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Little lamb born with 7, yes S-E-V-E-N legs!

In 2007, 7 leg lamb, amazing story, animals, Farm Animals, Farming, genetics, Life, New Zealand, News, Odd News, science, The Crazy News, Vegansexual, World News on August 2, 2007 at 9:21 pm

The Crazy News: Shot of the Week

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A leg for every day of the week.

When farmer Dave Callaghan was walking the green pastures of his farm near the town of Ashburton on New Zealand’s south island, he got the shock of a lifetime when he realized that one of his little lambs had 3 more legs than usual.

“I have never seen anything like that,” said Dave in a deep Kiwi accent.

Vets believe the lambs condition is a result of an error during embryo formation, which meant he was born a polydactyl – or with many legs, and occurs in one in every few million.

The animal is also a hermaphrodite and missing some of its bowel, and it will have to be put down.

A wee lamb

“To keep it alive is probably inhumane really,” was a vets assesment.

“It’s quite a happy bright wee lamb, he’s just slowly going downhill really,”

Poor fella.

See the original article HERE.

Note: I see now that CNN has picked up this story, I was trying to think of a creative headline for this one for some time, but this takes the cake…

“Lamb with 7 legs faces the chop”

Oh CNN, your so funny….

Speaking of New Zealanders and meat… Have you read the story about Vegans refusing to have sexual relations with meat eaters?

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Crazy Quotes: Kinder-squirrel, winning the lottery twice!, momma’s “blockhead” boy, & hand amputations…

In 2007, amazing story, Columbia, Family, Finland, Italy, Kinder-squirrel, Life, Nepal, News, Odd News, religion, Society, The Crazy News, UK, Uncategorized, Weird News, World, World News on August 2, 2007 at 9:20 pm

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Around the World with….

The Crazy News: Quick Quotes. 

UK 

“It’s beginning to sink in, we are going on holiday first…and then think about what we are going to do for the rest of our lives.”

A British man tells a news conference about how he won the lottery twice. He thought he had been one of four people to share in 2.4 million pounds, when he realised he had another ticket in his wallet, taking his winnings to nearly a million pounds.

Columbia

“If you get a call telling you to turn off your handset, contact the authorities.”

A local Bogota news program advises viewers after a wave of incidents involving telephone users being duped by criminals who pose as phone operators and instruct users to turn off their handsets just long enough to demand ransom from their families.

Italy

“My son does not respect me, he doesn’t tell me where he’s going in the evenings and returns home late…He is never happy with the food I make and always complains. This can’t go on.”

The Sicilian mother of a (get this) 61-year-old man has cut off his allowance and hauled him to the police station because he stayed out late.

Apparently most Italian men still live at home late into their 30s, enjoying their “mamma’s” cooking, washing and ironing. You learn something new every day!

Nepal

“He offered special worship at the temple this morning. After the worship, he chopped off his right hand and offered to the temple of Goddess Kali”

23-year-old Hindu man gives his hand the chop.

Finland

“It removes the foil carefully, eats the chocolate and leaves the store with the toy.”

A manager in Helsinki explains how a very naughty squirrel with a sweet tooth has been stealing kinder surprises on a regular basis from his grocery shop.

He’s even named the little devil ‘Kinder-squirrel’.

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Amazing! Scientists awake patient from 6 years in coma like state.

In 2007, 21st century, amazing story, coma, coma patient, health, Life, Living, Medical Science, new york, News, People, science, Science & Technology, Society, surgery, technology, United States, US News, USA, World News on August 2, 2007 at 1:04 pm

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In what could be a major breakthrough, scientists from the United States have been able to wake a man from a near vegetative state, and he can now talk to his family, watch TV and chew.

The 38-year-old from Ohio had been in a coma like state for 6 years, after being mugged and bashed, but when neuroscientists from New York and News Jersey used a pacemaker and two electrodes to send impulses into a part of the brain regulating consciousness, the mans quality of life was dramatically improved.

Media reports:

Unable to chew or swallow, the Cleveland patient, who has been identified only as an artist with two brothers, was fed by tube and could communicate solely through slight movements of his eyes and fingers.

Although he still does not initiate conversation, the surgery has allowed him to respond to questions with answers of up to three words. Several weeks ago, he recited the first half of the U.S. oath of allegiance without help.

The patient has also regained some movement in his limbs.

Electrodes were inserted into his thalamus, the region believed to be key in consciousness, to boost its speech and movement signals.

His mother said: “My son, as well as the entire family, had little hope of further recovery. Now he can eat, express himself and let us know if he is in pain.

“He can cry and he can laugh and, most importantly, he can say, ‘Mommy’ and ‘Pop’ and he can say, ‘I love you Mommy’. I still cry every time I see my son but it is tears of joy.”

The story is detailed HERE in the journal of Nature.

See related story on Jan Grzebski who suddenly woke up from a 19 year coma earlier this year.

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The meaning of sex: It’s lust stupid! Or is it?

In 2007, adult, amazing story, American News, Crazy news, Health News, hottie, Humour, Life, love, News, Odd News, psychological, psychologist, sex, Sex Research, Society, study, Texas, Uncategorized, USA, Weird News, World News, Worlds most on August 2, 2007 at 2:36 am

 

You’re all crazy!

Ask yourself this highly philosophical question…

Why do we have sex?

Is it for the procreation of the species? Is it because everyone else is doing it?

Or is it because ‘it feels goooood?

Well someone has taken the time to get to the bottom of this; researchers from the University of Texas and elsewhere in the US have had sex on the brain for quite some time now.

Teams of Psychologists have come up with some new studies on sexual behaviour, finding that the ‘hormone pumping’ young get their freak on for all the same reasons… “I was attracted to the person, ” But when it came to the older demorgaphics they do it “for all sorts of reasons”.

In a compilation from 237 reasons for sex, answers ranged from “The person smelled nice” to “I wanted to burn calories”, “I wanted to get out of doing something, and “‘I wanted to give someone else an STD”.

How can a woman get a man to take off his clothes? Ask him.

In all the list compiled from questions asked of hundreds of people, which was then given to college aged students, and that study concluded that ’20 of the top 25 reasons given for having sex were the same for men and women.’

Wacky reasons young people had sex included, “someone offered me money to do it,” “I felt sorry for the person,” “I wanted to punish myself” and, “Because of a bet.”

The findings can be found in the August issue of Archives of Sexual Behavior, published by the International Academy of Sex Research.

More interesting reading on this crazy topic from the New York Times.

And won’t someone feel sorry for me….?

Other hilarious reasons for having sex include;

13. I wanted to improve my sexual skills. 34. I was curious about my sexual abilities.  41. The person was a good dancer. . 65. I wanted to relieve ‘‘blue balls.’’ 90. I wanted to gain access to that person’s friend. 110. The person had too much to drink and I was able to take advantage of them. 119. The person was famous and I wanted to be able to say I had sex with him/her. 181. I felt like it was my duty. 7. I was ‘‘horny.’’

See the full ‘periodic table of why we have sex’ list HERE!

Or you can read the entire 31 page journal report HERE!

Or just talk about the list, here. Like right here. 

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