February 28, 2024

CANADA: NIGHTMARE, OR HELLHOLE?

Canadians will soon have to adjust their clocks an hour ahead as we draw closer to the start of spring.

(Thanks to Ed. Floden)

Posted by Dave on February 28, 2024 at 04:28 PM
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IT WOULD LAST *MAYBE* 30 SECONDS ON THE STREETS OF MIAMI

Swiss company Micro — maker of the happy little Microlino electric bubble car — just unveiled a production version of its Microlino Lite at the Geneva Motor Show.

(Thanks to Rod Nunley)

Posted by Dave on February 28, 2024 at 04:21 PM
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'DUVANDER SAID SHE ALWAYS KNEW SHE HAD A LARGE TONGUE'

Oregon woman's tongue measures 5.21 inches in circumference

(Thanks to John Lobert)

Posted by Dave on February 28, 2024 at 04:19 PM
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WE DON'T KNOW WHAT THIS IS ABOUT; WE JUST WANT YOU TO SEE THE HEADLINE

Drag queen helps kangaroo researcher win Dance Your PhD contest

(Thanks to Jim Kenaston)

Posted by Dave on February 28, 2024 at 04:16 PM
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CANADA: A NATION IN CHAOS

A mundane street pole in Toronto is getting attention as a community of artists builds a tower of LEGO – five feet and counting – around it.

(Thanks to The Perts)

Posted by Dave on February 28, 2024 at 10:38 AM
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AND IN SPORTS

Alligator attacks 2 people in a golf cart in southern Florida

(Thanks to Barry Nester)

Exactly what golf needs.

Posted by Dave on February 28, 2024 at 09:49 AM
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'THIS IS NOT SOMETHING YOU'RE EVER GOING TO USE IN THE REAL WORLD'

Musician plays through 81 amps at the same time for world record

(Thanks to Ralph)

Posted by Dave on February 28, 2024 at 09:48 AM
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IT RIDES A HARLEY

Tiny fish can make noises louder than an elephant, says new study

(Thanks to GJ)

Posted by Dave on February 28, 2024 at 09:43 AM
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THIS BLOG STANDS WITH FRANCE

France issues ban on using terms like steak and ham for plant protein products

(Thanks to The Perts)

Posted by Dave on February 28, 2024 at 09:40 AM
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February 27, 2024

PRETTY COOL

New video shows next US Navy supercarrier USS John F. Kennedy catapulting heavy cars into a river to make sure the warship can handle planes

(Thanks to Matt Filar)

This would be an excellent way to deal with illegally parked vehicles.

Posted by Dave on February 27, 2024 at 10:43 AM
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WE THOUGHT SO

More women may be psychopaths than previously thought, says expert

(Thanks to Jim Kenaston, who says "This expert may have had a few bad dates.")

Posted by Dave on February 27, 2024 at 10:39 AM
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SO HOW WAS YOUR FLIGHT?

Cockroaches run wild aboard IndiGo airplane

(Thanks to Barry Nester)

Posted by Dave on February 27, 2024 at 10:38 AM
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VOLES HAVE LASTING LOVE?

Scientists probed the brains of prairie voles to find how sex leads to lasting love

(Thanks to Mezrap)

Posted by Dave on February 27, 2024 at 10:35 AM
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WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG?

Wendy's to roll out Uber-style surge-pricing, with menu prices fluctuating based on demand

(Thanks to Asher Scheiner)

Posted by Dave on February 27, 2024 at 10:34 AM
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OH SHUT UP

‘Mary Poppins’ age rating increased in U.K. due to ‘discriminatory language’

(Thanks to The Perts)

Posted by Dave on February 27, 2024 at 10:31 AM
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IF YOU'RE WONDERING WHY THE ROBOTS ARE SOME DAY GOING TO KILL US ALL

Watch this.

(Thanks to Matt Filar)

Posted by Dave on February 27, 2024 at 10:30 AM
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WHAT?

Talking fast linked to better brain health in old age

(Thanks to Ron T)

Posted by Dave on February 27, 2024 at 10:28 AM
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CANADA: A NATION ON BRINK OF TOTAL CHAOS

Vancouver restaurant closed temporarily after allowing guests to dance

Inside Toronto's growing dumpster diving network

(Thanks to The Perts)

Deer breaks into Ontario recreation center, dives into pool

(Thanks to John Lobert, who says "Deer are just large, agile squirrels.")

Posted by Dave on February 27, 2024 at 09:01 AM
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PAGING DENZEL WASHINGTON*

Runaway ‘ghost train’ travels 43 miles without a driver after rolling off during crew changeover

(Thanks to John Lobert, who says "I know I parked it here somewhere.")

*Reference here.

Posted by Dave on February 27, 2024 at 08:59 AM
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PRESUMABLY ON THE LEFT-HAND SIDE

Man holds up London street by riding a camel down the road

(Thanks to John Lobert and Ralph)

Posted by Dave on February 27, 2024 at 08:55 AM
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