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.


Fainting Goats

Some goats faints automatically when being excited. Look for yourself: Fainting Goats


1,82,689 SMS "1,82,689 SMS in one month. Deepak Sharma aims to increase the number to 3,00,000 in the coming month. [...] Sharma received a bill of 1411 pages this month, which was sent specially to him by Airtel. He is making the best out of Airtel's scheme of unlimited SMS with 99 paise."



I can't hear you "Doctors found around 50 maggots in the ears of an 84-year-old Thai man after he went to hospital complaining of an itch."

Sorry, what did you say?

The Museum of Foreign Dept

Reuters: "Three years after staging the largest debt default in modern history, Argentina Thursday opened what may be the first Museum of Foreign Debt to teach people the perils of borrowing abroad."

Educational creativity I say. And the museum director are somewhat a poet: "a golden cart sculpture made out of cardboard..."It symbolizes Argentina's reality: everything's golden, but it's made of cardboard and that reminds us of all those people who today collect cardboard for recycling."

Honecker a bad kisser "- Being kissed by East German Communist leader Erich Honecker was "disgusting," former Polish communist leader General Wojciech Jaruzelski... "I exchanged many embraces with Honecker. He had this disgusting way of kissing."

A though call "After a fight with his wife, the jobless Nabiullah left his family [...] During his absence, he got himself castrated and became a eunuch, earning money by singing and dancing [...] His wife, Shama Parveen, fainted when he returned home late last month and now wants a divorce."

No more booty-shaking at the game

Reuters: "The state's House of Representatives voted 85-55 to approve a bill that would forbid sexy cheers and give the Texas Education Agency authority to punish schools that allow 'overtly sexually suggestive' routines at football games and other events.".

No more booty-shaking on high-school games in Texas. The games will be pretty lame after this...

Fake ATMs "Fake ATMs have appeared at apartment buildings or in areas of the capital where there are no banks, local papers reported.".

The usual suspects place a fake panel on the ATM. Not these guys - they have constructed a complete machine. All to steal peoples PIN's.


Staged or stage-fright

It might be a prank or the worst stagefright ever seen... Tyrone on the news. Warning on weak-stomached... (via Fast Company Now and panopticist)