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August 20, 2019

THIS IS HOW IT STARTS, AND THE NEXT THING YOU KNOW YOU’RE STEALING SAND FROM SARDINIA

Mother-of-three, 34, who put out recycling rubbish in the wrong colour bags is ARRESTED by police

(Thanks to Le Petomane)

WHAT IF EVERYBODY DID IT?

French couple faces prison time for taking 90 pounds of sand from Sardinia

(Thanks to wanderer2575 and Fabian Marson, who says “The death penalty is not good enough.”)

WE MIGHT AS WELL TEAR UP THE CONSTITUTION

Man fights Florida city's citation for landing a helicopter in backyard

(Thanks to Rod Nunley)

WHO SAYS ROMANCE IS DEAD?

A Florida man had ‘a midnight rendezvous’ at a construction site. Cops want him

(Thanks to Patricia Hall, who says “At least he got out of his mom’s basement for a little while.”)

BECAUSE YOU DON’T HAVE ENOUGH TO WORRY ABOUT

NASA preparing for ‘colossal God of Chaos’ rock to arrive in next 10 years

(Thanks to Jay Brandes)

WE BLAME SOCIAL MEDIA

A New Zealand stick insect that migrated to the UK more than seven decades ago has given up having sex and become asexual, prompting biologists to wonder about the use of sex at all – especially in Britain.

(Thanks to pharmaross)

APOCALYPSE UPDATE

Plague-infected prairie dogs cause shutdown of Colorado wildlife refuges

(Thanks to Emily, Leslie and w, who ask “Didn’t Plague-infected prairie dogs open for Three Dog Night?”)

BEFORE YOU ASK ‘HOW IS THAT EVEN POSSIBLE?’ GUESS THE STATE

Three car pileup in McDonald's drive-thru

(Thanks to Kevin Meerschaert)

SEND THIS HAND TO WASHINGTON. OR AT LEAST ONE DIGIT.

Giant hand statue touches down in New Zealand city and the locals are disturbed

(Thanks to Le Petomane and Roberto)

SPICY, DUDE

Nearly 4 tons of weed discovered inside a shipment of jalapeños

(Thanks to Steve K.)

MEANWHILE IN THAILAND

Virat Worasasirin, a Seri Ruam Thai party-list MP, ignited the debate over fecal matter when he chose parliamentary debate as the setting to point out the building’s lack of bidet sprays, which are commonly used instead of toilet paper.

Far be it from this blog to make note of the fact that the story is bylined “Tappanai Boonbandit.”

(Thanks to Ralph)

BECAUSE EVERYBODY SLEEPS BETTER WRAPPED IN TENTACLES

Strange blanket from Japan promises good night’s sleep with the help of tentacle-like noodles

(Thanks to Ralph)

NOW WITH ADDED PROTEIN`

A family found a living frog in a carton of organic salad greens.

(Thanks to Jay Brandes and pharmaross)

BUT WITH WHOM?

People Who Use More Emojis Have More Sex and Get More Dates

(Thanks to pharmaross and John Lobert)

 
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