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November 14, 2019

THEN YOU CHANGE YOUR UNDERWEAR

There’s a Ride in Denmark Where They Just Toss You Off a 100 ft Tower

(Thanks to John Lobert)

JUST WHAT WE NEED

Nasa tracking devastating 230-kilotonne asteroid that could hit Earth in May 2022

(Thanks to Emily, Leslie and w)

SO HE CAN BE IN ANY LANE HE WANTS

Court rules Kentucky man can get ‘IM GOD’ license plate

(Thanks to pharmaross)

FIXER-UPPER

A decommissioned nuclear missile site that once housed the Titan II intercontinental ballistic missile is for sale

(Thanks to Roberto)

THEY NAMED HIM NARWHAL

Dog born with tail growing out of its head

(Thanks to Doug Ogg)

BECAUSE WE'RE NOT GETTING ENOUGH SUGAR IN OUR DIET

Twinkies cereal is now in the works

(Thanks to Ralph)

IF YOU'RE NOT GOING TO GET DAD THE 219-INCH TV...

...you should get him this.

(Thanks to Rod Nunley)

THEY'RE GONNA BE EVEN WILDER

A stash of cocaine worth $22,000 hidden in an Italian forest by a gang of suspected drug dealers was reportedly destroyed by wild boars.

(Thanks to Rick Day)

November 13, 2019

YOU KNOW YOU NEED IT

Samsung unveils massive 219 inch TV called ‘The Wall’

(Thanks to Allen at Division)

AND IT LOOKS AS APPETIZING AS IT SOUNDS

Air Protein just created 'meat' made from air

(Thanks to Le Petomane)

WHAT, A GUY CAN'T BLOW OFF STEAM?

Arkansas cop suspended after he's caught on video dancing naked in club

(Thanks to pharmaross and Jeff Meyerson)

'EXTRA LEMON'

Hilton Head McDonald’s served man sweet tea with a side of weed, report says.

(Thanks to Allen at Division)

IN THAT CASE, SIR...

A Florida Man pulled over Sunday night for driving recklessly told police that he “needed to get home in a hurry because he was cheating on his wife,”

(Thanks to Rod Nunley, Jeff Meyerson and Fred Preller)

Possibly Related: Florida woman accused of setting boyfriend's home on fire after catching him cheating

(Thanks to pharmaross)

'ALCOHOL WAS LIKELY A FACTOR'

Florida Gators Fan Shoots His Friend During LSU-Alabama Argument

(Thanks to pharmaross)

IT'S BACK!

And it's bigger than ever.

(Thanks to pharmaross)

DEPARTMENT OF TRENDS THAT WE DO NOT BELIEVE ACTUALLY EXIST

Ankle scarves.

(Thanks to Christina Robertson)

November 12, 2019

WHAT’S THAT SMELL?

Special South African gin is infused with elephant dung

(Thanks to Ralph)

AND THE SO-CALLED 'GOVERNMENT' DOES NOTHING

Jimmy Dean is making sausage-flavored candy canes for the holidays

(Thanks to Dave N)

YOU KNOW WHAT TO DO

It's Exploding Whale Day.

(Thanks to nursecindy)

OXEN IS ALSO GOOD

How your kids’ nativity play role shows what they’ll earn, and why it’s good news for Mary and Joseph

(Thanks to Ralph)

WE'RE GUESSING HE'S SINGLE

Man with horns implanted into his forehead joins tattoo artists and aficionados at Brussels body art convention

(Thanks to Kevin Meerschaert)

WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG?

Although the Foreign Office advises against visiting North Korea, in March 2020, Cambridgeshire-based Smiling Grape Adventure Tours will be taking guests to Pyongyang for a St Patrick’s Day pub crawl, after Kim Jong-un gave permission for the celebration.

(Thanks to Chris Elzi)

BRILLIANT

Amazon pulls 'Daddy's Little Slut' T-shirt for children amid backlash

(Thanks to pharmaross)

HOPE FOR THE FUTURE

This is a short video of a teacher getting repeatedly pranked by a student using photo-realistic stickers of her laptop screen, smartphone, and the classroom door handle.

(Thanks to John Lobert, who says "I predict that anyone who does something like this will grow up to be a humor columnist.")

November 11, 2019

'IT SEEMED LIKE A WASTE TO JUST THROW IT AWAY'

Hyogo man arrested for creating biohazard zone with his 'own' pee

Or it may have been his mother's.

(Thanks to Asher Scheiner)

MODERN PROBLEMS

"Text neck."

