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The Whales on the Plane Go Splish Splash

October 24, 2014 at 2:46 PM | by | Comments (0)

Ever packed heavy for a trip, only to have the airline check-in agent weigh your bag with a scowl on her face? Overweight/oversize luggage is nothing compared to what FedEx has to deal with.

As you may know, Reddit hosts Q & A sessions called an "AMA" (Ask Me Anything), to essentially allow anyone to ask questions of celebrities, politicians, and those with incredibly unique careers.

We can't believe we missed it but, back in 2012, an AMA was conducted with Dave Lange, Managing Director of the Aircraft Charters Department at FedEx Express. That vague title hides what is perhaps one of the most intriguing job descriptions in the aviation industry. Lange is in charge of shipments which require the use of an entire plane, be it exotic sports cars or satellites and top secret containers or live whales. Yes, whales can fly.

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Where Bill Gates Vacations (The Answer May Shock You)

February 12, 2013 at 3:04 PM | by | Comments (0)

Where do brainy billionaires vacation? Oh, just garbage dumps...or missile silos, if we're talking about brainy billionaire Bill Gates.

Thanks to the question-and-answer period known as an "AMA" (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit, we now know where to find Mr. Gates relaxing during his off hours—that is, if anyone but Mr. Gates has access to these places. Here's what happened: Bill was asked, "What would be your definition of a chill and fun day?" He replied in a broad sense, taking it to mean hobbies and vacation.

I love playing tennis. I am an avid bridge player (a card game if you have not heard of it - it was more popular in the past!). I like to tour interesting things with my kids like power plants, garbage dumps, the Large Hadron Collider, Antarctica, missile Silos (Arizona),... I read a lot and watch courses (online or the Learning Company)..

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A Few Thousand People Would Like to Reunite This Nice Family With Their Camera

October 18, 2009 at 1:16 PM | by | Comments (3)

Do you know the nice looking family in the photo above? If you do, please tell us how to contact them, because there are a few thousand people who want to reunite them with their lost camera. If the internet can be trusted (of course it can), they lost the camera while on a recent vacation in Maui, and some random person found it and looked at the photos on the memory card. He or she then decided to share one of the photos on the social media site Reddit in the hopes that the vast community of Redditors can make the magic happen once again and locate the owners.

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