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Entries from February 2011

Dumb Mom has Dumb Kid, Surprise!

February 18th, 2011 · Comments Off on Dumb Mom has Dumb Kid, Surprise!

I could think of many other ways to improve my kids grade point average than this!  Or at least make the sign legible! After getting a GPA of 1.22 he was sent to the street corner for 4 hours with this sign – “I did 4 questions on my FCAT and said I wasn’t going […]

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New Olympic Sport – Hole Digging?

February 18th, 2011 · Comments Off on New Olympic Sport – Hole Digging?

Those wacky folks over in Japan are at it again! More than 1,000 avid fans descended on a camping site on the outskirts of Tokyo on Sunday, with more than 200 teams competing in the Japan All-National Hole Digging Competition. At stake was the much-coveted Golden Shovel award. The majority of the teams taking part […]

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Robotic Monopoly Game? Say It Ain’t So!

February 17th, 2011 · Comments Off on Robotic Monopoly Game? Say It Ain’t So!

Monopoly of the future is soon to be available in a space-port store near you. In the new version of Monopoly, the game’s classic pastel-colored bills and the designated Banker have been banished, along with other old-fashioned elements, in favor of a computer that runs the game. Hasbro showed a preview of the new version, […]

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Bird Kills Man in Cockfighting Incident

February 17th, 2011 · Comments Off on Bird Kills Man in Cockfighting Incident

It seems one of these guys finally got knocked off by an angry bird.  Jose Luis Ochoa, 35, of Lamont, California, was declared dead at a hospital about two hours after he was injured in Tulare County on Jan. 30, the Kern County coroner said. An autopsy concluded Ochoa died of an accidental “sharp force […]

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Inane Video Award!

February 16th, 2011 · Comments Off on Inane Video Award!

Talk about pointless? A Sequence of Lines Traced by Five Hundred Individuals from clement valla on Vimeo.

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Girl Can Count to 26 on Her Fingers and Toes

February 16th, 2011 · Comments Off on Girl Can Count to 26 on Her Fingers and Toes

No image yet but I am sure one will pop up shortly.  A mother in Myanmar says her baby girl’s 12 fingers and 14 toes have been no disadvantage — her grip may even be stronger than normal — and now she’s grasping for a Guinness record. Phyo Min Min Soe, 26, knew her girl […]

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Cool Engraving for $100k

February 16th, 2011 · Comments Off on Cool Engraving for $100k

Graham Short etched the motto “Nothing is impossible” which measures just a tenth of a millimetre. The letters are invisible to the naked eye, and can only be read with a medical microscope at 400 times magnification. It took Mr Short, 64, around 150 attempts before he was able to complete it. Engraving at such […]

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Lighter Side of Getting Canned

February 15th, 2011 · Comments Off on Lighter Side of Getting Canned

After burning through 10 jobs in 10 years Franklin Scheinder decided to make a living telling his crummy job story! Schneider has skimmed money off token sales at a mall arcade, manned the cash register overnight at a XXX video store, harassed people during dinner as a telemarketer, worked at a failed start-up and shredded […]

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Japan Builds a Chocolate Car

February 14th, 2011 · Comments Off on Japan Builds a Chocolate Car

Ok, not really but it sure looks yummy!  Just in time for Valentines Day!

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The Pills Made Me a Sex, Drug Addict

February 11th, 2011 · Comments Off on The Pills Made Me a Sex, Drug Addict

The warning label on this drug would be quite long and more than a bit strange! A French father-of-two is to take GlaxoSmithKline to court on Tuesday, alleging the British firm’s drug to treat Parkinson’s disease turned him into a gay sex and gambling addict. The 51-year-old’s lawyers say their client’s behaviour changed radically after […]

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