February 24, 2020

UPDATE

TripAdvisor bans reviews of NatWest hole in Derby... even though it is a 'masterpiece'

(Thanks to Ralph)

Posted by Dave on February 24, 2020 at 02:55 PM
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DO NOT MESS WITH THEM

A hero granny armed with a mop and bucket of dirty water beat off an armed crook after he tried robbing her village shop at gunpoint.

(Thanks to Roberto)

Posted by Dave on February 24, 2020 at 10:37 AM
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FRANCE ON HIGH ALERT

Hundreds of musicians in British military bands have been forced to stop playing due to injuries caused by marching and performing at the same time.

(Thanks to Fabian Marson)

Posted by Dave on February 24, 2020 at 10:28 AM
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SO FAR IT'S NOT TALKING

Duck left behind in Birmingham shop by thieves

(Thanks to Nancy Gill)

Posted by Dave on February 24, 2020 at 10:25 AM
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SOME DAYS WE DON'T KNOW, EITHER

I'm sorry to be the bearer of bad news but Dave was the answer to a question on Jeopardy on Friday and, even though they showed his picture, NONE OF THE CONTESTANTS KNEW WHO HE WAS! ("Writers Are Trying To Be Clever" category - $800

-- Bob Sassone

Posted by Dave on February 24, 2020 at 10:21 AM
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WE KNOW WHO'S GIVING THE ORDERS

Drug lord's four hippos have spawned 80 more hippos, and they're terrorizing a little town

(Thanks to Dave N.)

Posted by Dave on February 24, 2020 at 10:19 AM
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READERS OF THIS BLOG WILL HAVE A GOOD IDEA WHY

California cops investigate why man drove Jeep off multi-level parking garage

(Thanks to John Lobert)

Posted by Dave on February 24, 2020 at 10:14 AM
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SEND THIS SURFER TO WASHINGTON

New Zealand surfer fights off great white shark by punching it repeatedly, cursing it off

(Thanks to pharmaross)

Posted by Dave on February 24, 2020 at 09:34 AM
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GUYS IN ACTION

The unusual method, sees the man using a fork and a pair of scissors to scoff spaghetti, lifting the pasta up with the fork and chopping the overhang off, before putting what's left in his mouth.

(Thanks to John Lobert)

Posted by Dave on February 24, 2020 at 09:27 AM
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‘THE NASAL RANGER’

For a few thousand dollars, cities are purchasing a device that bears striking resemblance to the Smell-O-Scope from the TV series Futurama to sniff out weed and fine smokers and growers if the scent produced is too strong.

Here’s the official Nasal Ranger website.

(Thanks to Stan Ruth)

(We think we may have blogged this already, but you can’t take chances with something like this.) 

Posted by Dave on February 24, 2020 at 09:24 AM
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PORSCHIA COME HOME

Pet poodle taken by hawk, found 28 hours later in Allegheny County

(Thanks to Stan Ruth)

Posted by Dave on February 24, 2020 at 09:19 AM
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WE ARE DYING TO KNOW

How one Florida woman amassed a collection of more than 21,000 banana labels

(Thanks to Asher Scheiner)

Posted by Dave on February 24, 2020 at 09:16 AM
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February 23, 2020

BOLO

A jailed Irish drug dealer has lost his ill-gotten £46million Bitcoin fortune after the piece of A4 paper he had the access codes on and hid for safekeeping was 'thrown out' by his ex-landlord. 

(Thanks to James Flynn)

Posted by Dave on February 23, 2020 at 09:38 AM
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THE SCIENCE IS SETTLED

Drinking beer daily ‘can nearly DOUBLE a man’s chances of hitting 90 compared to teetotallers’

(Thanks to pharmaross)

Posted by Dave on February 23, 2020 at 09:36 AM
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WE HAVE BEEN CALLED MANY THINGS

But this is a first.

Posted by Dave on February 23, 2020 at 09:35 AM
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ATTENTION, WORLD TRAVELERS:

Ilkeston NatWest hole in wall rises up TripAdvisor rankings

(Thanks to Ralph)

Posted by Dave on February 23, 2020 at 09:30 AM
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NATURE UPDATE:

It’s getting less and less natural.

(Thanks to Jay Brandes and pharmaross)

Posted by Dave on February 23, 2020 at 09:27 AM
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YOU WANT FRIES WITH THAT STUDY?

Men who eat junk food are more likely to have low sperm count, says study

(Thanks to John Lobert, who says “This is probably a good thing.”)

Posted by Dave on February 23, 2020 at 09:25 AM
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February 22, 2020

NEVER LEAVE YOUR HOUSE UNATTENDED

Demolition company tears down wrong Dallas home

(Thanks to pharmaross)

Posted by Dave on February 22, 2020 at 09:46 AM
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UNCLEAR ON THE CONCEPT

Arizona Man Gets Drunk, Steals Bike To Celebrate Sobriety

(Thanks to pharmaross)

Posted by Dave on February 22, 2020 at 09:39 AM
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