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Bowling Balls and Principles of Physics

A private Quaker children’s camp in Burnsville, NC uses a huge pendulum wave made of wood and 16 bowling balls to teach principles of physics. According to bowling ball expert ‘The Dude’, “Given the nature of all this new shit, you know, I-I-I-I… this could be a-a-a-a lot more, uh, uh, uh, uh, uh, uh, […]

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Benny Goodman vs Woody Herman

A 60-year-old Colorado woman was recently arrested for aiming a rifle at her neighbor’s 11-year-old son as he played his clarinet in the backyard. It appears the Benny Goodman vs Woody Herman debate has reached a fever pitch.

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Nudists Accused of Stealing Water

A nudist resort in California has been accused of stealing water during the state’s historic drought. No arrests have been made, even though rangers caught the nudists red…handed.

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Maine Cabin Caper

Authorities have arrested a suspect who has confessed to the recent robbery of a remote cabin in western Maine. Stolen were two stuffed bear heads, two lawn chairs and three flashlights. The investigating sheriff also reported that all the cabin’s futons appeared to have been slept in. The suspect has not been named, but she […]

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Texas Day Care Duct Tape Debacle

A Texas couple are suing a day care center for duct taping their 2-year child to a nap mat. They obviously did not read the fine print on the waiver they signed which clearly states…”we reserve the right to duct tape or velcro hyper or otherwise unruly children to chairs, walls, mats or other stationary […]

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Giant Panda Fakes Pregnancy

The Telegraph reports that giant panda, Ai Hin, may have faked pregnancy to receive extra treats and better accommodations. Staff members at Chengdu Breeding Research Centre in China said they’ve also noticed Ai Hin “smelling like bourbon and cigarettes”, even though she’s been in rehab and supposedly quit smoking six weeks ago. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/11059417/Giant-panda-faked-pregnancy-for-extra-treats-and-nicer-accommodation.html

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DQ Serves Tainted Shake

A Dairy Queen in Colorado accidentally served a shake tainted with a chemical cleaner to a 7-year old boy after an employee mistakenly filled a cleaning bottle with syrup. Anonymous sources at other popular chains have denied rumors they are also planning to test market the following new menu items with specialty chemicals added: Master […]

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Emeritus Pope

The Vatican says retired Pope Benedict XVI will be called ’emeritus pope’, which is Latin for, ‘The Pope Formerly Known as The Pope.’

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Fortune Cookies

Two close friends went to a Chinese restaurant and enjoyed a wonderful lunch together. At the end of the meal they each had a fortune cookie. And the fortune cookies said…

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Bullets in the Oven

A Florida woman cooking herself a snack was “shot” and wounded when the bullets her roommate had left inside the oven exploded. The incident has prompted some to suggest that warning labels be placed on all kitchen appliances to caution consumers of the hazards of having an idiot for a roommate.

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