Thursday, February 8, 2007

Random Stuff...

David Wayne Sharpton has won major prizes in the Georgia State lottery..three times in as many years. 2004 he won 350,000 2004 1 million and 2005 2.5 million. He has won them on scratch tickets, has no "secret method" and will keep his job as a repairman of restaurant ovens. When asked if he felt "rich" he responded "I guess..i have a good circle of friends, a good job and a beautiful wife".

A guy in Illinois wanted to see how honest people were so he spent a month dropping wallets around his home town with $2.10 in them and a fake $50 gift certificate. He got back 74 of 100 wallets. Of the 74 all had the $2.10 and gift certificate.

Under-Tec underwear has created a pair of underwear called "gas eaters". They have an airtight design and have charcoal filters in them.

An Argentine soccer fan sued the man who tattooed a penis on to his back instead of the logo of his favorite team. The artist is appeared was a supporter of a rival team.

The fast food industry is bent at the Kevin Federline Superbowl ad saying that it was "demeaning" and that depicting Burger flippers as losers is "negative. Also, Taco Bell offered him a job.

A few weeks ago the Iraq war's 500th amputee was airlifted back to the US. Of the 22,700 US soldiers wounded in the war 2.2% have lost one or more limbs. (Time.com)

In Germany, for a price you can have a weather system named for you. A high pressure system for example will cost you $385 (New York Times)

Males drivers have a 77% higher risk of dying in a car accident then women (AP)

A Starbucks in Beijing's Forbidden City may be shut down due to a news anchorman saying that Starbucks is an "affront to Chinese Culture". Over 500,000 people signed an online petition to have to close. (Financial Times)

59% of commuters experience road rage travelling to and from work. (Money)

6 Comments:

At Thursday, February 08, 2007 11:25:00 AM , Blogger Sammy and Joe said...

I experience road rage every day.... If your goign to drive 50 in a 65mph zone DO IT IN THE FAR RIGHT LANE, NOT THE LEFT!

 
At Thursday, February 08, 2007 1:25:00 PM , Anonymous BBS said...

Dude it is the AP not Ass.Press
Ass press is what you did in highschool on the back window of the bus

 
At Thursday, February 08, 2007 1:30:00 PM , Blogger Sharon S said...

where can I get a couple of pairs of the gas eaters?

 
At Thursday, February 08, 2007 1:37:00 PM , Blogger March to the Sea said...

BBS - corrected.

Sharon - needing a "couple" of pairs.hahahah awesome.

 
At Thursday, February 08, 2007 6:19:00 PM , Blogger pog mo thoin said...

Starbucks is an affront to all culture. It is only bearable if there is no DD around.

 
At Saturday, February 10, 2007 5:51:00 PM , Blogger Ramblin Rose said...

How lucky is the lottery man... Sounds like he has enough money to buy all of us a pair of the gas eating underwear.. a useful tool for us all....


I'll tkae 100 pairs....


Hope the flat stanley stuff gets to you safely....

 

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