Archive for September, 2004


Thursday, September 30, 2004


Parking Spots

Pretending to park toy cars in real car parking spaces. You’ll see what I mean.


Tax authorities not kryptonite defeat Superman

`Swedish authorities have turned down a request by two parents to register Superman as a name for their child. [..]

The local tax authorities said ‘no’, arguing the name could lead to the boy being subjected to ridicule in later life.’


BYU newspaper yanks T-shirt ad

`The ad campaign began at the start of the month and sparked a big stir over a T-shirt with a simple phrase — “I Can’t … I’m Mormon.”

Students, professors and administrators felt the slogan implied wearers wished they could drink, smoke or have casual sex but were prevented only because they are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.’

Skunks Invade Downtown Mich. Neighborhood

`”It sounds humorous, but it really isn’t,” [said] Bob Sniff, whose dog has been sprayed three times [..]’


Kids flee giant spider

`A giant spider shut down a school yesterday.

The speckled brown exotic creature — as big as a man’s palm — crawled from a set of drums brought in from Senegal for a music workshop.’


`I like music , I have many many music enstrumans my home I can play

I like sport , swiming , basketball , tenis , volayball , walk ………

I like sex [..]

Who is want to come TURKEY I can invitate …..

She can stay my home ……..’

SMS banned after death toll comp

`China has ordered television networks not to run unauthorised contests using mobile phone text messaging after a state-run station held a lottery to guess the death toll from the school siege tragedy in Beslan, Russia.’

Fart Face

She doesn’t seem very impressed. Probably not safe for work.


Man accused of trying to sell plutonium

`A man was arrested for trying to sell plutonium in an undercover investigation, the Kyrgyz security agency said Tuesday amid rising worries of a growing black market trade in radioactive materials.

National Security Service agents posing as buyers arrested the man on Sept. 21 after confirming that he was in possession of plutonium-239 [..]’


Consider QWERTY…

Ever wonder why keyboards are arranged as they are?

Psych exam for alleged tree hacker

`A Brighton man who allegedly has been waging a personal jihad on trees in his neighborhood was sent for a 20-day psychiatric evaluation yesterday after telling a Brighton District Court psychiatrist he has “a responsibility to keep trees from producing pine cones.”‘


Urine Therapy

`Most devotees drink the midstream of their morning urine. Some prefer it straight and steaming hot; others mix it with juice or serve it over fruit. Some prefer a couple of urine drops mixed with a tablespoon of water applied sublingually several times a day. Some wash themselves in their own golden fluid to improve their skin quality.’


Burger served with legal warning

`Diners wanting to tuck into a restaurant’s £12 gourmet burgers were told they had to sign a disclaimer. Managers at the Marriott West India Quay in east London’s Docklands asked customers to complete the form if they wanted rare or medium-rare meat.’


Metal Slug Rampage


Father, Son Get In Gun Battle Over How To Cook Chicken

`A family meal erupted into a gun battle after a father and son clashed over how to cook chicken. [..]

“It started out as a physical confrontation, but it escalated until both of them were shooting at each other,” [a policeman said]’

Sniffer dog man in drug bust

`The director of a company providing drug sniffer dogs has been charged with producing and possessing marijuana after raids on an underground nursery at his Gold Coast home.

Acting police superintendent Jim Keogh said today police uncovered an elaborate drug laboratory buried in a bunker style facility in the backyard of a property in Clagiraba.’


Topless Girls Ride Mechanical Bulls For New DVD

`On the newly-released “Girls on Bulls” DVD, 18 topless girls participate in a “bull riding competition,” where the girls move on to the next round by having the “sexiest ride.”

DVD spokesman Miles Lucas says it “definitely gets a little wild” during the girls’ nearly 3-minute rides as whip cream, squirt guns and lots of making out are employed by the college-aged girls to win the $1,000 cash prize.’

22 year old car + wi-fi = tight

`The Wireless Lude is a 1982 Honda Prelude that has been fitted with a computer running Windows XP. Its functions as of yet include music play back via Windows Media player, a very useful in-car internet terminal, GPS navigation, and it uploads remote photos to the web while in motion.’

with pictures.

Man tries to fly with meth lab

`A Kalispell man was arrested Friday for allegedly attempting to board a commercial airplane with a meth lab.

Steven K. Konopatzke, 43, reportedly carried the components for making methamphetamine in carry-on luggage. [..]

Security workers reportedly also found sulfuric acid in Konopatzke’s checked luggage.’

Man goes for haircut, gets ‘porn’ treatment

`After getting his hair trimmed, he was about to leave, when two women working in the parlour approached him and allegedly tried to seduce him by touching him and making obscene gestures.

Two male employees at the parlour joined them eventually. The men tried to force Mazhar into a complete body massage.’


Barcelona clubbers get chipped

`The night club offers its VIP clients the opportunity to have a syringe-injected microchip implanted in their upper arms that not only gives them special access to VIP lounges, but also acts as a debit account from which they can pay for drinks.’


Bandwidth Glut Lives On

`In the past year, the average prices paid for access to fiber-optic networks connecting European cities and linking U.S. cities have fallen 49 percent and 55 percent respectively [..]’

11 Reasons Why You Just Saw Porn On My Computer Screen

`11. Wanted to get some names for people we should pray for this week.
10. You weren’t supposed to be back from lunch until 1.
9. I’m studying to be an Ob-Gyn.’


Moms Furious Over Alleged Strip Search of 4th-Graders

`Authorities suspected the boys of stealing a teacher’s ring. Now, the mothers are suing in federal court. [..]

Four special-ed students all tell the same story — of being falsely accused, held against their will, threatened, and ordered to strip down.’


Laser injures Delta pilot’s eye

`A pilot flying a Delta Air Lines jet was injured by a laser that illuminated the cockpit of the aircraft [..]

A doctor who examined the pilot determined that he had suffered a burned retina from exposure to a laser device [..]

Officials were unsure of the source of the laser and could not determine whether the exposure was deliberate or accidental.’


Bad reception for wedding gatecrasher

`Wendy Ellen Mitchell didn’t even know the Brisbane couple whose wedding she gatecrashed earlier this month. [..]

Police told the court Mitchell had arrived at the Uniting Church in Albert St about 3pm where the wedding was in progress.

She then pulled up a pew and started smoking before telling the bride, “Don’t f—king do it, you silly bitch.”‘


Nude Sunbather Dies in Bar Fight

`A man sunbathing nude on the terrace of a bar died after getting into a fight with a patron who complained. [..]

No immediate charges were filed.’

‘Pirate’ in hospital after ingesting garden plant

‘A man who believed he was a pirate at sea when he was actually a prisoner in the Dunedin police cells has been admitted to Dunedin Hospital after his drug-induced pyschosis failed to wear off. [..]

Police inquiries have revealed that on Saturday the man drank the juice of a garden plant [containing mescalin]’

followup to Naked ‘Pirate’ arrested in NZ.


Man dies after pet hamster bites him

`A man died from asthma after being bitten several times by his pet hamster [..]

The man, who was in his 40s, suffered from an allergic disease called anaphylaxis after the hamster’s saliva entered his body, setting off asthmatic symptoms.’

Ghost Town – Chernobyl

`I have ridden all my life and over the years I have owned several different motorbikes. [..]

I travel a lot and one of my favorite destinations leads North from Kiev, towards so called Chernobyl “dead zone”, which is 130kms from my home. Why my favorite? Because one can take long rides there on empty roads.’

with pictures.