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Man in the Netherlands euthanised due to his alcohol addiction

A man in the Netherlands has been allowed to die because he could no longer carry on living as an alcoholic.

Mark Langedijk chose the day of his death and was telling jokes, drinking beer and eating ham sandwiches with his family hours before he passed away.

He was killed by lethal injection at his parents’ home on 14 July, according to an account of the ordeal written by his brother and published in the magazine Linda.
READ MORE: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/man-holland-netherlands-d...

Despotism (1946)

Betty Hooper on TV3's Story Nov 23, 2016

Tsunami Warning Issued For East Coast of the South Island New Zealand

***WARNING HAS BEEN UPGRADED FOR ALL OF NEW ZEALAND***
Tsunami threat is for the eastern coast of the south island. anyone near the east coast of the south island should move to high ground #eqnz

EARTHQUAKE SWARM HITS NEW ZEALAND. Big 7.5 Earthquake in Christchurch New Zealand

I felt it very strongly here in Wellington. Doors popped open, TV flew off the shelf. A VERY BIG QUAKE.

Leonard Cohen (RIP) - Everybody Knows

Trump Bombshell: He Can't Read.

Is Donald Trump dyslexic?

NZ Prime Ministers Son Max Key Educates Cyclists and Posts Video to Snap Chat

I blame shitty parenting. His old man did as good a job raising him as he is doing running the country.

10 Old-Fashioned Swears to Spice up Your Cussin'

Taboos against what we would today consider pretty mild exclamations like "damn!" "hell!" and "Jesus Christ!" led the swearers of years past to come up with creative substitutions that gave them some measure of emotional release while keeping within the bounds of propriety. These substitutions are called "minced oaths," and they've left their mark on our vocabulary. Gosh, gee, golly, dagnamit, darn, drat, gadzooks, zounds, heck, and cripes are all minced oaths that are still around to charm us with their innocent old-timey ring. But there are others you may not have heard of. They could come in handy when you get tired of ho-hum obscenity and want something with a little more profane zing.
READ MORE: http://mentalfloss.com/article/49652/10-old-fashioned-swears-spice-your-...

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