First walk for Britain’s smallest dog

Mini /Bournemouth News/Rex

Britain’s smallest dog has embarked on her first walk – despite being too tiny to fit the littlest of leads.

Pocket-sized Mini is just seven inches long and slips through every shop-bought collar.

However, dedicated owner Emma Williams came up with the perfect solution, reversing the lead and slipping the handle end over Mini’s head.

It meant Ms Williams, 29, could take the tiny pooch for a stroll along the seafront in Sandbanks, Dorset.

The chilly winter air meant that Mini had to don a coat made from a child’s sock, but running around helped to keep her warm.

And the Yorkshire terrier-Chihuahua cross showed she’s no scaredy dog when she came face to face with a huge St Bernard dog.

Mini was the runt of a litter of six puppies and weighed just 1.3ozs – little more than an egg – when she was born.

Ms Williams became a surrogate mum to Mini and fed her milk formula every two hours.

She said: “When I took Mini out for a walk everyone stopped to talk to her, a few people even thought I was walking a pet rat which was very funny.

“During the walk pretty much everything was an obstacle, so we mainly walked along the beach.”

 http://web.orange.co.uk/article/quirkies/First_walk_for_Britains_smallest_dog

by Arf the Dog

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Drunk farmer drove three wheeled tractor

Tractor /Europics

A farmer has been banned from driving after he drove five miles with just three wheels on his tractor before passing out.

Drunk Marcin Pietrowski, 39, was arrested when police in Janow, Poland, found him fast asleep in a ditch beside a dirt road leading to his farm.

“We had lots of calls from other drivers saying he could barely steer the vehicle,” said a police spokesman.

“When we got there, he’d stopped the tractor and had fallen out of the cab where he passed out,” they added.

Shamefaced Marcin – now facing a hefty fine or jail – told police: “I’d had a few and needed to get home but I’d completely forgotten there were only three wheels on that tractor.”

http://web.orange.co.uk/article/quirkies/Drunk_farmer_drove_three_wheeled_tractor

by Arthur Furrowfield

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Bourbon Marshmallows…. Friday Night Treats

Bourbon Marshmallows

You want to talk about Super Smores? Best be making them with some of these Wondermade Bourbon Marshmallows. Soaked in Maker’s Mark, these boozy sweets are sure to add a spark of unexpected flavor to whatever treat you put them in. Perfect for fooling unsuspecting in-laws over the holidays. If the hard liquor isn’t your thing, they also offer Guinness, apple cinnamon, cranberry, pear, and pumpkin pie flavors.

by The Punjapit Crew

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Japanese Adult Toy Maker Asks You to Masturbate for Charity

Now, in honor of World AIDS Day, Japanese adult goods maker TENGA is asking men across the globe to take matters into their own hands by selling a line of limited-edition designer male sex toys and donating all the proceeds to AIDS awareness and prevention.

 Each toy was designed by one of twelve international fashion brands and artists, and will be sold as a part of the “Respect Yourself Project,” an annual fundraising initiative started by TENGA in 2010 to raise awareness and of AIDS and HIV in Japan and abroad.

Though the percentage of the population living with HIV/AIDS in Japan remains one of the lowest in the world (.01% as of 2006), the number of new cases have been increasing rapidly over the past few years, due to fear of social discrimination and overall lack of awareness among the general public, and apathy among the government and media.

According to Inter Press Service, the Japanese government bases their official HIV/AIDS statistics on tests, which greatly understates the actual figures. In addition, voluntary testing has been dropping in recent years, despite it being free, and the the use of condoms has plunged from 700 million annually in 2001 to 200 million in 2011, which has further contributed to the spread of sexually transmitted diseases.

TENGA, which has sold over 19 million male masturbation toys worldwide since production began in 2005, launched the Respect Yourself Project three years ago in hopes of reversing this trend.

As they explain on the Respect Yourself Project 2012 website:

Worlds AIDS Day is on December 1 and was established in 1988 to increase awareness of and fight the stigma surrounding people living with HIV and AIDS.

http://en.rocketnews24.com/2012/11/25/japanese-adult-toy-maker-asks-you-to-masturbate-for-charity-and-to-do-it-in-style/

by The Punjapit Alliance

 

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Vale remora….

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of remora.

remora was a founding member of Punjapit & a great friend to all at the shed.

