"The world has a sick sense of humor and throws you for a loop." (via Permatemp Corporation.) [more inside]
In 1994, Tony Randall and Mandy Patinkin's car broke down outside David Letterman's studio and they needed a place to rehearse. Did Dave mind if they used the stage? Great take it away Mandy! [more inside]
Today: a one hundred year old package will be opened in Otta, Norway. (Scroll down for video with English subtitles). With obligatory live stream!
Magic cards with googly eyes. Also, Pokemon cards with googly eyes. Other things with googly eyes. More other things with googly eyes. (Via Ask Surprise [warning: PONY].)
Pickle Surprise (SLYT). More videos from the same artist. For when you haven't had your daily recommended dosage of Vitamin WTF?. [more inside]
..."I think I was always misunderstood. People just didn't seem to like me. I got on their nerves. I don't know why. It just the way it was. Maybe I was too intense..." (With a surprising end)
Mick Jagger joins his little brother Chris onstage in a pub. It's safe to say the 40-odd people in attendance at the The Bull's Head pub in southwest London were more than a little surprised to see the pair performing "Dead Flowers."
Soft drinks for the undecided. Next time you're in Singapore and feeling thirsty yet noncommittal, why not pick up a can of Anything or Whatever? Just be warned that you won't know whether you're drinking Cola, Cloudy Lemon, or Chrysanthemum Tea until...your...first...sip. (Via the effervescent & esoteric Knowledge for Thirst.)
Internet blows CIA cover The identities of thousands of Central Intelligence Agency employees, many of them operating under cover, have been available to anyone looking for the right information in public records searches. Only problem: The CIA was kind of surprised to find this out. (Site may require registration for some. Use BugMeNot.)
God did it? I'm not usually one to accredit daily occurrences to the whim of the Almighty, but in this case, one has to wonder. A young man is thrown from his vehicle in a rollover crash, ejected, and saves himself from impact by catching the telephone lines 25 feet overhead.
Ever wonder if your great grandmother kept her pin money in an account no one knew about? Your state treasurer has those unclaimed funds just waiting for you to find them. [more inside]
statistics on the death penalty Statistics which suggest that the death penalty does not accomplish what we expected of it. Unless, perhaps, we like revenge.