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London Mayor Left Hanging From Zipline

(YouTube link) London mayor Boris Johnson is enjoying his time in the spotlight and the opportunity to promote his city. However, there’s always the risk of something going wrong. One of those promotional opportunities was at Victoria Park, where Johnson took a ride on the zipline while carrying two British flags. But the wire sagged about [...]

The Late Movies: Olympic Humor

By now, you’ve seen the opening ceremonies of the 2012 London Olympics. In between events this weekend, you can decompress with some funny views of the games, old and new. Silly Olimpiad Monty Python’s take on the whole thing. * Olympic Vermin Even London’s urban wildlife is getting into the Olympic spirit! * Kurt Angle’s Comeback Olympic gold medalist Kurt Angle vows to [...]

Boris Johnson’s Olympic Welcome

(YouTube link) The Mayor of London welcomes the world to his city for the 2012 Olympics! Boris Johnson was a journalist before becoming a politician, so there is a wealth of sources for cassetteboy to use in making this. -via Metafilter

10 People Who Became Dog Toys

Dog toys generally come in three designs: classic toys such as Frisbees and tennis balls, indestructible designs like the Kong line, and cute animals that are fuzzy or squeaky. Of course, the problem with the cute designs is that they are usually the most easily destroyed. So rather than letting your pup rip an adorable [...]