December 11, 2009

Just Some Friends Shooting a TV

When you make a bet with friends who have firearms, and have always wanted to shoot a TV, well -- you can predict the outcome.



The local authorities said no laws were broken, but discouraged the use of alcohol and firearms in combination. Ya think?

Posted By: gdanea - Fri Dec 11, 2009 - Comments (7)
Category: Sports

Separated at Birth



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When I saw famed photog Annie Leibovitz in today's New York Times, I instantly flashed on famed director Martin Scorsese. Has anyone ever seen these two masters of the lens in the same room together?

(Pic of Leibovitz from Flickr user maxnoy.)

Posted By: Paul - Fri Dec 11, 2009 - Comments (3)
Category: Celebrities, Movies, Photography and Photographers, Hair Styling, Men, Women

December 10, 2009

Two Great Things That Go Great Together


Football And lingerie another post for you fellas out there. Miami Caliente vs. New York Majesty, I seriously doubt anyone with a y chromosome who watched this could tell you who won. But I bet they had a good time! More pics available at the link.
http://www.upi.com/News_Photos/Sports/Lingerie-Football-Part-2/2519/8/

Posted By: patty - Thu Dec 10, 2009 - Comments (6)
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Kickin’ It With The Kitties

A few months ago, an inspired couple went digging through their old photographs to find just one that didn't involve alcohol. Unfortunately it seemed that all of their trips down memory lane included mass quantities of beer (and what's wrong with that?). But those types of photos can make a negative statement when posted on social sites like Facebook and when found by employers, or even worse, mom and dad. The quick fix? Replace all of the beer with cats. Yes, cats. And thus, Boozecats was born! So kick back with a tall, frosty Himalayan and enjoy the weirdness.

Posted By: Nethie - Thu Dec 10, 2009 - Comments (8)
Category: Animals, Inebriation and Intoxicants, Cats

December 9, 2009

Gum Is Bad For You

A young man studying chemistry at the Ukraine Polytechnic Institute made a costly mistake. He was studying in his room at his parents house when they heard a loud popping sound. Upon checking they found him dead, the bottom of his jaw blown off. It seems the student was in the habit of dipping his chewing gum in citric acid. That would have been fine, except there were packets of both citric acid and an unidentified explosive present. Apparently he dipped his gum in the wrong one. Ouch!!
http://www.news.com.au/weird-true-freaky/chemistry-student-killed-by-exploding-chewing-gum/story-e6frflri-1225808518676

Posted By: patty - Wed Dec 09, 2009 - Comments (3)
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Follies of the Mad Men #78



Now that the coffee tastes better and hubby will drink it, wifey can add the poison this idiot so richly deserves.

Posted By: Paul - Wed Dec 09, 2009 - Comments (3)
Category: Business, Advertising, Products, Crime, Domestic, Marriage, Food, 1960's

December 8, 2009

Discovery Channel and Weird Universe Mashup

What happens when you are cruising the internet and find an invitation to put together your own video to some music?

Just a few of the WU images with the "boom da yada" music shows we live in a world full of variety!!



Here's the Discovery commercial.



Click on it to see other versions!!

Posted By: gdanea - Tue Dec 08, 2009 - Comments (4)
Category: Ineptness, Crudity, Talentlessness, Kitsch, and Bad Art

News of the Weird / Pro Edition (12-7-2009 Extra)

News of the Weird/Pro Edition (Extra)
December 7, 2009

Editor's Note

Correction: Yesterday's post of the 12-7-2009 Pro Edition mistakenly reported that a "U.S. Congressman" was the source of demanding a U.S. consular official's resignation in the matter of the illegal Paraguayan immigrant. He is, rather, a Paraguayan congressman (which makes his inclusion in the story not very interesting).

Still More Things to Worry About

Christmas in Los Angeles: The clothing store Madison on Robertson Blvd. has a nativity scene in the window, but it's L.A., so Mary is a scantily-dressed babe, Jesus is resting in a spot barely an inch from where he originally emerged, and the Three Wise Men are hunks. KTLA-TV

What to do about a government child-abuse reporting system that's grown too large? The Florida Dept. of Children and Families has "quietly," according to a Miami Herald investigation, ignored "thousands" of the tips to its child-abuse hotline. Besides, they say, more than half of the calls we ignored did not deserve investigation. (They're correct. Only about 25% of the "thousands" rejected, should not have been, according to a follow-up study. But that group includes at least one death: A 1-year-old was beaten to death after three faxes to the hotline were ignored. Bonus: The three faxes were sent by the kid's parents' domestic-court judge.) Miami Herald

Organizers of San Francisco's summertime Folsom Street Fair (a carnival gathering of gay-pride celebrants, including flamers) offered a solution to complaints about open sex acts in the street—just set up a "sex tent" for the flamers to use. One city legislator said he'd consider the suggestion. San Francisco Chronicle

It says here that Ramchandra Das, 53, has just finished the arduous task of breaking through part of a mountain in India's Bihar state to free up enough room to drive vehicles through. He's been working on the project for 14 years, using only hand tools, and the purpose was just to be able to park in front of his home instead of parking on the other side of the ridge and walking home. Herald Sun (Melbourne)



More in extended >>

Posted By: Chuck - Tue Dec 08, 2009 - Comments (5)
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Roly Poly



In this era of rampant childhood obesity, shouldn't we just give in and celebrate fat kids? Here's our new theme song.

Posted By: Paul - Tue Dec 08, 2009 - Comments (4)
Category: Food, Music, Obesity

December 7, 2009

Eye Dildo


No, it's not a phone application. The eye dildo has a camera and headlights and hooks up to the tv. Then you play find the g-spot!
http://www.eyedildo.com/eyedildo.html

Posted By: patty - Mon Dec 07, 2009 - Comments (13)
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