World’s Strangest

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Buddhists release snakes, cause plague

Buddhists in China enacted a ‘compassionate release’ by unleashing hundreds of snakes near a village. 50 members of the “Let Blessings and Wisdom Grow…

Drink Your Watermelon With Some Salt This Year

Japan has release watermelon sodas before, but this year, the newest flavor on the block is Salty Watermelon. Sounds risky to me, I’ve noticed people ever love watermelon with salt on it, or they think it’s just plain disgusting. Being someone from the later group, I certainly wouldn’t be a big fan of this new [...]

Film By Numbers Quiz- 13 Movies In 30 Seconds

(YouTube Link) This boldly stylized animated short is by Evan Seitz, who you may remember from his recent release ABCinema, which challenged you to figure out the movie based on letters (link). This time around, Evan wants you to figure it all out by number, with bonus points for figuring them all out from just one viewing. –via [...]

New data suggests no warming for 15 years

Global warming has been called in to question after the release of new Met Office temperature data. In contrast to the idea that man-made global warmi…

Delicious Muppet Cake Pops

I don’t know about you guys, but I’m excited as heck for the release of the new Muppet Movie and these cake pops seem like a perfect way to get in the spirit for the new film. If you want to make your own, Bakerella has the instructions. Link via Laughing Squid

Charles Bronson Lookalike Not Allowed To Visit Notorious Prisoner

Steve Swatton has been campaigning for years for the release of a “notorious” prison inmate Charles Bronson. Now that he would like to visit the bank robber Swatton is being prohibited by prison officials who may believe that he would swap places with the prison inmate. Which begs the questions: A. Why would Swatton want [...]

Wonderful Harry Potter Paper Art

Just in time for the release of the new Harry Potter movie, enjoy artist Brittney Lee’s great artwork made from paper trimmings. She’s made other works based on popular movies out side of the series too, just in case you aren’t a fan of the wizarding school series. Link

Supreme Court Ordered California to Release 46,000 Prison Inmates

Well, maybe the end of the world is coming after all, if you’re the law-and-order type in California. The Supreme Court has ordered the release of up to 46,000 inmates because of prison overcrowding: Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, speaking for the majority, said California’s prisons had “fallen short of minimum constitutional requirements” because of overcrowding. [...]

At the Libraries: The Lisa Simpson Book Club

Every week, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something fun going on in your local library, leave us a comment! It’s time for another Blog of the Month! This month the award goes to the continually entertaining, yet incredibly true to library life Love the Liberry. [...]

The Most Amazing Press Release Ever Written

Press releases are one of the necessary evils of the information business. There are way too many, and they all start to look the same after you’ve gone through a dozen or so, but they do convey information -sometimes important information. On the other hand, Mitch Delaplane of PitchPoint Public Relations sent out a press [...]