Archive for January, 2012

The grasshopper effect on the Ugandan Economy

Posted: 31st January 2012 by Absurd Stories in Animals
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Who would have thought that grasshoppers could weaken an economy and pull local people further down the poverty spiral? This is in fact the precise case which is happening in Uganda.  Owing to constant electricity cuts, grasshopper catchers have found themselves in dire business situations.  In fact, grasshoppers are considered as a top notch delicacy […]

How to Cheat High Occupancy Vehicle Corridor

Posted: 30th January 2012 by Absurd Stories in Law, Motoring
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Cheat High Occupancy Vehicle Corridor He had more than enough of his 90 mile to and back from work each day, but most important of all he was tired of getting stuck for hours in the traffic, so he got the bright idea of putting a skeleton in the passenger seat so as to become […]

Snake Food

Posted: 30th January 2012 by Absurd Stories in Weird Facts
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Snakes are true carnivorous because they eat nothing but other animals. They do not eat any type of plant material.

Robot guards to hit prison soon

Posted: 29th January 2012 by Absurd Stories in Law
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Starting from March 2012, a jail in Pohang, along the east coast of South Korea will have a new form of personnel-robot guards.  The robot guards will act as helpers and will have the role of moving up and down the corridors recording everything as well as detecting risky behavior. This new security measure comes […]

Cannibalism TV Show

Posted: 28th January 2012 by Absurd Stories in Internet, People
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Cannibalism TV Show It still remains unclear as to what the two TV presenters were trying to achieve by consuming each other’s flesh on live TV.  Was the stunt done as a way to prove the guts they have in doing everything extreme or was it indeed a way to promote cannibalism as an alternative […]

Placenta Cooking

Posted: 27th January 2012 by Absurd Stories in People
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Although there is no known medicine to cure baby blues and depression of new moms, there are nevertheless some grandma recipes which are now gradually making their way to mainstream medicine.  One of them involves placenta cooking and ultimately consuming it as a way to tackle postpartum depression, improve milk production and as an energy […]

Penis Enhancing can be Fatal

Posted: 26th January 2012 by Absurd Stories in People
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After the case of buttock enhancer injection, there’s now a new case of illegal practice of medicine this time involving a man who was killed during a penis enhancing procedure.  It is believed that Kasia Rivera, a New Jersey woman, gave Justin Street, 22 a silicone injection to enhance his penis but the silicone went […]