

Jets Fans Can Earn Rewards Points For Not Being Assholes

2 months agoSports : Deadspin

The Jets have announced a new rewards program for its season-ticket holders, in which they can win things like Super Bowl tickets and a ride on the team's charter flight. All it'll take to accrue points is to show up, and not to be ejected from MetLife Stadium for being a drunken, belligerent mess. Good luck! Read more...

Theme Parks and Resorts Provide Stable Cash Flows to Disney

Disney incurs huge expenses to maintain these parks as well as upgrade them time-to-time with new rides. Theme parks have benefited from strong attendance and higher per capita guest spending driven by higher ticket prices, which have fueled their revenue growth in recent years.

Homeless in Hawaii? Lawmaker wants to give you a free flight home

TICKET TO RIDE: House Majority Floor Leader Rida Cabanilla wants to taxpayers to fund airline tickets for homeless so they can return to their home state. By Malia Zimmerman | Watchdog.org HONOLULU — A Hawaii state representative says it’s time state taxpayers give the homeless a ticket to ride. Rep. Rida Cabanilla, D- Ewa...

Kylie Jenner -- I Got 2 Tickets To Ride

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : TMZ.com

Kylie Jenner has broken the law AGAIN behind the wheel of her Mercedes.Kylie was pulled over on the 101 Freeway Monday after cops noticed she was driving her G-Wagon with tinted windows.  The CHP officer looked inside and saw the 16-year-old…

Trials Fusion rides to the Rustlands on July 29

Hey, you have that Trials Fusion season pass yet? It's your ticket to keep riding your cute little bike across absurdly dangerous locales. The first guided tour takes place later this month, and there may even be some murderous squirrels...Show More Summary

When it was sixty-four

‘A Hard Day’s Night’ turns 50 this July. It’s a great ticket to ride back to a swinging era… How does one truly get the Beatles? This isn’t about their music, which, like any music, doesn’t belong to any single generation, even the one that it was birthed in. We do, after all, listen to […]

Enjoy A Non-Air Conditioned Subway Ride To Coney Island For Just $50

Sometimes the city's old trains are brought out of retirement so that we made ride them once again, for nostalgia. Most of the time you just have to happen upon them by chance, but a few times a year a special, ticketed ride is offered. The next one of those is coming up on July 12th (at 11 a.m.), for the Coney Island Nostalgia Ride. [ more › ]

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