Best of the Week

It’s time to wrap up the week now with our favourite links from around the web. Enjoy!

Think you’ve got a thankless job? Writer Barbara Perterson goes undercover for My Life As An Airport Screener (via WorldHum).

Roadjunky attempts to figure out The 10 Leading Causes Of Travel Deaths, with this disclaimer: All statistics should not be confused with actual information.

On the Road Travel outlines the Top 10 Things I Most Dread About the Travel Process just in case you needed to know how wonderful it is to travel these days.

We’ve said money won’t make us happy for a while, but now we know why. Bill Mckibben explains in his brilliant piece Reversal of Fortune.

The Five Most Dangerous Roads In The World (via Gadling) will make you think twice about the next time your instinct tells you not to hop in a rickety transport vehicle into the backcountry.