Sunday, August 23, 2009

Head For The Hills

This guy had a bad day, sure. But at least he got away, unlike Diamondtown. The Pennsylvania town found itself directly beneath a mountainside police training zone.

... wind shifted ... undetected by officers ... pepper spray released ... instead of blowing into woods ... Mount Carmel Township ... "I was very shocked that I would be gassed in my backyard," Sandra Pelus said.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Math : Now With Extra DUH

... a mathematical exercise in Canada has a serious side ... researchers from the University of Ottawa and Carleton University posed a question: If there was to be a battle between zombies and the living, who would win?

This has got to be one of the most idiotic news items ever.

... they say the exercise could help scientists model the spread of unfamiliar diseases through human populations.

Fuckin' wow.

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Jesus Christ SuperStar ... Er, SuperFraud

A Jacksonville woman who said she is Jesus Christ's wife was charged with fraud Monday.

Yeah. But she had to bounce a cheque!

It was signed "Mr. and Mrs. Jesus and Emma Christ." She said Jesus Christ would return next week to sign the paperwork and pick up the car.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Faire Ta Prière Chez Denny's

Et non seulement à cause de la nouriture que vous allez manger! Selon Jeff Wagg, qui écrit pour la James Randi Educational Foundation et qui défend la pensée critique et étudie les phénomènes paranormaux et surnaturels,

La chaîne de restaurant texane Denny's est au cœur de la polémique depuis que la direction a décidé d'offrir une remise de 10% aux clients qui vont ... à la messe.

"Après cette histoire, je suis allé dans un Denny's en Arizona
[au sud-ouest des Etats-Unis] et j'ai demandé si je pouvais bénéficier des 10 % de remise pour les clients qui vont à l'église. Ils m'ont regardé comme si j'étais fou ..."

Friday, August 07, 2009

Walking Wounded

The Danish Cyclists' Union has figured out the pedestrians of Denmark actually have a higher risk of head injury than cyclists. So remember, people : keep a bike helmet on throughout the day for maximum safety.