Monthly Archives: September 2007

Scohol zone

Scohol zone

uh-oh:  OVIEDO, Fla. — Seminole County officials are scrambling to fix a typo on a roadway after a motorist informed Local 6 that the word "school" was misspelled "scohol." Found here 

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Myanmar anti-junta protests biggest in 20 years

Myanmar anti-junta protests biggest in 20 years

YANGON – Tens of thousands of people joined Buddhist monks on marches in Myanmar's former capital on Monday in the biggest demonstration against the ruling generals since they crushed student-led protests nearly 20 years ago. "I'm very excited and frankly I'm worried too," a teacher said as she watched the massed opposition in Yangon to(…)

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Biker’s penis hit by lightning

Article:  AN Croatian motorbike rider was knocked unconscious when lightning struck his penis during a roadside toilet break. Metro.co.uk reported Ante Djindjic, 29, escaped relatively unscathed from the incident, suffering only light burns to his chest and arms. He said: "I don't remember what happened. One minute I was taking a leak and the next(…)

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Return Of Devil’s Bible To Prague Draws Crowds

Return Of Devil’s Bible To Prague Draws Crowds

From article: PRAGUE, Czech Republic (AP) – September 24, 2007 – Codex Gigas, also known as the Devil's Bible – a medieval manuscript said to have been written 800 years ago with the devil's help – has returned to Prague after an absence of 359 years.  And Czechs were eager to see it, officials said.(…)

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Forbidden Words: What Employees Can and Cannot Say to Customers

Forbidden Words: What Employees Can and Cannot Say to Customers

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Man, 72, refused alcohol over age

Man, 72, refused alcohol over age

Found photo Clip: Supermarket staff refused to sell alcohol to a white-haired 72-year-old man – because he would not confirm he was over 21. Check-out staff at Morrisons in West Kirby, Wirral, demanded Tony Ralls prove he was old enough to buy his two bottles of Cabernet Sauvignon. Mr Ralls asked to see the manager(…)

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Own a piece of San Francisco history

Own a piece of San Francisco history

These where sent to me by two local San francisco artists: Below, [Above] you’ll find four choices that highlight the places that most of us urban hipsters like to frequent and the remainder of you drug addicts and johns like to frequent as well.  Choose wisely. Your T-shirt will be a sign that you were(…)

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Kids just have it too easy these days… Part II

Kids just have it too easy these days… Part II

Article: A bridge is to be built in a Chinese village where children are forced to cross a raging torrent on a steel cable to get to school. Nearly 500 children, from Maji village in Fugong town, Yunnan province, cross the most dangerous stretch of the Nujiang River each day. They fasten themselves to the(…)

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Anger management student assaults bus passengers with his anger management materials, on his way to anger management class

Anger management student assaults bus passengers with his anger management materials, on his way to anger management class

Clip: A St. Paul man on his way to anger management class demonstrated just how badly he needed to attend the class. Justin Boudin is charged with fifth degree assault for using his anger management class papers to hit a man. It was just before rush hour on August 29, that police say the 27-year-old(…)

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Model Trains Fetish Japanese DVD

Model Trains Fetish Japanese DVD

di Frankie says: Last sunday while hunting for some cool figures in Akiba I discovered a fetish shop devoted to almost any kind of fetish (I should go there again in next few days so I hope to take some photos). One among the most interesting DVDs is Crush by Venus produced by Gagon: a(…)

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Beppe Grillo, Italian satirist’s “Vaffanculo-day” (or F-off day) to old, jaded politicians

Beppe Grillo, Italian satirist’s “Vaffanculo-day” (or F-off day) to old, jaded politicians

Grillo's campaign using a rude word to tell off politicians has won the support of more than 300,000 Italians who signed petitions to sweep away a generation of lawmakers they say are corrupt and ineffective.Clip:  An Italian comedian's campaign using a rude word to tell off politicians has won the support of more than 300,000(…)

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Puppies and Flowers : Organic frozen yogurt for dogs

Puppies and Flowers : Organic frozen yogurt for dogs

About: yöghund has been developed in response to a growing demand by discerning animal lovers, for a healthy treat alternative for their pets. Over the course of twenty years in the pet care business, the folks at The Barking Dog, Ltd. have stayed keenly aware of the evolving place of pets in our lives. As(…)

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The couple who stopped off at a Travelodge – and stayed 22 years

The couple who stopped off at a Travelodge – and stayed 22 years

This is cute but not quite puppies and flowers…  Clip: "There is always something going on outside our window," said Mr Davidson, 79, a former Royal Navy sailor and war veteran, in the couple's room beside the A1. "Our room looks out to the car park and a busy slip road where lorries pass by(…)

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French Prints Show the Year 2000 (1910)

French Prints Show the Year 2000 (1910)

Airship On The Long Course Car Shoes Link to more illustrations 

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Puppies and Flowers : Rescued dog given artificial leg by Chinese vets

Puppies and Flowers : Rescued dog given artificial leg by Chinese vets

Clip: Badly injured stray dog Benben is being put back on his feet by doctors at A-Beil Pet Clinic in Nanjing, China, who have built him an artificial leg. Benben is now undergoing training sessions to get use to walking with his new limb. Article with more pictures 

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Food artists create colorful animals from vegetables

Food artists create colorful animals from vegetables

More images  Similar previous post on P&F 'animal' art sandwiches 

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