Citations, sites, quotas and stuff that seem to be non-neglecteble. A more non-conform way to spy on the trends and the world.
Finibus Bonorum et Malorum is a work from Cicero. Chunks of this is a part of the Lorem ipsum - the dummytexts that is used in almost every sketch that creatives in advertising use.


More on the finger

Urban Legends Reference Pages: It´s true. Snopes says it is. Then it is. More on the tip-story is sure to come.

The mystery of the chili-fingertip

MSNBC: A woman was not amused when eating her hot chili at an Ohio Wendy's joint and found a fingertip in the meaty hot dish.

The police was doing their job and accounted all the employees fingers. There was ten of them on every employee.

The mystery is that the finger seem to come from a woman and that no accident have been reported at the food processing plants either.


Traffic jams because of too many people...

Deutsche Welle: "Around 80 percent of traffic jams occur because there are simply too many people on the same part of the road at the same time." (via Exploding Cigar)

No? Really?!


This marriage smells

Oddly Enough News Article | "'He spent hours taking showers three times a day and washed his hands
every few minutes,' Mina said. 'But he suddenly changed ... Now nobody, including me, my children and his colleagues, can stand him.'"
. A Iranian woman want to divorce her husband since he haven't washed for about a year. "My husband says he does not like water and does not want to take a shower ... He doesn't even wash his face when he wakes up in the morning,".

Rabies or just plain mad?

Buy some silicone Tawny Peaks found her old breast implant when cleaning her closet and have put it on eBay to be sold. The idea did she get when heard about all the crazy things sold on eBay.

But I think mrs Peaks life in the juridiciary system is more fun: Peaks won notoriety in 1998 when a man sued her and her employer, the Diamond Dolls nightclub in Clearwater, Florida, saying he suffered a whiplash injury when she swung her breasts into his face at a bachelor party. He said they were "like two cement blocks."
The parties accepted binding arbitration on "The People's Court" television show and the judge, former New York City Mayor Ed Koch, ordered a female bailiff to examine Peaks in private.
The bailiff found the breasts to be "soft" and to weigh about 2 pounds (0.9 kg) each. Koch ruled they were not dangerous and refused to award damages.

Matlock want to ban swearing "It's pathetic when people swear for the sake of it," Matlock told a television show to be broadcast Sunday. "Something ought to be done about it."
"X-Rated: The TV Shows They Tried To Ban" that he hated it when his young children heard obscenities on the airwaves."

Glen Matlock, the bass-player who was replaced by Sid Vicious in Sex Pistols. When punks grow old they get conservative, dead or writing "schlager"-tunes...

Do Americans target freed hostage?

BBC: "Italian journalist Giuliana Sgrena has suggested US troops deliberately tried to kill her moments after she was released by her kidnappers in Baghdad."

It seems like the Iraqi coalition is totally disrupted.


The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - trailer

More on the Movie on the movie of movies: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (via The Creative Generalist)

Cabbage-hate because of a gene

Expatica: "The German institute for Food Research in Potsdam near Berlin said the gene makes some people extraordinarily sensitive to the bitter substances phenylthiocarbamid (PTC) and propylthiouracil (PROP). Most people swallow those substances with a smile."

via Exploding Cigar.

Don't show this to my son - he is too intelligent and would use this as an argument at dinner...