Funny, off beat, or lighter news stories.
You can think of The Lighter Side as the demented little brother of the In The News forum. The strange one, who giggle a lot, and who can't stop twitching. The one who points and laughs at everything, including you.
So, what exactly goes on in this forum? Why does it exist?
The former I...
13. She’s been practicing her dance moves with this Chihuahua. They hope you like the Miami Sound Machine because they want you to Conga with them tonight.
Mine stands up like this but doesn't dance.
I believe she said it from the heart, then she thought about her job....a couple of minutes later, she probably was apologizing and trying to make up for it by telling everyone that she is now going to adopt a baby from Kenya.
A Shetland pony forged an unlikely friendship when it adopted an orphaned lamb, even standing watch over her new family member at night.
Nice story @ http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/10066850/Shetland-pony-adopts-orphaned-lamb.html
There is no arguing. New York is the best place in the world. From http://www.buzzfeed.com/h2/shfk/inteliq/21-things-new-yorkers-do-better
Appreciated by an ex-taxi driver
All it takes is a little creativity to make a special space, or the array of your stuff feel perfectly in the right place from http://www.buzzfeed.com/h2/shfk/microsoftoutlook/17-people-with-amazing-organizational-skills
Sometimes the tiniest thing can make your day instantly better @ http://www.buzzfeed.com/h2/shfk/coke/14-little-things-that-will-make-your-day-instantly-better
From http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2013/05/this-week-in-wild-animals-5/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+wired%2Findex+%28Wired%3A+Top+Stories%29 always interesting.
An ad in a Yiddish-language newspaper in Brooklyn recommended fresh, warm pigeon blood as a cure for...
3 May 2013
by Telegraph Staff @ http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/picturesoftheday/10034847/Pictures-of-the-day.html
A tardis duck house, a woollen tortoise cosy and shark heels.
There were a couple of nice ones today but I like this:
Eight homes abandoned, 10 more soon to follow
icon Serves 'em right for building in stupid places for nothing more than esthetic reasons. As an ex-Californian, I feel no sympathy whatever for them.
Boo hoo. Read more @...
This comes from http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22458083 and is pretty interesting
For first two years:
12.5 years per human year for the first two years for small dogs
10.5 years per human year for the first two years for medium sized dogs
9 years per human year for the...
Beaver-like creatures behind vast erosion
By Matt Cantor, Newser Staff, Posted May 9, 2013
Another case of Man screwing Nature in pursuit of $$$$$. Read more @ http://www.newser.com/story/167622/louisiana-is-shrinking-thanks-to-giant-swamp-rats.html?utm_source=feedly
By Tom Yulsman | May 10, 2013
This false color view over New Zealand was captured by NASA’s Terra satellite in April. (Image: NASA)
Read more @ http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/imageo/#.UYzxSEqjZB4
We hardly knew ye...
Link Courtesy SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
Not since Yahoo! & Google, anyway...
Lots of $$$ and we get this::rolleyes:
Read more @ http://blog.seattlepi.com/hottopics/2013/05/01/science-fact-how-to-keep-a-bottle-of-beer-cold-keep-it-dry/
Check 'em out @ http://www.buzzfeed.com/h2/shfk/dunkindonuts/ways-to-instantly-make-your-day-better
This #6 is me:
from der Spiegel online
Italian artist Dario Gambarin is famous for his land art -- an eco-friendly and extremely transient art form that sometimes lasts less than a day. He plows his motifs with a tractor, never knowing exactly what they will ultimately look like from...
Link Courtesy WHO, Channel 13, Des Moines
But...why...WHY...was this ALLOWED to transpire in the FIRST place?? Moreover, AT *ALL?*:confused: :shrug:
And all this time, I thought this kinda gig was ALWAYS...Make-Believe..as depicted on telly by Detective BELKER ("HILL STREET...
By Jon Mooallem, 05.03.13
Some interesting and truly weierd pets @...
More @ http://www.rightwingnews.com/photoshops/the-most-popular-conservative-photoshops-for-april-of-2013/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+rightwingnews%2FhGmL+%28Right+Wing+News%29&utm_content=Google+Reader
...to just LOSE IT....like....*THAT!*
Link Courtesy WJW, TV 8, Cleveland, Ohio
I **WOULD**.........say : See Ya On "SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE", mebbe?
But you ALREADY have HAD your "Charles Rocket Did The Same Gig And HE Became Unemployable" moment....
Link Courtesy WGCL, Channel 46, Atlanta, Georgia
If I'd not known any better...I'd (once again) SWAER that THIS was from outta The "ONION"...:eek::eek7::eek3:
What's next, smoking crack discovered to be a cure-all for EVERY cancer know to man?:rolleyes:
Link Courtesy The BRITISH BROADCASTING CORPORATION
All very well & good, I guess....
Anne, herself, will be the last to have kudos to forward to the parties involved.
Morevover, Anne was the last to have a beef with the original error.
Posted: Apr 29, 2013 2:34 AM PDT
By WCAX News - BURLINGTON, Vt. -
Thanks to Drew Curtis' FARK - Darned animal was probably walking around high or stoned, leading the cops to his stash.:)
Today's real question – video and story @ http://www.kptv.com/story/22100451/how-did-the-truck-wind-up-in-the-tree
By GARY BUISO - Last Updated: 2:54 PM, April 28, 2013
I wonder if he got a PhD from Columbia to figure this out.
Read more @ http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/bronx/grate_catch_7XmxwW6cq2gOH2A3BhmtyM
(That You Probably Don't Expect)
Once again, Drew Curtis' FARK links to another BuzzFeed goodie @ http://www.buzzfeed.com/h2/shfk/durex/the-8-most-common-turn-ons-that-you-probably-dont-expect
Mine is music but not one of the tunes in the link does anything for me.
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