11/30/2010 10:54 PM
We have all made stupid crank calls. They are a rite of passage aren’t they? Usually though it’s a call to a random number or to a classmate you aren’t fond of. How many of us would dare call 911 with a phony emergency?
Alex Baker, 20, of Clarksville Tennessee, thought it was a great idea. He made three calls to 911 the other night and each time he had a whopper of a lie to tell them.
The first call was placed at 7:13pm, anonymously, and reported witnessing a murder. At 7:26 he called again to claim he had been stabbed and abandoned in a wooded area. The last call placed at 7:49 reported he was dying in the woods and Alex Baker had murdered his girlfriend.
Posted by Wendy
11/30/2010 10:54 PM |
11/30/2010 9:59 PM
We've all seen them. What's your "Jersey Shore" name? What's your "porn star" name? These goofy games are often played by taking say, the name of your first pet, and combining it with something like the name of the street you grew up on. That can get confusing sometimes, so if you've been looking for an easier way, "What is your 'Batman' name" is here to help.
Categories: Funny, What??
Posted by Jena
11/30/2010 9:59 PM |
11/30/2010 9:04 PM
Microsoft’s newest addition to its gaming repertoire is the Kinect, a device that allows you to control a game with your body’s movements alone; no controllers required.
Already the Xbox Kinect has sold more than 2.5 million units since its launch on November 4th. It has even sold out at many retailers, and Microsoft is working hard to restock the shelves. The Kinect was Target’s top performer during the Black Friday weekend, which has created expectations that it will be a must-have product for the holiday season.
Posted by Laura
11/30/2010 9:04 PM |
11/30/2010 7:57 PM
Would you eat a genetically modified apple? A Canadian Biotech Company is hoping you will. They recently licensed a non browning technology discovered by Australian scientists using potatoes. They believe that the technology will help boost apple sales and have asked the USDA to approve the new apples.
US growers aren’t sold on the apple until they know the quality, the cost of growing it and whether or not consumers will even buy them. Todd Fryhover, president of the apple commission in Washington State, which produces more than half of the US crop, says “Genetically modified – that is a bad word in the industry”
11/30/2010 1:49 AM
Retired French electrician, Pierre Le Guennec, has amazed the art world and stunned heirs with his collection of Picasso works. The collection which includes 271 pieces dating from 1900 to 1932 and consists of lithographs, portraits, water colors, sketches and nine Cubist collages has been stored over 40 years by Le Guennec at his home outside Nice.
Le Guennec worked with Picasso at several of his properties, installing security systems, in the late sixties and was a friend of the painter’s. During that time he was apparently given the collection of artwork.
“Picasso was a friend, yes, but it’s not easy to explain why he gave me the artwork. I have little idea why Picasso gave us this gift, but I am not sure. For me it was just a gift. He was a marvelous man. I did not know if it was worth one franc or a hundred francs at the time” Le Guennec said in a recent interview.
Posted by Wendy
11/30/2010 1:49 AM |
11/30/2010 1:19 AM
Now that Four Loko is all but banned in the United States, the media is turning its attention to another boozy treat: alcoholic whipped cream. The Boston Herald, Time, Washington Post, and several other media outlets have all published reports about "whipahol" products like Cream and Whipped Lightning.
Cream and Whipped Lightning are much like the popular Reddi-wip in that they are canisters of whipped cream, perfect for complementing tasty desserts (or just eating straight from the can). However, unlike Redd-wip, Cream and Whipped Lightning are anywhere between 15% - 18% alcohol by volume. They also cost $13 a canister and are only available at liquor stores (unlike the much-maligned Four Loko).