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Archive for News

Splish Splash!

via Darragh. I love competitions like this, we should have an Olympics of just these types of sports!! (Apologies this has been sat in my drafts for weeks!) Goofy and Wilbur download Vanity Fair release The Big Lebowski video

by Keiron on September 14th, 2008 | Sport | 2 Comments » |

Get your Tax Free Pringles here!

No it’s not duty free – it’s all because Pringles aren’t actually Potato Chips (a high court judge says so!), and as such are exempt from VAT! Meanwhile Food and Agricultural Organisation and the World Health Organisation have decided – after seven years of debate – what qualifies as a proper tomato. Read all about both here

by Keiron on July 5th, 2008 | News | 2 Comments » |

UFO’s over South Wales!

Police were called out to a 999 call after a mysterious bright stationary object appeared in the night sky over the valleys. The police have recorded the calls as a moment of genius – you can hear them here. It goes something like this: Control Room: “South Wales Police, what’s your emergency?” Caller: “It’s not really. I just need to inform you that across the mountain there’s a bright stationary object.” Control room: “Right.” Caller: “If you’ve got a couple of minutes perhaps you could find out what it is? It’s been there at least half an hour and it’s still there.” Control: “It’s been there for half an hour. Right. Is it actually on the mountain or in the… Continue reading »

by Keiron on July 5th, 2008 | News | No Comments » |

It's just not Cricket?

I don’t understand Cricket, never have – but in the spirit of recent years attendance to sporting events we know nothing about – I will be attending a match soon. A Test for that matter, the Third day of the Third Test against South Africa! But I was shocked to see that in Cricket you can change the result of a game some two years after it was played! From what I understand, the Pakistan team were accused of ball-tampering during a game in 2006. So they all went in for tea, after which the Pakistan team refused to come out… (I hope they did eventually come out and weren’t waiting for this result!!) Death Ride aka Haunted Highway …. Continue reading »

by Keiron on July 3rd, 2008 | Sport | No Comments » |

Drunken Exploits of a Swedish Gent!

I love it!! I’ve heard of beer goggles and beer exploits – but trying to row from one country to another (Denmark to Sweden across a 3 mile busy shipping lane!) beats them all! After falling asleep the 78 year old unnamed man drifted until he was recsued by the coastguard – after sobering up he was sent back to Sweden on the ferry – which he couldn’t afford the night before and resulted in him stealing the dinghy! The owner of the dinghy is not pressing charges (he probably finds it as funny as I do!) photo credit: flattop341

by Keiron on July 1st, 2008 | News | No Comments » |

Now that’s one Smart Bird!

I loved this story on the BBC today, a stray parrot has talked his way home! Yosuke, a red-tailed African Grey parrot was captured after sitting on a woman’s backyard fence near Tokyo. Once captured it began singing popular children’s songs before starting to repeat it’s name and address!! Apparently it’s believed African Grey’s have the cognitive ability of six-year-olds… I’d love to see how he’d get on with a first day at school!!

by Keiron on May 22nd, 2008 | News | No Comments » |

Tom and Jerry Blackouts?!

I had to laugh when I read this news story on the BBC – “Cat and Mouse Blamed for Blackout“. It would appear that a 72-hour blackout in Tirana was caused when a cat chased a mouse into an area of high voltage cables and got electrocuted. Power cuts are nothing uncommon in Albania, but normally the authorities can only blame droughts and the state of the equipment in a post-communist era. This time it’s a little different! photo credit: Peter Kaminski

by Keiron on May 18th, 2008 | News | 4 Comments » |