45 Funny And Strange Things Spotted On the Subway (New Pics)

Ah, the subway! The magical place where the laws of normality stop working. The moment you go underground to catch a train, you’d best be prepared to see hilarious, weird and, frankly, mind-blowing things. To keep you laughing all day long and to remind you that life is full of little surprises, Bored Panda compiled this list of funny, bizarre and peculiar things spotted on the subway. Vote for your favorite strange(r) things (pun most definitely intended), and let us know in the comments below what you think the stories behind the pictures are. Also, be sure to check out Bored Panda’s other lists about the subway, including weird people, the most beautiful metro stations, vintage photos of New York’s …

Transit Agencies Turn to Uber for the Last Mile

Transit officials worldwide worry that ride-hail apps like Uber and Lyft are creating traffic and pulling passengers away from public transit. Amid that concern, Florida’s Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority in 2016 tried something unusual: It began to subsidize rides on Uber, taxis, or wheelchair-accessible cars that ended at a public transit stop. In a sense, the experiment made Uber into public transit. In many ways, the project feels like the future, an innovative embrace of Silicon Valley. The county nixed two poorly performing bus routes and used that money to give riders $3 breaks, and later $5 breaks, on Uber or taxi rides to specified public transit stops. By swiping to a special screen inside the app, Uber riders can …

Photographer Captures Moped Delivery Drivers In Hanoi Before Theyre Banned

Two-wheeled vehicles such as motorcycles or scooters are the most popular means of transportation in Southeast Asia. If you ever visited a country like Vietnam, you probably noticed that’s the choice for many locals. In high-density cities such as Hanoi, these vehicles help locals navigate through narrow streets and tiny alleys, save time for parking as you don’t need to park them like a regular car and also are surprisingly useful for transporting cargo. Bags of live fish Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Jon Enoch Children’s toy footballs Jon Enoch When Enoch read the news, he knew that he needed to document a series of photographs of these unusual drivers and their deliveries before they’re …

Tesla’s Robotaxi Pledge, a Browser That Pays You, and More News

You can finally make money surfing the web, and Elon Musk says you could be picked up by a self-driving Tesla taxi as soon as next year. What a time to be alive! Here's the news you need to know in two minutes or less. Elon Musk delivers more promises ahead of earnings report Tesla CEO Elon Musk has predicted there will be 1 million self-driving Tesla "robotaxis" on the road by next year, a number that seemed pretty stunning to most experts. While there are currently 0 such taxis on the road today, he says Teslas already have all the hardware they would need to do it. He also added, “It’s financially insane to buy anything but a Tesla,” …