check out this cool bird called a Hoopoe
check out this cool bird called a Hoopoe
They wheeled still-sleeping Gerle, 25, and the sofa more than a mile to the local station near Warngau, Germany, and put him on a train after buying a single ticket for him and a bike ticket for the settee.
He only woke up on a platform four miles down the line in Warngau, Germany, still stretched out on his couch being quizzed by police.
“I always sleep like a baby so I didn’t notice anything until the cops shook me awake and demanded my ID. I thought I was in the middle of a bad movie,” said Gerle.
A second rude awakening came when he realised he had no cash and his mobile battery was flat.
“I ran four miles home and went straight back to bed,” he said.
Because you shouldn’t have to wait until you have breasts before you start breastfeeding your baby.
Baby Glutton the breastfeeding doll. A ‘sucky’ idea?
by Eric Ruhalter
For the child who has everything… A Breastfeeding Doll?!?!? Spanish toymaker Berjuan is proud to present (against their better judgment, I hope) Bebe Gloton, the first-ever breastfeeding doll. First-ever! I bet that’s true. Because it’s a bad idea. If I invented the combination Baby-Changing Table/Table Saw it would be the “first-ever.” But that doesn’t make it a good idea. I could easily be the first to market the “Shotgun-Rattle,” too. Or the “Rooftop car seat.” Am I digressing? I always do that!
The purpose of Bebe Gloton (Spanish for, roughly, “Gluttonous Baby”,) allegedly, to promote breastfeeding. Reaching children early with the idea that breastfeeding is natural. However, of course it’s natural!!! I don’t think any mom (pre-teen or otherwise) is contesting the fact that breastfeeding is healthy and natural. I think it’s the clogged ducts and the cracked nipples that put them off.
I’m all for breastfeeding. But, as a man, I’m quite certain no one cares what I think about it. My very courageous and unselfish wife breast fed our children for over a year apiece (including a set of twins.) I think it was great, and they grew strong and healthy, without costing us a nickel on baby formula.
To “play” with this toy, the young girl (or boy I suppose?) puts on a halter/bra type vestment and Bebe Gloton suckles on it around the nipple area. Weird. And I’m not sure that as elementary-school-aged children we need to be plugging anything too specific in terms of baby rearing. Especially right before they hit puberty and we start beating it into their heads that it’d better be a loooooong time before they get pregnant. Let’s find a way to market the notion of breastfeeding to people who are approaching that stage in their life. I’d like to think that there’s a less creepy way to instill the notion of breastfeeding in the minds of children if that’s really something that it’s necessary to do.
What’s next? Bebe Sot – The doll who has a problem with a different kind of bottle, and loses his family, job and feelings of self worth? ? Bebe Limp – The male doll who experiences erectile dysfunction? Bebe Cell Mate – A weak unimposing doll that experiences all the indignation and humiliation of life in prison. Toy themes should be age appropriate. I think so anyway.
murder weapon was a prescription pain patch
A Burnsville Minnesota woman has been charged with third-degree murder for allegedly giving a Bloomington man at least half her prescription pain patch to chew on in exchange for marijuana.
The Hennepin County medical examiner determined the Bloomington man died in February by overdosing on Fentanyl, a powerful narcotic in the patch said to be dozens of times as strong as morphine.
Bloomington police arrested Shelbi Lynn Svare, 49, on Thursday, and she was held in lieu of $500,000 bail. The charge was filed by the Hennepin County attorney’s office.
“It took some time for the medical examiner’s reports,” said Bloomington police Cmdr. Mark Stehlik. “The biggest part of it was the toxicology tests, which isn’t a real quick process.”
On the morning of Feb. 10, Bloomington police responded to an emergency call in the 9100 block of Lyndale Avenue, where they discovered the victim not breathing, according to a criminal complaint. Police and paramedics were unable to revive him, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
The medical examiner later listed the cause of death as “Fentanyl toxicity.”
“Investigators learned that Svare gave the victim her prescribed prescription Fentanyl, which ultimately caused the victim’s death,” says a Bloomington police statement.
The victim’s girlfriend told a police detective that he used illegal and prescription drugs, according to the criminal complaint filed against Svare.
The girlfriend said that on the night of Feb. 9, he seemed to pass out in her lap as Svare drove the three of them to his residence. Svare then told her she had given him half her pain patch, the complaint states. Svare and the victim’s girlfriend got the victim inside his home with the help of the building caretaker.
The girlfriend claimed he was breathing when she went to bed. “When she woke up, he wasn’t breathing and she was unable to revive him,” the complaint states.
Interviewed by police, Svare allegedly denied giving the victim the patch and said he took it from her purse when she wasn’t looking.
She later called police and recanted, saying she had given him half a patch in return for some marijuana, according to the complaint. “She stated that on a previous occasion, she had given (him) a whole patch in exchange for marijuana and knew that he got sick when he chewed it,” the complaint says.
Dr. Scott Seidman, a physician with the American Medical Forensic Specialists in Emeryville, Calif., said Fentanyl is an opioid, like morphine or codeine, but “roughly 100 times as strong as morphine.”
Fentanyl patches are meant to be worn once every three days and are typically prescribed in connection with cancer treatment and chronic back pain, he said. Heavy doses can dull brain receptors to the point where the respiratory system shuts down.
While there have been several recalls of certain types of Fentanyl patches, Seidman said, deaths are usually attributed to instances in which a patient has been prescribed too high a dose, a child has gotten hold of a patch, or a person has been chewing on one for a heroin-like high.
The murder charge against Svare carries a maximum sentence of 25 years in prison and a $40,000 fine. According to state statute, third-degree murder is unintentional murder by a dangerous act of depravity or selling, distributing or administering certain types of controlled substances.
In October, Svare pleaded guilty in Dakota County District Court to a misdemeanor charge of tampering with a motor vehicle and entering it without the owner’s permission. A theft charge was dropped, and documents show she was sentenced to five days of community service and a year of supervised probation.
The sentencing order indicates she was also to “take all (prescription) medication, follow mental health plan … follow all instructions of probation.”
In February 2008, Svare pleaded guilty to misdemeanor theft in Dakota County District Court. She was sentenced to a year of probation.
An absolutely stunning tilt-shift video of various trains passing through the Swiss villages of Sisikon and G�schenen. This project was filmed by Andi Leemann and Jeri Peier using two EOS 5D Mark II cameras, a Canon 90mm TS-E f/2.8 and a Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5 combined with a 1.4x converter
All personnel will now be required to look happy while working. Company approved supplies will be provided to each employee at little or no cost.
Here is the new low cost, company approved solution to cope with multiple priorities and assignments!
Each employee will be supplied 2 paper clips and rubber bands. (See Fig 1.)
Apply as shown in Fig 3.
Enjoy your day. This new office equipment will help you to reach the end of a productive work day with a smile on your face! Cheers!
Whale saves drowning diver A beluga whale saved a drowning diver by hoisting her to the surface, carrying her leg in its mouth. Terrified Yang Yun thought she was going to die when her legs were paralysed by crippling cramps in arctic temperatures.