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Forum: Urban Legends Contest 01 August 2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 349,664
Posted By Stoneage Dinosaur
Spain also has two enclaves on mainland Africa,...

Spain also has two enclaves on mainland Africa, Ceuta and Melilla in Morocco.
Forum: Business 15 May 2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 45,962
Posted By Stoneage Dinosaur
Businessman sued after dumping crates of coins in accountant's garden

An accountant has successfully sued a disgruntled client who attempted to settle an £800 bill by dumping five crate loads of coins in his garden.
...
Forum: College 04 February 2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 230,717
Posted By Stoneage Dinosaur
How to fail a test...

How to fail a test (http://iwastesomuchtime.com/on/?i=22393) has a few I haven't seen before.
Forum: Legal Affairs 06 November 2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 35,400
Posted By Stoneage Dinosaur
Jet ski dad from Wythenshawe admits killing 'Queen's swans' in Sale Water Park

A dad who accidently killed two swans while riding a jet ski has admitted causing criminal damage to the Queen’s property under an ancient law.
...
Forum: Religion 09 August 2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 312,015
Posted By Stoneage Dinosaur
Virgin Mary image in dried mango?

An Arizona teenager claims the Virgin Mary appeared to him in the form of a piece of dried mango.

http://www.ksdk.com/news/article/270407/71/Virgin-Mary-image-in-dried-mango
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 02 August 2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 399,615
Posted By Stoneage Dinosaur
I think you may be onto it, Abbey Road has Paul...

I think you may be onto it, Abbey Road has Paul McCartney smoking on the cover, though I think his cigarette has been airbrushed out of recent issues of the album.
Forum: Fauxtography 18 July 2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,227
Posted By Stoneage Dinosaur
How many people does the ride take? There looks...

How many people does the ride take? There looks to be just about enough space for someone to be holding the 'will you' sign, but I'm not sure about the 'me'.

ETA: Here are some posts from...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 12 July 2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 399,615
Posted By Stoneage Dinosaur
7. I think Slash was born in Stoke, and Stan...

7. I think Slash was born in Stoke, and Stan Laurel is from Cumbria.
Forum: Religion 17 June 2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 312,015
Posted By Stoneage Dinosaur
Kansas woman sees God's name in vein

A Kansas woman is giving new meaning to the phrase "taking the lord's name in vein".

http://www.myfoxboston.com/dpp/news/offbeat/kansas-woman-sees-gods-name-in-vein-20110615#ixzz1PWj6Nh5D
Forum: Religion 10 June 2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 312,015
Posted By Stoneage Dinosaur
Cleaner removes 'face of Jesus' from Wiltshire church

An "image of Jesus" seen in dripped wax by worshippers at a church in Wiltshire has been removed by a cleaner.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-wiltshire-13726851
Forum: Religion 24 May 2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 312,015
Posted By Stoneage Dinosaur
Harlingen dry cleaner claims Virgin Mary appeared on shirt

On the eve of what some say is the end of the world, a Harlingen dry cleaner claims to have received a sign from above.

Maribel Espino is an employee at Comet Cleaners off Harrison Avenue.

She...
Forum: Religion 24 May 2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 312,015
Posted By Stoneage Dinosaur
'Holy Turtle' Found on 'Day of Rapture'

While there has not yet been a second coming of Christ (as of this writing) on this day of Rapture, there was at least one holy sign for the faithful to embrace in northwest suburban Streamwood.

A...
Forum: Religion 31 March 2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 312,015
Posted By Stoneage Dinosaur
Face of Jesus Christ appears in three-cheese pizza

ALL hail Lord Cheesus - the holy apparition that appeared in a pizza.

In a purported "miracle'', the face of Jesus Christ has appeared on a three-cheese pizza made at Posh Pizza in New Farm,...
Forum: Fauxtography 05 March 2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,436
Posted By Stoneage Dinosaur
As RLS states it seems to fit with the Hanshin...

As RLS states it seems to fit with the Hanshin Tigers team from 2003-4, the player doing the hitting is certainly Tomoaki Kanemoto...
Forum: Food 02 March 2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 20,150
Posted By Stoneage Dinosaur
Beer is to be legally classified as an alcoholic...

Beer is to be legally classified as an alcoholic drink in Russia for the first time as the Kremlin forges ahead with the toughest anti-alcohol campaign since the fall of the Soviet Union.

The...
Forum: Horrors 26 February 2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 8,780
Posted By Stoneage Dinosaur
South Africa falls for horror cash-for-organs stunt

The authorities in South Africa have been duped by a "cash-for-organs" hoax, which turned out to be a publicity stunt for an upcoming horror film.

"We pay the best prices for all your body parts...
Forum: Religion 18 February 2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 312,015
Posted By Stoneage Dinosaur
SoCal Man Finds Jesus in His Chair

Holy furniture has man questioning his beliefs

http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/weird/Chair-Jesus-116344509.html
Forum: Fauxtography 07 February 2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 15,036
Posted By Stoneage Dinosaur
The photograph apparently originates from Nevine...

The photograph apparently originates from Nevine Zaki's twitter feed. The Daily Mail's story has another of her pictures:
...
Forum: Fauxtography 01 February 2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 16,038
Posted By Stoneage Dinosaur
Media Matters...

Media Matters (http://mediamatters.org/mmtv/200907270040) cites it as being from 27th July 2009.

ETA: The BBC (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/8169857.stm) reports Robert Gates meeting Ehud Barak on...
Forum: Fauxtography 29 January 2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 36,794
Posted By Stoneage Dinosaur
Himalayan flying goats

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Forum: Religion 29 January 2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 312,015
Posted By Stoneage Dinosaur
Family Sees Virgin Mary and Baby Jesus in a Tortilla

It's the immaculate comestible.

While heating up some tortillas Tuesday afternoon, a mother in Starr County, Texas, says she was surprised when some unexpected visitors turned up in her kitchen --...
Forum: Religion 29 January 2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 312,015
Posted By Stoneage Dinosaur
Woman sees likeness of Virgin Mary in faucet ice

A woman says dripping water outside the Detroit-area storage facility where she works has created a "miracle."

http://abclocal.go.com/wtvg/story?section=news/bizarre&id=7924722
Forum: Fauxtography 21 January 2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 38,888
Posted By Stoneage Dinosaur
<iframe title="YouTube video player"...

<iframe title="YouTube video player" class="youtube-player" type="text/html" width="640" height="390" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/jkVBg_-OviI" frameborder="0" allowFullScreen></iframe>

ETA:...
Forum: Business 19 January 2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 45,962
Posted By Stoneage Dinosaur
Student Pays Tuition One Dollar at a Time

While tuition increases in Britain prompted violent protests last month, rising college fees rarely elicit more than shrugs among most students in the United States.

But on Friday, a sophomore at...
Forum: Humor 01 December 2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 12,628
Posted By Stoneage Dinosaur
Police van versus picketing snowman

I've heard this story a couple of times recently and have found a few references online linking it to different collieries:



http://www.kirkbytimes.co.uk/news_items/2004_news/miners_strike.html...
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