Weird Universe Archive

January 2015

January 31, 2015

Puppy Controversy

For anyone who is interested in the GoDaddy puppy controversy commercial it is available on YouTube. It is cute but somebody always gets offended.

Posted By: patty - Sat Jan 31, 2015 - Comments (10)
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Cyberdildonics

Cyberdildonics is the rather interesting name for pleasure devices that are controlled by a lover long distance over the internet. Apparently they are being hacked for control of the device and/or to steal pictures taken during use. When the hackers are doing that at least they are leaving bank accounts and credit cards alone.

Posted By: patty - Sat Jan 31, 2015 - Comments (4)
Category: Frauds, Cons and Scams, Genitals, Sex, Love & Romance

Ugandan Kung Fu



More information here.

Posted By: Paul - Sat Jan 31, 2015 - Comments (3)
Category: Movies, Martial Arts, Children, Africa

Home Urinal

The latest Kickstarter weirdness is The Main Drain. It's "an adjustable urinal that attaches to your toilet." It's target market is evidently men who, for one reason or another, really don't want to lift up the toilet seat.

They're hoping to raise $50,000 to start manufacturing the Main Drain. So far they've got $1,604, with over a month to go.

Posted By: Alex - Sat Jan 31, 2015 - Comments (5)
Category: Bathrooms

January 30, 2015

Distracted Driving

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People do crazy things while driving; texting, putting on makeup, even reading. But pulling a tooth, that's a new one and while driving a big rig as well. Of course he wrecked or it wouldn't be news would it?

Posted By: patty - Fri Jan 30, 2015 - Comments (1)
Category: Accidents, Teeth, Trucks

Pizza Prophylactic

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Pizza condoms, they are not flavored or scented but they do come in a tiny pizza box.

Posted By: patty - Fri Jan 30, 2015 - Comments (2)
Category: Food, Sex

Nazis train giant ape to destroy wonder woman

Classic TV from the 70s.



Posted By: Alex - Fri Jan 30, 2015 - Comments (10)
Category: Television, 1970s

The Fun That Builds Good Health




From an incredibly weird pre-internet, pre-cellphone, pre-cable-TV world! Limbs in actual motion--outdoors! Witness the horror of "free-range children!"

Posted By: Paul - Fri Jan 30, 2015 - Comments (15)
Category: Family, Children, Parents, Sports, 1950s

January 29, 2015

Bait And Switch

A South Dakota couple discovered a mountain lion in their trap that was meant for foxes. She, the mountain lion, was very unhappy and the man was very brave while letting her out. Video at the link.

Posted By: patty - Thu Jan 29, 2015 - Comments (3)
Category: Nature

Electrocutes then drowns rodents

When it's not enough to kill a mouse just once. Source: Popular Electricity, Nov 1911.

Posted By: Alex - Thu Jan 29, 2015 - Comments (4)
Category: Animals, Death

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