Next week is the 134th anniversary of Tombstone, Arizona’s famed moment in Wild West history, the shootout at the O.K. Corral involving Wyatt Earp and other legends of the era. The annual celebration got off to a rocky start, however, when an actor fired a loaded gun during a show.
For as long as there have been sports, there have been fans complaining about referees whose terrible calls rob their team of victory. The oldest - and most brutal - example of this can be found on a gladiator's epitaph.
Apparently, humanity has been WTF'ing since 1620. Rest in peace, Walter Tobias Franfettfuckster. You won't be forgotten. [Thanks Karl!]
I'm sure he thought 640KB was good enough for all eternity. *rimshot* [Thanks Charles!]
I always hated tombstones. I don't want a tombstone. I want to be cremated and sent to space. Or buried at sea. But if I had to have a tombstone, it will be similar to this, in Helvetica.
The phrase "I'll rest when I'm dead" doesn't apply to those living in Santa Coloma de Gramenet, a small town outside of Barcelona. You see, open land is scarce in the area so the local government has put the dead to work, so to speak, by installing solar panels on the top of their mausoleums. So far, a total of 462…
I'm not sure who this guy was, but one thing is for sure —he was a massive nerd. Got to love that kind of commitment though. Plus, if he ever came back as a zombie you could probably stay alive by sitting him in front of a new computer with a sweet LCD monitor. [News From Gadgets World]