North Korea: Kim Jong-un orders construction of giant tourist resort – would you visit?

North Korea dictator Kim Jong-un has set out his vision for a coastal tourist paradise which he wants to be ready for autumn 2019. The project is to be built at Wonsan-Kalma, a large development on the east coast of the Hermit Country – and Kim Jong-un has been pictured overseeing construction. In all the […]

An airline pilot explains how difficult it would be to steal a plane

Youtube/Handout via REUTERS Horizon Air employee Richard Russell stole one of the airline’s Bombardier Q400 aircraft on Friday. Russell took the plane on an hour-long flight before crashing. Airline pilot Patrick Smith of AskThePilot.com  said concern over the security threat posed by airline employees is overblown. Editor’s note: Patrick Smith is a commercial airline pilot who […]

The Last Man on Earth: Here's What Would Have Happened in Season 5

“Oh farts.” Those were the last words spoken by The Last Man on Earth‘s Phil “Tandy” Miller after it was revealed that he and his makeshift family were surrounded by dozens of fellow, unidentified survivors. So who were those people? Why did they emerge from an underground bunker? And what was with those gas masks? Those questions would […]

‘Tokyo Vampire Hotel’ Review: Bizarre, Bloodsucking Battle Royale Would Make ‘Blade’ Blush [Fantasia Film Festival]

Tokyo Vampire Hotel is a 142-minute bloodsucker royal rumble – cut down from roughly 390 minutes of Amazon’s original Japanese series – almost entirely located inside an almighty princess’ “nether region.” Are you tuning out after that sentence? Don’t. Writer and director Sion Sono’s (kinda) got this. The man behind Why Don’t You Play In […]

QOTD: Forget Newsletters – Which Automaker Would You Subscribe to?

Newsletters, podcasts, streaming music services — our quest for consumption and thirst for variety knows no bounds. But lately, automakers have taken to experimenting with the same business model. A range of cars, plus insurance coverage, for a fixed monthly price. Sounds intriguing, if the price is right. Cadillac’s doing it. Bimmer, too. And so is […]

Would You Buy This Suitcase That Follows You Around?

Would You Buy This Suitcase That Follows You Around? Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not […]

Here’s what a no deal Brexit would mean for the British economy

Reuters/Henry Nicholls Capital Economics’ Vicky Redwood examined the potential economic impact of a no deal Brexit on the UK. The UK should skirt around a recession in 2019, but growth would take a major hit, she said. “Although the more extreme warnings about the short-term impact of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit on the economy are overdone, […]

Russia indicates that Putin would rather see Trump in a group setting next time

AP President Donald Trump invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet in Washington just three days after their summit in Helsinki. But it looks like Putin doesn’t want to go. Instead, a Kremlin aide said Putin and Trump should meet in a group setting and wait to “let the dust settle” from the first meeting. […]