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News, but not the serious kind
a) Mr. Donkey
b) Mrs. Moo-Cow
c) Miss Chimpanzee
d) Mr. Deadly Cobra
Yeah, that doesn’t seem to be a tough one. It makes you wonder what’s gonna happen when this snake gets irritated by a tune he doesn’t like, or decides he wants something yellow for lunch today or whatever.
Come along, little Sally, now it’s time to go pet Mr. Snarly Hyena and Miss Rabid Bat…
Women offer prayers to a cobra snake on the occasion of the Hindu festival of “Naag Panchami” in the central Indian city of Bhopal August 6, 2008. Naag Panchami is a unique festival dedicated to honoring the snake god. REUTERS/Raj Patidar
So, somebody stole a rare shark from an aquarium in England. The owner thinks the thief “came prepared,” because it turns out to steal a shark you have to show up with a big bag full of water, a polystyrene box and a net.
I’ve posted items recently on the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona. And while I don’t think there is anything very macho about that activity – unless by macho you mean pathetic – I admit it does have some cachet when compared with another event this week.
Toro de Cuerda!! In English, that is “Bull on rope.” Yes. A bull restrained by a rope is allowed to “run” through the mean streets of Grazalema, Spain, while folks hide on handy structures above him.
Sure. I can set up any kind of test match for you. My budget is huge.
Okay, a guy leaping like a frog, against a Yamaha motorcycle. Who wins?
As you can see in this photo, the Yamaha creamed the leaping frog guy.
Surprisingly in our test match the container ship beat three horses.
Lastly, two young punks with hammers against an older woman with a broom?
I even shot video of this one. The broom-lady creamed the punks.
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For the second time in a week, I’m presenting Things Maybe We Should Have Explained in a Caption, but Didn’t.
I have no choice, what with finding photos of a stage drama in which the caption tells us an actor is “dressed in meat.” Say what?
Blog Guy, your career advice for recent grads seems to be the best available, and I just wanted up update my list of jobs to avoid before I send out my resumes. Any new scams I should know about?
For sure. There has been a real promotional blitz lately about the so-called “exciting field of crocodile dentistry.” Well, no matter what adjectives they use to describe this career – lucrative, glamorous, enjoyable - it really isn’t any of those things.
Well weirdo, this is your lucky day. A big glossy shot of Pope Benedict and a python!
Dear Mama and Papa Bull, it’s exciting here in Pamplona! I can sure see why us bulls love the annual Running of the Tourists!
I feel a little guilty, though. Face it. If these people had any brains they wouldn’t be out jogging with huge honking bulls. Then they drink gallons of wine, just to give us even more of an edge!
It seems Barack Obama has promised to get his daughters a dog after the election. You can even go to an American Kennel Club site and vote on a breed for them, in case the Obamas want your opinion. The AKC says, “presidential purebred dogs are as traditional as baseball and apple pie.”
But tradition isn’t all good. There was a time when choosing U.S. Presidents of a certain breeding, race and gender was traditional. Times change.