Firefighters had to rescue this fellow who got stuck on a telephone wire 19 floors above the ground. He found himself in this predicament because he didn't want to pay his hotel bill and decided to climb out the window and traverse along a phone wire to another building, thus avoiding the pesky clerk at the counter on the ground floor. About halfway across, he gave up and waited for someone to save him.
A gas station didn’t heed the attendant’s request to put out his cigarette, so the attendant doused him and his car with a powder-based extinguisher. Sorry for the potato camera quality of the video. For a clearer look at the smoking customer, here’s a portrait of him by Robert Crumb.
Weird and unsettling UK sitcom League of Gentlemen is to return to our screens as a series of specials, reports the BBC. The three episodes will once again star Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton and Mark Gatiss, who have written the new scripts alongside co-creator Jeremy Dyson. Filming will begin in Manchester and the Peak District […]
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Vinyl is officially back. People are hearing the proof behind the initial “retro” excitement: that records really do have a richer sound. And if you haven’t switched to old-school records for serious listening, it’s a new golden age. Why? Because quality turntables like the Altec Lansing ALT-500 are finally available to a market other than […]
Between all of our apps, streaming devices, Bluetooth speakers, and energy-sucking decorations, paying for utilities each month can be…brutal. In fact, the average household spends roughly $70 a month on the water bill alone. That number might not seem terribly significant, but when you add it up, that’s $840 a year — a pretty significant […]