Australian Teen Crashes SUV Into Tree, Repeatedly, Attempting To…

Proving that the best intentions aren't always matched with the best actions, 19-year-old Brett Seabrook of Victoria, Australia attempted to help a koala he thought was injured by repeatedly ramming its tree with his Toyota Landcruiser. Apparently the incident began when the Aussie teen found the koala at his campsite… » 9/16/08 1:00pm 9/16/08 1:00pm

Commenter Of The Day: Fun With Figurative Language

The problem with analogies and metaphors is that they require some thought before use, and, when speaking or writing, most people aren't thinking. A good example would be a letter we wrote to a girl we liked in junior high. Reaching for our inner Neruda we described the cute brunette's hair by comparing it to a "flowing … » 7/15/08 5:40pm 7/15/08 5:40pm

Aussie Motorist Hits Koala, Koala Survives Only To Find Out It Has The …

Ely 'Lucky' Grills, a Brisbane-area koala, came face to face with the grille of a Lexus at 62 MPH, and, aside from getting his head stuck in the grille, was no worse for wear after being removed by rescue workers. A passing motorist noticed the koala dangling limp from the front of the car and flagged down the driver,… » 7/15/08 2:00pm 7/15/08 2:00pm