German police raid German Pirate Party's serviers two days before election, saying they're hunting for Anonymous.
Evangelicals that predict end of the world are raking in the cash.
In news that should surprise no-one, neuroscientists have discovered that the brains of Apple devotees are stimulated by Apple imagery in the same way that the brains of religious people are stimulated by religious imagery. People have often talked about “the cult of Apple”, and if a recent BBC TV documentary is to be believed, there could be something in it.
A cartoon from a hundred years ago prophesying cellphone technology.
The Oatmeal: How God is managing the 2011 Rapture.
Jesus Rollerblading Christ.
Bad-ass water-cooled desk-puter is bad-ass.
Philosophy student Tweets Sartre quote about how pointless life is. Hours later, falls 80 feet from a car park. As she lies dying on the street, a drug addict steals her phone and sells it for £20.
20 More Awesomely Untranslatable Words From Around the World.
Ten Notable Apocalypses That (Obviously) Didn’t Happen.
Meanwhile, in Mexico...
Meanwhile, in Mississippi, innovative/crazy/stubborn homeowners are encircling their houses with homemade dams to keep their homes dry, and for the most part it worked.
A gallery of wood-burning cars.
"During the Second World War, almost every motorised vehicle in continental Europe was converted to use firewood... In the 1920s, German engineer Georges Imbert developed a wood gas generator for mobile use. The gases were cleaned and dried and then fed into the vehicle's combustion engine, which barely needs to be adapted."
New Zealand Revenue Minister Peter Dunne defends ‘dead possum’ hairdo.
New Spiraling Tower of Babel Made of Books in Buenos Aires.
Family finds $45,000 in new home – then returns it to previous owner's children.
"Despite being tempted to keep the money to help him pay for mounting bills and broken down car, Mr Ferrin sought out the children of the home's previous owner, who had died, and gave them the money."
German insurance firm rewards salesman with party that included an orgy with prostitutes.
Woman Accused Of Stealing Woman's Identity, Hiding It In Her Vagina.
Swedish man accused of sex with sheep.
Thieves steal 12 tons of snails.
Woman breaks into home, is confronted by homeowner, so she undresses and has a bath.
Teacher whips it out and pees into a trash can while teaching fourth grade.
Climate Change Blamed for Record Mississippi Floods.
Major Corporations Back Statewide Ban On LGBT Rights.
Dutch Priest Belonged to Pedophile Club: "The head of a Catholic religious order in the Netherlands has confirmed one of his subordinate priests served on the board of an organisation that promotes paedophilia."
New Vatican Sex Abuse Guidelines Don't Require Reporting Abuse To Authorities.
Catholic church blames society for sexually abusive priests. I guess free will doesn't count here.
Another day, another pedopriest.
Father and adult daughter say their sexual relationship is not wrong, in a story that even Jerry Springer refused to touch. Bonus: Dad cheats on daughter/girlfriend, who finds out, then forgives him and stands by him.
Mother who cannot swim nearly drowns in pool trying to save child who wasn't actually drowning.
Much like the Flat Earth Society teaching your kids astronomy, the Tea Party wants to teach your kids about the Constitution.
Reagan’s daughter poses in the nude at age 58, for some reason.
The RIAA is mad that Google isn't behind their attempt to blacklist any website they wish without due process, calls it "corporate imperialism".
Irony meter explodes.
Important warning for people who get spray tans.
A popular school principal in Florida has been placed on administrative leave after a student who he hypnotized committed suicide.
Bangladesh leases bits of Africa to combat starvation and poverty in both countries.
This Columbian family is a human laboratory for ALzhiemer's research.
Two million dollar lottery winner still on food assistance.
10-year-old boy shoots and kills his Neo-Nazi father, leader of hate group.
Woman gets 12 years for $30 of pot.
Google Builds Biometric Models of Celebrity Faces. Surely, nothing to worry about here.
The latest trend in Oklahoma: Teens setting themselves, each other on fire.
Hate taxes? Hate government? Hate regulations? Love guns? Good news!
Disease causing organism found in Monsanto genetically engineered corn and soybeans.
God can't heal amputees. Fortunately, science can :D
Gut Bacteria Linked to Behavior: That Anxiety May Be in Your Gut, Not in Your Head.
Masked robber helpfully complies with bank's "no hats, no hoods" policy.
Virginia fines Northrup-Grumman $5 million for computer system meltdown that crippled the state...but only after extending their contract for 3 years and throwing another $100 million on its value.
Woman's Leg Severed By Flying Pressure Cooker.
Police: Mom Brings Child To Drug Deal, Shootout
Driver collides with teen cyclist (who later dies in hospital) then drives off. She receives 10 points on her license, 100 hours community service and £87 fine.
Right on time: US unveils new head of Al Qaeda. Probably living in Iran.
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