Article Trunk



Posts Tagged ‘weird’

Watch White House Coronavirus official Dr. Birx **** up to Dear Leader obsequiously

"[Trump is] so attentive to the scientific literature & the details & the data. I think his ability to analyze & integrate data that comes out of his long history in business has really been a real benefit.”

Bizarre words from Deborah L. Birx, M.D.

She assists the Office of the Vice President Mike Pence in ...

Americans are coronavirus panic-buying spiral hams and oatmilk

This right here is some seriously weird data from Nielsen today, about the sorts of things Americans have been purchasing as the coronavirus outbreak, and corresponding fear, spread.

As CNN Business's Nathaniel Meyersohn observed, the latest Nielsen sales data for week ending 3/21 is “insane.”

• Spiral hams: +622.1% from same time last year • ...

Enjoy this rather weird social distancing flipbook animation

Keep on doing your part by staying inside and keeping a safe distance from one another. For those who don’t have that option for whatever reason...thank you and stay safe❤️ #FlattenTheCuve #QuaratineLife pic.twitter.com/5OiJf4MvDc

— The Flippist (@TheFlippist) March 21, 2020

The Flippist presents "Social Distancing... A Flipbook," ...

John Lennon called this song “one of the greatest strange records”

Rosie and the Originals' "Angel Baby" (1960) is a classic doo *** ballad, beloved (and covered) by John Lennon. Lennon was a fan of the flipside of that record too, "Give Me Love," but only because it's wonderfully awful. From Jonathan Cott's book Days That I Remember: Spending Time with John Lennon & ...

Red wine literally flows from faucets in Italian town

Last week, red wine flowed from the household faucets in the northern Italy town of Castelvetro di Modena. A broken valve at a local winery caused 1,000 liters of wine to flow throw the water supply to around 20 homes. Unfortunately the malfunction was resolved in a few hours. From CNN:

The incident provided a ...

Swiss gruyere named world’s best cheese at global competition

What's the world's best cheese? A gruyere from Switzerland, selected from a record-breaking number of entries from 26 countries in the 2020 World Championship Cheese Contest in Wisconsin.

From the Wisconsin State Journal:

“This is quite a good cheese,” said Stefan Truttmann, who happily accepted the award when a Gruyere from Switzerland was named ...

Texas ice cream licker gets jail

In Port Arthur, Texas, a 24-year-old man was sentenced to 30 days in jail for posting a video last August to social media of himself taking ice cream out of a Walmart freezer, licking the ice cream like a complete ****, then returning the container to the freezer.

From AP:

D’Adrien Anderson, 24, also was sentenced ...