(Thanks to Asher Scheiner)

IF YOU SAY SO, DUDE

North Carolina Town Swears Its New Water Tower Is Not a Giant Bong

(Thanks to Ralph)

OH DO YOU KNOW THE MUFFIN PERSON?

New Zealand cafe touts 'gender-neutral' gingerbread cookies

(Thanks to Ralph)

ALWAYS KEEP ONE HANDY

Victim uses battle ax to fend off home invader

(Thanks to John Lobert)

MEANWHILE -- WE BLAME GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE -- LOBSTERS ARE SHOWING UP DEEP IN THE FOREST

Deer stranded 5 miles offshore rescued by Maine lobstermen

(Thanks to Fabian Marson)

TO OUR VETERANS:

Thank you for your service. And thanks to your families for their sacrifice.

ATTENTION, GIFT GUIDE SUGGESTERS

We interrupt this blog for a "Hey you!" announcement.
We need to verify the name, city and state (or country) of the people who suggest items Dave uses in the annual gift guide (yes, there are a few actual facts in almost everything he writes). These folks have not yet responded to email requests, so if you know them, know how to contact them, or are them, please let them know we need to hear from them (at davebarryblog@gmail.com): Peter Metrinko, Jane Linderman, Karen Lassman, Dan Given. Thanks!

November 10, 2019

TOTALLY JUSTIFIED

Man Arrested After Throwing Bottle At Bartender After She Changes Stereo From Black Sabbath To Christmas Music

(Thanks to wanderer2575)

WE SAW THEM OPEN FOR THE RAMONES

Aggressive gaggle of wild turkeys terrorizing 55-and-up community

(Thanks to Janice Gelb)

THE NEWS FROM ABROAD

You really don’t want to know.

(Thanks to Ralph)

CELLMATES

Drunken Clearfield man placed in jail with his vacuum

(Thanks to Ralph)

HE WAS RELEASED AFTER THE CHICKEN PRODUCED A VALID FLORIDA DRIVER’S LICENSE

A Milwaukee man was caught driving drunk with a chicken on his shoulder, police say

(Thanks to Bill Hudgins)

MIT NEEDS TO STOP BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE

But it’s already too late.

(Thanks to John Lobert, who says “I can see now that I’ve lived too long.”)

MAYBE HE SHOULD CONSIDER A PRIUS

Buyer smashes £200,000 Porsche supercar in five-car pileup during TEST drive just minutes away from the showroom

(Thanks to Doug Ogg)

‘HAPPY BALL WANT OUTSIDE’

Dog Learns To Communicate Using Custom Soundboard

(Thanks to John Lobert, who says “Send this dog to Washington!”)

November 09, 2019

JUST STOP

Gender reveal stunt led to plane crash in Texas

(Thanks to Bill Hudgins)

‘A BOLD, BUT FLAWED, ARGUMENT’

Convicted killer claims he’s done serving life sentence because he died years ago

(Thanks to Jeff Meyerson, Peter M and Doug Ogg)

THAT SHOULD DO IT

Yamraj, lord of death, has been deployed to discourage people from trespassing on Western Railway’s heavily used suburban lines in Mumbai.

(Thanks to Ralph)

I NOW PRONOUNCE YOU DUDE AND DUDETTE

California couple who run a marijuana blog together celebrate their marriage by smoking custom his-and-hers BONGS at the wedding

(Thanks to pharmaross)

MEANWHILE IN THE ARTS

Woman's sex toy sparks terror alert at Vienna concert hall when her handbag starts vibrating after she handed it in to the cloakroom

(Thanks Emily, Leslie and w)

SHE IS WELCOME TO DRIVE, AND SLEEP, ON THE ROADS OF FLORIDA

Woman caught using BMW convertible to transport a double bed

(Thanks to John Lobert)

WHO DOESN’T ENJOY WATCHING BOOBIES IN ACTION?

Amazing Coordinated Dive Bombing by a Flock of Blue-Footed Boobies

(Thanks to John Lobert)

A FLORIDA LICENSE IS ON THE WAY...

...along with a resumé.

(Thanks to John Lobert)

November 08, 2019

WHAT’S THAT SMELL?

Cold front brings manure odor to parts of midwest

(Thanks to Rudolph)

SEEMS LIKE THE APPROPRIATE PLACE FOR 'POOJA'

For almost a year, the residents of Maudaha area in Uttar Pradesh's Hamirpur district would bow their heads and even perform 'pooja' outside a building in the premises of a Community Health Centre. The residents, who thought of it as a temple, were in for a rude shock recently after learning that it was a public toilet instead.

(Thanks to Ralph)

 
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