In the waning months of World War II, as the likelihood of a land invasion of the Japanese home islands loomed, the United States’ Joint Intelligence Center, Pacific Ocean Areas (JICPOA) instituted a … [Read more...] about The Allied Plot to Dye Mt Fuji black
So I watched the pilot of Reign. After the first 10 minutes of anachronistic folly, I stopped laughing and became, instead, quite cross. Yes, I watched the pilot and the first episode but one can … [Read more...] about Tacky TV
Yes, it's true. The latest fad is drinking beer made from elephant poo. Seriously, what is wrong with people? The trendy young things who like coffee from civet shit are now embracing the new … [Read more...] about Elephant Poo Beer
Have you noticed all the advertisements for cloth nappies lately? Maybe you haven't. Usually any ad for nappies, infant formula or sexy low-cut red brassieres doesn't draw a ping from my conscious … [Read more...] about The Diaper Dilemna
Some people are naturally generous. Or naturally naive. You know the type. Anyone rattles a tin at them on the street, they’ll fork over their spare change. The rattle produces a pure Pavlovian … [Read more...] about Get your freaking tin out of my face!
When you see a sign saying Don't Feed the Baboons, it means don't feed the baboons, but there's always some moron who reckons that the law doesn't apply to him. Baboons are protected in South … [Read more...] about Fred the Baboon gets the chop