Oddly Enough Blog

Man, I came REAL close that time!

May 12, 2008

police-160.jpgYeah, Commander, we have a spectacular show for the graduation ceremony. You won’t believe it!

It ain’t exactly Gymboree…

April 30, 2008

baby.jpgBlog Guy, you see so much stuff while combing the Earth for the bizarre, I bet nothing even shocks you anymore.

Did I eat this food once already?

April 24, 2008

crane-180.jpgWe’re starting to get more and more photos of events like this, where you eat lunch at a table that is suspended by a crane, four miles up in the air.

$60,000? I only parked for an hour!

April 23, 2008

car-sign-120.jpgBlog Guy, I’ve read that America’s big cities are running out of parking places. I know you travel the world. Are other cities trying anything new?

Big wheel keeps on turning… Oops…

March 25, 2008

eye-vertical-120.jpgAbout 400 people were trapped for more than an hour yesterday by a “mechanical fault” on that huge Ferris wheel, The London Eye. Our story says staffers were in touch with the victims, who were stuck as high as 450 feet in the air, via intercoms.

Shouldn’t there be track up ahead?

March 14, 2008

roller-3-240.jpgThese folks are on a WOODEN South Korean roller coaster boasting the world’s largest drop.

Your whole stomach came out your mouth, huh?

January 3, 2008

“Dagnabbit! Looks like the engine’s stalled! We’re stuck here awhile.” Quick quiz: the place you least want to hear that sentence is…

Enjoy, and don’t send me a postcard!

November 23, 2007

skywalk-300.jpgBlog Guy, some of your postings  offer vacation  tips.  Are you a travel agent? Can you help plan my holiday?

Binge and purge: easier than ever!

November 14, 2007

As the song says, kicks just keep getting harder to find. The amusement park industry is having its big convention, and the hot new thrill seems to be dining 165 feet above the ground, at a table suspended by a crane.

We’re suspending your poker game…

October 5, 2007

Okay, these folks are playing EXTREME poker, hanging over a cliff, which means their regular poker face is tinged with green and you don’t know if they’re going to bluff or barf.