A resilient tortoise was rediscovered by a family in a locked store room thirty years after they lost her.
Manuela (the tortoise) disappeared from her home in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1982. After their father died earlier this month that the Almeida children began clearing out a second-floor room in the house that he had filled with broken electrical items and always kept locked. Continue reading
Just because. Happy 12.12.12, 12:12…
A charity in New Zealand is teaching rescued dogs how to drive a car. They hope to show the public how intelligent the animals can be with their canine driving school. Absolutely astounding.
I don’t understand… How is this a thing? It seems exceedingly creep that a bunch of adults are obsessed with a 5 year old’s cartoon. In denial that this is a real thing. Please let this be some sick cry for help scenario, or paid actors or… Anything but what it is. I’d normally say “to each his own” but in this case I am far too weirded out by this fad. Welp. Time to abandon ship.
Hannah Sabata, a 19 year old Nebraska girl posted a video to YouTube bragging about “the best day of her life” when she stole a car and robbed $6,256 from a bank. She even showed the car keys and flashed the cash to prove it. The YouTube video description reads: I just stole a car and robbed a bank. Now I’m rich, I can pay off my college financial aid and tomorrow i’m going for a shopping spree. Bite me. I love GREENDAY! Earlier, a young female bank … Continue reading
A brief clip of George Carlin ranting about politicians… and I’m inclined to agree with his views. Still going to vote, however. Long live the illusion of choice.
Hilarious. Completely hilarious. Cheers to Bird for sending this little gem my way.
The Republican Party of South Dakota (SDGOP) launched a new webvideo that looks at the different backgrounds of this state’s two congressional candidates. I… I don’t really know what to say about this one. Up until about halfway through, I was convinced this ad was pro Varilek. Noem was in South Dakota farming stuff while Varilek traveled around the world earning advanced degrees and giving presentations to the UN before working in politics. The choice is clear: A highly educated environmentalist with varying experiences, working with many types … Continue reading
There is a particular bridge in Durham, NC is ever so slightly lower than your average bridge. The result is an extraordinary amount of trucks which get a close shave as they attempt to pass under the railroad trestle. One man set out to capture the routine destruction of box trucks and other oversized vehicles as they slam into the bottom of the bridge at Peabody and Gregson streets, west of downtown Durham. Inexperienced drivers seem oblivious to the warning signs and flashing “overheight” warning lights. Ultimately, the … Continue reading