Golden bathtub stolen from Japanese hotel

Fancy tub weighs 176 pounds and is worth nearly $1 million

TOKYO – A glittering bathtub made of gold worth nearly $1 million has been stolen from a resort hotel, an official said Wednesday.

A worker at Kominato Hotel Mikazuki in Kamogawa, south of Tokyo, notified police that the fancy tub was missing from the hotel’s guest bathroom on the 10th floor, according to a local police official who only gave his surname, Ogawa.

The round tub, worth $987,000, is made of 18-karat gold and weighs 176 pounds.


Is This A Form Of Road Rage?

Wendy’s manager shot over limit on chili sauce

Drive-through customer gets angry about denial of extra condiments

MIAMI – A Wendy’s manager was shot several times in the arm early Tuesday trying to protect the restaurant’s chili sauce, authorities said.

A man in the drive-through argued with an employee because he wanted more of the condiment, police said. The worker told the customer that restaurant policy prohibited a customer from getting more than three packets.

The man insisted on 10, reports said. The employee complied, but police said the customer wanted more. (Continued)

Now… THIS Would Be A Terrible Shortage!

Ethanol boom may fuel shortage of tequila

Mexican farmers burning agave fields and replanting them with corn


MEXICO CITY – Mexican farmers are setting ablaze fields of blue agave, the cactus-like plant used to make the fiery spirit tequila, and resowing the land with corn as soaring U.S. ethanol demand pushes up prices.

The switch to corn will contribute to an expected scarcity of agave in coming years, with officials predicting that farmers will plant between 25 percent and 35 percent less agave this year to turn the land over to corn. (MORE)

Insults of the Day

You are a woefully loathsome simpleton and a gluttonous, soul-destroying offense to all of good taste and decency. – anon

O, ho, monster. - Shakespeare … I wonder if this means what I think it means…

Do you want me to accept you as you are, or do you want me to like you? – Nell

The best part of you ran down your mother’s legs.- Jackie Gleason 


Got a call from a long lost cousin… Spent the evening yakking away!

Wanna Buy A Mechanical Bug?



Surgeon General’s Warning – Cigarette Smoking Causes…

Over in Thailand every package of cigarettes must carry something stronger than a written ‘finger wag’. On both sides of the pack the Thai government requires a graphic image of what smoking does to your body. Though there about a dozen available images to choose from… I like the toothy smile (**).


These L&M Menthol Lights cost Alf 38 baht … $1.15 US cents at today’s exchange rate.

Though this package was made by Phillip Morris Philippines Manufacturing Inc., the front of the pack assures the user that it is a “Quality American Blend”. It is sort of comforting to know that even with all this global outsourcing at least our Virginia tobacco growers are not being hurt by cheap, foreign, inferior tobacco harvested by under-age and under-paid slave laborers.

Thanks Alf

Today’s Insults

You are the world’s greatest proof of reincarnation; no one could get that dumb in just one lifetime. – anonymous

You’ve got a big hole in your head, now shut it – Denise

When you are at a loss for words, your loss is our gain. – Jacque

Thou lump of foul deformity. - Shakespeare



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Today’s Insults

You are an incalculably insufferable imbecile and a myopic, mucous-eating curse on society. – anonymous

We all spring from apes, but you didn’t spring far enough. – Allen

If you ever tax your brain, don’t charge more than a penny. - unknown

Americans are possibly the dumbest people on the planet. …We Americans suffer from an enforced ignorance. We don’t know about anything that’s happening outside our country. Our stupidity is embarrassing. – Michael Moore 

Why They Want To Keep Us Distracted

36% of Americans believe in the literal-ness of the Bible… This means that over a third of Americans believe that the world and the cosmos was created around 6000 years ago. That Adam & Eve lived with dinosaurs and that evolution and planetary science is fakery. In short… All that is , was and ever will be is strictly and definitively determined by the words in the Holy Bible… Anything else is impossible to believe and is contrary to being an adherent to God… Therefore… If you do not take the “word” literally… You are in error and a potential enemy of the “armies” of God.

