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To the untrained eye, they appear to be simple daubs that could have been created by a two year old. Which is precisely what they are. But that didn't stop the supposed experts falling over themselves to acclaim them. The toddler in question is Freddie Linsky, who has fooled the art world into buying and asking to exhibit his paintings.
Pictures of people wearing unique camouflage.
Harry Patch, 109, won five medals for his service during the war but now his local boozer has honoured him free drinks. 'I must be the envy of many a younger man, being offered free beer in a pub. It's like being a child in a sweet shop. The beer is very good here too.''
"This article presents nine ideas that will hopefully get you to look at arithmetic as a game, one in which you can see patterns among numbers and pick then apply the right trick to quickly doing the calculation. The tricks in this article all involve multiplication."
Teenagers, be warned: Military recruiters have armed themselves with ?Wat up, dude?? and ?nmu? in their effort to lure you to Iraq. (For those who lack daily interaction with teens, ?nmu? means ?Not much. You??)
Last night, the digg effect hit calloftheday.net , and here's exactly how things went down.Scroll to the bottom to have the digg effect summed up in comic form.
I had someone ask for an aisle seats so that his or her hair wouldn't get messed up by being near the window.A client called in inquiring about a package to Hawaii. After going over all the cost info, she asked,
Q: Does a geek girl judge a geek guy on the technology that he surrounds himself with?... A: No, as long as nothing is from pre-2002. Or the technology of personal pleasure.
Mom forces her daughters into prostitution..Very sad
A quick and easy guide telling you how to roll a joint that is guaranteed to turn heads! read on
"Listen to this Indian man getting caught cheating on his wife, live on American radio. It's hilarious, but there's also a lesson to be learnt about being a better lover. "
Eight months later, Joan's husband, John Leising, opened the front door and found the statue on his porch, along with a photos showing it at the Rip Van Winkle Bridge, and posed on a bicycle, on a horse, in a car wearing a seat belt, in a chair next to a campfire and in someone's kitchen
Whitman, Disney, Emerson in 'Top 100 Americans' (Atlantic Monthly). The list also includes Noah Webster, whose dictionary "defined" American English, William Randolph Hearst and Walter Lippman, "The last man who could swing an election with a newspaper column." (Via MediaBistro)
"A few days ago police in Poland arrested a 17 year old kid who ran a mini-farm of cannabis inside his PC. The PC was normally used but modded to contain a light source, and keep humidity and temperature at proper levels."