Wednesday, December 11, 2013

WTF Wednesday

How fast the weeks fly by!  It's What the F*ck Wednesday again, in the blink of an eye!  That's the day when I share with you those news items that cause me to scratch my head and ask myself, "What the f*ck???

Real Mice Chess Set

Rachel Garcia, a taxidermist, decided to craft the weirdest chess set ever.  She fashioned all the pieces from real taxidermied mice--real, dead mice; 16 white, 16 black.  She was able to obtain the rodents from a facility that freezes them for reptile food.

She sold the set for $450 on her Esty page.  She says the set too about 90 hours to make, and she fashioned their costumes from scraps she had around the house.

Am I the only one who finds this a little creepy?  And you most certainly would have to keep these $450  chessmice away from the family cat!


Bathroom Blast                                                                                                                                          

A Kentucky man walked into the restroom at a restaurant and decided to rest his loaded gun on the toilet dispenser while he did his business.  Long story short, the gun slipped, went off, and shot him in the leg.  He was taken to an area hospital for a non-life-threatening injury.

I'll bet that scared the crap out of him and anyone else using the facility!

Wanted:  Adventurous Female Volunteer to Give Birth to Cloned Cave Baby

A Harvard professor is seeking a woman willing to give birth to a Neanderthal baby.  Reminiscent of Jurassic Park, this man believes he can recreate the DNA of the species which has been extinct for 30,000 years.  Of course, in the movie, the dinosaurs were created in a lab, but Professor George Church of the Harvard Medical School is looking for a female volunteer willing to undergo having Neanderthal

My question is why?  Church believes mankind would benefit from the experiment.  Don't we have enough Neanderthals running around out there already?


Enough head-scratching for today!



The Vegetable Assassin said...

Okay, every single one of those was a giant WTF moment, well done! And that mouse thing is just...well that lady might be a latent serial killer or something. CREEPY AS HELL!

The Dose of Reality said...

I am DYING over the mice! You should totally tweet this to The Bloggess!-Ashley

Stephen Hayes said...

Those chess pieces ARE creepy, but they remind me of characters from Redwall, a series of books our son loved when he was small.

fishducky said...

I will NEVER play chess again!! Do you think she could make anything that would stop me from smoking?

Sue said...

The mice thing is gross. And a bit macabre. As is the neanderthal story.

Sheesh. What's wrong with these people??


River said...

We most certainly do have enough Neanderthals wandering around today. I don't see the point in cloning one. What could they learn from such a child? He won't have the memories of a fully grown man of those times, but would grow up learning all the things babies learn today. The only similarity would be looks.
Those chess mice are creepy.

Al Penwasser said...

Good thing the dude was probably sitting sitting down when the gun went off. If not, he mighta had more of a problem than just getting shot in the leg.
Those Texans are a whacky bunch, though, huh?