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Traffic jams aren’t new. This is New York City, pre-car.

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August 24, 2007 Posted by | Cars, Great Pictures | Comments Off

Wanta go for a swim?

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Weird Deep-Sea Creatures Found in Atlantic With a fearsome grin fit for a movie monster, this viperfish is a real-life predator that lurks in one of the world’s most remote locations.

An international team of 31 researchers found this and other strange animals while exploring the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, an underwater mountain range that runs from Iceland to the Azores islands west of Portugal

August 24, 2007 Posted by | animals, Strange | Comments Off

Dang straight I want fries with that.

News-Leader.com

Normally, a 40-year-old sandwich would be something to be avoided. Unless you’re one of millions who flock to McDonald’s each year to chow down on a Big Mac. The triple-decker burger, which helped breed America’s super-size culture and restaurants’ ever-expanding jumbo meals, is turning 40. For some fast-food junkies, that’s cause for celebration.

August 24, 2007 Posted by | Food | Comments Off

I don’t think Her Majesty wants any, thank you.

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August 24, 2007 Posted by | Food | Comments Off

Dang bees! That’ll show ‘em!

AM 900

A Burlington [Canada] man is homeless after being on the losing end of a fight with a swarm of bees.

The man was smoking on the back porch of his home on Ontario Street Tuesday evening, when the bees flew out of the eaves trough…

He flicked his cigarette at the bees, but it lodged in the eaves trough and ignited the leaves and twigs. A fire eventually gutted the home, causing 60-thousand dollars in damage.

August 24, 2007 Posted by | People, Strange | Comments Off

Man gives finger to Japanese Prime Minister — literally

Ananova
A Japanese man has been arrested after he sent his severed little finger to the country’s prime minister.

Yoshihiro Tanjo, 54, a leader of a right-wing group, filmed himself as he cut off the top part of his finger and included the DVD and a protest letter in his package to Shinzo Abe.

August 24, 2007 Posted by | People, Strange | Comments Off

   

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