WTF Daily: Going on a cruise soon? 20.3 million go on cruises each year. WTF? Following the "Costa Concordia" disaster, IS IT SAFE? WTF!! Per writer Barbie Nadeu, the staff that awaits you is sleep deprived and overworked. WTF!! Most of the training is "in a foreign language" and ships are registered in non-USA countries to avoid safety regulations. WTF!!! "Bean-counter dynamics" is what one attorney calls it.