Saudi Arabia: You should NEVER do these things – you could go to prison or even face death

Saudi Arabia is a Muslim country in which Islamic law is strictly enforced. This means a plethora of activities or possessions which would cause no problem in the UK could see tourists thrown into prison. To make matters worse, capital punishment is a legal penalty in Saudi Arabia, so lawbreakers could also face death. Express.co.uk […]

Hand luggage rules: Always pack this in your bag and NEVER check it in

Hand luggage restrictions plague every traveller choosing to keep their bags on them. Liquids, sharp objects and powders are often subject to rules and many are not allowed onboard. However, some items such as electronics are advised to only go in hand luggage and to not be checked in. Another is medicines, which are always […]

How (and why) a London poet who never shot a gun came to lead Defense Distributed

Enlarge / Paloma Heindorff (center) in Austin, announcing herself as the new head of Defense Distributed. (Attorneys Josh Blackman, left, and Chad Flores, right, joined her to field questions about the company’s legal efforts against various states’ attorneys general.) (credit: Nathan Mattise) Prior to 2015, Paloma Heindorff had never even shot a gun. But last […]

Flights: Cabin crew reveal what you should NEVER do on a plane – and the reason is nasty

Long-haul fights might seem like a good time to take off your shoes and relax –  but cabin crew have revealed the really disgusting reason why you should think twice about this. Going barefoot on a flight can have seriously disgusting consequences if you’re unlucky. Flight attendants have shared their foul experiences on US discussion site Reddit to encourage passengers not […]

I slept with this $70 memory foam body pillow for 60 nights, and my back has never felt more supported

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Amazon Full body pillows are excellent for side and stomach sleepers who want to balance comfort with good posture. Snuggle-Pedic has built a reputation for producing high-quality, US-made memory foam […]