December 22, 2014

THERE IS NO GOOD REASON FOR THOSE THINGS TO BE IN CIVILIAN HANDS

A woman was putting her bins out at Brookleigh, around 8.30pm, when she was allegedly approached by a man waving what appeared to be ‘a long-barrelled weapon’ and a ‘fake chicken’.

(Thanks to Jeff Meyerson)

Posted by Dave on December 22, 2014 at 07:20 PM
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CSI: CHINA

A THIEF who stole more than 2,000 pieces of women's lingerie has been rumbled after the ceiling where he stashed them collapsed.

(Thanks to DaninDallas)

Posted by Dave on December 22, 2014 at 07:13 PM
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IT WILL ALSO RECEIVE A FLORIDA DRIVER'S LICENSE

An orangutan held in an Argentine zoo can be freed and transferred to a sanctuary after a court recognized the ape as a "non-human person" unlawfully deprived of its freedom, local media reported on Sunday.

(Thanks to coscolo)

Posted by Dave on December 22, 2014 at 07:04 PM
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NAME THAT STATE!

Visitors don't need a sign to know which building in the otherwise nondescript mini-mall is Machine Gun America — they just need to listen for the occasional gunfire that echoes through the walls.

(Thanks to Jeff Meyerson)

Posted by Dave on December 22, 2014 at 06:59 PM
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COLORADO SKI REPORT

Conditions are excellent.

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This has been your Colorado Ski Report.

Posted by Dave on December 22, 2014 at 06:51 PM
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BUT DOES HE HAVE A FLUX CAPACITOR?

Working toward a warp drive: In his garage lab, Omahan aims to bend fabric of space

(Thanks to Jeff Meyerson)

Posted by Dave on December 22, 2014 at 10:52 AM
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THERE IS NOTHING LEFT TO BELIEVE IN

Now, for the first time in 63 years, the organization's chairwoman Julia Morley has announced that Miss World will no longer feature a swimsuit round in their competition.

(Thanks to Jon Harris)

Posted by Dave on December 22, 2014 at 09:51 AM
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WHAT WOULD WE DO WITHOUT STUDIES?

During the course of approximately the past year, Americans got drunkest on two days: New Year's Eve and the Saturday of St. Patrick's Day weekend.

(Thanks to John Gregg)

Posted by Dave on December 22, 2014 at 09:50 AM
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OKLAHOMA EDUCATION REPORT

Tempers flared after the school board voted 4-1 to fire Heather Cagle. Cagle admitted to packing 11 of her middle school students into her Honda Accord. Two of the students rode inside her closed trunk.

This has been the Oklahoma Education Report.

(Thanks to Jon Harris)

Posted by Dave on December 22, 2014 at 09:44 AM
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'THE SANTA SLAYER'

Nothing embodies the holiday spirit quite like building a giant slingshot that can fire shaved Christmas trees equipped with a nine-inch nail.

(Thanks to Suzie Q. Wacvet)

Posted by Dave on December 22, 2014 at 09:40 AM
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FASCISM CREEPS INTO NEW ZEALAND

Drink driving, brawls, and late-night lock-ins, as well as the smoking motorbike burnout in 2011, and a chainsaw being used inside the bar to cut up a log of wood on the fire, all culminated in it being shut down.

(Thanks to Bill Moore)

Posted by Dave on December 22, 2014 at 09:38 AM
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OK, SO WE MADE A FEW MISSTAKES

The year in media errors and corrections

(Thanks to Nate West)

Posted by Dave on December 22, 2014 at 09:36 AM
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December 21, 2014

'STILL IN USE'

A rare Victorian public urinal has been listed by English Heritage for its "special historical interest".

(Thanks to Ralph)

Posted by Dave on December 21, 2014 at 06:36 PM
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IT'S THE FIRST PLACE A CANINE UNIT LOOKS

A home invasion arrest was made Friday after a canine unit tracked a man into a backyard dog house where he was hiding from police.

(Thanks to Don Faber)

Posted by Dave on December 21, 2014 at 06:33 PM
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WHATEVER IT TAKES

Prostitute beats off taxman in Oslo court

(Thanks to Ed. Floden)

Posted by Dave on December 21, 2014 at 06:30 PM
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MEANWHILE IN SPORTS

World Pie Eating Championships collapse as 'pies are too big'

(Thanks to The Perts)

Posted by Dave on December 21, 2014 at 03:44 PM
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IT'S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR

Man dressed as elf charged with DWI

(Thanks to Brian Duval, Robert Jurado, Alkali Bill, Jeff Meyerson and Ralph)

Posted by Dave on December 21, 2014 at 03:33 PM
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December 20, 2014

WE SAW THEM OPEN FOR THE TROGGS

U.S. group wants to give fugitive Pocatello cows a home

(Thanks to Craig Roberts)

Posted by Dave on December 20, 2014 at 10:40 AM
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BE ALERT FOR THE WARNING SIGNS, WHICH INCLUDE DRESSING IN TWEED JACKETS

You’ve probably already heard about “Wodehousing,” a disturbing trend in which teenagers videotape themselves covering strangers’ homes with the full text of P.G. Wodehouse novels.

(Thanks to Jon Harris)

Posted by Dave on December 20, 2014 at 10:32 AM
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OBJECTION

Defendant’s last fart of freedom tickles Lincoln Magistrates’ Court

(Thanks to Ralph)

Posted by Dave on December 20, 2014 at 10:28 AM
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