First Genetics Posted by The Curator on Sat Sep 20, 2003 First Genetics: The website of the first laboratory to have successfully genetically engineered an ape to be able to communicate with humans via typing on a keyboard Categories: Science, Websites Comments (0) Yoga Kitty Posted by The Curator on Sat Sep 20, 2003 Yoga Kitty: Instructional yoga videos for you and your cat Categories: Animals, Websites Comments (0) Black-Market Babies Posted by The Curator on Sat Sep 20, 2003 Black Market Babies: Do you want a kid but don't want to deal with the stress of using an adoption agency? Let Black Market Babies steal a baby for you. Categories: Birth/Babies, Websites Comments (0) Hurricane Isabel? Posted by The Curator on Fri Sep 19, 2003 A photo described as a tanker approaching Hurricane Isabel at sea has been spreading around though email. And I have to admit, I've contributed to its spread, forwarding it on to friends and family. But David Emery informs us that it's a hoax. Well, the picture itself is real. But it doesn't show Hurricane Isabel. Instead, it shows a tanker approaching Tropical Cyclone Graham. But whether it's Isabel or Graham, it's still a really cool photo. Categories: Photos/Videos Comments (1) Indian Ghost Hoax Posted by The Curator on Fri Sep 19, 2003 A newspaper in the Indian city of Tiruchirappalli published a picture of a boy with an eerie ghost hovering behind him. They claimed the boy had encountered the ghost while on a school picnic, and went into a coma. Now the ghost was stalking other boys. As a result, families throughout the region started keeping their kids home, out of school. The photo, of course, was a photoshopped fake. More details here. Categories: Paranormal, Photos/Videos Comments (0) Ninja Burger Posted by The Curator on Thu Sep 18, 2003 Ninja Burger: The world's predominant undergound ninja-run fast food delivery service Categories: Food, Websites Comments (1) Origami Boulders Posted by The Curator on Thu Sep 18, 2003 Origami Boulder: The Japanese art of folding paper used to make round rocks Categories: Art, Websites Comments (1) Dehydrated Water Posted by The Curator on Thu Sep 18, 2003 Buy Dehydrated Water: It's compact, lightweight, and easy to store Categories: Food, Websites Comments (0) Baby Smashers Posted by The Curator on Thu Sep 18, 2003 Baby Smasher: use baby-changing stations to dispose of unwanted babies Categories: Birth/Babies, Websites Comments (2) Eggs As Caviar Posted by The Curator on Thu Sep 18, 2003 Chrissy Caviar: A woman sells her eggs as caviar Categories: Birth/Babies, Gross, Websites Comments (1) Free Electricity Posted by The Curator on Thu Sep 18, 2003 Power from the Phone Company: Plug your electrical appliances into the phonejack Categories: Technology, Websites Comments (0) Hoax Website: Home Despot Posted by The Curator on Thu Sep 18, 2003 Home Despot: Shop, Destroy, Rule Categories: Business/Finance, Websites Comments (0) Prank-Themed Beers Posted by The Curator on Thu Sep 18, 2003 I was at the beer store recently and I was pleased to discover some beers with prankish themes. First there was the aptly named Pranqster from North Coast Brewing. This was a great beer with a very fruity taste. High marks. Next I stumbled upon The Three Stooges Beer. I had to get it just for the label, but it turned out to have a pretty mediocre flavor. Not bad, but nothing special either. Of course, the king of all hoaxy/prankish beers would be Olde Frothingslosh, the beer so light that the foam floats on the bottom, which I've never had a chance to buy or taste. Categories: Food Comments (2) Hoax-Themed Board Games Posted by The Curator on Thu Sep 18, 2003 Some board games with hoaxy themes: First, the Crop Circles Mystery Board Game, it's the Game With Healing Energies (via liquito). Next we have Tall Tales, the Game of Legends, Humdingers, and Creative One-Upmanship. Categories: Folklore/Tall Tales Comments (0) More about that guy and the bus Posted by The Curator on Thu Sep 18, 2003 Got an email from Kentaro Mori who runs a Brazilian weblog about hoaxes (he also translated my hoax photo test into Portuguese at one point). He took a look at the video of that guy ducking under the bus. Whereas I thought the guy must be on the opposite side of the bus, employing a trick of perspective to make it look like the bus was going over him, Kentaro analyzed some of the frames of the video a little more closely and suggests that the bus is actually going over him. Could be. If so, hopefully it was a staged stunt, otherwise I can imagine the heart attack the guy… Categories: Photos/Videos Comments (3) Page 266 of 294 pages ‹ First < 264 265 266 267 268 > Last › Member Login/Password? 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