Monday, August 31, 2009

The Packers Are Looking Good!

They have looked really impressive in the preseason and that's without starting middle linebacker Nick Barnett. If they can stay healthy I think that they have a good shot at making it pretty far in the playoffs this year. Just look at their stats by clicking on the pic that's all the proof you need.

Is this the worst day of the year to be born?

It's a date prospective parents try to avoid if told their baby is due on 31 August. This is the time when bad birthdays turn good.
In a society where parental ambition leads some to fake their address or religious faith to give their little ones the best start in life, 31 August is gaining a certain reputation.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Bridge smeared with butter to stop suicides

Chinese workers have covered a giant steel bridge with butter because officials are fed up with traffic jams caused by people who slow down to watch suicide victims leaping to their death.

Your Bags Are Gross

Every day, thousands of people use reusable grocery bags to save money and save the environment. But a new study finds they are unsanitary if not washed after each use.

NYC's 'skinniest' house has fat price tag: $2.7M

It's 9 1/2 feet wide and 42 feet long and is billed as the narrowest house in New York City. But there's nothing small about its asking price: $2.7 million. Located at 75 1/2 Bedford St. in Greenwich Village, the red brick building was built in 1873, sandwiched in a narrow space that used to be an alley between homes at 75 and 77 Bedford.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Michael Jackson's Death A Homicide

After weeks of speculation and rumors, the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office report on the death of Michael Jackson has finally been released. Not only does officially it peg Jackson's death to the lethal levels of the anesthetic propofol in his system, but it also classifies the passing of the late pop legend as a homicide.

Your State's 'Hot Wheels'

Depending on the state you live in, your wheels may be more likely to be stolen. In Arizona, the most stolen vehicle is a Dodge Ram Pickup. In Washington, it's a Honda Accord. Based on a study from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), we take a look at the 10 most stolen vehicles overall, and by state.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Ryan Jenkins found dead: ten other reality TV tragedies and controversies

The apparent suicide of Ryan Jenkins, the Megan Wants a Millionaire contestant who was wanted in connection with the murder of his former model wife Jasmine Fiore, has focused attention on the difficulties faced by reality TV "stars" after their fame fades.

'Seinfeld' joke gets man canned for harassment

A Cedar Falls man who repeated a gag from the "Seinfeld" show while at work has been fired for sexual harassment. It's the second case of an Iowan being fired for harassment stemming from an episode of the popular comedy series.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

"Putpockets" give a little extra cash

LONDON (Reuters) – Visitors to London always have to be on the look out for pickpockets, but now there's another, more positive phenomenon on the loose -- putpockets.

Dirty Money

Chances are there's cocaine in your wallet. Researchers looked at 234 bank notes from 17 cities in the U.S. and found that 90 percent had small traces of the illegal drug.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Who's the latest celebrity to end up behind bars? Click on the pic to find out.
Ring Of Fire? Man's Cell Phone Turns On His Oven
Repairman Lost For Words, Can't Fix Problem; Owner, Wife Afraid To Sleep At Night Over Fears Of Fire Hazard. Or they could just shut the phone off at night.

Favre's left Green Bay behind, for good

Monday night. Oct. 5. A date that will live in football infamy.
That's the night the Green Bay Packers play the Minnesota Vikings at the hearing-loss capital of the world -- the Metrodome. That's the night Brett Favre commits cheesehead treason. Let those purple wearing Farve stealing nancy boys have him. Minnesota always takes our garbage, Darren Sharper, Ryan Longwell, and now Favre. I think that he's back on the pills cause nobody in their right mind wants to wear purple.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Vick signs with Eagles

A remorseful Michael Vick wants a second chance and vowed to crusade for animal rights with the Philadelphia Eagles — and knows he won’t be easily forgiven by fans.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Les Paul, the guitar virtuoso and inventor who revolutionized music and created rock 'n' roll as surely as Elvis Presley and the Beatles by developing the solid-body electric guitar and multitrack recording, died Thursday at age 94.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Madden just has cursed eyebrows

Players who pictures grace the cover of Madden NFL are doomed by a curse to injury of subsequent obscurity.

Monday, August 10, 2009

LA GRANDE, Ore. — A mouse found inside an automatic teller machine — along with a nest it had built with chewed-up $20 bills — gave an Oregon gas station employee the surprise of her life.

Friday, August 7, 2009

Writer/director John Hughes dead of heart attack at age 59

John Hughes, the writer and director of such 80s classics as The Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles, and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, died Thursday morning. Hughes, who was in New York to visit family, suffered a heart attack while taking a walk in Manhattan. He was 59 years old.

Living too close to the edge.

Aerosmith's Steven Tyler — who was hospitalized Wednesday after falling off a stage in Rapid City, South Dakota — is back in his hometown of Boston, recovering from his injuries, according to guitarist Joe Perry's wife

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

George Costanza did it.

New TV ads are encouraging Brazilians to save water - by urinating in the shower.
Brazilian environmental group SOS Mata Atlantica says the campaign, running on several television stations, uses humor to persuade people to reduce flushes. It beats doing it in the sink, right?

None of these boosted sales, they did the opposite.

10 Promotional Stunts That Horribly Backfired. Where's the Snapple lady when you need her?

Sex is Expensive

Something to remind your children when they're acting particularly ungrateful: The government calculates that a middle-income family will spend about $221,000 in current dollars to raise a child born in 2008 to adulthood. With estimated inflation, the figure rises to more than $291,000. That's a lot for a little crap machine.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Top 10 Most (& Least) Prestigious Jobs in America

Though most people probably don’t grow up wanting to be a farmer, a minister, or a caterpillar - farmers and ministers are considered by many to have some of the most prestigious occupations in America. On the other hand, while occupations such as being an actor or an entertainer may seem glamorous, these are not occupations that are held in as high regard by the American public. Looks like another long day for this fella.

Monday, August 3, 2009

Three-timing man's favorite part of body super-glued by scorned women

A married Wisconsin man who was also dating three women at the same time was busted by the ladies and subsequently tortured for his poor relationship skills.

Woman demands refund for vacation spoiled by naked girls

A Serbian woman is demanding a full refund of her Greek vacation, not because of bed bugs or a noisy room, but because their room was next to a room occupied by 2 girls enjoying themselves on their balcony (naked). Sounds like the best vacation ever!