Now… I consider myself a spiritual man and firmly believe that the cosmos that I observe is resultant of some… Higher… vastly incomprehensible to me… Truth.

But I’m not going to sit still and not comment on the vastness of the vileness that’s being perpetrated upon the American People by what are, in my opinion… The real forces of evil.

The vast majority of people that consider themselves part of the “Religious Right” are good hearted, spiritual people that are seeking a “oneness” with the creator. They want nothing more than to live and love in a world where crime, hate, suffering and want are not part of the human condition. Seems to me that that aproximates the concept of the “Heaven” that we’re constantly being told that we can’t have until we either die or the “end times” come to pass.

Bullfluff!! I say!… All of the horsefeatherly hokum that humans have had foisted upon them… apocalyptic warnings and ramblings have been the most common throughout human history regardless of whether you believe in evolution, creation or intelligent design. And what does it usually take to get one’s children to behave in the manner that we want? Retribution! Divine is fine…but… how many of us have heard the immortal words…”Wait til your father gets home.” Worked didn’t it?

Is there anyone out there who would argue that there have not been people throughout history who have used regular, normal goodhearted people to commit acts that ensured that their own nefariously achieved power remains absolute? “Those horrible Jews killed our beloved Christ!” … yelled Hitler, Stalin, Torquemada and others… ” Thereby lending absolution to regular people that would never otherwise consider doing so… to commit murder.

The Bible itself is full of stories of mass murder and annihilation in order for some group or person to take over or control the land, lives or ideas of the percieved “enemy” group.

The American People are being led down that same primrose path by sociopathic demogogues… some of whom we ourselves have elected to offices of great power. And sad to say… many, many otherwise decent people are buying into being manipulated in the name of God to turn a blind eye towards power plays, consolidations, xenophobias and erosions of freedoms that we will all come to regret.

Look at all of the things that have happened in the recent past that point towards these sorts of things. Gas prices through the roof and we’re told that we are to place the blame on the terrorists.. or shall we say the muslims? Never mind that our president and vice president are oilmen and that the oil companies have shown record profits for the past 5 years. Funny that when they tried to rape us over heating oil prices the winter after 9/11 and we actually squawked about it that heating oil kind of stabilized. Kind of hard to distract one’s attention away from being cold.

Isn’t it a little bit strange that whenever we stop watching american idol long enough to look around and wonder when someone’s going to do something about unemployment among American youth and minorities when there are thousands and thousands of illegal immigrants flooding the workforce with cheap labor… That the call goes out to look over your shoulders at the advancing hordes of gay people that want to get married!… How can you possibly want to deal with rampant illegal immigration when those ungodly gays are trying to get married? “Wait til your Father gets home!” He left written instructions that homosexuality is an abomination unto his sight. “Now.. go get busy paying attention to the gay folks and we’ll get another season of reality shows on to distract you.” “Never mind that we sociopathic demogogues are profiteering from the cheap labor that the illegals are doing.” Those godforsaken gays want to be just as miserable as the rest of the married folks in the world… Can’t have that.

Does the preceding paragraph remind anyone who has children of the manipulations and trickery employed when the toddler fixates on something we’d rather not give them? “Oooo! Here’s Barney!” “Go watch Spongebob!” “Here’s your Binky!” ” Open wide so the airplane can land sweetie!”…

It’s called “misdirection” by magicians and charlatans the world over.

It’s a Long Weekend!… I think I’ll Write Something…


Medical Terminology


What you be after you be eight


The study of paintings


Back door to cafeteria


What doctors do when patients die

Cesarean Section

A neighborhood in Rome


Searching for kitty


Made eye contact with her


Is this what’s happening to the bees?

Or.. Is This Proof That We Humans Don’t Have a Monopoly on Warfare?

Do You Live Here?

Photos of the dirtiest cities of the world. Example of how people do not protect the surrounding nature.linfeng

Let Us Not Forget

Return of the Fallen





Insults of the day – Your Momma!

