« May 2011 | Main | July 2011 »

June 28, 2011

IF YOU SEE ONLY ONE COMMERCIAL THIS YEAR...

...make it this one.

(Thanks to Mr. Alan Zweibel)

DO-OVERS?

So the NBA playoffs come down to this: Miami vs. Dallas. Tonight [in 2006] they begin a series that will determine which city is the winner and which city has many residents who are not cowboys but wear cowboy hats anyway, often in urban environments where they look ridiculous.

June 27, 2011

ALSO SEVERAL VARIETIES OF WIND-UP MONKEY

Inflatable Shark Among 300 New Species Discovered in Philippines

(Thanks to Andrew Hoenig)

DUCT TAPE: IS THERE ANYTHING IT CAN'T DO?

A guy turns a leaf blower and a lawn chair into a hovercraft.

(Thanks to Jeff Spotts)

WHOA, DUDE

Shark jumps surfer.

(Thanks to Bill Hudgins)

TOTALLY SELF-DEFENSE

Woman Arrested After Allegedly Spraying Deputies With Breast Milk

Image-robinette-280

(Thanks to cyberick, Rob Johnson, Gregory Snow, Joe in Japan, Steve @ Secret Location and Larry Pigeon)

THAT'LL TEACH IT

NZ's lost penguin gets endoscopy

(Thanks to Dan Barr)

WE CAN'T BELIEVE WE MISSED THIS

The Spanish Baby Jump.

Alg_colacho_jumping_over_babies

(Thanks to Jeff Meyerson)

GOD KNOWS WHAT THE TOWER OF TERROR WOULD HAVE MADE HIM DO

A parcel-stealing postman has walked free after a judge heard of the 'trauma' he suffered on a French rollercoaster.

(Thanks to Jeff Meyerson)

NO WORD ON THE FRENCH RESPONSE

Troops called in to scare storks with eye contact

(Thanks to Ralph)

June 26, 2011

WE THOUGHT THIS DAY WOULD NEVER COME

The Hoffsicle.

S-DAVID-HASSELHOFF-HOFFSICLE-large300

(Thanks to Janice Gelb)

THIS BLOG, FOR ONE, FEELS MUCH SAFER

Elderly woman asked to remove adult diaper during TSA search

(Thanks to Jeff Meyerson)

CSI: ALASKA

Graehl homeowner offers to trade crutches for stolen moose rack

(Thanks to Mark Buckley)

STAY CLASSY, FLORENCE HENDERSON

Florence Henderson, the actress who played perky mom Carol Brady in the beloved family sitcom, says she once got crabs after a one-night-stand with career politician John Lindsay, who was the mayor of New York City at the time.

(Thanks to Jeff Meyerson, and Catherine, who writes: "Here's the story, of a lovely lady, who got crabs from the mayor of New York.")

SOUTH DAKOTA: LAND OF EXCITEMENT

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — One of the participants in a mock Old West gun battle in South Dakota fired live ammunition instead of using blanks, wounding three tourists, authorities announced Friday.

(Thanks to Gregg in Austin)

WHY WE LOVE THE INTERNET, REASON 2,038

Awkward Family Pet Photos

55334952

(Thanks to Jeff Meyerson)

CANADIAN EDUCATION REPORT

About halfway through the provincial diploma test a boy shouted, "Grad 2011," as he ran through the exam room naked, except for a rubber mask over his head.

After that, it was hard to concentrate, said student Aly Price.

(Thanks to Chuck Cody)

SEND HIM TO WASHINGTON

Incoherent man in swimsuit leads Pct. 3 deputies to large amounts of drugs, pot, weapons

(Thanks to Alex Sutton)

OUR MAIN QUESTON IS: HUH?

My husband Shane and I are planning a Koi Assisted Water birth for our son, due October 4, 2011. I’ve gotten a few questions, so I thought I’d put together a website.

(Thanks to Chuck Cody)

WOOF

Beer for dogs.

(Thanks to Chuck Cody)

June 25, 2011

THIS IS EXACTLY WHY WE HAVE 911

Georgia woman calls 911 to report delivery of a wrong order from Chinese food restaurant

(Thanks to Sharon "The Minx" Lurie)
(And a bunch of other people while The Blog was in Spain
-- the s.b.)

WE SAW THEM OPEN FOR THE ANIMALS

Mouse plague used for fundraiser

(Thanks to Ralph)

IT IS, HOWEVER, ADVISABLE TO DRINK HEAVILY

Asteroid heading for Earth (but don't panic)

(Thanks to The Perts)

SOON WE WILL HAVE NO FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN RIGHTS LEFT

Man found in lingerie and standing over goat is sent to mental hospital

(Thanks to Jeffrey Brown)

THERE IS NOTHING LEFT TO BELIEVE IN

Arrivederci, Snooki? Jersey Shore stars 'to be replaced by new cast to cut costs'

(Thanks to Jeff Meyerson and Mark Conway)

WHICH EXPLAINS THE EFFECT THEY HAVE ON US

`I wrote songs in my sleep,` Barry Manilow reveals

(Thanks to Catherine)

ART UPDATE

The notice explained: "Yi Ci, majoring in motion pictures studies, is collecting any old underwear for her graduation work exhibition. Hope you can donate your old underwear in the box in the public bathroom. Your kind actions will make a great art work. Please join me!"

