Tag Archives: Amtrak

MP3 Players Help Trains Run Over You

Meet 19-year-old Gary Bussell of Biddeford, Maine. He’s the dumbass that managed to walk right into a fucking oncoming train because he was too busy listening to music on his MP3 player. He’d just received it for Christmas when he was struck by an Amtrak train. Dumb idea, but at least he’s alive. That broken leg, elbow and pelvis will ...

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The Freedom Tunnel

Here in New York, there’s a whole metropolis awaiting us underneath the street. There are rats that grow up to a foot in size and tunnels for graffiti artists to work in. One of these tunnels is called the Freedom Tunnel and it can be found underneath Riverside Park in Manhattan. The Freedom Tunnel is the name given by urban ...

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China’s Olympic Bullet Train

With less than one week to go before the 2008 Olympics begin, China has opened up a “super high speed” bullet train to bring athletes and fans back and forth to events in Beijing and Tianjin. Reaching a top speed of nearly 220mph, the new rail line will cut the travel time between the two cities in half. Construction on ...

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