A German man who in retaliation for being forced off a train decided to moon (show his behinds) the railway staff in a departing train. In the process, he got his trousers caught in a carriage door and ended up being dragged half naked along the platform, out of the station and onto the tracks.
Everyone loves a swimming pool with a swim-up bar (bar built into pool) but this is ridiculous. I have for you here a picture that shows the redneck version. The picture is self-explanatory of how stupid these guys are.
Next time you decide to light up a cigarette while siting on the toilet, you may want to remember a Sacramento man who literally blew himself up doing so. It appears that the man lit a cigarette in his bathroom, causing an explosion and blowing out the back wall in the process.
Fifteen year-old Alexa Longueira was walking along Victory Boulevard in Staten Island minding her own business when she fell into an open manhole. Instead of paying attention to where she was walking, she was too intent on tapping out a text message to notice the gaping gap in the sidewalk and just dropped straight on in. Now her parents are suing the city.
A construction crew using coordinates from a global positioning system demolished a 60-year-old home in Carrollton earlier this week. Problem – it was the wrong house.
In Branch, Arkansas, a man who police suspect may have been trying to steal electricity was electrocuted and fell 30 feet from a power pole. In addition, when police arrived to investigate the incident, they found a methamphetamine lab in his home.
A British driver has blamed his GPS navigation unit for leaving his car teetering on the edge of a cliff after he followed its instructions. Robert Jones said he trusted his navigational system and continued to follow it when it told him the steep, narrow footpath he was driving on was a road. Go figure!
A group of Austrian firefighter who have been branded the “worst firefighters in the world” burned their own fire station down to the ground. Along with the station itself, six fire engines perished in the 3 million (GBP) blaze in which occurred in Syke, northern Germany.
Don’t try this at home – that is use a blowtorch to melt snow, especially when there is a wood home nearby. A New Bedford, Mass. failed to heed this advice when he used a blowtorch to melt ice on his back porch. He ended up setting his house on fire, causing up to $30,000 in damage.
I have to wonder what the creators of Wii were thinking when they were developing the game. Could they have thought, “Many people who play video games are getting too fat, especially Americans. So let’s invent a game where they have to be active as well.” I’m not saying that is why they developed the game but it does make good sense.
Along that line of thinking, Wii should be a game that helps people get back into shape then – right? Well, not for many who are finding themselves hospitalized with “Wii-itis” types of injuries.