Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Cop Prevents Cat Rescue

A Phoenix man is claiming his neighbor, a police officer, prevented anyone from rescuing his cat, which had climbed into the cop's tree. It took 9 days before fellow police officers went to the house and were able to get the pet out of the tree.

Thursday, December 04, 2008

Otto the Angry Octopus

The cephalopod is my new hero.

via BoingBoing

Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Fire Extinguishers Are A Fire Hazard?

Apparently some folks in the UK think so.
The life-saving devices encourage untrained people to fight a fire rather than leave the building, risk assessors in Bournemouth decided.

Naked Hitler Ad Pulled

The print ad featured a Belgian TV host caricatured as Hitler, with a message to "Discover the real Europe. Not the cliches."

Monday, December 01, 2008

Cops in Standoff With Cardboard Cutout

From the Star-Ledger:
A cardboard figure of a person inside a Somerset County bank kept police at bay for 90 minutes last night, authorities said.