Sunday, September 30, 2007

Lab Tech Bites Boy while Drawing Blood

A lab technician bit a boy in the shoulder while drawing blood. Here, a highly accurate newsroom sketch of the lab tech:

Court Won't Declare Chimp a Person

Austrian court refuse to recognize Matthew Hiasl Pan (the chimp) as a person. Animal rights activists plan to take the case to Austria's Supreme Court. Here, Pan shows up for his latest court date:

Thursday, September 20, 2007

Chavez to Set Back Clocks by 30 Minutes

Chavez, the dictator/president of Venezuela, has ordered all clocks in the nation to be moved back 1/2 an hour. According to an in-depth source, Chavez spends a lot of time in his "clock room". Here, a rare insider photo of his secret room:

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Venice Bans Rice at Wedding Due to Pigeons

Reuters reports that Venice is going to ban rice at weddings due to the pigeons it attracts. Since weddings are common in Venice, the pigeons have grown considerably. An example of why rice is being banned.

Sunday, September 16, 2007

New Look

Enjoy my new and improved color scheme.

Saturday, September 15, 2007

Odd Advertisment in Google Reader

Check out this ad that appeared with this odd news story:

Friday, September 14, 2007

Town Removes Traffic Lights to Cut Accidents

Reuters reported that a town in Germany has removed all of the traffic lights and stop signs in their downtown area. A recreation of the aftermath:

Thursday, September 13, 2007

Leeches Invade Japan!

Reuters reports that leeches are invading Japanese cities by coming down from the mountains. There is a photo included with the story, but I like my recreation better:

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Sunday, September 9, 2007

China Short 2000 Pilots

According to Reuters, China will be short 2,000 airline pilots in the next few years. If the use of lead paint in toys is any indication, China will find some odd (and possibly illegal and unsafe) method of dealing with this.
My prediction is simple. They will use some surplus structural steel wire and tow another plane. Here's what it would look like:

Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Goat Sacrificed for Nepal Airline reported that a goat was sacrificed in front of a 757, in an attempt to help the airline. Again, a highly accurate recreation:

I guess they'll have to remove all of the "No animals were harmed in the making of this airline." stickers.