Heroic Failures

THE WORST HOMING PIGEON This historic bird was released in Pembrokeshire in June 1953 and was expected to reach its base that evening. It was returned by post, dead, in a cardboard box eleven years later from Brazil. THE WORST ANIMAL RESCUE During the firemen’s strike of 1978, the British … Continue reading

Why Ask Why

Why do you need a driver’s license to buy liquor when you can’t drink and drive? Why isn’t phonetic spelled the way it sounds? Why are there interstate highways in Hawaii? Why are there flotation devices under plane seats instead of parachutes? Why are cigarettes sold in gas stations when … Continue reading

An Unusual Comparison

(forwarded from a co-worker) I have been sitting at work listening to people discussing the O.J trial and started wondering, do we really have it any better than O.J.? In prison O.J. spends the majority of his time in a 8′ x 10’cell. At work, I spend most of my … Continue reading