UK fireworks and parties welcome in new year 1 January 2012Last updated at 05:18 Fireworks, set to music, lit up the London skyline for 11 minutes Thousands of revellers have taken to the streets across the UK to herald the new year. Hundreds of thousands gathered in London to watch the 11-minute fireworks display under the London Eye, triggered by Big Ben's chimes. In Cardiff there was free live music at the Civic Centre, but no outdoor concert in Belfast this year. People attended events across Scotland, including some 80,000 in Edinburgh for the Hogmanay street party celebrations. Around 3,000 police officers were on duty in London, both at street level and on podiums, to give them a bird's-eye view of any troublemakers. But Scotland Yard said it had been a "fairly quiet" night with 77 arrests as of 04:30 GMT, mostly for public order or drunk and disorderly offences. As midnight struck, it triggered a display of some 12,000 fireworks at the London Eye - producing 50,000 projectiles.
My collection of funny emails from my inbox. Subject: 5 MINUTE MANAGEMENT COURSE Lesson 1: A man is getting into the shower just as his wife is finishing up her shower, when the doorbell rings. The wife quickly wraps herself in a towel and runs downstairs. When she opens the door, there stands Bob, the next-door neighbor. Before she says a word, Bob says, "I'll give you $800 to drop that towel." After thinking for a moment, the woman drops her towel and stands naked in front of Bob. After a few seconds, Bob hands her $800 and leaves. The woman wraps back up in the towel and goes back upstairs. "Great!" Moral of the story: If you share critical information pertaining to credit and risk with your shareholders in time, you may be in a position to prevent avoidable exposure. Lesson 2: A priest offered a Nun a lift. The priest removed his hand. Arriving at the convent, the nun sighed heavily and went on her way. On his arrival at the church, the priest rushed to look up Psalm 129. Lesson 3: "Me first! "Me next! Lesson 4: Lesson 5: Lesson 6:
Ermahgerd, memes! A retrospective on this years internet quirks and curios It seems 2012 was the year memes went mainstream. Helped largely by the rise of social media and the fact most of us now have an online presence, you’d be hard pushed to find someone who didn’t come across at least one of this year’s memes, mash-ups, viral hits or image macros. We’ve rounded up the best memes of 2012 for you to look back on and laugh at what a long, strange trip it’s been. So, go on, pop the kettle on and let’s have a giggle. Texts From Hillary If the 2012 US election is anything to go by, politics and memes go hand in hand. The blog lasted just one week and after 32 posts, 83,000 Facebook shares, 8,400 Twitter followers, more than 45,000 Tumblr followers, and a meeting with Clinton herself, creators Adam Smith and Stacy Lambe called it a day – but not before publishing a submission from their inspiration. Call Me Maybe But while Smith and Lambe knew when to quit while they were ahead, some memes continued way beyond their peak. Shit Girls Say Texts from Dog Dogshaming
The magic button — Make Everything OK 15 Ways to Get Past an Awkward Moment Aug 13, 2012 We’ve all been in awkward situations, our lives are full of them. Nobody’s perfect, but how you handle it can turn an awkward moment into a partial win. Below you will see 15 awkward situations and what these people did to try and turn it around. It might not always work but the best you can do is try, and nobody can take that away from you! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. *Bonus* If you enjoyed this post, the Sifter highly recommends:
The 30 Best Animals Being Jerks GIFs Because there are few things funnier on earth than animals acting like jerks to humans and one another. So we present our collection of the thirty best animals being jerks GIFs: Monkey Siblings Are Just Like Humans Best Animals Being Jerks GIFs: The Roomba Jerk The Casual Turtle Jerk Animals Being Jerks GIFs: An Advantageous Dog A Normal Reaction To A Tiger Moving Get Outta My Face! How movie theaters SHOULD be laid out All artwork and content on this site is Copyright © 2015 Matthew Inman. Please don't steal. TheOatmeal.com was lovingly built using CakePHP All artwork and content on this site is Copyright © 2015 Matthew Inman. TheOatmeal.com was lovingly built using CakePHP
DEAR BLANK, PLEASE BLANK Un progetto ironico e geniale di Jared Wunsch e Hans Johnson. Le stampe si possono acquistare online ma la cosa più divertente è inviare le proprie submission e vedersele pubblicate sul sito. Altri esempi dentro al post. UPDATE: si può scaricare gratis l’app per iPhone da qui. An ironic and brilliant project by Jared Wunsch and Hans Johnson. Comments comments