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August 07, 2020

OPEN THREAD

Let's be careful out there.

GUYS IN ACTION

This is a video from Tagum City, Davao del Norte, Philippines, of a driver who MacGyver’d himself a manual windshield wiper system after the existing system’s motor went out.

Hey, it works.

(Thanks to John Lobert)

GEEZER ALERT: Who remembers certain old car models that had windshield wipers powered by vacuum, rather than electric, motors, so when it rained really hard you tended to drive faster to make the wipers go faster?

This blog, that's who.

PUTTING THE 'WILD' IN WILDERNESS

Vehicle spotted driving down stairs near front lobby of 'Wilderness Lodge' at Walt Disney World

(Thanks to Kevin Smith)

A THREE-HOUR TOUR....

Three men have been rescued from a tiny Pacific island after writing a giant SOS sign in the sand that was spotted from above, authorities say.

(Thanks to John Lobert)

THEY THOUGHT IT MEANT 'FEATHER'

Beer brand and leather store unwittingly named after Māori word for 'pubic hair'

(Thanks to The Perts and Jeff Meyerson)

'WHEN I HEARD ALL THE SCREAMING I KNEW I WAS IN FOR IT'

A man was left in hot water with his wife after he put a deadly king cobra snake in the bath after he found it on a building site.

(Thanks to Allen at Division)

AS FAR AS THIS BLOG IS CONCERNED, SO IS EVERY OTHER DAY

Today is National Beer Day.

(Thanks to MOTW)

WE WILL DO WHAT WE HAVE TO DO

Don’t push your slower friends down in an attempt to save yourself from a bear, advises National Parks Service

(Thanks to Ralph)

FINALLY, SOME GOOD NEWS

Landmark decision gives wild beavers permanent right to remain in England

(Thanks to DaninDallas)

YOU KNOW THE SQUIRRELS SET THIS UP

German nudist chases wild boar that stole laptop

(Thanks to John Lobert, Unholy Slacker, Alkali Bill, Bill Hudgins and Mr. Ridley Pearson)

HEY, WE WANT ONE

Go Boncos!

(Thanks to Steve K)

SIX OF ONE

Dynamite in car turns out to be a beef stick, Kansas police say

(Thanks to MAC)

 
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