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  • Freaky Friday: Hybrid horsewoman, stinky shoes and a haircut

    It's Freaky Friday, so we dug out some recent news items we found, well, freaky. Enjoy. • A convenience store clerk in Hudson, Fla. was in court giving testimony after being robbed. She began shaking in the witness chair and passed out. A relative of the clerk, who was in court to support the woman...
    Posted to Weblog by bulldog on 10-14-2011
  • Japanese 'warriors' seeking to save country from tsunami/earthquake-damaged reactor

    Kamikaze, commonly translated as "divine wind," were suicide attacks by Japanese military aviators against Allied naval vessels in the closing days of World War II. The planes were loaded with explosives and the objective was to destroy as many warships as possible. The men gave their lives...
    Posted to Weblog by bulldog on 03-31-2011
  • What if the US had a nuclear leak?

    First there was the tsunami. Then came the earthquake. Then thousands of Japanese citizens were forced inside because of radiation from a stricken nuclear plant. Japan has, without a doubt, had more than its fair share of disaster in recent days. But while witnessing the devastation in Japan and the...
    Posted to Weblog by bulldog on 03-16-2011
  • The jokes about the jokesters just write themselves

    What is wrong with you people? A tsunami and earthquake combine to cause a major crisis in Japan and you crack jokes about it? Really? Gilbert Gottfried, best known for his work voicing the Aflac duck, posted a series of tasteless jokes after the crisis. He has since been fired. He has, since being fired...
    Posted to Weblog by bulldog on 03-15-2011
  • Scammers already taking advantage of Japan disaster

    Identity thieves, scammers and fraudsters think nothing of exploiting and profiting from human misery. The disaster in Japan, which has stunned the world in the past few days, is no different. An e-mail is currently making the rounds which appears to be from the British Red Cross. The subject line reads...
    Posted to Weblog by IdentityTheft on 03-15-2011
  • Short Film: Walk Signal Man Takes A Walk Through Tokyo

    A short film directed by Johnathan Bensimon features a walk signal man taking a nice little stroll through the streets of Tokyo. The video is a compilation of over 1,000 individual digital stills. The illuminated suit was made with a whole lot of high voltage LED lights with a translucent nylon cover...
    Posted to Weblog by cstanton on 03-01-2010
  • Tokyo Sky Tree Goes Up

    Tokyo has been growing very quickly and the construction of new skyscrapers has been posing a problem for the NHK broadcasting company because their 333 meter high Tokyo Tower just isn't tall enough to give complete broadcasting coverage. Their solution has been set to build a tower nearly twice...
    Posted to Weblog by cstanton on 02-26-2010
  • Prankster Olympics!

    I've watched a lot of prank videos, and it seems like different parts of the world have their own style because I guess different cultures find different things funny. The one thing that we can all appreciate though is a good laugh at someone else's expense! These are some great pranks from all...
    Posted to Weblog by cstanton on 02-24-2010
  • Fish Robots - Useless But Cool

    Masamichi Hayashi, the president of the marine education establishment kyg-lab, is a determined teacher and has dedicated hours and hours of his time to teaching children how fish move and their habits. Seriously, how fish move. And whats better than showing them a video of a real fish? Letting them...
    Posted to Weblog by cstanton on 02-03-2010
  • Chanel Samurai Armor

    So Chanel made this awesome Samurai style Armor that allows you to show that you're wallet is fatter than everyone elses' while you're out deflecting arrows and slicing enemies up with your samurai sword (sold separately, of course). Feared and stylish you will be. Even this guy looks like...
    Posted to Weblog by cstanton on 01-25-2010
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