Monthly Archives: June 2007

Don’t have a cow dude!

Don’t have a cow dude!

image found on Flickr A Serbian farmer has replaced his wife's name on the family grave with a picture of his favourite cow. Zivomir Nesic, 58, from Markovac, demanded his pre-ordered gravestone be changed after a row with his wife. He said: 'I always said my wife was a cow so, if I'm going to(…)

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80MBS of storage for under $12K? ComputerWorlds top 10 retro ads

80MBS of storage for under $12K? ComputerWorlds top 10 retro ads

My favorite: What the heck is electronic mail? That’s the question posed in this Honeywell ad, which explains: “Simply put, it means high-speed information transportation. “One of the most advanced methods is terminals talking to one another. “Your mailbox is the terminal on your desk. Punch a key and today’s correspondence and messages are displayed(…)

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Puppies and Flowers : Strange ribbons of clouds over Hokkaido

Puppies and Flowers : Strange ribbons of clouds over Hokkaido

This photograph, taken June 18 from a Japan Coast Guard aircraft off the northeastern coast of Hokkaido, shows a bird’s-eye view of cloud streets over the Sea of Okhotsk. According to the Sapporo Meteorological Observatory, these low-altitude stratocumulus clouds were rolled into long, distinctive ribbons after becoming trapped in air currents. While it is not(…)

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Plupon — cool little game

Plupon — cool little game

説明 3つ玉を選択すると玉が合体します。 この時、玉の数字の合計が10または20になるように3つの玉を選択してください。 これを規定の数のつくるとレベルクリアです。レベル6まであります。 合計の端数があるとライフが減ります。 画面下に玉を逃してもライフが減ります。 残りライフが0になるとゲームオーバーです。 Link to game

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What’s wrong with this picture?

What’s wrong with this picture?

This Brazilian model “lost” her belly button as the Playboy magazine editors were retouching her body curves. The mistake went unnoticed, and the magazine sold 605,000 copies that month… lots of readers got pissed off when they realized they were wasting money on fake pictures. Found at Bits and Pieces

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Tragedy for hot dog athlete…

Tragedy for hot dog athlete…

“I feel ashamed that I couldn't notice the alarm bells set off by my own body," he said. "But with the goal to win another title with a new record, I couldn't stop my training so close to the competition. "I was continuing my training and bearing with the pain but finally I destroyed my(…)

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Monster spider web spun in Texas

Monster spider web spun in Texas

Entomologists are debating the origin and rarity of a sprawling spider web that blankets several trees, shrubs and the ground along a 200-yard stretch of trail in a North Texas park. Officials at Lake Tawakoni State Park say the massive mosquito trap is a big attraction for some visitors, while others won’t go anywhere near(…)

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