Your momma’s so dumb she thinks Taco Bell is the Mexican Phone Company. -unknown

Your momma’s so fat she got hit by a truck and asked “Who threw that rock?” – unknown

Your momma’s so dumb it takes her 2 hours to watch 60 Minutes. – unknown

Your momma’s so old she knew Mr Clean when he had hair. – unknown

It’s Graduation Day!!

#1 Son Graduates Today!

Off we go to cheer our progeny!

Oh Yeah… I forgot… School Costs Money Now.

My AC is down!

Light Posts today… Having the AC down in AZ at this time of year is considered an emergency situation! Puts 90 Million War Records Online

For every generation in this country there has been a war. And with wars come millions of records that can shed light on family history, detailing everything from the color of soldiers’ eyes to what their neighbors may have said about them.On Thursday, unveils more than 90 million U.S. war records from the first English settlement at Jamestown in 1607 through the Vietnam War’s end in 1975. The site also has the names of 3.5 million U.S. soldiers killed in action, including 2,000 who died in Iraq.

”The history of our families is intertwined with the history of our country,” Tim Sullivan, chief executive of, said in a telephone interview. ”Almost every family has a family member or a loved one that has served their country in the military.”

The records, which can be accessed free until the anniversary of D-Day on June 6, came from the National Archives and Records Administration and include 37 million images, draft registration cards from both world wars, military yearbooks, prisoner-of-war records from four wars, unit rosters from the Marine Corps from 1893 through 1958, and Civil War pension records, among others. (MORE)

Today’s Insults

You are a devilishly fiendish degenerate and a maladjusted, blood-freezing proof that evolution can go in reverse. – unknown

You are an irredeemably unsightly libertine and a revolting, mucous-eating inflicter of misery on all who cross your path. – unknown

I’d like to break the monotony; where’s your weakest point? – unknown

Don’t let your mind wander – it’s too small to be let out on its own. – unknown

Today’s Insults

You are the kind of person who, when one first meets you, one doesn’t like you… But when one gets to know you better, one hates you. - unknown

Maybe you wouldn’t be such a Jerk-In-The-Box if your brain cells weren’t on the Endangered Species list – unknown

You are a devilishly indecent pervert and a narcissistic, enema-addicted perfidious provincial philistine. – unknown

Sure, I’ve seen people like you before – but I had to pay an admission… anonymous

‘Nuf Said!


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Heavens to Murgatroid!


Sudan man forced to ‘marry’ goat

Map of Sudan


A Sudanese man has been forced to take a goat as his “wife”, after he was caught having sex with the animal. The goat’s owner, Mr Alifi, said he surprised the man with his goat and took him to a council of elders.

They ordered the man, Mr Tombe, to pay a dowry of 15,000 Sudanese dinars ($50) to Mr Alifi.

“We have given him the goat, and as far as we know they are still together,” Mr Alifi said.

Mr Alifi, of Hai Malakal in Upper Nile State, told the Juba Post newspaper that he heard a loud noise around midnight on 13 February and immediately rushed outside to find Mr Tombe with his goat.

“When I asked him: ‘What are you doing there?’, he fell off the back of the goat, so I captured and tied him up.”

Mr Alifi then called elders to decide how to deal with the case.

Museum offered man’s head for shrinking


An artist has offered to donate his own head to an Oxford museum – if a collection of shrunken heads has to be returned to South America.

Ted Dewan

Ted Dewan’s own impression of how he might look after shrinking

Ted Dewan has written to Oxford University’s Pitt Rivers Museum to offer his own head for shrinking.

Museums have been facing an ethical debate about whether they should keep human remains on display or repatriate them for burial.

But the museum has now turned down Mr Dewan’s offer of a replacement head.

Children’s author and artist, Mr Dewan is offering to leave instructions in his will for his head to be shrunk and put on display, if the Oxford museum’s current collection of 10 heads from the Upper Amazon region has to be repatriated. (MORE)