Sunday, September 03, 2006

Keep your eyes peeled....

What do these two pictures have in common?

Coming soon.............

Sunday, August 06, 2006

Play staged in a theatre bathroom in Brazil

A play called "Thorough Search"staged in a bathroom of a theatre in Brazil has proven a great success (click here for the article). The bathroom can only hold 30 spectators, but actors say they have had to do extra shows every week due to it's success.

Meanwhile, reporters of "The Spot" have come up with information that George Michael is to claim that the play is of his authorship and that he has been trying to get it going in London public toilets. ;-D

It has been a while....

since our reporters have posted any news or articles in "The Spot",but here is
a reminder that we are still the number one place of breaking news!

Wednesday, July 19, 2006

A true life Daredevil?

A boy who became blind since the age of 3 due to retinal cancer, sees with sound. Ben Underwood who lost both his eyes to the disease, uses echolocation to see and is often seen skating down his neighbourhood at speed.
Here is this boy's fascinating story.

Tuesday, July 11, 2006

A man has spent 50 years living with poisonous snakes up a mango tree in India, after a row with is wife over a "tiny issue". His son has tried numerous times to talk him down, but ended up heartbroken and dejected. The man claims that after a few days of starting to live in a tree, he felt that "spiritualism had developed in his body".
Buzz and Buzzuh our field reporters have come in with in flight footage of this curious story...

Monday, July 10, 2006

A spicy Pot Noodle has induced a pregnant woman into labour. The spicy snack, a Pot Noodle Bombay Bad Boy is the spiciest in the Pot Noodle range and allows the consumer to make it as spicy as they want. The woman, who was worried that her pregnancy was taking to long was not expecting the effect from the snack. (click here for the story)

As usual The Spot was on the spot.

Sunday, July 09, 2006

There is a serious message in this video even thought it is not visible at first. The added bonus is for those who like Ken Ishii's tunes. Probably one of the best videos I have seen online.(click here)

The Ed.

Saturday, July 08, 2006

Friday, July 07, 2006

Yup, you never know what you may find down there when you do your business, so better have a good check, if necessary check the water, check water temperature (at least for a small number of us ;)) ) maybe have a taster, and when everything is OK, its all systems go..... ;-D ( click here )
Not having lunch? Not dining? Not even snacking? Sitting down? Good, good.. (Take a deep breath...) Indian man holds part of his skull in his hands after suffering severe burns. The electrician suffered a discharge while repairing a high voltage cable...(click here for the article)
A word of caution, the article has a picture.

Thursday, July 06, 2006

Ever asked yourself if we are really alone in the Universe? Watch this video from entitled "Figure the Odds of ET".

At "The Spot" we have not only figured out the odds but came up with the total for the whole equation. They say they are friendly, but we had our reservations on if we should shake hands or not....

Wednesday, July 05, 2006


German Police are hunting the perpetrators of a prankster who has been filing footballs full of concrete and leaving signs saying "Can you kick it?", around Berlin. We thought this article by itself was so, but soooooo funny that we spared the illustration :-D ..... (article here)
Volkswagen has created a self-driven Golf GTI, codenamed GTI 53 plus 1, after 60s automotive VW Beetle love icon Herbie (click here for the article). The new car, has self driven at speeds up to 150mph (that's right, not a typo). The news of such breakthrough was not well received on the other side of the Atlantic though (see below).

Monday, July 03, 2006

Being a big fan of drifting ( as in cars, not as in lost at sea in a raft), and being a person pro free enterprise and free thinking I thought I should post this drifiting video in "The Spot"...enjoy...

The Editor

Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Thousands of people are queueing up to worship a man with a 13 inch tail in India. He is believed to be the incarnation of the Hindu monkey god, Hanuman. (click here to read)

The local primates tell another story though....

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

A Turkish student is hoping to get into the record books after giving wrong answers to all 180 university entry questions as a form of protest.(read the story here)

(Editor's note: Nice going Sefa, but I don't think your parents and much less your tutors are gonna buy it!!! In our books there is only one kind of person that does that.....)

A Canadian woman arrives home to find a bear eating porridge in her kitchen. The woman is quoted as saying "It sounds like a nursery rhyme, doesnt it?" (Read it here)
On the other hand, it was not so for the bear.Our team of reporters to the scene has managed to produce footage of the bear's escape down a narrow road into the forest.

Monday, June 19, 2006

A team of archaeologists claim to have found Robin Hood's house in Sheffield, England.
Read about it here

In the meantime, our team of researchers have uncovered the legendary people's hero remains
in a nearby shed in the forest. Forensics point to an accidental cause of death. Robin was cleaning a loaded weapon when it went off. (see below)
Always check your guns before cleaning them, whatever kind they are!!!
A joint production for Discovery Channel made by Japanese and Canadian TV stations, show what would happen if a sizeable meteorite hits Earth.Click here to see the video simulation

Our team at The Spot has produced our own simulation of the catastrophic effects showing the first millionths of a second, in the most detailed manner (see below)

Saturday, June 17, 2006

Friday, June 16, 2006

Freeze in Hell!!

Two of the pioneers and founders of the cryonics movement have been cremated...after being frozen
(read it here....)

Friday 16th of June 2006.

A new glacier theory on Stonehenge has emerged that claims that the stones were brought by glaciers and not dug up from a quarry. A geology team from the Open University has come up with the theory( read the article at BBC News here)

In the meantime, our researchers Buzz and Buzzuh, have come up with prehistoric photographic evidence that may support the theory and further speculation.

Saturday, June 10, 2006

An addition to our staff, our science advisor, Dr. Lars Uberfunk will bring you science and technology news and insightful reviews. Dr Uberfunk has expressed his pleasure in joining our team:
"Ich been verry happy fur joining zie team und verking fur Zie Spot in zie zience und zings of zis nature. "
*Saturday,10th of June, London, UK. Spot News presenter and field journalist presents a formal apology to our readers over his unprofessional and crude language on the first edition of the Spot.

The editor would also like to apologise for the sketchy, colourless appearance of the strip. ( He finds them rather good anyway)

Friday, June 09, 2006

Welcome to The Spot of High Strangeness and High Randomness debut. It is pretty much self expalnatory what is gonna happen here. Apart from random strangeness and strange randomness you may find every now and then sobbering ,articles, reviews, news and comic strips. Our field photojournalists (Buzz and Buzzuh) will provide in insightful commentaries and their unique view on any subject matter.

Keep an eye on The Spot!

The Editor

Dr. Uberfunk

Buzz and Buzzuh our field photojournalists will provide our readers with first hand news and reports, exclusively to The Spot.