Now tell me again why I shouldn’t think the art world is full of crap?!?
In 1961 artist Piero Manzoni preserved his excrement in 90 signed cans, each containing 30 grams of his solid waste. The “Merda d’Artista” are becoming more valuable over time. Via Oddity Central : In 2007, the Tate art gallery in London, bought one of Manzoni’s 90 cans for £22,350 ($30,000), and while that may seem like a lot for what is literally just canned crap, they actually got a great deal.
Source: You should invest in a can of this artist’s poop
A case out the United Kingdom is a perfect example of why legislation restricting “hate speech” is a terrible idea. In April 2016, Mark Meecham of Coatbridge, Scotland, posted a YouTube video of his girlfriend’s dog Buddha responding to the words “seig heil” by raising his paw in a Nazi salute and responding to the question “Do you want to gas the Jews?” by jumping to attention.
Source: Video of Dog Giving Nazi Salutes Earns Man Hate Crime Charge
Seattle would like you to suck a little less. That’s the message from last week’s decision by Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) to prohibit the city’s food service industry from offering plastic straws and utensils with their meals.
Source: Seattle’s Straw Ban Sucks
It’s been a year since the Ugandan government placed an order with a South Korean company for a “censor gadget or machine” that would “detect homos and porn actors, especially those misusing applications like Whatsapp with sex acts.” Now, they’ve taken delivery of same. (more…)
Source: Ugandan ethics chief boasts of his new magic South Korean pornography filter and its efficacy against “homos”
Liam Smith, 24, of Bristol, England, was on a dinner date with a woman he met on Tinder when they returned to his flat. She took a poop in his bathroom but it wouldn’t flush, so she decided to toss the feces out the window. From there, things became a bit crazy.
Source: Bizarre story of woman on Tinder date who got stuck in window while retrieving her poop that she pitched