Let’s be real, layovers are pretty boring. Waiting to get from point A to point B is not exactly the most fun part of traveling. However, waiting for your next plane, train, or automobile is the best time to watch that YouTube video everyone is posting on Facebook, catch up on trending news, or discover new music. Where do you even start though? Layover Links is our way of helping you out with that. Here are today’s top links to get you from point A to point B.
The most insane roller coasters (CNN)
We told you about the Drop of Doom but here are some more of the US’ most insane roller coasters. We will most definitely hold your keys for you while you go on these. No seriously it’s fine. Someone has to watch the coats.
Cat Cafe coming to NYC right meow (Gothamist)
Remember back in January when we talked about Paris finally getting some cat cafes? And everyone in NYC was like “but come oooonnnnnn we want one!” Well, guess what NYC, you are in luck! At least for the weekend.
This Senator almost got hit by a train for the sake of train safety (Huffington Post)
We love and understand the power of irony and comedic timing but…come on, everyone knows you don’t stand on or near the yellow line! Hasn’t he ever read a sign before?! Also, who thought giving a speech on a platform was a good idea? Trains are so loud.
The hot list of the best new hotels in the world (CN Travler)
The Epicurean Hotel in Tampa, Florida. A place in Ojai fit for families. Where will you stay?
Jack White sets record for fastest released record (Time)
Jack White performed “Lazeratto” for a small group of people, and then in just less than 4 hours later people were able to purchase the 7″ of the performance. That’s Record Store Day (and Jack White) for ya.