A new animal to be afraid of? When sea lions attack…

Interesting article in The Guardian: Experience: I was nearly drowned by a sea lion What Trish hadn’t seen was that at the moment she said “Smile!” a sea lion had leapt about 7ft out of the water to get the fish, and grabbed my left hand in the process. Sea lions have canine teeth, just… Continue reading A new animal to be afraid of? When sea lions attack…

And on a lighter note…

Submitted without comment: LA porn production plummets in wake of mandatory condom law Number of permits issued for adult films plunges as industry says producers have moved to Las Vegas and eastern Europe Pornography production in Los Angeles appears to have plunged in the wake of a law which compels performers to use condoms. The… Continue reading And on a lighter note…

Some stories just ask “share me here”

US student is rescued from giant vagina sculpture in Germany On Friday afternoon, a young American in Tübingen had to be rescued by 22 firefighters after getting trapped inside a giant sculpture of a vagina. The Chacán-Pi (Making Love) artwork by the Peruvian artist Fernando de la Jara has been outside Tübingen University’s institute for… Continue reading Some stories just ask “share me here”

Canada to Ban Foreign Strippers

via FlyerTalk OMNI: Canada Stripping Visas for Foreign Strippers What’s this debate over Canada’s move to ban foreign strippers, escorts and massage-parlor workers really about? On one side, you have the Adult Entertainment Association, which is upset that the government is stripping away a pool of potential moneymaking workers, whereas on the other side, you… Continue reading Canada to Ban Foreign Strippers

“‘Depraved’ sex acts by penguins shocked polar explorer”

‘Depraved’ sex acts by penguins shocked polar explorer 9 June 2012 Last updated at 20:36 ET By Matt McGrath Science reporter, BBC World Service Accounts of unusual sexual activities among penguins, observed a century ago by a member of Captain Scott’s polar team, are finally being made public. Details, including “sexual coercion”, recorded by George… Continue reading “‘Depraved’ sex acts by penguins shocked polar explorer”

That’s one hung duck (slightly NSFW.)

North American scientists have discovered the longest bird penis ever – a 42.5cm organ belonging to a duck. Dr Kevin McCracken of the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, and colleagues, report in this week’s Nature that they have found a specimen of the Argentine lake duck (Oxyura vittata) that has a penis as long as its… Continue reading That’s one hung duck (slightly NSFW.)

Porpoises rescue Dick Van Dyke

Since it’s been a while since I posted a good “News of the Weird” link… Porpoises rescue Dick Van Dyke On screen, Dick Van Dyke has been rescued from untimely death by flying cars and magical nannies. Off screen, the veteran star of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Mary Poppins had to rely on the… Continue reading Porpoises rescue Dick Van Dyke

Rip Torn: Bank Robber???

Actor Rip Torn charged with breaking into Conn. bank while drunk and carrying a loaded gun SALISBURY, Conn. (AP) — Actor Elmore “Rip” Torn has been charged with breaking into a Connecticut bank and carrying a loaded handgun while intoxicated. State police say the 78-year-old Salisbury resident was arrested Friday night after police found him… Continue reading Rip Torn: Bank Robber???

Hitchin’ a ride.

Crab videotaped riding giant jellyfish Exactly what it says. Requires a video player plugin, not sure which but one I had in any event. Animals are weird… It’s a good day for random weird stuff: Missing in Mexico: Truck with 5,000 condoms, 800 HIV tests and a giant inflatable prophylactic MEXICO CITY (AP) _ Missing… Continue reading Hitchin’ a ride.

Must-see image: Frizza vending machine

The End Is Near And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Tombstone Deep Dish Pizza, and Hell followed with him. And power was given unto them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with vending machine pizza, and with high-fructose corn syrup, and with… Continue reading Must-see image: Frizza vending machine