With sincere sympathy,

robin

Shed Read of the Week…. Bitter Brew

Bitter Brew

There’s a deeper story behind the Budweiser you’re cracking open than what you might expect. Bitter Brew: The Rise and Fall of Anheuser-Busch and America’s Kings of Beer  is an in-depth look at the story of the Busch family, covering over a century of history. Business, baseball, and beer are intermingled in this engrossing tale of one of America’s most powerful families, from the business’ humble beginnings in St. Louis through its sale to InBev. A must-read for beer-lovers and teetotalers alike.

by Arthur Furrowfield

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Female hooligan ‘hid flare inside body’

Police in Russia are searching for a female football hooligan who they say injured a goalkeeper with a firecracker she had hidden inside her vagina.

Dynamo Moscow goalkeeper Anton Shunin was taken to hospital to be treated for damage to his eyes after the firework exploded in his face.

Police say video footage shows it was thrown by a female Zenit St Petersburg fan – and that they have evidence how she smuggled it into the ground.

A police source told journalists that female fans commonly used contraceptives to carry flares into the stands inside their bodies.

­”During the inspection of the stadium after Dynamo’s match against Zenit…, the police found dozens of condoms in the ladies’ room,” the source said.

Russian football officials are to meet this week to discuss the incident and could award a technical victory to Dynamo.

 http://web.orange.co.uk/article/quirkies/Female_hooligan_hid_flare_inside_body

by The Punjapit Alliance

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Meet China’s Next Top Model: This Old Dude!

Netizens in China have been going wild for the most sensational model to ever hit the scene, 72 year-old Ping Liu Qian.  Since his breakout in the fashion industry his slender frame has held a wide range of women’s clothing styles with a grace and elegance rarely seen in the profession. Liu Qian’s granddaughter is the proprietor of an online shop for women’s clothing.  One day while helping her carry some stock he spontaneously started trying on dresses.

Liu Qian’s granddaughter is the proprietor of an online shop for women’s clothing.  One day while helping her carry some stock he spontaneously started trying on dresses.

Well, everyone around thought he was just faaAaabulous, and he thought it was kind of fun too.  So when it came time to model some new fashions on her website, rather than going with the traditional female ones, she put her granddad into the studio

http://en.rocketnews24.com/2012/11/19/meet-chinas-next-top-model-this-old-dude/

by A + E

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Finally, a Pillow You Can F**k

Orthopedic body pillows can be the key to a good night’s rest for those who find it difficult to maintain good posture while they sleep. They also provide physical comfort that can help ease the mind after a stressful day.

Some Japanese otaku, seeking a slightly different kind of comfort from their body pillows, stuff them in pillowcases covered in the image of popular anime or erotic video game characters. A number of them go so far as to “form relationships” with these body pillows, boldly claiming them as their girlfriends and romanticizing themselves as “2-D lovers”.

Yet one major drawback of these body pillow girlfriends (you know, aside the fact that they’re pillows) is that you can’t get to third base with them. Until now, that is: Pillow-lovers everywhere, rejoice! Japanese adult product maker G PROJECT has created a body pillow you can have sex with!

 

It’s called “Kuu Pillow” and it’s specially designed for the otaku who wants to take his 2-D relationship to the next level. Just slip on a pillow cover, insert your favorite artificial vagina in the the lower slot, and you’re ready for action!

Kuu Pillow is made from a type of plastic that is more durable and less irritating to the skin than the normal polyvinyl chloride most Japanese hug pillows are made from. G PROJECT also promises a smooth, skin-like texture that is pleasing to the touch, unlike that sticky plastic feeling of inflatable blow-up dolls.

http://en.rocketnews24.com/2012/11/18/finally-a-pillow-you-can-fk/

by The Punjapit Alliance

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Council plan to DNA dog poo

Dog fouling sign /Rex

A Kent parish council wants to use DNA testing on dog waste in a bid to catch owners who allow pets to soil the pavement.

Councillors sitting on Sundridge with Ide Hill Parish Council discussed the plans after hearing a string of complaints from villagers.

People in the two villages, near Sevenoaks, complained inconsiderate pet owners were “ruining the area”.

The council says it is now considering collecting DNA from waste and using it to prosecute anti-social owners.

Although never before used in the UK, DNA testing on dog mess has been used in Germany and the US.

Owners must give consent for a DNA sample to be taken from their pet, but once they are on the database their behaviour can be logged for their entire lifetime.

According to the minutes of the meeting, the council agreed to take a tougher stance on fining offending dog owners and to make sure the dog warden visited the area regularly.

The minutes added: “If this still remains a problem it is possible to take DNA from the poo and trace it back to the dog and its owner.”

Anna West, 36, of Sundridge, who walks her dog Harvey in the area, said: “It just seems bizarre to me. Crazy. It’s Big Brother gone mad, really.”

http://web.orange.co.uk/article/quirkies/Council_plan_to_DNA_dog_poo

by Arf the Dog

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