Category Archives: Humour

Corporates hug around the camp fire as party budgets implode.

IHT Article Last week, the Treasury Department announced new regulations for financial services companies receiving U.S. government bailout money, barring “excessive or luxury items” at corporate conferences and events. And members of Congress are proposing legislation along the same lines. Even … Continue reading

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Dead Poet’s Society

  Welcome to Nadine Jarvis’ cremation creations. You can arrange for yourself to become a set of pencils or if you love your birds, why not turn yourself into a bird feeder. All after death of course. These are both … Continue reading

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The cold weather payments farce!

Gordon Brown’s government, caught with it’s pants down … again. Did we in the UK have a summer? No we didn’t. Is winter now just around the corner? Well, yes it is. With bills increasing by 30% on top of huge … Continue reading

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State tax collectors enjoy sex & drugs with energy companies.

Article Employees of the Minerals Management Service (MMS) were supposed to be collecting billions in royalties from energy companies extracting resources from public land but, according to the Interior Department’s inspector general, they were having sex and using drugs with … Continue reading

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The Afterlife Project – feeding power of the dead into your electronic gadgets.

Yup, the ultimate in recycling and a chance to put a little spark into your loved one’s lives after you’ve moved on. Still in the design stages this concept is being worked on (apparently seriously) by James Auger of http://www.auger-loizeau.com/  & … Continue reading

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The all singing, all dancing Good Fish Guide!

[1min.] The Oxford band Stornoway have released a good tune to help us remember the right fish to eat. And this is what they had to say; Do you like eating fish? Did you know that around 75% of the … Continue reading

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Wood pigeon thrives in UK’s warmer winters

As food prices soar across the UK consumers may find themselves hunting for free food again. Never fear, the RSPB’ s Big Garden Birdwatch survey has reported sightings of wood pigeons in people’s gardens rocketing by 665%. BBC report. To … Continue reading

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