Wednesday, June 13, 2012

hence the signs that say "stay in your car"

world record burp

His parents must be so proud.  He is simply the best at what he does... and he proved it at a tournament event in New York this week.

Tim Janus is the world record holder for the longest burp.  18.1 glorious seconds.

Janus drank lots of fizzy stuff... and then stepped to the microphone. 'I was just trying to condense all the air in my stomach and bring it to the surface,' said winning competitor Janus.

'You just have to force every last bit of air up. It's beautiful, really.'

The event is organized by the World Burping Federation (yes, really) which hopes to help make loud burping-in-public acceptable and appreciated.   [www_metro_co_uk]

If you want to see (and hear) the video of this epic record... the entire burp... here is the video.  (Warning: after listening to this, I suspect that it will not accomplish what the WBF is hoping for.)

Friday, June 8, 2012

mom inadvertently takes robber's get-away car

Blanca (last name withheld) was cashing her check at Chase Bank in Uvalde, Texas, when she saw men enter the bank with guns.

Realizing that her life was in danger, Blanca went out the door, She ducked down low and ran away. Fortunately, she came to a car that was open... and jumped in for refuge. Then, she realized that the car was running. When she saw that the robbers weren't behind her, she sped away.

She drove down the road to escape and finally stopped at a store and begged for help.

Blanca was safe... but without realizing it, she had stolen the robbers get-away car.

Blaca is fine. She was initially arrested for car theft but when the police investigated her story, they cleared the young mother of all charges.

The robbers got away with an undisclosed amount of cash... but had to steal another car for their get-away. [www_khou_com]
(for more weird bank robbery stories... click label below)

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Sung-Bong ... great talent with humble beginnings

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