Battle Mug – have a coffee, then shoot someone

Staying awake during commando surveillance operations has never been easier – thanks to a coffee mug that comes with three military-spec scope rails. The Battle Mug, made by U.S firm OpticsPlanet, is clearly the meanest looking mug on the planet, especially when it’s carrying its full complement of hardware. Made from a block of aluminium, … [Read the full story]

Man sticks milk bottle up his ass ‘to relieve constipation’

Doctors have released an x-ray image showing a milk bottle lodged inside an elderly man’s pelvis. The unnamed 60-year-old got himself into a spin when he slid the bottle too far up his rear-end and couldn’t remove it. Distressed at the situation he immediately presented himself to a hospital in Zhuai, China, where he told … [Read the full story]

Forklift incident destroys $1m of wine

More than $1m of wine has been destroyed in a forklift accident in Australia. The 2010 Mollydooker Velvet Glove shiraz sells for $185 a bottle. Winemaker Sparky Marquis told reporters he was “gut-wrenched” that 462 cases of wine had been smashed while being loaded for export to the United States. “When they opened up the … [Read the full story]

Drunken mum’s 5 year old ‘Loves a drink’.

A DRUNKEN mum who plied her five-year-old son with drink has been jailed. Kylie Eastwood, 36, appeared at Latrobe Valley County Court this morning to be sentenced over the July 20, 2008 incident. Judge Margaret Rizkalla said she was not satisfied Eastwood’s sobriety over the past few years, with the exception of two relapses, constituted … [Read the full story]

Which is the best beer?

Friday night I was joined by a  few old friends for a  discussion, and a good few swallows. The topic for the night was beer. One or two friends thought England was the place for real connoisseurs of the true taste of beer. Years of making and drinking the hop made liquid, from light colours … [Read the full story]