This is old news, but hey, it's a slow news day and you need a bit of a giggle no?
Lion Mutilates 42 Midgets in Cambodian Ring-Fight
An African Lion much like this is responsible for the death of 28 Cambodian Midgets
Spectators cheered as the entire Cambodian Midget Fighting League squared...
From the Sydney Morning Herald October 14 2009 Have at it.
A BOAT designer has blown the whistle on a "lie" that allowed Australia to seize glory in the 1983 America's Cup – the claim that Ben Lexcen invented the famous winged keel that propelled Alan Bond's yacht to victory...
To any SA Kiwis in C'church/ Akaroa, a little help please.
Am researching a story and rented a house near Sumner for 10 days opposite C'church Yacht Club.
Hoping to sail Akaroa YC as a guest crew for a day (the 9th if memory serves,) and take my main squeeze out on the water.
Would I best...
GM supplier answers GM President Troy Clarke's "plea"
This is one of the greatest responses to the requests for bailout money I have seen thus far. As a supplier for the Big 3 this man received a letter from the President of GM North America requesting support for the bail out program. His...
Dear Bernie Madoff:
I don't think you know what you have done.
Life inevitably inflicts upon us different kinds of wounds. Very few people can live connected lives and not occasionally fail those who depend upon them and trust them. However, these are failures not betrayals. They come from...
Doctor with Down syndrome boy can stay
November 26, 2008 - 2:23PM
Immigration Minister Chris Evans has granted German doctor Bernhard Moeller and his family permanent residency.
Dr Moeller, a specialist physician, moved his family to Horsham, in Victoria's west, two years ago to help fill a...
It's coming through a hole in the air,
from those nights in Tiananmen Square.
It's coming from the feel
that this ain't exactly real,
or it's real, but it ain't exactly there.
From the wars against disorder,
from the sirens night and day,
from the fires of the homeless,
Surfing at The Pass at Byron Bay this morning and paddling out after a good one and I felt a bang on the back of the mal, more than a bang, more like a collision. Almost knocked me off the board.
It felt as if I'd been rear-ended by something solid. I looked around, no one within 50 metres so I...
4:41 PM Sat 23 Feb 2008 GMT
The champions of the Laser Masters Worlds decided at Gosford SC in Australia.
Brett Beyer (AUS) was the first winner announced today, successfully defending his 2007 World Championship in the Standard Apprentice Master finishing with a win and a second place. “I’m...
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Visited the ILCA site and saw two Australian boats sailed at the recent Lightning World Championships in Greece. This would be a first as far as I know. Does anyone recognise the names of the crews listed below? Where are they from?
Sail No. 13527 A. Barton, J...
Visited the ILCA site and saw two Australian boats sailed at the recent World's in Greece. This would be a first as far as I know. Does anyone recognise the names of the crews listed below and where are they from?
Sail No. 13527 A. Barton, J. Calvin, D. Use Final position 41
Sail No. 15323...
This article appeared today on the front page of my paper. Are there really people that believe that a mere 6000 years ago dinosaurs and children frolicked together? Are there really?
What about the fluid they pump into their cars on a regular basis? Do they also think it appeared in a mere...
It is not too late america, get yer ya-ya's out and tell the bible thumpers their days are numbered.
Gawd I love everything to do with atheism and heretical belief and sticking it to the religious wankers who collect money and try to save souls. This from today's Sydney Morning Herald. I think...
Lee Iacocca weighs in with his assessment of GWB and company.
Where Have All the Leaders Gone?
By Lee Iacocca with Catherine Whitney
Am I the only guy in this country who's fed up with what's happening? Where the hell is our outrage? We should be screaming
We might never see another one, stand up for the green and gold. Onya boys and thanks for the memories Shane, Glenn and Damien.
Well done the poms, while it's only a game when you lose, when you win, it's better than life itself.
A 16-year old kid left his formal gear with the son of a friend at my single-mom's house after the prom. Next day, rather than wait til someone was home he broke a window (replacement cost $80-$100) and entered the house.
My friend called the parents, first one and then the other and said WTF...
So I get this email from a friend and it says that if I send it on to all my contacts within 24 hours great things will happen and so
I don't, I mean fuck ém and then I get two more saying starving children, sufferers of dreadful diseases and politicians everywhere need my suppoort by merely...