Jeremiah was a bullfrog: Smart vacuums, space undies & testicle festivals
Researchers at the U of C have used their findings on bio-electric signals to create a specialized Roomba vacuum cleaner that can sense human emotions (Live Science).
Pranksters in England decided to exact revenge on their friend by building a brick wall in front of his door and posting the video on YouTube (The Telegraph).
A Michigan man got his finger stuck in the gas tank of his sports-utility vehicle after trying to remove a piece of paper from it (MarketWatch).
The first Japanese astronaut to live aboard the International Space Station is trying out a new line of odour-free underwear while living in space. The J-Ware clothing line allows Koichi Wakata to “wear his trunks (underwear) more than a week,” Koji Yanagawa, a Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency official told Sky News.
The Tunishian pilot who chose to pray rather than attempt emergency measures as the commercial plane he piloted plummeted towards the ocean has been sent to jail for 10 years (Associated Press).
Marriage troubles? Don’t bother handcuffing yourself to your husband, you could end up in jail (Reuters).
You have to feel for the drunk ass who passed out while waiting at a Utah fast food drive-thru (Yahoo).
A new pizza vending machine in Italy promises to deliver your pie of choice in less than three minutes (Reuters).
Fundraisers in Oakdale, Calif. really go balls out with their annual Testicle Festival. The private parts of bulls are fried up served to diners for $50; last year’s festival raised $28,000. Bon appetit! (CBS).
Jeremiah was a bullfrog is The Reflector’s weekly recap of the strange, the unexplained and the downright stupid headlines from around the world.