Tag: oddities

Segue into Segway

Maybe these things aren’t useless after all. High-tech scooter to debut on Atlanta streets "Three Atlanta, Georgia, organizations are the first to buy a fleet of Segways, electric one-person scooters that caused a frenzy when unveiled in December."

Top Banana

This is weird, yet strangely entrancing… It’s Peanut Butter Jelly Time

As Old As My Parents…

Oldest bird clocks 5 million miles "One of the world’s oldest living wild birds is marking its golden jubilee by preparing to breed again. The Manx shearwater — a far-flying gull-like seabird — was probably born in 1952 and is thought to have clocked up about five million miles in the air."

You Can't Be Serious

United States Patent: 6,368,227 "A method of swing on a swing is disclosed, in which a user positioned on a standard swing suspended by two chains from a substantially horizontal tree branch induces side to side motion by pulling alternately on one chain and then the other." Based on this precedent, perhaps I should patent …

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That's Gotta Hurt

Patient having op on backside breaks wind, causing fire