Pee Power

Urine-powered cars, homes and personal electronic devices could be available in six months with new technology developed by scientists from Ohio University. Using a nickel-based electrode, the scientists can create large amounts of cheap hydrogen from urine that could be…

Photo bomber

“Mrs Brandts explained: ‘We had our camera set up on some rocks and were getting ready to take the picture when this curious little ground squirrel appeared, became intrigued with the sound of the focusing camera and popped right into…

Coma sutra

A man was visiting his wife in hospital where she has been in a coma for several years. On this visit he decides to rub her left breast instead of just talking to her. On doing this she lets out a sigh.

Keeping the backdoor open

A long time ago I’ve been accused of keeping a backdoor open. Of course I vehemently denied this as I could not see how that person could see my actions in that way, and even if so, so what – it’s not like I’m using it?

Who would you trust?

“Prostitutes are considered more trustworthy in China than government officials and scientists ‘…At least (the scientists and officials) have not slid into the least credible category which consists of real estate developers, secretaries, agents, entertainers and directors’ “ Full article…

Foot in mouth

Spotted on Rian van Heerden’s profile: “I was interviewing a woman who survived a suicide attempt. She shot herself through the head and without realising exactly what I was saying, I asked: ‘So what’s the first thing that went through…