This year's highlights:
Playing Chicken with a Train
[removed due to claims of inauthenticity by the sister of the deceased. Her statement here.]
Stop. Look. Listen.
The show is delayed. Two women leave the venue to escape the rain. They pass multiple free shuttle buses that run directly to the parking lot. Instead, they opt for a shortcut across a 7-lane Interstate.
And a desi story about elephants also:
In the past few months, migrating elephants have killed eleven people in southeast India. A team of four journalists decided to interview this herd of rogue elephants. [...] Elephants are big, and elephants are fast. As the recent deaths illustrate, a person can't out-run an elephant. But these intrepid journalists [on foot] apparently assumed that a press pass grants immunity.
How about checking your email while driving, or trying to electrocute a mole by driving electrified metal poled in your lawn?
But perhaps, the most intriguing one goes to this mystery:
A passing cabbie found a 21 year-old couple Znaked and injured in the road an hour before sunrise. The two people died at the nearest hospital without regaining consciousness. Authorities were at a loss to explain what had happened. There were no witnesses, no trace of clothing, and no wrecked cars or motorcycles.answer here.