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Store Clerk Spanks Robber

(Video Link) Two would-be robbers in Gatineau, Quebec experienced a major victim selection failure last Tuesday. They walked into Zhen Yang’s convenience store, pointed knives at him and demanded money. Yang fought back. First, he sprayed them with bear repellent. One took off running while he grappled with the other. Yang spanked the intruder’s bare bottom [...]

Suparwono fails world’s tallest man

Suparwono fails world’s tallest man Indonesian Museum of Records made a formal measurement of Suparwono’s height after claims that he could be almost 8ft 10in tall. The current record holder is Sultan Kosen from Turkey, who is 8ft 1in, while the world’s tallest ever man, the American Robert Wadlow, died in 1940 measuring over 8ft 11in. However, after [...]

Weirdest Cell Phones Ever!

“QUANTUM SHOT” #594Link – Article by Radhika Seth of YankoDesign and A. Abrams Totally Spaced-out Concept Cell Phones No, really, we’ve come a long way, baby (since the early 1900s, that is). Check out this Russian peasant making a call: The good thing about concept design is that you don’t have to worry too much about how the [...]

Chinese Government Covered a Bridge in Butter to Fight Suicides

Butter … is there anything it can’t do? Add this to the long list of the awesome things butter can do: in China, they use it to prevent suicides! Government officials in south-east China have ordered workers to cover a 1,000 ft long steel bridge in butter to prevent citizens from using it to attempt suicide. All [...]