February 25, 2024

THE SCIENCE IS (HIC) SETTLED

The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of the combination and order of beer and wine consumption on hangover intensity.

(Thanks to this blog's college roomie, Dr. Robert Stavis, with whom this blog conducted a great deal of field research on this topic Back in the Day.) 

Posted by Dave on February 25, 2024 at 12:33 PM
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AND IN CANADIAN SPORTS

The Vancouver Canucks Green Men Made A Triumphant Return

(Thanks to EricY, who says "I can now resume living again.")

Posted by Dave on February 25, 2024 at 09:54 AM
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HOW VERY GENEROUS OF THE INVASIVE JORŌ SPIDER

Invasive Jorō spider is surprisingly tolerant of busy urban settings, according to new study

(Thanks to EricY)

Posted by Dave on February 25, 2024 at 09:52 AM
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THAT EXPLAINS THE PUNCHBOWL INCIDENT

If Alcohol Ever Makes You Poop Weird, Experts Say This Is The Reason Why

(Thanks to EricY)

Posted by Dave on February 25, 2024 at 09:47 AM
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WERE WE PROMISED FOLDING CARS?

Israeli developed folding car could change urban driving

(Thanks to Mezrap, Ron T and Barry Nester)

Posted by Dave on February 25, 2024 at 09:43 AM
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WHAT, THIS HORSE, OFFICERS?

Man caught leading stolen horse up staircase of apartment block in Poland

(Thanks to Ralph)

Posted by Dave on February 25, 2024 at 09:41 AM
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FESTIVE!

Blackpool Zoo collecting glittery female elephant poo to determine pregnancy

(Thanks to Ralph)

Posted by Dave on February 25, 2024 at 09:40 AM
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February 24, 2024

STAND TALL, KARBI COMMUNITY

721 members of India's Karbi community walk on stilts for world record

(Thanks to John Lobert)

Posted by Dave on February 24, 2024 at 03:00 PM
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AND IN FLORIDA SPORTS

Florida Man Games sees tank-topped teams evade police and wrestle over beer

(Thanks to Doug Ogg)

Posted by Dave on February 24, 2024 at 10:54 AM
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OF COURSE THAT'S WHAT THEY WANT US TO BELIEVE

No, pinecones with tiny cameras inside aren’t being placed around Monroe County (we don’t think)

(Thanks to Ralph, who says "You know who is behind this.")

Posted by Dave on February 24, 2024 at 10:50 AM
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February 23, 2024

WE HARDLY RECOGNIZE THIS COUNTRY ANY MORE

West Virginia’s last Hooters is being torn down. Locals are planning a candlelit vigil.

(Thanks to Jay Brandes)

Posted by Dave on February 23, 2024 at 05:54 PM
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AND IN SPORTS

“A lot of the rhetoric is confirmation that the pants are see-through.”

(Thanks to Ron T) 

Posted by Dave on February 23, 2024 at 02:15 PM
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INCREDIBLY, IT'S NOT BAGIPES

Musical Instrument Banned For Causing Dizziness And Even Death

(Thanks to Rick Day)

Posted by Dave on February 23, 2024 at 08:40 AM
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AUSTRALIA SAYS 'HOLD MY BEER'

Snake discovery as explorers identify new species of anaconda that's the 'biggest of all'

(Thanks to Ron T)

Posted by Dave on February 23, 2024 at 08:37 AM
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IN MIAMI WE CALL THIS AN EMERGENCY KIT

Police search a car and find cocaine -- and a US Army rocket launcher

(Thanks to MOTW)

Posted by Dave on February 23, 2024 at 08:35 AM
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A FLAGRANT VIOLATION OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT SHRIMP

Red Lobster makes change to all-you-can-eat deal after customers ate so much the restaurant suffered huge losses

(Thanks to Al Barkafski, who blames Homer Simpson)

Posted by Dave on February 23, 2024 at 08:34 AM
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WELL *SOME* OF THEM, DEFINITELY

Is it time to revolutionize the toilet?

(Thanks to Mike Ricciardi and Ron T)

Posted by Dave on February 23, 2024 at 08:26 AM
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February 22, 2024

THEY FINALLY RAN OUT OF BEER

Japan's 'naked man festival' ends after more than 1,000 years

(Thanks to John Lobert)

Posted by Dave on February 22, 2024 at 05:18 PM
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SERIOUSLY?

We all enjoyed a packet of raisins as a lunchbox snack as kids, but do you know what they're made from? Some people have only just found out - and it's left them baffled

(Thanks to Rick Day)

Wait 'til they find out that ice is actually frozen water.

Posted by Dave on February 22, 2024 at 05:15 PM
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TODAY IN GOBSMACKERY

Waitress gobsmacked after man leaves drugs as tip for outstanding service

(Thanks to Jim Kenaston)

Posted by Dave on February 22, 2024 at 08:24 AM
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