A heavy concrete block appeared on the front lawn of The Paseo Grill in Oklahoma City on Friday. Restaurant owners aren’t quite sure what to make of the monument or its reference to H.P. Lovecraft’s fictional deity, Azathoth.
A bronze plaque attached to one side of the monument bears these
puzzling words, “In the Year of Our Lord 2012 Creer Pipi claimed this
land for Azathoth.”
In Death Valley, it’s often said that temperatures are so high you can fry an egg – but all those well-meaning visitors who want to try it out for themselves are making a mess. Now Death Valley National Park is asking visitors to stop cracking eggs on the sidewalk – and stick to frying pans instead.
I intended to ridicule this product until I watched the video. It's a spring-powered shotgun that shoots salt. Maybe it appeals to some atavisitic hunting instinct. Maybe it's the thought of getting back at those annoying flies. Who cares? It's a freakin' shotgun you can play with in the house!
The thoughts of Muhammed Saeed al-Sahaf Should I be worried that the top Google result (update: in October of 1994) for Relentlessly Optimistic is to the former Iraqi Information Minister?
That's somewhat offset by the fact that the #3 link is to Sponge Bob Square Pants.