May 15, 2021

WE ASSUME THEY'LL STICK ONE ON THE HEADSTONE

Spencer Silver, the chemist who gave Post-it Notes their signature stick, dies at 80

(Thanks to the Perts, who note that "computers wouldn't work without them.")

Posted by Dave on May 15, 2021 at 11:27 AM
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ATTENTION, BARGAIN-HUNTERS:

A man in Massachusetts is giving away an innumerable amount of live crickets after accidentally causing an infestation in his own home.

(Thanks to Ann Farr)

Posted by Dave on May 15, 2021 at 11:21 AM
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HOW DO WE WARN THEM?

Fungus full of psychedelic drugs could cause Indiana Brood X cicadas' butts to fall off

(Thanks to Dave and Lynn Guy)

Posted by Dave on May 15, 2021 at 11:05 AM
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JUST IN CASE YOU THOUGHT THINGS WERE GETTING BETTER

Lab rats are overwhelmingly male, and that's a problem

(Thanks to The Perts)

Posted by Dave on May 15, 2021 at 09:59 AM
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ALL AT ONCE?

Brits urged to drink 124 pints each to help struggling pubs get back on their feet

(Thanks to Rick Day)

Posted by Dave on May 15, 2021 at 09:53 AM
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MEANWHILE IN FLATHEAD COUNTY

7:10 p.m. A woman believed her roommate was in trouble after someone asked her to buy a monkey for the Billings Zoo.

(Thanks to Bob Brogan, who says “There were also people sawing a car.”)

Posted by Dave on May 15, 2021 at 09:49 AM
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May 14, 2021

SO SHOULD WE PRACTICE, JUST IN CASE?

Mammals can breathe through anus in emergencies

(Thanks to Rick Day, ImNotDave and Michael Moyer)

Posted by Dave on May 14, 2021 at 03:38 PM
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'HOW WAS THE SUPERMARKET, DEAR?'

Wild boar surround woman near Rome and steal food shopping

(Thanks to Ranald Adams)

Posted by Dave on May 14, 2021 at 03:37 PM
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GET READY FOR THE DASHBOARD TO BE PUNCHED

Get Ready for In-Car Ads

(Thanks to Rod Nunley)

Posted by Dave on May 14, 2021 at 03:33 PM
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WHAT'S THAT SMELL?

Stretch of I-80 in Omaha gets a little slick because of animal guts

(Thanks to Steve Bradford)

Posted by Dave on May 14, 2021 at 01:52 PM
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THEY ALL PRODUCED VALID ETC.

About 100 chickens recovered after breaking loose on I-10 in Escambia County

(Thanks to Jane Linderman)

Posted by Dave on May 14, 2021 at 11:20 AM
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AFTER SOMEONE ORDERED 750 CARROTS FROM ROOM SERVICE

47 rabbits rescued from Schaumburg hotel room

(Thanks to pharmaross)

Posted by Dave on May 14, 2021 at 11:03 AM
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ONE DOWN, EIGHT TO GO

Chicago cat fleeing fire survives 5-story jump, walks off

(Thanks to Dave N. and EricY)

Posted by Dave on May 14, 2021 at 11:01 AM
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ALWAYS A DANGEROUS AISLE

Responding to a report of a disturbance in the potato chip aisle of a Walmart in Ohio, police Tuesday arrested a Cleveland woman for allegedly striking a female victim in the face with a 10-pound log of ground beef.

(Thanks to pharmaross)

Posted by Dave on May 14, 2021 at 10:57 AM
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AUSTRALIAN WILDLIFE REPORT

Large Python Snake Found Hidden in Toilet Rolls in Family Bathroom

Australian woman finds fish with wedding ring around neck

(Thanks to pharmaross)

Posted by Dave on May 14, 2021 at 09:47 AM
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May 13, 2021

NOBEL PRIZE ALERT

Student designs ‘third eye’ so you can walk and text at the same time

(Thanks to Ralph)

Posted by Dave on May 13, 2021 at 03:09 PM
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DON'T BE FOOLED BY IMITATIONS

“Only the Polytron reduces an entire mouse to a soup-like homogenate in 30 seconds"

(Thanks to Nancy Gill)

Posted by Dave on May 13, 2021 at 03:08 PM
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BUT IT WILL WARD OFF HOUSEGUESTS

People in India warned smearing themselves in cow poo will not fight Covid

(Thanks to Ralph)

Posted by Dave on May 13, 2021 at 11:06 AM
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BECAUSE WE DON'T ALREADY HAVE ENOUGH TO WORRY ABOUT

Russia Is Going to Try to Clone an Army of 3,000-Year-Old Scythian Warriors

(Thanks to John Gregg)

Posted by Dave on May 13, 2021 at 11:04 AM
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May 12, 2021

NO WORRIES, MATE, THE SNAKES’LL GET ’EM

Horrifying video shows mice 'raining' from sky as 'biblical plague' sweeps Australia

(Thanks to Rod Nunley, Ranald Adams, Barry Nester and Michael Parry)

Posted by Dave on May 12, 2021 at 09:10 PM
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