Somefin Fishy

August 16, 2009 at 10:17 pm

It’s been a while since these pages were graced by the oddness that is the Austrian Times, and so to remedy that fact we are proud to present… tattooed fish. Being a collector and occasional breeder of tropical fish, TheEye twitches at this story in a Don’t Try This At […]

Schumacher Roller Coaster Ride Derailed

July 17, 2009 at 4:13 pm

If you want irony and strangeness then the Austrian Times should always be on your Favourites list. Here we learn about the embarassing fate of the world’s fastest rollercoaster: “The world’s fastest rollercoaster which was opened in a blaze of publicity last week with F1 legend Michael Schumacher in pole […]

Gordoom’s Personality Located

June 16, 2009 at 2:02 am

It may have taken about 120,000 years trapped beneath a block of ice in Greenland, but McBroon’s personality has finally been located. A tiny microbe has awoken. The long-lasting bacteria may hold clues to what life forms might exist on other planets – including the one on which Gordoom still […]

It’s Official : Loonies Beat Doomed Labour

June 6, 2009 at 2:39 am

It may not have hit the mainstream news but you’ve got to chuckle that in St Ives Labour were beaten in the County Council elections by a candidate from the Official Monster Raving Loony Party. He didn’t win, but Lord Toby Jug, Cambridgeshire’s first Loony candidate, was celebrating his best […]

King Arthur Randomly Not English

June 3, 2009 at 4:30 am

From the ever-odd Croatian Times we learn that a British historian is claiming King Arthur was buried in Croatia. This article is quoted in entirety so no point going through the link. “Historian John Matthews has told the Croatian daily newspaper Jutarnji List he believes the gravestone found in the […]

Euro2012: Incoming Disaster

May 22, 2009 at 12:00 am

Now one has to be very wary of behind-the-scenes unknown pressure on this one but TheEye will report it as it appears and will endure the incoming flack when it turns out that under-the-counter negotiations have certainly been happening for weeks anyway. There is a rumour that the Ukraine may […]

There’s Something In The Air….

May 15, 2009 at 6:31 pm

Spanish scientists have discovered traces of cocaine and LSD in the air in the cities of Madrid and Barcelona. Air pollution has long been a fact of life in Spanish cities, but scientists now say that it is not just smog that chokes people as they walk to work or […]

French MP’s In Backbone Shocker

April 9, 2009 at 12:44 pm

In an unbelievable outbreak of libertarianism and sense from a portion of our EU enemies we learn that French MP’s have today voted against a law which would have allowed law enforcement agencies to cut off the internet connections of file-sharers. Jacqui “I’ll pay for the Kleenex, darling” Smith will […]

G20…It’s Going To Get Messy

March 27, 2009 at 8:44 pm

TheEye is unsure of the tack for this story. Whilst wanting keenly to assemble politicians, lampposts and hemp-based material in the same place at the same time, and deploring huge (legally and contractually due) bonuses going to bankers, these things go too far sometimes. Remembering the chaos at Davos a […]

“1984”…A Warning, Not An Instruction Manual

March 27, 2009 at 2:00 am

Although the Spectator has gone downhill of late, it is still worth a read, and TheEye gets a regular copy. Although part of a larger article about Jade Goody, this slightly off topic paragraph stood out. “What the author of Nineteen Eighty-Four could never have predicted is that the citizens […]