May 22, 2024

PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER…

For the first time since 2018, screaming hairy armadillo pups have been born in North America

(Thanks to EricY, who says they toured with the Animals)

Posted by Dave on May 22, 2024 at 10:40 AM
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CANADA: A NATION IN CHAOS

Ambulance collides with moose while responding to another moose collision

(Thanks to B&C)

Posted by Dave on May 22, 2024 at 10:38 AM
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NEEDLESS TO SAY THE RETURN ADDRESS WAS IN FLORIDA

Man gets live rattlesnake in the mail at Mojave Desert post office

(Thanks to Ed. Floden)

Posted by Dave on May 22, 2024 at 10:36 AM
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WE PREFER NOT TO KNOW

So why exactly are folks in Minnesota, Iowa, and South Dakota putting rolls of Toilet Paper in their refrigerator?

(Thanks to pharmaross)

Posted by Dave on May 22, 2024 at 10:32 AM
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WHAT'S THAT SMELL?

The French Post Office on Friday rolled out a scratch-and-sniff postage stamp to celebrate the world-famous baguette

(Thanks to Nancy Gill and pharmaross)

Posted by Dave on May 22, 2024 at 08:37 AM
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AND IN SPORTS

The Falmouth Worm Charming Championships

(Thanks to Nancy Gill)

Posted by Dave on May 22, 2024 at 08:34 AM
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IT'S IN THE STAR, SO IT MUST BE LEGIT

Scientists are making small “handheld” nuclear reactors to try and lure aliens to Earth, an expert has claimed.

(Thanks to Ralph)

Posted by Dave on May 22, 2024 at 08:32 AM
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FLORIDA MAN ALSO KNOWS HOW TO DINE OUT IN STYLE

Afterward, investigators say the suspect ran inside the store, ignoring the ‘no-shirt, no-service’ rule, jumped on a table, and repeated his threats waving his ‘finger guns.’

(Thanks to Ralph)

Posted by Dave on May 22, 2024 at 08:30 AM
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FLORIDA MAN KNOWS HOW TO PARTY

Florida man drunkenly steals school bus, drives 4 hours to Miami

(Thanks to EricY)

Posted by Dave on May 22, 2024 at 08:26 AM
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WE'RE GONNA NEED MORE RAID

How cockroaches came to rule the world

(Thanks to Not My Usual Alias, who says "I, for one, welcome our cockroach overloards.")

Posted by Dave on May 22, 2024 at 08:22 AM
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ALWAYS THE LAST PLACE YOU LOOK

Microplastics found in every human testicle in study

(Thanks to MOTW, Buck Nekkid and Doug in Sacramento)

Posted by Dave on May 22, 2024 at 08:18 AM
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FOR NEXT YEAR'S MET GALA

Engineers make ‘Dune stillsuit’ that turns pee, sweat into drinkable water

(Thanks to John Lobert)

Posted by Dave on May 22, 2024 at 08:16 AM
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May 21, 2024

FOR YOUR AMUSEMENT

Mr. Gene Weingarten, who is this blog's former editor and also an insane person, has posted on his Substack an entertaining interview he did with a very funny Washington, D.C., political official.

Posted by Dave on May 21, 2024 at 02:03 PM
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AS CLEARLY STATED IN THE RENTAL CONTRACT

Hertz gets caught charging multiple Tesla renters for not returning the EVs with a full tank of gas

(Thanks to The Perts)

Posted by Dave on May 21, 2024 at 07:56 AM
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FRANCE ON HIGH ALERT

Brits 'triggered' by 'abominable' method for slicing Colin the Caterpillar cake

(Thanks to Ralph)

Posted by Dave on May 21, 2024 at 07:45 AM
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WE'RE NOT SURE THESE SCIENTISTS ARE REAL

Scientists can't decide if consciousness is real or fake

(Thanks to Steve K., who says "What are they using to think about this?")

