This 100-ft Long Sub Was Built To Carry 8 Tons of Colombian Cocaine

When you need to transport eight tons of cocaine across international waters, you can't exactly just pay an extra baggage fee. So Colombian drug lords did the sensible—and trendy—thing: they spent 4,000 million pesos (approx $2.2 million) to build their own drug-trafficktacular submersible. » 2/14/11 9:20pm 2/14/11 9:20pm

Homemade Cocaine-Smuggling Sub: Party Time on Das Boot

When it comes to the millions of dollars involved in smuggling drugs, even coked out dealers can tackle a big, complicated project. Recently, Colombian marines seized a homemade fiberglass submarine big enough to hold 4 crew members and 12 metric tons of cocaine —making it one of the largest such crafts found. Since… » 11/21/07 8:00pm 11/21/07 8:00pm

1200-Feet High Zip Line the School Bus for Colombian Kids



There's a South African zip line that claims to be the highest one in the world. But how about this one that takes Colombian kids from their hillside village to school? Well, faced with one minute of eyeball-spinning terror 1200 feet above the jungle, or a two-and-a-half hour hike, which one would you take? [Spluch]
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