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Mon
22
Jan '18

Try Getting This Hat Through Airport Security

SUBMITTED BY: Marco Perry  LOCATION: Narita, Japan (2018) Mirror, Mirror, who is the most stylish Japanese feudal warrior of all? Japan’s Narita International Airport has more than overpriced snacks to keep travelers occupied. It also offers free photo-ops with kimonos, Samurai armor and other Japanese cultural icons. So much better than another trip to Sbarro! […]

Tue
19
Jul '11

Can you spot the authentic French citizen?

SUBMITTED BY: Mark “Pierre” Z.    LOCATION: Paris, France You might mistake the above Parisian street scene with a photo from a 6th grade social studies book. This is what French people do in their cultured capital: smoke and wear funny hats on their way to the boulangerie. But wait!  Something is amiss!  That French […]

Mon
23
May '11

Foreign policy that makes you want to hurl

Based on his spirited Superman pose in Metropolis, we already knew that Barack Obama was a fan of the Tacky Tourist genre. But it’s a pleasure to see he has company in the Emerald Isle. Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny just presented President Obama with a hurling stick, joking that members of Congress should get “a […]