Seoul, South Korea

Owl Art and Craft Museum

One man's lifetime collection of tiny objects of wisdom gathered from around the world, on display for public enjoyment
31 Jul 2015
Trenton, New Jersey

Old Barracks Museum

One of New Jersey's oldest surviving buildings still bears the mark of our former British overlords
31 Jul 2015
Magelang, Indonesia

Gereja Ayam, the Abandoned Chicken Church

This massive abandoned chapel in the middle of the Indonesian forest is both haunting and fowl
31 Jul 2015
Humphrey's Peak , Arizona

Humphreys Peak B-24 Wreckage

The wreckage of a deadly fighter plane crash can still be found near an Arizona peak
31 Jul 2015
Stockholm, Sweden

Codex Gigas (The Devil's Bible)

An illuminated manuscript comprising the life's work of a lone monk, inexplicably decorated with a portrait of Satan himself
30 Jul 2015
Perth, Scotland

Meikleour Beech Hedges

The Guinness Record holder for largest hedge in the world is a verdant Scottish bulwark called the Meikleour Beech Hedges
30 Jul 2015


FOUND: An iPhone That Fell 9,300 Feet And Works Just Fine

by Sarah Laskow / 31 Jul 2015

article-imageIf you're going to drop an iPhone, might as well be from a plane (Photo: redlegsfan21/Flickr)

Ben Wilson, of Texas, owns a company that sells propane storage tanks and gas plant equipment. Also, he owns an iPhone. And on the way back from Houston, in a private plane, that phone sailed out of the plane.

The small Beechcraft Bonanza plane was flying 9,300 feet above the ground. But when the pressure changed, the door popped open just a bit, the Wichita Falls Times Record News reports. Of course, 9,300 feet is pretty far for an Apple product to fall, considering that a drop of a few feet from your clumsy hands to the ground can already ruin a perfectly good iPhone screen.

But Wilson's phone still worked well enough that he was able to locate it with the Find my Phone app.

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