Thursday, July 22, 2010

BrewDog’s beer now stuffed inside of roadkill

If Scottish beer isn’t enough to make you feel excessively manly, Scottish beer jammed inside of a dead animal should do the trick. BrewDog’s absolute most expensive beer “The End of the World” is now featured inside of an animal. Obviously the animal has been put through the entire taxidermy process before the beer bottle was jammed into their insides. You can keep a look out for these, but each bottle will cost you $762 on up to $1,067.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Nut? What Nut? The Squirrel Outwits to Survive

I was walking through the neighborhood one afternoon when, on turning a corner, I nearly tripped over a gray squirrel that was sitting in the middle of the sidewalk, eating a nut. Startled by my sudden appearance, the squirrel dashed out to the road — right in front of an oncoming car.

Before I had time to scream, the squirrel had gotten caught in the car’s front hubcap, had spun around once like a cartoon character in a clothes dryer, and was spat back off. When the car drove away, the squirrel picked itself up, wobbled for a moment or two, and then resolutely hopped across the street.

You don’t get to be one of the most widely disseminated mammals in the world — equally at home in the woods, a suburban backyard or any city “green space” bigger than a mousepad — if you’re crushed by every Acme anvil that happens to drop your way.

Read more in the NYTimes...