LONDON—“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like having her face on a banknote!” said exuberant Jane Austen supporter, Anna Trontin. “I must learn to be content with being happier than I deserve,” she conceded. Trontin claims to have… Continue Reading
Following the release of Ubuntu 17.04 codenamed “Zesty Zapus”, Mark Shuttleworth announced revised plans for the upcoming 17.10 release due in October. The operating system’s originally planned designation “Amiable Airdale” has been rethought, and a new name chosen. To announce this change and in response to numerous… Continue Reading
WE-SWEAR-WE-ARE-NOT-MAKING-THIS-UP DEPT. Photo: Mohd Fahmi Mohd Azmi, flickr A man was detained in Bursa province in Turkey’s Marmara region for allegedly raping a duck, daily Habertürk reported. Police forces detained the man following complaints from his inlaws, who claimed he… Continue Reading
Photo credit: FS1 – Community TV Salzburg (flickr). SKARDU, Pakistan—In a world demoralized by an economy in freefall, an unexpected casualty has occurred.
Photo: Global Panorama (CC BY-SA-2.0) The creator of “Leaders Number One”, a fragrance inspired by Vladimir Putin, has announced that additional scents inspired by the Russian president are already under development.
Photo: Paolo Dala (CC BY-SA) Despite a record effort to wipe themselves out–including a Guinness Book attempt by religious group Iglesia ni Cristo to launch more than 700,000 fireworks–the Filipino New Year death and injury toll amounted to less than… Continue Reading
Eldon “Bubba” Jenkins and James Robert “Jim Bob” Clark were waiting outside before the Walmart in Killeen, Texas opened on Monday. Turns out the sale they were hoping for was already over.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Local podcast host Tom Doory is arguing that the discovery of Osama Bin Laden’s bookshelf is a blatant lie, and that the government may have covered up actually finding the bookshelf years ago.
For most of his life, Dick Perkins has lived in the public eye, or at least under those eyes still learning to read.
“I didn’t have a normal childhood. How could I? Long before reality television, there I was—living my life on the written page. Everything I did was captured in stories for other people’s education.”
In an attempt to increase beer sales during half-time, NFL executives have booked Katy Perry to perform at the 49th annual Super Bowl.