Keyboard Cat Weighs In On Eastwooding
In case you didn't know, Keyboard Cat is running for President. His latest campaign ad is a dig at Clint Eastwood's "The Empty Chair Is Obama" speech at the RNC. Journalistically, I think the ad's message, while important, is a bit too esoteric to connect with today's voters.
Woman Tries To Ride Mobility Scooter Up Escalator
I wonder if she considered the possibility that she'd flip over with her scooter several times in a truly epic fail right in front of a security camera and confused onlookers? At least she walked away from it. Actually, I can't believe no one's tried this where I work. Yet.
What To Do When Facebook Fires You As Their Yoga Teacher
First, blog about it, attracting media attention to the issues you face as a corporate yoga instructor. Second, give a picture of your roommate's cat eating your termination papers to the San Francisco Chronicle when they do a story on you. Third, celebrate your Internet win.
Nine-Year-Old's Cafeteria Food Blog Goes Viral
A Scottish 9 year old named Martha has just had a ban on her school cafeteria food blog "Never Seconds" lifted, after a Twitter firestorm. She was banned for taking pictures of her lunch -- after her blog drew attention to how much overpriced school cafeteria food can suck.
Trololo Man Is In Coma After Stroke
Eduard Khil, known to the Internet world as the Trololo Man, is in critical condition after suffering a stroke which caused "irreversible brain damage" according to Russian news site RT.com. The 77 year old is in a coma and even with surgery the outcome looks uncertain. (via twitter user @TwisterNed)
Monkeys + Synthesizers
Six species of monkeys were given six kinds of synthesizers to see if one of them could be the next electro-pop superstar. Created as a promo video for the Volt Swedish Electronic Music Festival by Håkan Lidbo, the experiment proves that monkeys and synths go together almost as well as ketchup and chocolate. All the same, that baboon that eats the Casio might still have a shot at fame. [ed. note: Sloths aren't monkeys, but everything else about this is cool]
Delusional Lady Speaks Against LGBT Rights At City Council Meeting
An older lady presents some pretty outlandish "facts" about gays and lesbians in this Lincoln, Nebraska city council meeting considering an LGBT protection ordinance. The younger guy behind her has some great faces, but I really lost it when the older lady on the right looses her composure.