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When spending other people’s money, the sky is the limit …

A snippet from a BBC article on Sheffield’s £2 billion PFI funded road improvement program proving that you can buy what the hell you like when spending other people’s money :

Trees and kerbs will also be improved and a further 1,000 litter bins are planned for the city.

Some of the bins are […]

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Pictorial Interlude – USB piggies …

Now, how cute are these when they are all docked on mommy :

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Video Interlude – One to get the bansturbators in a tizz – smoking and drinking edition …

How about this for a demonstration of how to down a pint whilst simultaneously puffing on a cig :

Now, what film is that clip from??

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Pictorial Interlude – In case of fire and the worlds happiest orchid …

Much better than activating the alarm I think :

And, if you thought orchids were just rare pretty flowers, how about this party animal :

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Is war necessary?

Via a ZeroHedge article of the same title is a link to an intriguing document entitled “Report from Iron Mountian: On the possibility and desirability of peace” (available here).

Section 5, The functions of War and Section 6, Substitutes for the functions of war lay out the Economic, Political, Sociological, Ecological and Cultural purposes […]

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Pictorial Interlude – Be careful when arranging your melons and the world’s ugliest ear …

This one would probably get you arrested in the UK for causing undue distress, alarm etc etc :

And, after “vampire woman” and “piercing woman” this has got to be one of the worst body mods I have ever seen :

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Only in the US – $3 million settlement to man’s estate after 3 in a bed sex ends in fatal heart attack.

When it comes to people suing for coffee that is actually hot and all the other strange tales of American litigation, the following (in my opinion), must be one of the strangest yet :

A $3 million judgment was awarded to the family of a Georgia man after he suffered a heart attack during […]

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Pictorial Interlude – Attack of the zombie … gnomes.

Certainly fugly but a definite improvement on the normal variety :

H/T – The Coccoon. Tweet

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Pictorial Interlude – Playing with cranes …

Possibly an advertisment shot for Liebherr and damned impressive too.

The largest one there is (as far as I can tell) a Liebherr LR13000 which can lift up to 3000 tonnes!

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Pictorial Interlude – Clothing to make “builders bum” somewhat less disturbing ..

Whilst not eradicating the problem itself, it certainly improves the unfortunate view :

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Beware of armed weather forecasters …

Possibly one of the strangest public procurement notices you will have seen :

The NOAA National Weather Service – Western Acquisition Division, Boulder requires the following items, Purchase Description Determined by Line Item, to the following:

 

LI 001, 16,000 rounds of ammunition for semiautomatic pistols to be factory-loaded .40 S&W caliber, 180-grain jacketed […]

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Accidentally killing your secretary with an Uzi at dinner? That would be Thailand …

Playing with your Uzi whilst dining is not recommended!

A somewhat bizarre tale from the Bangkok Post :

Mae Hong Son Senator Boonsong Kowawisarat accidentally shot and killed his personal secretary with a submachine gun in a restaurant in Phrae province, police said.

The shooting took place at a […]

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The postman still laughs

Hello once again, Mr Raccoon here with another post.

Found this one when i was making some coffee before starting work so I though i’d put it here to start the day with some laughs.

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And to end the post with a small joke.

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Mr. Raccoon out!

 

Cheers!!

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Cartoon Interlude – the truth behind Curiosity Mars Rover images …

This one amused me :

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Pictorial Interlude – Optical Illusions and a new take on The Little Engine that could …

I like this one, very creative (I assume it was projected first and painted in place) :

I don’t think this book is on the national curriculum :

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