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Google Translate Balls: Alexis Sanchez stays at Arsenal if you read between the lines

Google Translate Balls: News in the Metro and Sun is that Alexis Sanchez is staying at Arsenal. Both UK newspapers cite Chilean journalists on twitter and the country’s website EMOL,(aka The … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2017 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Jacob Rees-Mogg hails new son Sixtus Dominic Boniface Christopher

To man -of-the-people – the man with the commonest of common touches – Jacob Rees-Mogg a child: Sixtus Dominic Bonifcace Christopher:

 

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Posted: 5th, July 2017 | In: Politicians, Strange But True | Comment


Transfer Balls: Wayne Rooney to leave Manchester United for Everton on a free transfer

The BBC says Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney, 31, is leaving the club. He’s on his way to Everton. If other moves go according to plan, he’ll team up at Goodison … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2017 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports | Comment


The Donald Trump buttplug to ‘Putin your butt’

 

With this Donald Trump buttplug you can shove the President where the sun doesn’t shine. Etsy shop Lovecrafters Toys is selling the Donald Trump buttplug – “the most tremendous thing to Putin … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2017 | In: Politicians, The Consumer | Comment


Transfer Balls: Chelsea and Manchester United fans tricked by invisible Matic

The Invisible Man

 

Transfer Balls: Were you one of the Manchester United fans feeling “exited” when Chelsea’s Nemanja Matic’s was reportedly left out of the Blues’ new kit launch?

The Daily … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2017 | In: Back pages, manchester united, News, Sports | Comment


Arsenal balls: the Alexandre Lacazette fact file

Always good when a new name arrives into the Premier League. The Daily Mail looks for a photogenic lover. And the Daily Telegraph produces insight into the player’s career and life by … (read more)

Posted: 4th, July 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Broadsheets, Sports | Comment


Photonic Fence: the device that kills mosquitos with laserbeams

 

All hail the Photonic Fence, mosquito killing laser beam. Why slaver your skin in unctions of suntan oil and mosquito spray when you can just sit inside a metal cage … (read more)

Posted: 4th, July 2017 | In: Technology | Comment


Transfer balls: Alexis Sanchez ‘stays at Arsenal’, Bayern won’t pay silly money and Barcelona don’t want him

Transfer balls: Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez has been offered £280,000 a week to continue kissing the badge. He’s in no rush to sign. Chances are high he will leave the Gunners. The … (read more)

Posted: 4th, July 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, News, Sports | Comment


How to open a wheel of Parmesan cheese (Video)

 

You can crack open a wheel of Parmesan-style Trentingrana cheese inside 7 minutes. Carlo Guffanti stars in this how-to do it video guide  us through the process. It’s not easy.

Questions later.

Spotter: The Cheese Channel … (read more)

Posted: 4th, July 2017 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment


How to write a Facebook headline that makes you wildly popular

How do you write a Facebook headline that makes you wildly popular? Buzzsumo looked at 100 million story headlines on Facebook and analysed how far they travelled in terms of shares and likes. This … (read more)

Posted: 4th, July 2017 | In: The Consumer | Comment


Frankie Doodle Dandy: All the pizazz of the Fourth of July

Frankie Doodle Dandy wishes you a happy Independence Day.

 

 

Sitting on a blanket of American cheese, he rides in on a toasted English. He’s a Swift Premium Frank. All-American. All-delicious. He’s made … (read more)

Posted: 4th, July 2017 | In: The Consumer | Comment


Barry Norman’s letter to two drunks who asked him to be their ‘honorary uncle’

“Drunk one Saturday night my friend I wrote to WONDERFUL Barry Norman asking him to become our honorary uncle,” tweets @PeterGraystone. “I treasure his letter.”

 

Drunk one Saturday night my friend … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, July 2017 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comment


Manchester United’s new kit is a study in corporate misery

 

We usually see this kind of moody pout on the cover of Christmas books aimed at middle-aged men, you know the things with Jeremy Clarkson, Gordon Ramsay or some celebrity memoirist … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, July 2017 | In: manchester united, News, Sports | Comments (3)


Arsenal player donates £19,000 to Grenfell fund

Footballers get such a bad press it’s useful to focus on the good they do. Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin has kept his pledge to donate £50 for every minute he played for … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, July 2017 | In: Arsenal, Money, News, Sports | Comment


How not to handle a tank slapper motorbike crash – but survive (with added Peppa Pig)

 

 

Youtuber Erica Hoff shares this video of a motorcyclist having a very bad day.
This guy merged onto the I-80E (Sacramento, CA) on his motorcycle as we were driving in the fast lane. As … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, July 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Stasi Training Video: how to search and apartment in the GDR (1984)

In 1984, East Germany’s Stasi (Ministerium für Staatssicherheit, MfS) produced this video used to train operatives in how to conduct a secret flat search without being detected.

Parents looking for adolescent contraband, … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, July 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Transfer balls: Arsenal ‘bid’ £125 for Kylian Mbappe, Lacazette arrives and Gooners click

Transfer Balls: Is Kylian Mbappe heading from Monaco to Arsenal, Real Madrid or Liverpool? The Indy says the player’s “dropped a huge hint” he’s leaving the French club. So big is this “hint” … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, July 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, News, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Madeleine McCann found in a listicle, the child as big as the pyramids and free holiday posters

Madeleine McCann: very few words on the missing child haver featured in the national press of late. Big stories – murderous terrorist attacks in Manchester and London, and the horror … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, July 2017 | In: Key Posts, Madeleine McCann, News, Tabloids | Comment


Hunter S. Thompson’s Top 10 albums of the 1960s

 

Hunter S. Thompson was into music. “I resent your assumption that Music is Not My Bag,” he told Rolling Stone editor John Lombardo in 1970, “because I’ve been arguing for the past few years that … (read more)

Posted: 1st, July 2017 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, Music | Comment


After Grenfell Tower and ‘luxury flats’: milking the horror for clicks

There’s fake news and there’s regretful reporting. After Grenfell Tower, the Independent told readers in a big and shocking headline: “Grenfell tower was covered in material to keep luxury flat … (read more)

Posted: 30th, June 2017 | In: News, Reviews | Comment


Czech nuclear power plant auditions bikini-clad students for internship

 

The search for Miss Nuclear Power Plant has reached the swimwear section at the Czech Republic’s nuclear facility in Temelin. The winner will secure a two-week internship at the site. All … (read more)

Posted: 30th, June 2017 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment


The NRA vows to fight a coming US civil war with a ‘clenched fist’

The NRA will fight the domestic US enemy with a “clenched fist” . And a gun. Lots of guns:

 

 

If you want to know the Right Way With Guns, read this. … (read more)

Posted: 30th, June 2017 | In: Reviews, Strange But True | Comment


Dog steals the show at outdoor orchestra performance in Turkey

To Ephesus, Turkey, where the orchestra is playing among the ancient Greek ruins when a dog gatecrashes the show. And steals it:

Dog crashes outdoor orchestra performance in Turkey. https://t.co/O0pXTKDQ3y pic.twitter.com/Mjn8VdVQu1— … (read more)

Posted: 30th, June 2017 | In: Music, Strange But True | Comment