Posted by Dave on May 21, 2024 at 07:44 AM
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TOTALLY WORTH THE RISK OF PRISON

Two men steal cases of Bud Light beer at gunpoint at Fort Worth gas station

(Thanks to Allen at Division)

Posted by Dave on May 21, 2024 at 07:40 AM
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May 20, 2024

UH-OH

AI systems are already deceiving us

(Thanks to Ralph)

Posted by Dave on May 20, 2024 at 06:48 AM
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BACK THEN THEY DIDN'T HAVE GOOGLE

The brains of modern humans are around 13% smaller than those of Homo sapiens who lived 100,000 years ago.Exactly why is still puzzling researchers.

(Thanks to GJ)

Posted by Dave on May 20, 2024 at 06:46 AM
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OOPS

Astrobiology professor suggests 1970's NASA mission might have detected and unintentionally extinguished life on Mars.

(Thanks to Robert Moats)

Posted by Dave on May 20, 2024 at 06:43 AM
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INFLATION ALERT

The Rubyglow pineapple –— bred for its distinctive red exterior and its sweetness — costs $395.99 at Melissa’s Produce, a California-based seller of specialty fruit and veggies.

(Thanks to Steve K., Ron T. and Asher Scheiner)

Posted by Dave on May 20, 2024 at 06:42 AM
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FINALLY

THE SCURRY Is A New Horror Movie About Deranged Squirrels

(Thanks to Jimpy)

Posted by Dave on May 20, 2024 at 06:39 AM in Yes, it's old. But it's important.
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*BAD* PUPPY

Woman discovers husband is cheating on her after puppy swallows his mistress's thong

(Thanks to John Lobert)

Posted by Dave on May 20, 2024 at 05:25 AM
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FLORIDA YAWNS

Possible Alligator In Michigan Lake Has Northerners Freaking Out

(Thanks to Dave Vander Ark)

Posted by Dave on May 20, 2024 at 05:23 AM
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WHAT'S THAT SMELL?

Arizona’s Poozeum celebrates the science of dinosaur dung

(Thanks to pharmaross)

Posted by Dave on May 20, 2024 at 05:22 AM
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THAT WOULD BE SOME SLIPPERY SEIZING

Around $500,000 worth of baby eels seized at Toronto Pearson Airport

(Thanks to The Perts)

Posted by Dave on May 20, 2024 at 05:20 AM
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SEND THIS MAN TO WASHINGTON

Taiwan parliament member runs away with bill to prevent passing

(Thanks to Ralph)

Posted by Dave on May 20, 2024 at 05:18 AM
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IS THERE A PROBLEM, OFFICER?

Man steals L.A. police vehicle with officer still inside

(Thanks to man tom)

Posted by Dave on May 20, 2024 at 05:17 AM
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May 19, 2024

APOCALYPSE UPDATE

When Did Teen Boys Get a Nose for $300 Cologne?

(Thanks to Asher Scheiner)

Posted by Dave on May 19, 2024 at 09:20 AM
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NO THANKS

Man Surgically Adds Four Extra Nipples To His Body, Find Out Why

(Thanks to pharmaross)

Posted by Dave on May 19, 2024 at 09:15 AM
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SOUNDS SERIOUS

There's a snake in my Butte!

(Thanks to pharmaross)

Posted by Dave on May 19, 2024 at 09:14 AM
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ONE GROUP IS WORKING CEASELESSLY TO DESTROY HUMANITY

Chipmunks vs. Squirrels: What’s the Difference?

(Thanks to John Lobert)

The Proof: Squirrels caused 80 outages in Toronto last year: hydro officials

(Thanks to The Perts and Ralph)

Posted by Dave on May 19, 2024 at 09:10 AM
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AND THEY LIVED HAPPILY EVER AFTER

Diver mindblown after 'intelligent' Octopus grabs her hand and leads her to hidden treasure

(Thanks to Rick Day)

Posted by Dave on May 19, 2024 at 09:08 AM
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AND IN SPORTS

This is a video of a golfer taking a ball-less practice swing in his garage when he accidentally breaks the club head off and sends it through a neighbor’s car window.

