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This is quite horrible, so if you’re squeamish, do yourself a favor and don’t watch it. Trust me on this one.
Hint: watch the guy on the far right.
Does anyone know if what looks like happened, really did happen???
If you find The Secret just isn’t your cup of tea, never fear – there is still hope for you to become the millionaire you’ve always dreamed of.
To borrow a quote from police detective Jeff White…: “I’ve heard about God giving out eternal life, but this is the first time I’ve heard of him giving out cash.”
Every other week there’s a new story of someone who sees the Virgin Mary in a piece of burnt toast or Jesus on a potato chip. Well, here’s the latest… A artist’s sculpture of a ticked-off Jesus is reportedly shooting miraculous sparks from its eyes.
The steel and bronze work, titled ‘Cleansing of the Temple’, portrays an angry Jesus brandishing a whip ready to drive out the moneylenders from the temple. [...] June Lurnie says [...]: ‘Some people have said the portrait is evil and they can see sparks in Jesus’s eyes. Others actually kneel down and go into a trance convinced they are connecting with God.’ -Metro.co.uk
I don’t know about you, I find this to be completely ridiculous. People see what they want to see. What DOES bother me, however, is that this guy bears a striking resemblance to the pile of talking garbage from Fraggle Rock.
Now THAT is something to be worried about.
–> Take a stroll down memory lane with the theme song from Fraggle Rock!
Approximately 200,000 lucky Dutch families recently received a special item in the mail as part of a direct mail campaign by Unilever. Unfortunately, said item was a knife.
Yep, you read that right.
The company had sent the letters, which included a small knife with a metal blade and plastic hilt, in the first half of January to promote the use of one of its brands of margarine. – Reuters
Is it just me or would you not love to meet the genius behind this brilliant promotion? On second thought, never mind the guy who thought of it (at least he was… um… original), but what about all the marketing flacks who thought it was a phenomenal idea? I can just hear them now:
Jurgen – Guys, guys! I know! Let’s send them knives in the mail! Then when they spread the competitor’s margarine, they will think of us and feel guilty!
Gerda – Omigosh, YA! Good idea Jurgen. But… instead of butter knives, let’s make them sharp knives because, you know, you use a butter knife a couple times a day but you use a sharp knife all the time. Even better brand placement!
Hans – Smokin! Let’s DO IT!
[...] Unilever said three children had needed to visit a doctor and around 50 parents had filed a complaint.
Tsk, tsk. BUT WAIT… Around the same time as these knives went out, this was released:
Mike the Knife’ set to join Unilever
Michael Treschow, the Swedish turnaround specialist known as “Mike the Knife”, looks set to join Unilever as its chairman to help to revive the £18 billion consumer goods company. – UK Times Online
Mere coincidence?? Hmmm…
This was just too good to not share. It’s a case of immaculate conception – and a timely one indeed, this being the week before we celebrate the other famous one, you know, Bethlehem and all.
As Christmas approaches, a virgin mother is anxiously awaiting the arrival of her offspring. She’s Flora, the Komodo dragon.
In an evolutionary twist, Flora has managed to become pregnant all on her own without any male help. It would seem the timing is auspicious: The seven hatchlings are due this festive season.
Globe and Mail
If I wasn’t in such a loving relationship (:-P) I’d have plenty to say about this. Gals (bitter ones??) have been crowing for years about how one day men would become obsolete and the world a better place for it.
Me? I like things just the way they are!
Read the whole story here.