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November 04, 2017

COMING SOON: ASSAULT PROTRACTORS

It weighs less than a book and can stop a bullet. It’s a backpack option at Miami school.

(Thanks to Ranald Adams and Stephen St. Onge)

AND YOU THOUGHT THE ENGLISH WERE SANE

In what is thought to be a more than 400-year-old tradition, men, women and children alike set fire to 30kg wooden barrels lined with the tar, lug them onto their shoulders and run. They keep going until the heat becomes unbearable or the barrel breaks down, typically resulting in a raging inferno.

(Thanks to Peter Metrinko, who says: "Pamploma? Child's play.")

RURAL GUYS IN ACTION

Mysterious giant message cut into crop field revealed as handiwork of 'grumpy' farmer in doghouse with wife

(Thanks to Roberto)

EQUALLY DANGEROUS

A worried resident in Germany alerted police to what he thought was a second world war bomb in his garden. Officers found … a particularly large zucchini.

(Thanks to Jay Brandes, Ralph, Jon Harris, Judy B, Craig Roberts, Fabian Marson and Jane Near Denver)

GO FIGURE

Florida church changes sign after message misinterpreted as sexual

(Thanks to Roberto and Al Barkafski)

THE HORSE WAS RELEASED AFTER PRODUCING A VALID FLORIDA DRIVER'S LICENSE

Florida woman arrested for 'drunk-driving' a horse

(Thanks to Alkali Bill, Jeff Meyerson, Jon Harris, Roberto, Stephen St. Onge, DaninDallas, Patty Villanova, coscolo, mezrap and Matt Filar)

 
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