Local woman forced to take up nangs to get her through dry season shortage of shrooms

With not long to go until the Kiwi magic mushroom season kicks off, local traffic controller Kelly Dowell (29) has managed to survive the shroom-free summer with a few nang heavy weekends. Usually a fan of the ‘natural’ and ‘earthly’ high of psychedelic mushrooms, Dowell has managed to curb her lust for natures trip hazard by sucking down box after box of nitrous oxide canisters until she can get her hands on some shrooms again. She has been buying them from New Zealand’s biggest nang supplier – nangs.co.nz. “Usually I…

Man who had woman’s brain transplanted has five car crashes in two weeks

A man who had his own brain replaced by a woman’s brain in September during a groundbreaking medical procedure had five car accidents in less than two weeks since he was released from the hospital. 53-year old Phil Robertson from Scranton in Pennsylvania was miraculously saved from a brain cancer a few months ago by undergoing a successful brain transplant. He received the brain of a 37-year old woman who had died in a car accident and the operation had unforeseen consequences for the poor man. After several weeks of re-education,…

How to cope with getting hurt feelings online

Much of the time, the internet is a great resource for learning, sharing, and connecting with different people across the globe. But, new opportunities also means new opportunities to experience rejection, insults, and lots of unwanted contact with people whose presence we can only do so much to limit. Some aspects of coping with hurt online are different from coping with the same troubles offline–and some aren’t. Here are some ways to deal with hurt from unfriending, insults on social media, and cyberbullying. Coping with Dating Site Rejection and Unfriending…

Man who was legally sold to circus as baby still ‘owned by company’ says judge

A Mississippi man who was sold to a traveling circus at the age of three in 1993 by his mother has been ordered by the court to pay back the sum of $1,2 million dollars before he can get his freedom back. Jared Arnold, 28, was sold in 1993 to the owner of Circus Magicus, Todd Bentley, by his mother Tamara Lee Arnold. The contract specified at the time that M. Bentley took legal ownership of Jared until his 21st birthday, after which he would have to pay all expenses for…

91-Year-old catholic nun auctions her virginity to rebuild Notre-Dame Cathedral

A 91-year-old French Catholic nun devastated by the destruction by fire of the Notre-Dame cathedral of Paris is auctioning her virginity to the highest bidder to help in the reconstruction effort of the 12th-century Gothic monument. Antoinette DeBasile, a Dominican Sister of the Presentation of the Virgin Mary, is offering what she believes to be her most valuable asset to help raise funds to rebuild the Notre-Dame cathedral of Paris. Sr. DeBasile who entered the Dominican monastery at the age of 16, says she is ready to do anything in…

Local wanker does that beer thing

A local man has today demonstrated to all of his colleagues why he is the office funny guy. Bradley Thomas did so a short time ago at a popular Old City District establishment when he banged his beer on the spout of a fellow drinkers beer, causing their drink to overflow everywhere and make a mess. Immediately after carrying out the act so popular with people who have poor conversational skills and teenagers who’ve just started drinking, Thomas burst into laughter. “Ha ha ha cop that Phil ya spoon,” said…

Top 10 reasons to legalize all drugs

The legalization of drugs is one of the most controversial debates in the United States.Even after four decades of war on drugs and narcotics, the use of marijuana continues to grow in the United States. Despite the trillions of dollars and countless hours of man power thrown into curtailing the use of drugs, the end result has primarily been overcrowded prisons and little else. As individual states decide to legalize marijuana, and other states work towards decriminalization of the drug, the debate becomes louder and has started to move away from…

Chris Lilley’s Lunatics is on Netflix TODAY

After waiting years to see Chris Lilley on our screens again, the day is finally here. His Netflix show Lunatics arrived on the streaming service from today, meaning you can binge all through the Easter long weekend until your heart is content. In the 10 episodes, we’ll get to see Lilly take on a bunch of characters including a pet psychologist to the stars, a real estate entrepreneur with a big bum, a cutting edge fashion designer, a budding museum owner, an arts and crafts influencer, and the future Earl of Gayhurst.…