The Atari Graveyard in an Alamogordo, New Mexico landfill has been excavated. Among the findings were copies of the fabled “worst game in history,” E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, and vintage Atari games like Centipede and Missile Command. The bounties of the dig—which was facilitated for a documentary about the graveyard—will be split 90/10 between the city of Alamogordo and Fuel Entertainment, with the city’s share destined to be placed on the market at some point in the future.
Before going to bed on the night before Good Friday, Cowgirl Café owner Karen Hendrickson prayed to the Lord: “Dear God, please just continue to look over the Cowgirl Café.” Little did she know that the next morning her prayers would be answered, and it would be the big guy’s son who would do the watching. Risen from the griddle—and soon to be on display in the Norco, California restaurant—this image of Jesus with “a receding hairline” appeared on a freshly made pancake. To some it’s a “divine sign,” and to others a wasted meal that looks like Charles Manson, but whatever the case, Jesus is out there on a pancake on a plate for anyone that wants to make the pilgrimage.
A middle-aged prisoner in England recently broke out of jail to escape the round-the-clock rap music that was being blasted by the younger inmates on his wing. After hearing the reason for escape at the re-sentencing, the judge delivered the cold reality to the hip-hop hater: “I’m afraid that’s one of the prices people pay if they commit crimes and go to prison.”
James Hellwig aka The Ultimate Warrior passed away yesterday, just 3 days after being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. His classic intensity is showcased, below.
Surgeons in China recently removed a jump rope from a man’s urethra and bladder after he’d inserted it in there for ‘sexual pleasure.’ Hanging 10 cm out the front, the biggest problem with removal according to a urologist named Dr. Dong, was the fact that the rope had become knotted. Makes you a bit squirmy, huh?