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Mug Shot of the day: Daniel Dunn is stuck in the mud

MUG Shot of the Day is provided by Indiana’s Daniel Dunn.

The 32-year-old had been trying for two hours to free his pick-up truck from mud when police arrived to help him.

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Posted: 29th, October 2012 | In: Strange But True | Comment

Indiana Moves To Ban Smoking Lettuce

INDIANA Congressman Steve Buyer says smoking lettuce is just like smoking cigarettes or cigars or broccoli or…

An idiot, right? Iceberg is a gateway drug:

When cut, the stems of lettuce plants ooze a milky juice whose appearance, taste, and smell are said to be similar to opium. Once dried, the substance is called lactucarium, or lettuce opium. Used by the ancient Egyptians, the stuff was listed in the Pharmacopeia of the United States of America as late as 1916. It can still be found in herbals and such, which describe it as a sedative and cough suppressant. Lettuce opium can be found in all lettuce species but is most commonly extracted from wild lettuce, Lactuca virosa.

Elsewhere in Indiana:

Hoosier smokers may notice their cigarettes burning a bit differently next month.

That’s because starting July 1, a new law will require that all cigarettes sold in Indiana be “fire safe.”

Unlike traditional cigarettes, the new fire-safe smokes will burn out more quickly when left unattended and are designed to cut down on the number of smoking-related fires.

“The cigarettes are made from the same blend of tobacco as regular cigarettes,” said Indiana State Fire Marshal Jim Greeson. “The only difference to the consumer is they need to puff it more often or relight it.”

Indeed. You need to inhale more, and pull harder, to get your safety fag glowing.

Jess Brewer of Lafayette recently traveled to Kentucky, where the new law was implemented in April 2008. She said her first encounter with the fire-safe smokes was not good.

“Since coming back from Kentucky about a week ago, I’ve been coughing constantly and having chest pains because you have to inhale harder on the new cigarettes,” she said. The new design forces a smoker to inhale to get the flame through two strips of paper incorporated into the cigarette. If left unattended, the cigarette will go out.

“I’m totally against the change,” Brewer said. “What’s the point of making safer cigarettes if they lead to negative health effects?”

Best to stick with the salad…

Posted: 13th, June 2009 | In: Politicians | Comment

Atheist Bus Hits USA, And Obama

THE Atheist Bus Hits USA. Coming to a depot in Indiana. (You still waiting for Obama?)

Question: Can a bus be an atheist? Yes. We live in liberal times. Perhaps if a bus can be a jihadi it will be immune from attack? Unless it wears a suicide fan belt, in which case the whole depot is f****d.

Elizabeth Dole Is Run Over By The Atheist Bus

ELIZABETH Dole tries to salvage her atheist North Carolina Senate campaign. Look out for the bus:

Atheist Bus Campaign Says Enjoy Life

The Funeral Of Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins On Jews And Power

It’s Those Damn Atheists Again

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The Atheist Bus Campaign: There’s probably no God. Now stop worrying and enjoy your life

It’s a miracle! – Resurrected atheist bus campaign takes off like a rocket

The atheist bus

Posted: 16th, April 2009 | In: Reviews | Comment

Pumpkin Thrown Through Window: Banjo Hurt

POLICE LOG: Crime in the news…

Police arrested a Jessamine Vavul after neighbors alleged she threw a pumpkin through their window in Indiana.

Police arrived at an apartment building in the 2700 block of Grape Road about 5:30 a.m. to find a broken front window and a pumpkin.

A man inside the apartment told police a neighbor threw the pumpkin after she became upset when he wouldn’t let her in.

Besides the window, police said the pumpkin also damaged two guitars and a banjo inside the apartment.

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Posted: 16th, September 2008 | In: Strange But True | Comments (7)