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June 25, 2020

THURSDAY NIGHT OPEN THREAD

Tonight's theme is offbeat heroes. We are using "offbeat" in the sense of "insane." A good example is Larry Walters, an aviation pioneer. As he said, quote, "A man can't just sit around." 

BUT THOSE WERE 20 FUN MINUTES

Lamborghini Huracan Spyder totaled 20 minutes after leaving showroom

(Thanks to DaninDallas, who says "Mom...can I have another $250,000 please?")

SO *THAT'S* HOW YOU MEASURE IT

NASA Calls For Space Toilet That Can Handle “500g of Diarrhea”

(Thanks to Unholy Slacker, who says "One giant dump for mankind.")

GUYS IN NAUTICAL ACTION

A boater at Indiana's Cedar Lake accidentally hit the home run of bad days, partially sinking a pricey Parvati wakeboat, then sinking a customized Wrangler when he tried to save the Parvati, then sinking a Ford F-150 Raptor when he tried to save the Jeep and the boat.

(Thanks to klezmerphan)

This blog used to have a boat. Now this blog has friends who have boats. It's much better.

AS IF THE VIRUS WASN'T ENOUGH

Blood-sucking ‘vampire fish’ now spawning in Vermont’s coastal rivers, state says

(Thanks to John W.)

THESE KIDS TODAY

A Hillsborough woman is suing her neighbor for a goat paternity test

(Thanks to Kevin Meerschaert and Doug Ogg)

WE WONDER HOW OSHA WOULD VIEW THIS

Guys turn non-dump-truck into dump truck.

(Thanks to Ralph)

MEN: IF YOU NEVER LISTENED TO US BEFORE WHEN WE TOLD YOU NOT TO CLICK ON A LINK...

...listen to us now.

(Thanks to DaninDallas and Bill Hudgins)

 
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