It sounds like the start of a bad joke about Australians, but Airbourne lead vocalist and guitarist Joel O’Keeffe likes to open beer with his head. “I’m sure there are more intelligent ways of opening a beer, but if you’ve got your hands full of guitar, the next available option is your head.” In homage to this, two German fans created a video on YouTube titled 100 Ways to Open a Beer, devoted to their favourite Australian band and O’Keeffe couldn’t be prouder.
Extra charges tacked onto advertised commercial airline flights are costing consumers billions of dollars each year. Baggage fees on American Airlines alone added up to more than 3 billion dollars last year and reservation change fees totaled more than 2.3 billion. But, what about the non-so-avoidable charges such as booking fees (or credit/debit cards fees and […]
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