February 21, 2024

'GAZEBOED?'

Sloshed, plastered and gazeboed: why Britons have 546 words for drunkenness

(Thanks to Ralph)

Posted by Dave on February 21, 2024 at 09:25 AM
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THE WORD IS ‘HERO’

Minn. brewer sent flying across floor after beer tank valve explodes, blasting him with powerful stream of IPA

(Thanks to Mezrap)

Posted by Dave on February 21, 2024 at 09:24 AM
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WHAT IF THEY ESCAPE?

Lab-Grown Testicles Created In Male Fertility Breakthrough

(Thanks to Ron T)

Posted by Dave on February 21, 2024 at 09:22 AM
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ASTEROID MEASUREMENT-UNIT UPDATE

Asteroid the size of 6 peacocks to fly close to Earth on Thursday

(Thanks to Chuck)

Posted by Dave on February 21, 2024 at 09:16 AM
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February 20, 2024

LARGE SNAKES IN THE NEWS

Incredible moment world’s largest SNAKE is discovered by TV crew with 26ft beast as thick as a car tyre filmed in water

This Northern Green Anaconda was found by TV wildlife presenter Professor Freek Vonk in remote Brazil.

(Thanks to Al Barkafski)

This blog has questions:

  • It's not in Australia?
  • "Freek Vonk?"
  • Why is "Freek Vonk" diving in what appears to be a dress shirt?

Posted by Dave on February 20, 2024 at 05:12 PM
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GUYS IN ACTION

Man modifies ride-on toy car to reach 92.24 mph

(Thanks to MOTW, who notes "Father's Day is coming.")

Posted by Dave on February 20, 2024 at 05:04 PM
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BETTER THAN CHEEZ-IT BRAIN

A psychologist has warned against scrolling on your phone and ending up with 'popcorn brain'.

(Thanks to Rick Day)

Posted by Dave on February 20, 2024 at 02:49 PM
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ALWAYS THE LAST PLACE YOU LOOK

Human leg found abandoned on New York Subway track

(Thanks to Jeff Meyerson)

Posted by Dave on February 20, 2024 at 02:47 PM
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AS SO OFTEN HAPPENS

He got a box of penises in the mail, but not the ones he's looking for

(Thanks to Ralph)

Posted by Dave on February 20, 2024 at 10:06 AM
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AND IN SPORTS DOWN UNDER

Australian showjumper cleared to resume Olympic bid after ‘mankini’ controversy

(Thanks to Barry Nester)

Posted by Dave on February 20, 2024 at 10:05 AM
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BULLETIN BULLETIN BULLETIN

The fan who alleges they pooped their pants during the 2024 Hanteo Music Awards has made another shocking confession.

(Thanks to Matt Filar)

Posted by Dave on February 20, 2024 at 10:04 AM
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THEY LEFT THE OWNER IN THERE

Nebraska zoo extracts 70 coins from white alligator's stomach

(Thanks to Doug Ogg, Rick Day and The Perts)

Posted by Dave on February 20, 2024 at 10:00 AM
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WE'RE GONNA NEED MORE CEREAL

Truck spills 10,000 gallons of milk onto Massachusetts highway

(Thanks to MOTW, who says "Officials urged citizens not to cry.")

Posted by Dave on February 20, 2024 at 09:59 AM
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AND IN SPORTS

Cincinnati Reds Used Stuffed Pigs To Practice Tagging Runners

(Thanks to EricY, who says "Pork sliders?")

Posted by Dave on February 20, 2024 at 09:56 AM
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NOBEL PRIZE ALERT

Men and women's brains do work differently, scientists discover for first time

(Thanks to Mezrap and Al Barkafski, both of whom say "Duh," and Asher Scheiner, who says "Scientists discover fact known for thousands of years, probably because they never got any dates.")

Posted by Dave on February 20, 2024 at 09:54 AM
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THINKING OF YOU...

A firm of funeral directors has apologised after sending Valentine's Day cards to elderly residents at a care home in Surrey.

(Thanks to Doug Ogg)

Posted by Dave on February 20, 2024 at 09:52 AM
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WE SAW RANSACKING BADGER OPEN FOR THE TROGGS

Isle of Wight home ransacked by badger after it broke in

(Thanks to John Lobert, who says "These are just squirrels wearing bad makeup.")

Posted by Dave on February 20, 2024 at 09:51 AM
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A GRATEFUL NATION REJOICES

Miniature 'neck' brace helps save grasshopper at Texas zoo

(Thanks to Linda Schutjer)

Posted by Dave on February 20, 2024 at 09:35 AM
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February 19, 2024

WHEN PEOPLE SAY THERE ARE NO LONGER ANY CAUSES WORTH FIGHTING FOR...

This blog says, oh yeah?

(Thanks to Kevin Meerschaert)

Posted by Dave on February 19, 2024 at 11:04 AM
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WERE WE PROMISED BOATING CARS?

Why this electric car-boat vehicle will move like a plane

(Thanks to Steve K.)

Posted by Dave on February 19, 2024 at 10:59 AM
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