Category Archive: Weird Miscellany

A Brief History Of Sailing

We’ve all seen sailboats – those big, floaty things that glide around in the local harbor knocking jet skiers off their asses – but have you ever wondered where these wonderful contraptions came from? Probably not, but see if that stops me… The sail itself was first created by the ancient Sumerians, a people best …

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How To Make Home Made Shampoo

In these harsh economic times, every little coin matters. Not only that, but you have no way of knowing what those multinationals are putting in their shampoo, what with ingredients such as Sodium Dodecus Sulfatus ( a carcinogenic chemical shown in laboratory trials to induce Jim Carrey impressions in rabbits, ) squirrel gizzards and even …

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“How it got there i can’t tell.”

From the classic BBC radio series “I’m Sorry I’ll Read That Again,” comes a song about a man with an unusual nasal obstruction. ISIRTA was perpetrated by Tim Brooke-Taylor, Bill Oddie, Graeme Garden and John Cleese, the same loons who would later unleash the surreal anarchy of The Goodies and Monty Python’s Flying Circus. [youtube][/youtube]

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