Bid On 'Lost' Props So You Can Make A Series Finale Worth Watching

Bid On 'Lost' Props So You Can Make A Series Finale Worth Watching

I, like many people who spent too many hours attempting to solve the 6-season puzzle that was Lost, was more than a tad bit disappointed in the show’s final episode. But now we all have the chance to recreate our own versions of how the finale should have gone — and do it with actual props from the show. [More]

Rent Enterprise Car At Twice The Rate, Get Free Dentures (Check Under Floormat)

Rent Enterprise Car At Twice The Rate, Get Free Dentures (Check Under Floormat)

Timothy rented a car from Enterprise last month when he flew into Newark Airport in New Jersey, and he was forced to pay almost twice the amount quoted in his reservation because of problems with a coupon code and an uncooperative manager. But there’s good news: the rental came with a special, stinky surprise that he and his wife didn’t find until the second day of the rental. (Warning: there’s a big close-up photo below.) [More]

It's Almost Worth Having Your iPhone Stolen Just So MobileMe Can Track It Down

It's Almost Worth Having Your iPhone Stolen Just So MobileMe Can Track It Down

People can steal your iPhone, but if you’ve got the Mobile Me app, you’ll be able to track it down. Florida police used the feature to track down a swiped iPhone and other stoolen goods, First Coast News reports. [More]

Do Not Leave Anything In A Zipcar Because It May Be Gone Forever

Do Not Leave Anything In A Zipcar Because It May Be Gone Forever

Reader Kate is upset that she left a portable crib in the trunk of her Zipcar and nobody reported it to the lost and found. She realizes its her fault for leaving it there, but she’s upset anyway. [More]

JetBlue Responds To Tweet, Goes Looking For Passenger's Sunglasses

JetBlue Responds To Tweet, Goes Looking For Passenger's Sunglasses

David Friedman, a photographer and blogger of cool ideas, was at JFK airport in New York City earlier today and realized he’d forgotten his sunglasses at the security gate. He mentioned it in a tweet, and to his surprise someont at JetBlue saw it and investigated for him. [More]

NYC Cabbie Returns $21,000 Left Behind In Cab

NYC Cabbie Returns $21,000 Left Behind In Cab

An Italian grandmother was visiting family in New York and forgot her handbag in the backseat of Mukul Asadujjaman’s cab. Inside the purse was about $21,000 in cash, as well as jewelry and passports. Asadujjaman found an address in the bag and tracked down her family in Long Island, about 50 miles outside of the city, to return it. [More]

Cute Baby Photos Can Help Recover Lost Wallets

Cute Baby Photos Can Help Recover Lost Wallets

Strangers are more likely to return lost wallets containing photos of cute babies, according to British researchers. The scientists sprinkled 240 wallets across Edinburgh last year with pictures of either a smiling baby, a puppy, a “happy family,” or a “contended elderly couple.” It turns out nobody cares about your pooch, retired parents, or smugly superior family life. But that cute wittle baby? Apparently it triggers a “compassionate instinct towards vulnerable infants that people have evolved to ensure the survival of future generations.” Finally, an everyday use for evolution!

Man Leaves Camera In Airport, Then Actually Gets It Back

Man Leaves Camera In Airport, Then Actually Gets It Back

Reader Mike cc’d us on a complimentary email to Southwest Airlines, which is something that usually doesn’t happen when the words “lost and found” are involved. Long story short— he lost his camera and the airline lost his bags — but he managed to get everything back with a minimum of effort. Lucky guy!

Help, Dell Won't Ask UPS To Trace My Lost Monitor!

Help, Dell Won't Ask UPS To Trace My Lost Monitor!

UPS’ website promises that they will deliver Corey’s Dell Vizio 37″ LCD monitor tomorrow, which would be exciting, except the website has said the same thing every day for the past two weeks. UPS’ customer service representatives insist that the package is lost and that Dell needs to initiate a trace. Dell would be happy to accommodate—who wouldn’t want to trace a lost package?—but their customer service representative claims that it’s Dell policy not to initiate a trace until 48 hours after the scheduled delivery date, which according to UPS, is tomorrow.

United's Lost And Found Sounds Like A Good Place To Score Free iPhones

United's Lost And Found Sounds Like A Good Place To Score Free iPhones

Jason is one of those people who loses things all the time. He must be like Santa Claus to the people working for United at the San Francisco International Airport, because when he passes through their terminal, he leaves awesome presents behind. We can’t say for certain that a United employee stole his iPhone, but the last he heard of its whereabouts, it had been found by United crew members and was on its way to their Lost and Found—which won’t return his calls or emails.

US Airways Lost And Found: "That's Pretty Low On Our Priority List"

US Airways Lost And Found: "That's Pretty Low On Our Priority List"

We’re not the only ones confounded by US Airways disgustingly broken Lost and Found system. Randy writes:

UPDATE: US Airways Broken Lost And Found Page

We reported to US Airways how their online Lost and Found form leads to a 404 error, and this is the response we got:

Dear Ben Popken,

US Airways Broken Lost And Found Page

US Airways Broken Lost And Found Page

The US Airways Lost and Found website page returns a 404 Not Found error when accessed. Maybe they should try looking in their lost and found? But how would they reach themselves?