The latest game in the wonderful Ticket to Ride series, designed by Alan R. Moon and published by Days of Wonder, is set in the Netherlands and features a board with nearly every route being a double-track "bridge crossing."... Read Full Post
Big Sur star Balthazar Getty is not one to stay still. The actor was spotted yesterday out for a cruise on his bicycle in West Hollywood. Balthazar was looking biker-cool in a black bomber jacket, skinny black jeans and sneakers. With sunnies on his … Continue reading »
Nelly, can we get tickets to the next show? At the American Music Awards on Sunday night, rap star Nelly made things hot (in therre) by performing his hit 2001 single "Ride Wit Me" alongside country group Florida Georgia Line. This was not just a dream. Watch below -- "Ride Wit Me" starts at the 2:30 mark. [via Vulture]
Via AP/Los Angeles Times Last week’s fan rides the railing, falls to the lower lower and survives storyline has taken a darker turn this weekend after a woman jumped from the [...]
On Friday, the San Francisco Police Department took a brief respite from writing parking tickets and evicting minorities to facilitate a citywide act of goodwill; letting a little kid with cancer pretend to be the Batman. This pos-vibes...Show More Summary
In effort to promote physical fitness and the upcoming Winter Olympics, Moscow city officials are giving commuters a chance to earn a free ride on the subway in exchange for 30 squats. A single ride on the metro usually costs 30 rubles (92 cents), which means
Russia is gearing up to host the winter Olympics in 2014, and as preparation, the organization Olympic Changes installed a very special ticket machine in one of Moscow’s subway stations. Rather than accept monetary payment in exchange for a ride, the machine requires that customers do 30 leg squats or lunges to obtain a ticket. [...]
Subway stations in Moscow have an interesting stunt in progress designed to promote the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. Any rider who can do 30 squats in two minutes gets a free ticket, reports Mashable. Be warned, though: You have to pass muster with a fairly high-tech vending machine that can...
The Olympics are coming to Sochi, Russia and the country doesn’t want any of its citizens looking chubby in front of all those finely tuned athletes. So it’s rewarding subway riders with a free ticket if they can manage to squat 30 times in front of specially installed transit machines in the Moscow subway system. It’s a win-win-win: Passengers get … [More]
Summary: Imagine if you were taking the train or subway in places like New York, Philly, or Chicago, and there was a chance for you to win a free ride. And to do it, you had to do 30 air squats. Would you do it? Many of us, especially...Show More Summary
TICKET TO RIDE: While a majority of Kansans and Coloradans polled support government funding of Amtrak, few have ridden the rails in the last two years. By Travis Perry ? Kansas Watchdog OSAWATOMIE, Kan. — Here’s a head-scratcher: according to the results of a recent survey, Western Kansans and Eastern Coloradans really like the thought...
At the Vystavochaya metro station in western Moscow, a woman squats in front of a vending machine that sells subway tickets for squats instead of money. (Credit: Yuri Kadobnov/AFP ) Get ready to drop down and give 30 squats if you want a free ride on the Moscow metro. Show More Summary
"Moscow city officials are now offering free rides on the subway to any passenger who does 30 squats before crossing the ticket barrier to enter the metro." Did America lose the Cold War after all? Read more...
True story, I love board games. I'm not just talking about the classics like Monopoly, I'm talking about Dixit, Ingenious, and Ticket to Ride. Thanks to some amazing friends, my board game world opened up a few years ago and a renewed appreciation for board game parties was discovered. Show More Summary
Whitefish Mountain Resort, Grand Targhee and Mt. Bachelor have teamed up to offer the Mountain West 6-Pack - that's six non-transferable lift tickets - which lets you ski or ride up to a maximum of 3 days at each of the resorts during the 2013/2014 winter season - excluding 12 /26/ - 1/5, and 2/15 -16.... Read Full Post
In October I played just 12 games of 9 different titles, 8 of which were new to me. The new games were Carcassonne: The Dice Game, Casa Grande, Spyrium, Stak Bots, Revolution, Ticket to Ride: Legendary Asia, Sonne und Mond and SOS Titanic. October is traditionally the month when the additions to my collection explode but [...]
Siegecraft Defender discounted on Android, Pizza vs. Skeletons now free on iOS, Ticket to Ride reduced on iPad, Eyez reduced to 99c on Windows Phone, plus lots more. Deals end without warning, so be quick! More »
The iPad version of the wonderful board game Ticket to Ride is on sale for just $2.99 today (Halloween), according to publisher Days of Wonder. The iPad implementation of Ticket... Read Full Post
Humble is going cross-platform again for its latest 'Humble Bundle with Android' sale. Players will be able to pay what they want for four games, all of which are available on PC, Mac, Linux, and Android, while paying more than the average to toss in Worms Reloaded (along with the mobile version of Worms 2: Armageddon) and 2004 action-RPG The Bard's Tale.
If you're excited at the prospect of wearing Google Glass while you do absolutely everything—from riding the subway to having sex—then you can at least strike driving off the list. Because, as Cecilia Abadie recently found out, you might end up getting a ticket. Read more...