Angles on Life

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Standing Out From The Crowd : Devil Babies


Devil baby scares New Yorkers in promotional stunt for Devil’s Due film – video When you see promotional stunts like this (kindly brought to my attention by The Guardian), it definitely is attention grabbing.  Not sure I would probably remember what film it was for and it probably wouldn’t induce me to shell out a … Continue reading

Don’t try this at home


Will common sense ever win?  As I once read somewhere Unlike genius, stupidity has no limits Life’s valuable lessons await painful relearning by many.  Though some cannot be directly faulted for experiencing such situations, most of us avoid such things through worldly wisdom – something that seems in short supply these days. L.A. woman sues … Continue reading

Drug dealer demands jail to escape ‘unbearable’ missus after New Year’s Eve row


Drug dealer demands jail to escape ‘unbearable’ missus after New Year’s Eve row You have to wonder how bad things have to get before jail is the preferable option?  Well, I have to say I’d rather not find out thank you! Of course, to be vaguely objective about this, we should consider the possibility this … Continue reading

Beer vs. Coffee? That’s a tough one…


Starbucks Goes After Pub For “Frappicino Beer” This is one of the last stories of 2013 that made me roar with laughter.  I never realised you could get into trouble for what your customers write on your website – guess there will be many more companies in trouble for that then! Anyway, it is so … Continue reading

Challenge Convention, Look Through New Eyes


Now I have been wanting to write this piece for a while.  The problem was I wasn’t too sure how to kick things off.  I wanted to frame a view for your consideration and not sermonise, so I’m going to start with a recent personal experience. This last weekend before Christmas I went to a … Continue reading

EPA official, who pretended to work for CIA, sentenced to 32 months


EPA official, who pretended to work for CIA, sentenced to 32 months Now the enterprising fellow in this little article is vaguely reminiscent of the character played by Bill Paxton in True Lies.  Only vaguely though.  Unlike Bill Paxton who is superbly comical and entertaining in that role, this geezer (Beale) really managed to pull … Continue reading

Tourist walks off pier while browsing on Facebook


Tourist walks off pier while browsing on Facebook It had to happen at some point didn’t it?  Plenty of people have had falls and bumped into things while being totally engrossed in something on their phones at the expense of their current surroundings.  This woman took things to a new level, when she fell into … Continue reading

Pesky bee gets the better of an angry bear as it hovers just above his snout


Pesky bee gets the better of an angry bear as it hovers just above his snout Great pictures, genuinely amusing.   The photographer captured the humour of the encounter between the bear behemoth versus the tiny buzzing antagonist.   One of these pictures has to lighten your day a bit :-)

FIFA gives $1m aid for Philippines football


FIFA gives $1m aid for Philippines football Unusually, I am going to come out in my own defence right off the bat.  I am a football fan of sorts, albeit an armchair one.  Football, the play and the refereeing still gets me all riled up when I watch it, which is exactly why I don’t … Continue reading

Coffee Prices At This Cafe Vary Depending On How Rude You Are


Coffee Prices At This Cafe Vary Depending On How Rude You Are Made me laugh, hope the story on this website puts a smile on your face too! BTW, this site is a very pleasant surprise – good content, good layout. I’m impressed.