Mad Skills with balls of all sizes

Ok, that sounds kinda wrong… But you gotta admit, his ambidextrous skills are amazing.

That and being able to tie a cherry stem in a knot with his tongue (-> check out his other videos as well) makes him quite the hit with the ladies as well I suppose.

You gotta be shitting me…

Quoting from their shop:

“Is your pet feeling left in the dirt because of his/her unsightly rear? I’ve got them covered… Rear Gear is handmade in Portland, OR and offers a cheerful solution to be-rid your favorite pet’s un-manicured back side.

Rear Gear comes in many designs including a disco ball, air freshener, heart, flower, biohazard, smiley face, number one ribbon, cupcake, sheriff’s badge, dice, and you can even make yours custom, so there’s a Rear Gear for everyone.”

No DSLRs in Kuwait

Thinking about visiting Kuwait? Better leave your camera at home then – apparently the government just banned DSLRs from being used in public, unless it’s for journalistic purposes. Compact cameras and cellphone with cameras built-in are still ok though.

Why? At least according the local newspaper, the country has so little exposure to art, people tend to get afraid when seeing “big black cameras”.

And there I was, thinking people getting scared of “big black guns” are stupid. :-/

Bruce Schneier on Cyber War and Cyber Crime

A nice, short talk by Bruce Schneier, giving a little insight on the hype surrounding cyberwar and cyberterrorism and explaining in laymens terms, why most of what people are currently hearing is nothing but fearmongering and a grasp for power by the military, police forces and security services. Well worth watching.

TSA: Don’t mind the rifles, but beware of the mighty nailclipper

In another story of epic stupidity, TSA officials decide to strip returning US soldiers from their multi-tools and even nailclippers, while simultaneously letting them keep their carbines, pistols and machine guns.

Quoting from the whole story over at

So we’re in line, going through one at a time. One of our Soldiers had his Gerber multi-tool. TSA confiscated it. Kind of ridiculous, but it gets better. A few minutes later, a guy empties his pockets and has a pair of nail clippers. Nail clippers. TSA informs the Soldier that they’re going to confiscate his nail clippers. The conversation went something like this:

TSA Guy: You can’t take those on the plane.

Soldier: What? I’ve had them since we left country.

TSA Guy: You’re not suppose to have them.

Soldier: Why?

TSA Guy: They can be used as a weapon.

Soldier: [touches butt stock of the rifle] But this actually is a weapon. And I’m allowed to take it on.

TSA Guy: Yeah but you can’t use it to take over the plane. You don’t have bullets.

Soldier: And I can take over the plane with nail clippers?

TSA Guy: [awkward silence]

Me: Dude, just give him your damn nail clippers so we can get the f**k out of here. I’ll buy you a new set.

Soldier: [hands nail clippers to TSA guy, makes it through security]

This might be a good time to remind everyone that approximately 233 people re-boarded that plane with assault rifles, pistols, and machine guns–but nothing that could have been used as a weapon.

Words can’t even begin to describe how stupid this is…