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November 23, 2009

MICHIGAN TRAFFIC ALERT

Traffic diverted on I-94 after french fry spill

(Thanks to Jimmy Madigan)

REMINDS US OF THE SIXTIES

Japanese cough drops, dude.

(Thanks to Drew Harchick)

KINKY

Federal officials say they arrested a man who strapped 15 live lizards to his chest to get through customs at Los Angeles International Airport.

(Thanks to Jeff Meyerson and jon harris)

GOD HELP US IF A KANGAROO GETS HOLD OF ONE

A Dorchester man was arrested Saturday for assault and battery with a deadly weapon after he hit his girlfriend with a frozen turkey, The Boston Herald reported.

(Thanks to Guin)

HAPPENS ALL THE TIME

An Australian man has been slashed across the abdomen and face by a kangaroo that was holding his dog underwater.

(Thanks to Jeff Meyerson, jon harris and Chuck Cody)

PERHAPS YOU THINK BOOK PROMOTION IS A DIGNIFIED ACTIVITY

Perhaps you should think again.

MISLEADING URL OF THE DAY SO FAR

www.bathroomsprayers.com

(Thanks to Kate Mink)

YOU'RE IN GOOD HANDS, AMERICA

DaveJack

November 22, 2009

HAR

(Thanks to Ralph)

THE BEST TOUCHDOWN PASS EVER

(Thanks to CJrun)

THERE'S A HUGE BLACK MARKET FOR THOSE THINGS

Somebody has stolen a 5-foot distelfink.

(Thanks to Occam's Lady Schick)

WHEN OLDER PEOPLE DECLARE THAT MUSIC WAS BETTER BACK IN THE DAY

...they are not being entirely accurate.

(Thanks to Chuck Cody)

YOU DON'T KNOW WHERE THOSE THINGS HAVE BEEN

ROME - Two fingers and a tooth removed from Galileo Galilei's corpse in a Florentine basilica in the 18th century and given up for lost have been found again and will soon be put on display.

(Thanks to Catherine)           

AND EVERY NOW AND THEN IT EMITS A DEAD BIRD FROM A USB PORT

IBM computer simulates cat's cerebral cortex

(Thanks to Brian Tremblay, who says this explains why his computer "ignores whatever I type and just coughs up hairballs on my desk.")

AFTER-SCHOOL JOB OF THE WEEK SO FAR

(Thanks to Chuck Cody)

November 20, 2009

WHEN 'AWARENESS CAMPAIGNS' GO BAD

There's something stupid in Denmark.

(Thanks to RussellMc)

YOUR TAX DOLLARS

Hard at work.

(Thanks to Allen at Division)

WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG?

(Thanks to Trent Whitney)

NEXT STOP: FLORIDA

101-Year-Old Man Buys a 426-Horsepower Camaro

(Thanks to Jeff Meyerson)

SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY OF THE WEEK SO FAR

(Thanks to MissV)

NEIGHBOR OF THE WEEK SO FAR

Bullet travels through wall, shatters toilet in Phoenix apartment

November 19, 2009

SEND IT TO WASHINGTON

(Thanks to Claire Martin)

PARENT OF THE WEEK SO FAR

(Thanks to catmanmax)

FLORIDA

The Law and Order State

(Thanks to Allen at Division)

HERE'S TO YOUR BURRPPPP HEALTH

(Thanks to Allen at burrrrppp Division)

SPORTS UPDATE

But was it his groin?

(Thanks to jon harris)

UPDATE ON THE WORLD EGGO CRISIS

There is hope.

(Thanks to nursecindy)

IT'S ONLY A MATTER OF TIME

...before this motorist winds up on the roads of Florida.

(Thanks to Chuck Cody)

SPREAD THE WORD

Toilets Are Cool!

(Thanks to RussellMc)

TIP FOR DINERS IN MOSCOW

Pass on the kebabs.

(Thanks to RussellMc)

Related educational item here.

(Thanks to jon harris)

Update: Another vaguely related, and disturbing, item here.

(Thanks to Mark)

ALCOHOL MAY HAVE BEEN INVOLVED

(Thanks to Ralph)

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

911 Telecommunicator: “The cow is in your pool?“

Wydareny: “Yes, it fell in my pool.“

911 Telecommunicator: “Is it a small cow or a big cow?“

Wydareny: “No, it’s a big cow. It’s a really big cow.“

(Thanks to Janice Gelb)

AND THE SO-CALLED 'UNITED NATIONS' DOES NOTHING

The Eggo Crisis

(Thanks to The Perts and jon harris)

November 18, 2009

STRUMPDATE

Ridley and I were in Deerfield Beach, Fla., today to make a video with Mitch Albom for a show he does for Border's. For reasons that are still not clear, Mitch decided it'd be a good idea to have guitars and pretend were were posing for an album cover in roughly 1964.

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WE ARE SO PROUD

(Thanks to Miami Herald editor Heidi Carr)

WE CAN'T BELIEVE WE NEVER THOUGHT OF THIS ARE APPALLED

A middle-aged Taiwanese man tricked up to 20 women into sleeping with him by claiming he had a rare medical condition.

(Thanks to Siouxie)

WE'RE GUESSING HE'S SINGLE

(Thanks to Siouxie)

BOFFINS DISCOVER MAGIC FLESH-FLASHING NUMBER FOR WOMEN SEEKING TO ATTRACT MEN

Forty percent.

(Thanks to catmanmax)

HEPCAT WORLD LEADER OF THE WEEK SO FAR

Vladimir Putin in the house.

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(Thanks to Peter Metrinko)

November 17, 2009

IF IT HAD ONIONS, THIS QUALIFIES AS A HATE CRIME

Cops: Man Hits Woman With Cheesesteak

(Thanks to Heather Lubay)

WHOA

Kite-surfer dude jumps over a pier.

(Assuming this is not fake.)

(Thanks to Brian Duval)

NINJA OF THE WEEK SO FAR

Alcohol bolstering may have been involved.

(Thanks to B'game)

WE ARE SHOCKED, SHOCKED

(Thanks to jon harris)

GOOD NEWS FOR FLORIDIANS

The python threat is no longer such a big worry.

(Thanks to Dorakay)

REMINDS US OF COLLEGE

YOU DEFINITELY WOULD NOT EAT IT ALL AT ONCE

Cow sells for $1.2 million

(Thanks to Cheryl Howard)

FASHION UPDATE

(Thanks to DavCat)

STAY CLASSY, NFL-TEAM-OWNER BUD ADAMS

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(Thanks to Janice Gelb)

AN EXAMPLE OF A STORY WE DID NOT READ PAST THE HEADLINE OF

...can be found here.

(Thanks to Don Faber)

CREEPING FASCISM UPDATE

Now they're taking away our fundamental right to have strippers on a truck.

(Thanks to catmanmax)

 
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