Shane Drew

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    Homer Simpson’s drinking offensive to Lithuanian Censors

    You’d be excused for thinking that I’m making this up, but the Lithuanian publisher of the official “The Simpsons” comic was fined for breaching anti-alcohol advertising laws after authorities took offense to Homer’s drinking habits. In both the original TV cartoon and the comic,  Homer Simpson rarely resists his favorite drink –...
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    Six insurance policies that are left of centre

    In australia, insurance companies aren’t getting too many positive stories of late. But, out of Canada comes a story that is rather bizarre. For those that feel insurance companies are blood sucking thieves, hearing what they are prepared to insure, with little likelyhood of a payout, will not temper...
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    Judge agrees Bra’s needed to preserve appearance

    An airport security firm in Germany recently took a case dubbed  ‘the bra wars’ to court in Cologne. What was the problem? The company complained that women not wearing Bra’s were not preserving the orderly appearance of employer-provided uniforms. In handing down his decision, the Judge agreed employers ‘had the right to require...
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    For Sale: Car with the number 23 on everything.

    Attention all you soccer fans, or is that football fans?  Apparently the english soccer god otherwise known as David Beckham has decided its time to move on. That means of course, its time to get rid of the 2 year-old $100, 000 matte black Porsche 911 Convertible Turbo. The superstar’s supercar had...
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    The see through car factory

    Many car makers make many claims, but few would invite the public into the factory to see first hand what they do. In fact, few would welcome prospective buyers onto the factory floor to help build their future car. Not so VW in Dresden, Germany. This video is worth...
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    A street Photographer that should be famous

    A truly amazing story about a talented artist, who should have been famous, had she actually been discovered. One can only hope her story is eventually told, if only so the world can see life through the eyes of a nanny at a time when life was simpler, and...
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    Taiwan adopts ‘anti-extravagance’ law

    Tax evaders have been banned from participating in activities considered by Taiwan officials as wasteful. This includes mundane activities like taking a taxi. Ministry of Justice officials discovered several people who owe more than Tw$10 million ($331,813) in tax but are living in extravagant style. They have since been slapped with the ‘anti-extravagance’ orders....
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    wwf – the new pdf?

    The organisation that we know as the World Wide Fund for Nature has introduced a format called the WWF format, and has labeled it as a new green file format, with the noble idea of trying to save paper – and consequently trees! The WWF format is a PDF that...
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    110-year-old prepares to marry for the 6th time.

    Ahmad Mohamad Isa, is a 110-year-old Malaysian man who has been looking for wife number 6, after outliving four other partners, and divorcing the 5th.  He is very lonely, he told the local paper, although with 20 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren, I’m at a loss to know why. The Malay-language newspaper Utusan...