Archive for the ‘Miscellaneous’ Category

Chupacabras Didn’t Get Me Yet

09.06.2010 · Posted in Miscellaneous, Uncategorized

No, my favorite cryptids haven’t sliced and diced me and prevented me from posting lately. Instead it’s just the humdrum being totally overwhelmed lately. So, posts are going to be pretty short for a while – mostly links to articles I found interesting and a few quick comments. I hope to be able to resume ...

Having A Magnetic Personality Might Not Be So Great

08.26.2010 · Posted in Medical Mystery, Mental Powers, Miscellaneous

Brenda Allison of North London, England, has magnetism. No, it’s not that she has a personality that draws people to her (thought she might), it’s that she has a biochemical makeup that makes metal objects stick to her. Ms. Allison not only can stick change, safety pins, and spoons to her body, but also can ...

Umm . . . Ingenious Use Of Land?

06.10.2010 · Posted in Miscellaneous

Manila Water, Inc. plans to build a sewage treatment plant in an unusual place in Taugig City: a graveyard. The plant will be placed under a currently vacant section of the cemetery in the Philippines, and a memorial park will be created above the plant. For those of you currently saying “Ewwwww!,” the treated water ...

Sausages Bad For Bird Aerodynamics

06.08.2010 · Posted in Miscellaneous

An Australian kookaburra has been pigging out at barbecues, with the result being the same as it is for humans: getting too fat.  Apparently, picnickers have been feeding the bird sausages, and the bird has been bulking up in response, weighing 1.2 pounds, about 40 percent more than it should. Now it’s too heavy to ...