Man Sues Himself for Vehicle Damage – When a dump truck backed into Curtis Gokey’s car, he decided to sue the city for damages. Only thing is, he was the one driving the dump truck. … After the city denied that claim because Gokey was, in essence, suing himself, he and his wife, Rhonda, decided to file a new claim under her name.
Robo-carp could monitor fishy business – The 80-cm (32-inch) carp can also use sensors in its mouth to monitor the concentration of oxygen in water, a key to fish health, said project leader Tetsuo Ichikizaki of Ryomei Giken, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd, in Hiroshima, western Japan. … The robotic fish, which cost 30 million yen ($250,000) to develop from a previous prototype, is unlikely to meet the fate of many of its living counterparts, which are sliced up and eaten raw as sashimi. I always though koi were fish you Japanese didn’t eat as it was unlucky to do so…
Mini pya! Flood: (I’ve finally caught up!!!)
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ゴール・・・ – Goal
(vid) 立ちション – Standing Shaun – prank done to someone while he’s peeing on what appears to be on a frozen lake. doesn’t look like anything was “damaged” in the process
(vid) 240個のねずみ取り – 240 Mouse Traps – what happens when you have 1 ping pong table, 1 ping pong ball, and 240 set mouse traps?
(img) 盗難防止 – Theft Prevention – pretty neat trick!
(img) 街灯の娘 – Lamppost lady – interesting advertisements
(img) ハート – Heart – a human heart model made with valentines candy!
(img) フロッピー？ – Floppy? – floppy disk cookies
(img) 時計 – Clock – made with furniture. actually nice design
(img) ニンテンドーDS Lite – Nintendo – DS Lite – cardboard version even comes with a stylus toothpick
(img) アンビリーバブル！ – Big Words – low on self esteem? visit this encouraging bathroom
(img) 世界のレベル – World Level – what an amazing shot for this curling game
(img) 高速アクセス – Fast Access – bullet holes through your hdd
(vid) バブルリング – Bubble Ring – think puffing out smoke rings is hard, imaging puffing out bubble rings underneath water. this amazing dolphin can do it
(vid) ハプニング動画47選 – 47 Animated Events – yet another dumb and dumber video
(img) 擬人化 – Personification – toothbrush sex
lowfat – document viewing with a twist (from /.) – What he’s missing are some pretty screenshots, but if you have the patience to download a 30-40meg video, this software looks pretty neat. Reminds me of that other software where you use your hand to manipulate: Multi-Touch Interaction Research
Pentagon plans cyber-insect army (from /.) – The Pentagon’s defence scientists want to create an army of cyber-insects that can be remotely controlled to check out explosives and send transmissions. Yet another reason to fear insects.
Guy snorts wasabi… (from Rayalome) – I wonder how much he got paid to do that. After his wasabi snort, he snorts water and milk, trying to soothe the pain.
Now THERE’S a couple that knows how to fight! – A Mexican couple were recovering separately after a marital spat got out of control and saw them firing guns, throwing knives and hurling homemade bombs, Mexican daily Milenio said on Monday. … Espinosa told reporters he was glad his wife had suffered burns, while Contreras said she was only sorry she had not “hacked off his manhood” during the fight.
Fake $1B Bank Notes Found in Apartment – – Federal authorities investigating a man who smuggled money into the country have seized 250 counterfeit bank notes in billion-dollar denominations, they announced Tuesday. It’s like that WalMart lady that tried to pay using a million dollar bill and demanded change. Hahahaha!!!
CollegeHumor mega-mix! (from MS newsgroup) – Who put this together? He was nice enough to include his own darts clip. You’ll know when you see it. A compilation of funny videos of people being dumb and pranks being played.
Hot and cold running beer… – A woman thought she was in heaven when beer instead of water flowed from the taps in her apartment in west Norway. … Beer in Norway is among the most expensive in the world with a 0.4 liter (0.7 pint) costing about 50 crowns ($7.48) in a bar. … It turned out that a worker in a bar two floors below had mixed up the pipes on Saturday evening, wrongly connecting a new barrel to a water pipe leading to Gundersen’s flat. The bar got water in its beer taps.
Motorcyclist Clocked at 155 Mph Jailed – “He pulled over once he saw all of us, without incident,” Riley said. “He just said he didn’t think he was going that fast and he didn’t know we were behind him. He thought he was only doing 120 or 130.“