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by groomporter
Thu Nov 10, 2011 11:41 pm
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Personal trainer
Replies: 0
Views: 543

Personal trainer

When the automatic handcuffs emerging from the treadmill closed on Marcus’s wrists, he asked his new personal trainer how he found out that Marcus had been making a stop at the doughnut shop after each of his workouts. The trainer replied that the RFID chip they had implanted in his arm as his new w...
by groomporter
Sat Oct 15, 2011 3:50 am
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: ‘Holy Smokes Loads Cremation Ashes Into Shotgun Shells
Replies: 4
Views: 1095

‘Holy Smokes Loads Cremation Ashes Into Shotgun Shells

http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2011/10/holy-smokes-loads-cremation-ashes-into-shotgun-shells/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GearFactor+%28Blog+-+Gadget+Lab+%28Gear+Factor%29%29 I want my ashes put into some turkey load shotgun shells and have someone that knows how to tu...
by groomporter
Thu Sep 15, 2011 1:31 pm
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: Gordon Ramsay dwarf porn lookalike eaten by badgers
Replies: 5
Views: 1758

Gordon Ramsay dwarf porn lookalike eaten by badgers

According to reports, Percy Foster, a 35-year-old dwarf adult film star, was found partially eaten in a badger's den in Wales
http://blog.zap2it.com/pop2it/2011/09/g ... dgers.html
by groomporter
Thu Sep 15, 2011 4:04 am
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: Kamikaze Ants
Replies: 13
Views: 2271

Re: Kamikaze Ants

Woah! Do you think we could hold a drabbleschool science fair? That would be outstanding. Can anyone think of any experiments they've heard of and would like to repeat or any novel ones they'd like to try? Makes me think of the Ignobel Prizes which were originally for discoveries "that cannot, or s...
by groomporter
Fri Sep 09, 2011 2:13 pm
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: blew up his home with vodka still
Replies: 2
Views: 1221

blew up his home with vodka still

Inventor found wandering streets in blackened underwear after blowing his home up while trying brew his own vodka
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... l?ITO=1490
by groomporter
Fri Aug 26, 2011 1:44 pm
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: Sure would save on diapers...
Replies: 2
Views: 849

Re: Sure would save on diapers...

I can imagine something similar being a problem after a long period of suspended animation. Like the meconium that babies excrete after being born http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meconium
by groomporter
Fri Aug 26, 2011 5:04 am
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: Barbershop Shut Down Due to Animal Sacrifices
Replies: 2
Views: 849

Barbershop Shut Down Due to Animal Sacrifices

Authorities shut down a Massachusetts barbershop after finding evidence of animal sacrifices, and the owner is claiming his religious freedoms have been violated.
http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/weird/Barber ... 10433.html
by groomporter
Fri Aug 26, 2011 4:52 am
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: Sure would save on diapers...
Replies: 2
Views: 849

Sure would save on diapers...

I just learned that the antlion insect does not have an anus during its larval stage. It stores all its waste until the end of the pupil stage and excretes it then.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antlion

This too shall "pass"
by groomporter
Sat Aug 13, 2011 2:58 pm
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: Suicide by nail gun more common
Replies: 0
Views: 637

Suicide by nail gun more common

"Suicide by nail gun more common, less successful, than you might guess"
http://boingboing.net/2011/08/12/suicid ... guess.html
by groomporter
Tue Aug 09, 2011 1:54 pm
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: Milton Police Find Shark In Woods
Replies: 4
Views: 964

Milton Police Find Shark In Woods

Nearest Salt Water More Than An Hour Away
http://www.wmur.com/news/28788426/detail.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Wonder if someone was planning a prank
by groomporter
Thu Jul 28, 2011 3:47 am
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: Man tries surgery on own hernia w butter knife
Replies: 2
Views: 820

Re: Man tries surgery on own hernia w butter knife

I suspect he had a "pre-existing condition" -and NOT a physical one...
by groomporter
Wed Jul 27, 2011 12:11 am
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: Man tries surgery on own hernia w butter knife
Replies: 2
Views: 820

Man tries surgery on own hernia w butter knife

A 63-year-old Glendale man was in stable condition Monday after he apparently attempted surgery on himself with a six-inch butter knife in an attempt to remove a protruding hernia from his stomach, police said... As police waited for paramedics to arrive, Lorenz said the man pulled out the knife an...
by groomporter
Mon Jul 25, 2011 7:53 pm
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: Man seriously burnt when portable toilet exploded
Replies: 7
Views: 1155

Re: Man seriously burnt when portable toilet exploded

Didn't Mythbusters put the kibosh on the "cigarette causes exploding porta-potty" business? http://dsc.discovery.com/fansites/mythbusters/db/science/exploding-port-a-potty.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; "the original port-a-potty victim worked at a methane plant, the toilet pro...
by groomporter
Sun Jul 10, 2011 6:58 pm
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: Funeral Strippers in Taiwan
Replies: 3
Views: 879

Funeral Strippers in Taiwan

Should you meet your demise in Taiwan, a funerary option open to you is the Electric Flower Car (EFC), a wheeled, neon-lit platform upon which pulchritudinous women strip down to their skivvies for the benefit of audiences...both living and deceased. http://io9.com/5819625/in-taiwan-you-can-hire-a-...
by groomporter
Wed Jul 06, 2011 4:12 am
Forum: Podcasts and suchforth
Topic: Podcasts I like or don't like
Replies: 194
Views: 47530

Re: Podcasts I like or don't like

A newish podcast with some minneapolis-based talent that I know that I discovered recently and have been enjoying
http://www.precariousaudiotheater.com/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by groomporter
Thu Jun 16, 2011 1:37 pm
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: Tries to remove wart with a shotgun
Replies: 1
Views: 626

Tries to remove wart with a shotgun

http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/aro ... _1_3479514" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Too bad it wasn't a genital wart, he could win the Darwin Award.
by groomporter
Mon Jun 13, 2011 3:53 pm
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: Laser is produced by a living cell
Replies: 3
Views: 836

Laser is produced by a living cell

A single living cell has been coaxed into producing laser light, researchers report in Nature Photonics.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-13725719" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Next step weaponized laser beam eyes?
by groomporter
Sun May 29, 2011 1:46 am
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: 3' "Shrimp" Discovered Dominated Prehistoric Seas
Replies: 0
Views: 554

3' "Shrimp" Discovered Dominated Prehistoric Seas

"It would have made enough scampi to feed an army for a month."
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news ... ocaridids/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;