In China, people attending funerals may have to do without a special form of entertainment: strippers. The Chinese government plans to work closely with the police to eliminate such performances, which are held with the goal of drawing more mourners. Continue reading… “China putting a stop to funeral strippers”
Hey Mr. Hitchcock your novel came to life!
If you’ve crossed a mockingbird somewhere along the way, be careful — it may have your number.
A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that mockingbirds are particularly good at singling out specific people they don’t like. Continue reading… “Its Not A Good Idea To Make A Mockingbird Mad”
What a ham
We have a wiener! Saints pick mascot
Slumhog Millionaire takes an honored place among his predecessors — including Boarack Ohama and Notorious P.I.G. — as mascot for the St. Paul Saints.
Slumhog Millionaire Continue reading… “We Have A Wiener!”
Now there is a crazy idea for a job
An Eagle County employer not only promises to overlook a prospective employee’s crime connections, it prefers you have them.
“Wanted: people who hang out with crooks,” the Vail Daily classified ad says. “Drug use and criminal record OK. Must be willing to work odd hours.” Continue reading… “Snitches For Hire”
Ladies and gentlemen, I’m here to tell you a story. A story that may very well burrow into your soul and take up permanent residence; a chilling tale so unbelievable it would be incredible, if only it weren’t absolutely true. I talk of the arrival of the world’s first supervillain.
His name (until he publicly changes it to “Professor Sin” or somesuch) is Jim Blanning, and he looks like this. Continue reading… “Terror Has A Name”
A French kiss is costly
Graham Moore was fined £130 for using modified number plates that read “kisses” in french
A ROMANTIC gesture to impress a woman has landed a British man with a £130 fine.
Graham Moore, 60, was driving a car with plates that his now-deceased son had modified to amuse his French girlfriend. Continue reading… “French Kiss”
What happens when you get really I mean really frustrated with your computer
“Have you ever lost your patience with a server? We’re not sure who was the first person to intentionally blow up a server, but plenty of others have followed in their footsteps, and many seem to have captured the event on video. Continue reading… “When Your Server Explodes”
Its Payback Time
Ameneh Bahrami is certain that one day she’ll meet someone, fall in love and get married. But when her wedding day comes, her husband won’t see her eyes, and she won’t see her husband. Bahrami is blind, the victim of an acid attack by a spurned suitor. Continue reading… “Woman Blinded By Acid”