The Cry Baby is on sabbatical ....

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Last glass eye maker in Britain

Sometimes the eye is all seeing,  but in this case it's just for show. Jost Haas just might be the last man alive who creates glass eyes by hand.  Have a look at this engadget story and video:

Poop eating plants

From  " In a bizarre example of a symbiotic relationship, tiny bats in Borneo have been found using a carnivorous plant as a toilet, feeding the pitcher plant with their droppings, while they safely roost in the plant’s traps"

Original story:

Hitler's last body guard gives up fan mail because of age

Everyone has there fans, and Rochus Misch, who used to sign copies of wartime photos of himself in an SS uniform for fans has his following.  Misch served as Hitler's bodyguard, telephone operator and courier. Now, at 93, he says he is too old to respond to the fan mail he receives from around the world. His memoirs, "The Last Witness", were published in 2008 in Germany and a feature film is in the works. Oye Vey!

Spiders know the best pick-up lines!

According to, male wolf spiders are the true pick-up artists.  Scientists have discovered that male wolf spiders employ a number of techniques, including vibrations and visual clues, to make sure they attract a female who will mate with them, rather than eat them.

Woman runs over cousin because of Facebook friend rejection

From the New York Post:
"A Long Island woman allegedly mowed down her cousin twice with a minivan after a Facebook-fueled catfight over a man -- leaving the victim helpless in the middle of a busy road on a freezing night, sources said."

Remember your old LSD days?

Remember the old days filled with all those great drugs – including LSD. Well, maybe you don't actually remember,  so here is something to jar your memory:
Follow The Instructions
1.- Click on the link below
2.- Then "click me to get trippy" 
3.- Look at the center of the screen for 30 seconds (no cheating), and then
4.- Look at your hand holding the mouse, without moving it away from the mouse.