(Thanks to Jeff Meyerson)

June 24, 2011

EVERYBODY'S GONE SURFIN'

Everybody.

Article-0-0CB28D0B00000578-124_634x380

(Thanks to Martini Shark)

MAVERICKS FEVER

Catch it.

(Thanks to Danny)

IT WAS BOUND TO HAPPEN

Porcupine man pleads guilty to stabbing at birthday party

(Thanks to Poker)

UPDATE

Boulder potty-peeping suspect arrested in Vail

(Thanks to Colorado Correspondent Claire Martin)

SORRY, LADIES: HE'S TAKEN.

Mr Singh, 65, has not bathed or cut his 6ft-long dreadlocks since 1974, shortly after he married.

Article-0-0CB12A0D00000578-453_233x632

Reminds us of college: Mr Singh spends his days tending cows in 47C heat, yet the only 'cleansing' he does allow himself is a 'fire bath' each evening, which involves smoking marijuana, praying to the Hindu Lord Shiva and dancing around a bonfire.

(Thanks to Catherine)

MEANWHILE IN THE NATION'S CAPITAL

Dupont Circle bar debuts 48-ounce cocktail

(Thanks to Mark Schlesinger and Colleen Kelleher)

A HUGE LOAD OFF OF EVERYBODY'S MIND

Kim Kardashian x-rays her butt to prove it's real

(Thanks to Ralph)

YUM

Lady Gaga's Meat Dress Turned Into Jerky for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

(Thanks to Ralph)

A SCIENCE PROJECT THAT'S FUN AND EDUCATIONAL, AS WELL AS A POTENTIAL SOURCE OF REALLY LARGE McNUGGETS

How to Build a Dinosaur from a Chicken

(Thanks to Joe in Japan)

WE HAD ALMOST GIVEN UP HOPE THAT THIS WOULD EVER BECOME A REALITY

A New York Times Candle That Smells Like Newsprint

(Thanks to Martini Shark)

THANK YOU, CAPTAIN OBVIOUS

The sign was apparently hacked, said Nancy Wood, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokeswoman.

Bilde

(Thanks to Matt Filar)

DANG THANK GOD

Justin Bieber's OK!

(Thanks to Jeff Meyerson)

June 23, 2011

NEWS YOU CAN USE

Why Sex With Creatures from the Future Is a Bad Idea

(Thanks to Jeffrey Brown)

DENTAL PROCEDURE OF THE WEEK SO FAR

A Chattanooga man's body is being exhumed to remove dentures that belong to another man after a hospital employee mistakenly gave them to the wrong family.

(Thanks to Andrew Buckles and bandarr)

THEY SHOULD HAVE BEEN ISSUED, AT MINIMUM, ACCORDIONS

Hospital condemned after giving elderly patients tambourine to summon nurses

(Thanks to Jeff Meyerson, Ralph and Ozigal)

TIME TO LOCK MARTHA UP AGAIN

Arvada woman says Martha Stewart table exploded for no reason

Key Quote: "The popular patio table has been known to explode before."

(Thanks to Mark Schlesinger)

BY THE WAY

I'm back from Spain. Just in time.

(Thanks to Loudmouth)

EDGAR?

A GIANT 55 foot 'sea monster' has been found washed up on a beach in China.

(Thanks to Jeffrey Brown)

LADIES: HE MIGHT BE SINGLE!

Police in Boulder, Colo., are hunting for a Peeping Tom who hid in the basin of a portable toilet at a weekend yoga festival before being spotted and taking off "covered in feces."

(Thanks to Jeff Meyerson, Ken Morgan and montanarose)

WAIT... SOMEBODY COMPLAINED?

GUESTS at a corporate golf day say they were were "violated" by two female promotional models when they were "groped on the knackers" and "had (their) faces pushed on to the girls' breasts" at a Darwin golf course last week.

(Thanks to Chuck Cody)

SURELY THERE MUST BE A REWARD

35 pounds of vomit found in bag outside store

We're pretty sure we saw 35 Pounds of Vomit open for the Sex Pistols.

(Thanks to Chuck Cody and Bob Brogan)

YOU ARE NOW FREE TO INSERT YOUR FOOT DEEP INTO YOUR MOUTH

The pilot, a captain whose name the airline declined to disclose, had his cockpit microphone switched to an air-traffic frequency while he complained to his first officer about what he viewed as slim dating pickings among the Chicago-based flight attendants with whom he flew for four weeks.

(Thanks to Janice Gelb)

Related Update Concerning the Friendly Skies: Man alleges Delta employee urinated on luggage

(Thanks to Joe in Japan)

YOU WILL NEVER GUESS THE STATE IN WHICH THIS HAPPENED

'Drunk' tow boat captain towed to shore by tow boat after towing other boat round in circles for hours

Article-1308834521652-0CB2292E00000578-772745_223x233

(Thanks to Anil Haji)

 
Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Copyright | About The Miami Herald | Advertise