(Thanks to John Lobert)

Posted by Dave on May 19, 2024 at 09:06 AM
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INHUMANE

Rangers blast Black Sabbath at stubborn Colorado black bear sleeping in neighborhood tree

(Thanks to EricY)

Posted by Dave on May 19, 2024 at 09:03 AM
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May 18, 2024

THEY WERE RELEASED AFTER PRODUCING ETC.

Escaped goats and sheep wander onto the interstate in Virginia

(Thanks to John Lobert)

Posted by Dave on May 18, 2024 at 08:26 AM
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SHE ALSO WROTE MOST OF THE GRADUATING STUDENTS' PAPERS

Sophia the AI robot gives commencement speech at New York college.

(Thanks to MOTW)

Posted by Dave on May 18, 2024 at 08:24 AM
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RACCOONS ARE BASICALLY FAT SQUIRRELS WEARING MASKS

Having won the battle to tackle Tokyo’s population of giant, ravenous crows, the city’s authorities are now embroiled in an even tougher campaign: to rein in another animal menace, the North American raccoon.

(Thanks to Joe in Japan)

Posted by Dave on May 18, 2024 at 08:06 AM
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GUESS WHERE

Woman Shares Her Car with Venomous Snake for Weeks After 4 Failed Attempts to Remove the Reptile

(Thanks to EricY)

Posted by Dave on May 18, 2024 at 08:04 AM
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THE WINNER GETS A SEAT IN CONGRESS

South Koreans compete to see who’s best at doing absolutely nothing

(Thanks to EricY)

Posted by Dave on May 18, 2024 at 08:03 AM
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DUDE

Workers remove dozens of apparent marijuana plants from Wisconsin Capitol tulip garden

(Thanks to Ralph)

Posted by Dave on May 18, 2024 at 07:59 AM
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May 17, 2024

JUST STOP, BEER PEOPLE

SA craft brewer creates beer made with camel dung

(Thanks to Ralph)

Posted by Dave on May 17, 2024 at 09:34 AM
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ALMOST HEAVEN

West Virginia candidate hospitalized after being bitten by snakes while removing campaign signs

(Thanks to Doug Ogg and EricY, who says "Finally, NOT Australia.")

Posted by Dave on May 17, 2024 at 09:28 AM
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THE BUZZ IS GREAT, BUT THE HANGOVER IS DEADLY

Scientists at a university are using extracts from killer bees to brew a new beer.

(Thanks to SwampCritter)

Posted by Dave on May 17, 2024 at 09:26 AM
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THEY'RE GOING TO KEEP DOING THIS UNTIL WE FIGHT BACK

Squirrel causes nearly 7K people in Olive Branch to lose power

(Thanks to Rodney Bertelsen)

Posted by Dave on May 17, 2024 at 09:22 AM
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KNIGHT THIS WOMAN

A woman who punched a crocodile in the snout to save her sister is among the recipients of bravery awards included on the king’s first civilian gallantry list.

(Thanks to Nancy Gill)

Posted by Dave on May 17, 2024 at 08:01 AM
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WE DON'T CARE WHY

Cicadas love to land on people. Experts explain why.

(Thanks to Rod Nunley)

Posted by Dave on May 17, 2024 at 07:56 AM
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UH-OH

Frozen human brain tissue brought back to life in major breakthrough

(Thanks to Al Barkafski)

Posted by Dave on May 17, 2024 at 07:54 AM
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GUESS THE STATE

Man Busted For Battery With His Soiled Diaper

(Thanks to Al Barkafski)

Posted by Dave on May 17, 2024 at 07:52 AM
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May 16, 2024

'A FYRE FESTIVAL FOR TODDLERS'

'Bluey' event goes horribly awry at Las Vegas restaurant

She was not the lovable, furry dog children expected. Instead, she was played by a Dirt Dog worker in a blue onesie with a hoodie pulled over his head. As one disgruntled child put it to KVVU-TV, “He looked, like, unexpected. We could see his beard.”

(Thanks to PirateBoy)

Posted by Dave on May 16, 2024 at 08:52 AM
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