Monthly Archives: September 2007

World’s Longest Onion Braid

World’s Longest Onion Braid

via spluch  On Sep 9, 2007, at the World Horticultural Expo in Germany, a 10.73 meter long onion braid said to be the longest in the world is on display. It weighs 260kg and is made up of 1,024 onions. more pictures 

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Monty Python fans — Monty Python Day (or The Knights of Nee Festival)

Monty Python fans — Monty Python Day (or The Knights of Nee Festival)

If I was as cool as Miss Cellania (or was able to find the time as she can) I'd do a round-up  of links to accompany this post… Article: Hundreds of fans from across the world are set to descend on Doune Castle this weekend for the third Monty Python Day. The 14th Century keep(…)

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Image of a horse made from more than half a million toothpicks makes Guinness Book of Records

Image of a horse made from more than half a million toothpicks makes Guinness Book of Records

From article: AN image of a horse created with more than half a million toothpicks in homage to Antoni Gaudi has earned Albanian artist Saimir Strati a second entry in the Guinness Records. I've measured it; it is a new Guinness World Record," Andrea Banfi, an adjudicator for Guinness World Records, told a cheering crowd(…)

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Steve Jobs debuts “iPod touch” with WiFi

From MacNN:  Apple boss Steve Jobs today introduced the widely rumored and highly anticipated touch-sensitive iPod, codenamed iPod touch. The iPod looks nearly identical to the iPhone in appearance, with a large screen and a customary 'home' button at the bottom. "It features our revolutionary multi-touch interface that you've come to know and love on(…)

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Legendary ‘Village Music’ going out of business

Legendary ‘Village Music’ going out of business

The store which was frequented by Ry Cooder, Elvis Costello, Dave Edmunds, BB King and John Hiatt, to name a few, is going out of business at the end of the month due to the decline of vinyl sales.  Clip form article: Goddard was celebrated last month at the 142 Throckmorton Theater in Mill Valley(…)

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Puppies and Flowers : Well mostly, 25 of The World’s Most Interesting Animals

Puppies and Flowers : Well mostly, 25 of The World’s Most Interesting Animals

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A must have accessory for any self-respecting fashionista

A must have accessory for any self-respecting fashionista

Why, for the love of Christ, do they have to have pink ones to appeal to women?  Link to Taser Clip from NYTimes:  The new C2, as the weapon is called, looks more like a large disposable razor than a gun, comes in a variety of colors and is $350, all of which Taser executives(…)

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Actual news headline : One arrested in snack attack; assault by Cheetos

Actual news headline : One arrested in snack attack; assault by Cheetos

Culprit caught orange handed! found  photo: kamagurka From Des Moines Register:  The assault weapons listed on the Des Moines police report was a bag of Cheetos. Patrick Hamman, 22, of 4904 S.W. 13th St., was arrested Sunday on a charge of domestic assault. Officers explained that the victim of the snack attack, Michael Hamman, lives(…)

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Clever marketing ploy for Bob Dylan’s ‘New Ultimate Collection’ release

Clever marketing ploy for Bob Dylan’s ‘New Ultimate Collection’ release

  Make your own Bob Dylan “Subterranean Homesick Blues” signs. Link via Neatorama 

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CRANKbait! Lures of Distinction

CRANKbait! Lures of Distinction

What is this about? It's about finding an answer to that age-old question, the one that we have all asked ourselves: What would happen if you shipped 20 unassembled old-timey wooden fishing lure kits off to be finished by a bunch of artists? It turns out that the answer is CRANKbait! Lures of Distinction.  (…)

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Virgin Home Loans Advertisements reveal octogenarian orgies in the bedroom

Virgin Home Loans Advertisements reveal octogenarian orgies in the bedroom

Article: THERE is nothing virginal about a new advertising campaign for Virgin Home Loans showing wild sex romps between elderly lovers. Titled Everlasting Love, Virgin's print, internet and TV ads reveal octogenarian orgies in the bedroom, shower and even a back garden. The elderly couples are real and the images – one of Aleme and(…)

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Cuban exile activist to auction what he says is lock of Che Guevara’s hair

Cuban exile activist to auction what he says is lock of Che Guevara’s hair

found photo: Tariq's Fantasy World From article: A former CIA operative and Cuban exile plans to auction what he says is a lock of Che Guevara's hair, snipped before the Argentinian revolutionary was buried in 1967. Gustavo Villoldo, 71, was involved in Guevara's capture in the jungles of Bolivia. He plans to auction the hair(…)

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Federal Reserve or “Satan’s banking system” to be replaced by ‘some’ guy in Florida

Federal Reserve or “Satan’s banking system” to be replaced by ‘some’ guy in Florida

This is a very strange story of a Corporation in Florida with its own currency: Not content with printing its own "private dollars," a Kissimmee company under federal investigation for issuing fraudulent checks announced it is now going to print actual U.S. dollars. Angel Cruz, chairman of The United Cities Corp., said Friday that he(…)

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Actual news headline : Woman at large with hubby’s severed penis

No sanuk here: A THAI woman is at large with her husband's penis today after discovering the man's unfaithfulness. Pornbun Sinthusin, 35, came home in Bangkok yesterday and found her 34-year-old husband Ploeng Plaekratoke in bed with another woman, said police Lieutenant Colonel Kornwat Hunpradit. She later gave him several beers before cutting off his(…)

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