Misc.

Dude Tries To Jump Over Car, Is Unsuccessful

10/26/2012
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Dude Tries To Jump Over Car, Is Unsuccessful

I saw this on Deadspin a couple minutes ago. I wish I hadn’t have watched it, what with it making me think, “Hey, I wonder if I flew through the air like this total friggin’ moron. But whatever. I’ll probably forget all about it in 5, 4, 3 …

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Education Nation: Exposing The Secret Of Chinese-Youth Math Superiority

10/23/2012
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Education Nation: Exposing The Secret Of Chinese-Youth Math Superiority

In America, we don’t let our kids play dodgeball out of fear for safety and give away Participation Trophies so nobody’s kid feels bad about not qualifying for a real award. In China, they smack the shit out of kids for getting math problems wrong. To wit: Taiyuan the blue sky Montessori kindergarten a teacher,…

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I Love This El Camino Video

10/22/2012
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I Love This El Camino Video

Ironically, it seems as if the artist performing this smoove Camino soundtrack, WC, is at the North Star on the Saturday before the election

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Quote of the Century: “I Guess Some People Love Fame Too Much”

10/20/2012
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Quote of the Century: “I Guess Some People Love Fame Too Much”

The story isn’t as meaningful as the kicker quote, but take a look anyway. The context and detail involved in it is pretty much an intellectual sundae topper: Teresa Giudice Is Terrified Of Losing Her Fame Says ‘Real Housewife’ Joanna Krupa

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And Now, A Bizarre Shoplifting Arrest Involving An In-Store Stripping

10/20/2012
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And Now, A Bizarre Shoplifting Arrest Involving An In-Store Stripping

“The stunning scene — caught on a 3-minute video that went viral yesterday after being posted on the blog WorldStarHipHop — shows a nearly naked Golson screaming and trying to break free to run out of the store. And instead of getting to bite into the candy bar, he claimed one of the workers bit…

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Watch A Huge Pig Jump Out Of A Moving Vehicle

10/20/2012
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Watch A Huge Pig Jump Out Of A Moving Vehicle

Run for it, piggie. They’re only going to turn you into food for some sort of Russian Pig Stew! Runnnnnnnn!!!!!!

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Remarkable Video Of The Flying Kick Which Saved Two Lives

10/17/2012
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Remarkable Video Of The Flying Kick Which Saved Two Lives

When I covered the Atlantic City crime beat for the A.C. Press, there was a two-month run when I saw seven jumpers. Long story. Too long to delve into right now. Catch me at a bar and we’ll rap. But anyway, that’s why this video from Xining, China caught my eye. Because it wasn’t that…

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Neurosurgeon With A Book Deal Thinks He Saw Heaven While Comatose But, Trust Me, He Really Didn’t

10/14/2012
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Neurosurgeon With A Book Deal Thinks He Saw Heaven While Comatose But, Trust Me, He Really Didn’t

Just caught this little snippet when I logged in to check my fantasy football team on Yahoo: Dr. Eben Alexander has taught at Harvard Medical School and has earned a strong reputation as a neurosurgeon. And while Alexander says he’s long called himself a Christian, he never held deeply religious beliefs or a pronounced faith…

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Here Are Your Alternate Wedding-Caption Submissions For The Week

10/14/2012
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Here Are Your Alternate Wedding-Caption Submissions For The Week

Next week on a very special ‘Abby & Brittany,’ kindred spirits unite as the girls attend the nuptials of long-time penpal(s) Ricavid. Further apart, please. Yes. Each of you take another step away from one another. Per. Fect! And so it was that Emily saw this wounded creature foraging in the woods for sustenance. He…

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Fall’s Hottest Fashions: Smart! Hip! Form-Fitting (and Baggy)!

10/06/2012
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Fall’s Hottest Fashions: Smart! Hip! Form-Fitting (and Baggy)!

I thought it best that everybody see these ads for The Official Store for American Mensa Products.

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