Aubrey Ireland from the US got a restraining order against her parents

January 21, 2013 in Crazy and bizarre, North America

 

Meet Aubrey Ireland, a college student at the University of Cincinnati in the US. She’s leading a pretty normal college life while studying music theater at the university. On top of that, she’s got a court ordered restraining order against her parents. Yes, her parents. Or, helicopter parents you might add.

Aubrey Ireland restraining order against parents

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The Burning man festival in Nevada, U.S.

December 16, 2012 in Amazing, Crazy and bizarre, North America, Pictures

Burning Man is an annual event held in the Black Rock Desert, Nevada, in the US. Tens of thousands of people gather to form the Black Rock City, a temporary metropolis dedicated to self-expression, art, community and alternative life. The event begins on the last Monday in August and ends one week later, were the participants leave the site with no trace of a festival having taken place. The name of the festival comes from the ritual burning of a large wooden man (picture below) on Saturday evening.

Truck art at Burning Man

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The Difference Between American & British Culture

December 5, 2012 in Europe and Middle East, Funny, North America, Videos

 

Have a quick laugh from this 24 second video clip featuring Barack Obama and Gordon Brown.

 

New York cop buys homeless man boots

December 4, 2012 in Amazing, North America, Serious stuff

 

NYPD police officer Larry DePrimo bought a pair of boots for a homeless man in New York. A random act of kindness that became a worldwide news story.

Cop buys homeless man shoes

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Only in New York

November 19, 2012 in Amazing, Crazy and bizarre, Funny, North America, Only in - compilations, Pictures, Uncategorized

Here’s a few examples of what goes on in New York.

Bicycle with pole dancer in New york

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10 really bizarre laws in the United States

October 28, 2012 in Crazy and bizarre, Funny, North America

  1. In the state of Washington, a law requires that a motorist with criminal intentions must stop at the city limits to call the chief of police as he enters the city.
  2. In Eureka, Nevada, men with mustaches are forbidden to kiss a woman. Read the rest of this entry →