Monthly Archives: June 2007

Graffiti : Eine’s East End Shopfront Shutter Letters.

Graffiti : Eine’s East End Shopfront Shutter Letters.

Letters. Painted on shop shutters in the east end of London. Apparently they’re by a graffiti artist called Eine. I found 10 in one night and then wondered whether all 26 were available. Comments on the pictures helped me to locate more. I found another 16 the next day, but 3 of them repeated letters(…)

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MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski refuses to talk about Paris Hilton on the Morning Joe show.

MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski refuses to talk about Paris Hilton on the Morning Joe show.

Link to YouTube

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Even more good news about alcohol consumption

The male participants who reported moderate drinking were 1.27 times more likely to report above-average health, compared with those who were lifetime abstainers and former light drinkers. The moderate drinking women were more than twice as likely as abstainers to report above-average health. Previous good news reported here Link to article

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Guerrilla Advertising

Guerrilla Advertising

Link to funnymos via the presurfer Related previous postings: 1 2 3

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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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Puppies and Flowers : Zebra/Horse crossing

Puppies and Flowers : Zebra/Horse crossing

Dad was a zebra stallion, mum was a horse . . . so their odd-looking offspring is known as a zorse. Found at The Sun

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Disney Rejection Letter, 1938

Disney Rejection Letter, 1938

This is sad… This letter originally belonged to my grandmother. After she passed away we discovered it and were surprised at how well it was preserved for being nearly 70 years old. She eventually became an animator during WWII for the war effort. Link to Flickr entry

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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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French Wilkinson razor advertised on eggs

French Wilkinson razor advertised on eggs

Transparent stickers on the eggs and a flyer inside the carton. Link to Amka Shop via abitofmix

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Smoking ban in England next week? not if you turn your pub into an embassy

Smoking ban in England next week? not if you turn your pub into an embassy

"Pub landlord fights smoke ban by declaring his boozer an embassy. For pub-goers who enjoy a cigarette with their drink, next week's ban will make England a very different place. So one landlord has claims to have found a loophole to fight the new law – by declaring his pub to be part of a(…)

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Breaking news : Munger Potato Festival Queen forced to relinquish her title

Breaking news : Munger Potato Festival Queen forced to relinquish her title

(image credit Drew Ford) As the 2007 Munger Potato Festival Potato Queen, Allison Nowicki wasn’t planning to relinquish her sash and crown until next month, when the next festival queen is to be named. But the Munger Potato Festival Queen Committee thought otherwise. Nowicki, of Hampton Township, received a letter from the committee saying she(…)

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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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Puppies and Flowers : Girl, 2, becomes member of Mensa

Puppies and Flowers : Girl, 2, becomes member of Mensa

A two-year-old girl from Hampshire has become the youngest ever female member of British Mensa. Georgia Brown, from Aldershot, Hampshire, astounded experts by scoring 152 in an IQ test – putting her in the top 2% of the population for her age. Psychologist Joan Freeman, who tested Georgia, said she thought the toddler could have(…)

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Bruce Bedlam’s Stonehenge hypothesis

Bruce Bedlam’s Stonehenge hypothesis

A professional puzzle inventor has solved what he considers the oldest riddle of them all – Stonehenge. Bruce Bedlam, 56, has built a scale model of the ancient stone circle as he believes it was originally constructed – as a round building. He believes that the Wiltshire monument was created with a large, domed roof(…)

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Michael Wolf’s 100 x 100 photography show upcoming in San Francisco

Michael Wolf’s 100 x 100 photography show upcoming in San Francisco

Shek Kip Mei Estate, Hong Kong’s oldest public housing estate, is composed of 100 rooms, each closet-like in size at only 100 square feet and built in response to a devastating fire in the 1950s that left thousands homeless. In a new series of photographs called “100 x 100,” Michael Wolf captures the residents of(…)

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Balancing pints of Guiness

Balancing pints of Guiness

Things were going well until the barman added the fourth pint. Link to scaryideas and more cellphone pictures

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Singing salesman makes Cowell’s jaw drop (UK Idol)

Singing salesman makes Cowell’s jaw drop (UK Idol)

A MOBILE phone salesman from Wales has stunned the judges of a British talent show with his rendition of an opera classic. Paul Potts, 36, sang Nessun Dorma – made famous by Luciano Pavarotti – for the judges on Britain’s Got Talent TV show, who are searching for an act to perform in front of(…)

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Corrections employees arrested in theft of cow

Corrections employees arrested in theft of cow

image found on Flickr Link to article

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