Here's the most annoying complaints your fellow Floridian drivers have against you and your bad driving habits, and we found you're not nearly as good as you think you are. We surveyed 1,004 adults across Florida in October 2013 and discovered the overwhelming majority of complaints about Florida drivers were one of the eight listed below...
-Cars that pull out in front of you and into your lane at the last minute and then go slow forcing you to hit your brakes.
-Cars that change lanes in front of you with little space and don't use a blinker.
The Verruckt waterslide being built at Kansas City water park will become the world's tallest at 17 stories, and the fastest at 65mph and riders sit in a raft to take the plunge down a drop that is taller than Niagara Falls or the Statue of Liberty and then up over a 5-story hump and back down again. The slide is being built at Schlitterbahn Kansas City.
Until now, Kilimanjaro at Aguas Quentes Country Club in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil held the world's record for tallest waterslide.
The AAA Automobile club has released its predictions for this Thanksgiving holiday, saying 43.4 million people will travel at least 50 miles for Thanksgiving, down from 44 million last year or 1.5%.
In Florida, the dip is smaller, with just 0.4% less will travel, meaning 2.2 million flamingo wielding vehicles with Florida tags carrying oranges and Ben Gay will hit the roads this year.
Air Travel is expected to drop 3.7% while driving will drop just 1.6%. Gas prices for holiday travel are the lowest since 2010 according to INRIX, a Washington based research firm.
In the wake of last months deadly train accident in Quebec Canada the US Department of Transportation has issued new rules for train travel. The largest change is that hazardous materials can no longer be left unattended while on the track unless authorized.
The changes come for the initial investigation into the Quebec crash. A 72 car train containing crude oil had been left unattended when it for a unknown reason rolled into the center of the town and exploded.
Almost 50 people were killed in the explosion. There are still some people who are missing at this time.
Washington, D.C. -
Today in 1829 the Smithsonian Institute was founded after Congress accepted a gift from a Englishman who left $508,318 to the United States in his will.
When James Smithson died in 1829, he left the money to Henry James Hungerford, his nephew. But it came with a string, if Hungerford died without an heir, the money was to go to the United States.
Orlando, Fla. -
Southwest Airlines in partnership with Sea World in Orlando has unveiled a new logo jet, Penguin One, to celebrate the park's new Antarctica attraction.
Emblazoned on the side of the Boeing 737-700 airplane is a Gentoo penguin, one of the many types found both in Antarctica and at Sea World in Orlando, Florida.
The new attraction opened recently in Sea World's Orlando park and if you'd like to visit, you'll need to shell out $92 clams.
Southwest CEO Gary Kelly said "SeaWorld has been an important partner to Southwest Airlines for 25 years."
More air passengers are expected for the July 4 holiday period this year than last year in 2012, which is July 3 through July 7 this year. An estimated 3.07 million people will travel by airplane for this years holiday celebrating America's independence, up .01% from last year.
The overall average distance travelers are expected to go this year is 613 miles, which is 110 miles less than last year.
Alexander Michael Herrera, 23 is being charged with interfering with a flight crew Monday after attempting to open an emergency door in midflight. The Alaskan Air flight from Anchorage Alaska to Portland Oregon was 10 minutes away from its landing when the event occurred.
Passengers report that Herrera was making “unusual statements” prior to him attempting to open the door. Other passengers were able to restrain Herrera with restraints, shoe laces, and seat belt extensions while the plane made its descent.
Passengers on a memorial weekend cruise on the Royal Caribbean cruise ship, Grandeur of the seas were awoken a fire at 3:00 am Monday morning. The fire took place on the third of 11 decks and was put quickly.
The compliment of 2,224 passengers and 796 crew members were ordered to their muster stations as a precaution. The fire was put out by 4:58 am.