You have to admire German efficiency

(via Blog 7) German city builds ‘sex huts’ for World Cup: BERLIN – A German city is rushing to install a series of drive-in wooden “sex huts” in time for next year’s soccer World Cup and an expected boom in the local sex trade, a city official said on Wednesday. Dortmund, one of 12 cities … Continue reading “You have to admire German efficiency”

Maybe there’s hope for humanity after all…

Ashlee Simpson Booed at Orange Bowl: NEW YORK Jan 5, 2005 — Ashlee Simpson’s Orange Bowl halftime performance was a lemon, according to the 72,000-plus Miami crowd. The 20-year-old singer received a discernible chorus of boos following a performance of her song “La La.” “You make me wanna scream,” she sang before the audience jeered. … Continue reading “Maybe there’s hope for humanity after all…”


(from the not sure this is what the holidays are supposed to about dept.) DoD News: Contracts for October 4, 2004: CUBIC Defense Applications Inc., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $7,765,298 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of one Combined Hungarian Range Instrumentation and Simulation Training Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System (CHRISTMS) for the … Continue reading “Merry CHRISTMS”

As if flying wasn’t already bad enough…

Cell phone calls in flight?: The Federal Communications Commission said that at its Dec. 15 meeting it will discuss possible revisions to rules prohibiting cell phone use on commercial flights. That’s the first step of the process needed to lift the ban. Cell phone use has been banned due to concerns about how it could … Continue reading “As if flying wasn’t already bad enough…”

An Example of Poor Planning

Man treated after attempting to nail himself to cross: HARTLAND – A Hartland man was treated at a Pittsfield hospital after he nailed himself to a cross. The 23-year-old man apparently was trying to commit suicide Thursday evening in his living room, the Bangor Daily News reported. Somerset County Sheriff Barry DeLong said Monday that … Continue reading “An Example of Poor Planning”