A cow named Yvonne has eluded capture since escaping a German farm in May. She’s been spotted roaming a forest, but searchers haven’t been able to get close to her. Now an animal psychic has been called in.
According to Dr. Keri Peterson, quoted at the site at the link below, you produce a liter (just over a quart) of spit a day. Just in case you were wondering…
Burke Kenny said it’s not unusual to notice people staring at his chest.”I have to say, ‘I’m up here,” ‘ he said, pointing to his face. “Just like a girl.”
Of course, they’re probably not really staring at his chest so much as they’re looking at what’s covering it: an amazingly full and curly brunet beard with auburn undertones that contrast with the straight black hair on his head.
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Ron Gordon would like you to take a moment or three to think about what an odd day (last) Saturday (was).
Why? Because 7/9/11 is one of only six dates this century that features three consecutive odd numbers. Next up, 9/11/13.
According to the Denver Post the Pentagon uses 666 rolls of toilet paper every day. Mount up, conspiracy theorists.
The problem with most touchscreen smartphones is that you need two hands to run them. This weird looking nose stylus solves that problem, by letting you peck away using your nose when your other hand is…uh…preoccupied.
Get out your party hats, your bread and your cheese and heat up your grills. April is National Grilled Cheese Month.
A Chinese farmer has smashed the world record for growing the biggest ever cucumber — with the help of horse dung.
Akele Hi grew the monster veg, which is 5ft 7ins long and weighs 154lbs, on his vegetable patch in Hefei, southern China.
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This one from Chico, California may not be concise but it definitely draws your eye.
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Paul Yarrow — star of BBC1, ITV, Channel 4, Sky News and even the Qatar-based Al Jazeera network — has appeared on television more than 100 times this year. The only problem is that the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Sky News and Al Jazeera don’t want him to be there.
What they want is for their TV reporters to be left in peace. What they don’t want is Yarrow — a balding, fat man who often wears a wrinkled white sweater — popping up behind their star correspondents, distracting viewers from the Very Important News that they are trying to deliver.
Mr. Yarrow has pretty much clinched the idea that “reporters” get their news from a police scanner. How else would he be able to be on the scene of 100 live reports?
A Chinese bus driver has harvested a rare conjoined watermelon in a field near his home in central China.
Xiong Wei, a 25-year-old from Wuhan, has been planting the fruit in his home field for five years.
“It’s the first time for me to see such a weird-shaped water melon,” said Xiong.
Experts say it’s very rare to have such a conjoined water melon.
About 200 people recently partipated in the 54th annual tube race floating in tubs and paddling with rice paddles. Video at the link.
Sometime yesterday Oldstersview got its’ 1,000,000th hit. Many Thanks to all of you.
A Wisconsin father said curved bratwurst buns designed by his 9-year-old son earned the boy an inventor’s prize as well as some cash from selling the food.Jeremy Claxton of Chippewa Falls said his son, Sydney, who just finished third grade, came up with the idea to make buns that are curved to fit the shape of a bratwurst for an inventor’s fair at Parkview School, the Eau Claire Wis. Leader-Telegram reported Wednesday.
Just in time for Easter weekend a Dallas auction house announced that one of four Energizer Bunnies featured prominently in the battery-maker’s commercials will go up for sale in Beverly Hills.This particular Mr. Bunny is expected to fetch at least $20,000 at the Signature Entertainment Auction April 10; opening bids start at $10,000.
The 25-inch drum-banging toy was one of two most used for Energizer’s television commercials prior to its “retirement” in 2000, according to Heritage Auction Galleries. The consignor is said to be a “well-known Los Angeles collector.”
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