Saturday, 30 March 2013

Meanwhile in: China

Hello there, I thought a new series would be in place to sprout some life into this blog again. The new series' title is: "Meanwhile in". Every episode something remarkable from somewhere on this globe will be discussed. As for the first episode, I will be discussing the 'Rent A Boyfriend' services which are popping up all over China.

Monday, 18 February 2013

102-year-old woman stops smoking

The British Clara Cowell, who turned 102 years old last Saturday, just quit smoking. She had been smoking since 1931. She smokes three cigarettes a day, and smoked a total of almost 60,000 cigarettes in her life. It seems it is never too late to change your lifestyle.

Friday, 15 February 2013

Odd Names 2: &

Hello and welcome to the second weekly episode of "Odd Names". This week will be about 2 persons instead of one. These two people actually changed their names to '' and ''. And they did it voluntarily and legally.

Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Couple addicted to coffee enema's

Not sure whether this is a caffeine, or simply a coffee addiction, but it sure is a strange addiction. A couple from Florida is addicted to coffee in a very strange way, they don't drink the coffee, they take it as an enema. The couple is addicted for two years now, they told

Monday, 11 February 2013

Bug found in Google search systems, impossible search term with porn as result

"What does "-4^(1/4)" mean and why is it connected to porn?" is what a user of Google asked on Quora, a question & answer website. The Google user searched for "-4^(1/4)", and suprisingly, porn showed up as a result with safesearch off. When safesearch is on, it shows no results. Jeremy Hoffman, Google software engineer, replied to this question last friday.

Sunday, 10 February 2013

Woman tries to kill spider, ends up blowing up own bathroom

Arachnophobia, fear of spiders and other arachnids such as scorpions. Some people seems to actually suffer from this. Like a 66-year-old Australian woman who tried to kill a spider in her bathroom one week ago, to no avail. She ended up accidentally blowing up her own bathroom!

Saturday, 9 February 2013

Used heroin needle found in bread loaf

Just imagine. You're making youself (or someone else) a sandwich. You grab a loaf of bread you bought at the supermarket. You get ready to cut a slice or two off, when suddenly... A bloody heroin needle pops up. That's exactly what happened to a Manchester mother while making her 10-year-old son a sandwich.

Friday, 8 February 2013

Odd Names 1: Beezow Doo-doo Zopittybop-bop-bop

I decided to start some kind of series, hopefully one episode per week featuring a very weird name. A very weird name someone on this globe is carrying, or carried in the past. I chose to start with someone who has gained some internet fame over the course of 2012. Ladies and gentlemen, may I present to you: Beezow Doo-doo Zopittybop-bop-bop!