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Tuesday Morning Bus Ride

Denise Campbell of Winnipeg, Manitoba, saw some odd behavior in a public bus driver, and thought it was worth passing on to the community online forum. The driver pulled over at a corner that had no bus stop and got out. The passengers, many of whom took the same bus every day, were puzzled. The [...]

Star Wars Superfun Update

“QUANTUM SHOT” #773 Link – article by Avi Abrams Star Wars as You’ve Never Seen Them Before – in Geek Art and Fan Creativity! Just finished watching the original trilogy in Blu-ray edition (highly recommended, by the way) – and was pleasantly reminded that we need to update our long-running popular [...]

Lightsaber Cat vs. Dogs

Link Scroll down for today’s pictures & links. Lightsaber Cat vs. Dogs This is the ultimate fight, bar none. The Fate of the Universe, or this particular cat in this universe, depends on the outcome of this battle. Impressive, for sure… but I am not sure that this cat even needs a lightsaber to defend itself. These dogs [...]

Ferret-Down-Trousers – Something That I Hoped Wasn’t Real

From the Yes, This Really Happens Department, I bring you the terrifying sport-slash-torture-ritual of Ferret Legging, also known as “put ‘em down” and the much more descriptive “ferret-down-trousers.” Yes, folks, here’s how it works: you get yourself some ferrets, you open your trousers, and you place the ferret in the trousers. The [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Ridiculous Reasons to Call 911

Erasmus Wolff / Shutterstock.com There are only a few situations that justify a call to 911—to report a fire, a medical emergency, or a crime in progress. There are, however, a lot of bad excuses for dialing dispatch. Here are ten. 1. The Jets aren’t in Winnipeg. It might have been criminal to a certain demographic that [...]

Link Latte 161

#161 – Week of July 15, 2011 Ghastly 2-meter-long Sea Creature, info – [Leptocephalus video]The Wonders of Tree Bark – [fantastic photography]1988: Iran Air Flight Shot Down by US, info – [disaster]Extreme: Climbing the Golden Gate Bridge – [wow pics]Huge Breakthrough in Computer Memory – [science]Wow: Hypothermal Worm, Mosquito Eyes, more – [micro]Secret Mechanics Optical Illusion, [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Celebrity Zoo Residents

With the recent popularity of the Bronx Zoo Cobra, I thought it was a good time to check out some other zoo animals that received celebrity status during their heydays. I don’t know if any of their Twitter feeds could have competed with the Cobra’s nearly quarter of a million followers, though! 1. Knut the polar [...]

Kitty Midnight Madness!

(YouTube link) Find a cat just right for covering up that hole in your couch! Scratch and dent models available! They’ve got girl cats, boy cats, and “used-to-be-boy” cats! The Winnipeg Humane Society adapted hard-sell local advertising techniques to finding homes for cats, with the help of Andy Hill from Kern Hill Furniture Co-op in Winnipeg. [...]

Winnipeg man recounts Bigfoot sighting

70-year-old Winnipeg resident Archie Motkaluk recalls his encounter with Bigfoot in 1960. He had been visiting his parents on their farm in Manitoba a…

The Cool History of the Slurpee

When President Obama commented that the Republicans were standing around drinking Slurpees while the Democrats were busy creating real change in Washington, it caused quite a storm. Now that he’s sitting down with the new Republican leadership, the so-called “Slurpee Summit” is the talk of the nation. While most of us have had one of [...]