Americans Are So Fat, Washington State Ferries Have to Carry Less of Them

America's gotten significantly heavier over the past twenty years and we should have seen this coming. First Kevin Smith gets booted off that flight, then that guy sues White Castle for not having plus-sized booths. Now, one of the nation's largest ferry systems is obligated to carry fewer people on each trip. »12/22/11 2:40am12/22/11 2:40am

Home-Made Drug Running Submarines Used To Counter Engine-Sniping Helicopter Coast Guard

Apparently drug runners are relying on an amazing bit of DIY gadgetry to smuggle cocaine into the US in increasing numbers: home-built submarines. Knocked together in the Colombian jungle, and costing up to a million bucks, they are actually semi-submersibles, since full diving is just a bit too sophisticated.… »3/24/08 10:00am3/24/08 10:00am