The Otherground News Archive

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OG's Rules a Young Man Should Live By
OG's Rules a Young Man Should Live By
"Rules young men should live by," wrote OGer ohpossum. "Having a kid soon and want to teach them some basics once they are old enough."
05/10/2014
Cast #043 of a fire ant colony with molten aluminum
Cast #043 of a fire ant colony with molten aluminum
This Anthill Art sculpture is made by pouring molten aluminum into a fire ant colony. The resulting cast is huge, weighing 17.9 lbs. and reaching a depth of 18 inches.
05/10/2014
Side-by-side with the green-screen
Side-by-side with the green-screen
The technique is used heavily in the newscasting, motion picture and videogame industries to remove a background from the subject of a photo or video.
05/10/2014
Artist does self portraits on 20 different drugs
Artist does self portraits on 20 different drugs
"I devised another experiment where everyday I took a different drug and drew myself under the influence. Within weeks I became lethargic and suffered mild brain damage."
05/09/2014
China blocks release of Russell Crowe’s ‘Noah’
China blocks release of Russell Crowe’s ‘Noah’
Chinese authorities have refused to allow the release there of biblical epic Noah, starring Russell Crowe, which has already been banned in a string of Muslim countries.
05/09/2014
Grandma Rambo destroys 2 thugs in Detroit
Grandma Rambo destroys 2 thugs in Detroit
A pair of Detroit thugs had no idea who they were messing with when they targeted Paris Ainsworth, a 51-year-old grandma who carries a .45 caliber handgun.
05/09/2014
Dr Dre becomes first HipHop billionaire
Dr Dre becomes first HipHop billionaire
Dr. Dre is the "first billionaire in hip-hop", according to a video featuring the producer and entrepreneur, which appears to confirm rumours of a $3.2 billion Apple buyout.
05/09/2014
Pope demands 'legitimate wealth redistribution'
Pope demands 'legitimate wealth redistribution'
The Pope called for ‘‘the legitimate redistribution of economic benefits by the state, as well as indispensable cooperation between the private sector and civil society.’’
05/09/2014
Woman films her own abortion
Woman films her own abortion
"It was my first pregnancy, and, full disclosure, I hadn’t been using any kind of birth control, which is crazy, I know."
05/09/2014
A firenado in Missouri
A firenado in Missouri
Janea Copelin explained on her Instagram account that a farmer was burning off his field when the firenado appeared.
05/08/2014
Vibram sued for false claims; settles for $3.75 million
Vibram sued for false claims; settles for $3.75 million
Vibram, has just agreed to pay $3.75 million and stop making "claims that FiveFingers footwear is effective in strengthening muscles or reducing injury."
05/08/2014
Swede publishes gallery of American Purity Balls
Swede publishes gallery of American Purity Balls
Rather than viewing the bizarre tradition as inherently right or wrong, Magnusson used the balls as a lens through which to examine our culture.
05/08/2014
90 year old man gets 3 years for delivering crack
90 year old man gets 3 years for delivering crack
90 year old Leo Sharp was pulled over for erratic driving, and was found with 104 bricks of cocaine in his truck. Sharp hauled 2,755 pounds of cocaine into Michigan.
05/08/2014
1 billion people poop in public
1 billion people poop in public
One billion people worldwide still practise "open defecation" and they need to be told that this leads to the spread of fatal diseases. Cause they don't know already. mmkay?
05/08/2014
Texas cop guns down 93-year-old woman
Texas cop guns down 93-year-old woman
Pearlie Golden was at her home when she was shot by the Hearne police officer. Golden, who was known as Ms. Sully by her friends, was later pronounced dead.
05/08/2014
Why psychopaths are more successful
Why psychopaths are more successful
I’d done research with the special forces, with surgeons, with top hedge fund managers and barristers. Almost all of them had psychopathic traits..."
05/07/2014
Could SoyLent replace food?
Could SoyLent replace food?
Last week, the first thirty thousand units of commercially made Soylent, a food replacement drink, were shipped out to customers across America.
05/07/2014
Cop smashes into sober driver, arrests her for DUI
Cop smashes into sober driver, arrests her for DUI
There's a popular stereotype that cops are villains, out to ruin the day of drivers while rocking a pretty severe God complex. Of course, this is not all cops.
05/07/2014
Great white shark attacks inflatable boat
Great white shark attacks inflatable boat
Why does a rubber inflatable boat sink in the ocean? Because a Great White Shark has just taken a Chunk out of it! What would you do if you were in this boat at the time?
05/07/2014
Man busted making sexy time on church lawn during wedding
Man busted making sexy time on church lawn during wedding
As a couple was getting married in a Catholic church, a second couple was allegedly busy having sex on the church's lawn. Specifically, police say they caught the man with ...
05/07/2014
Is that a Sasquatch?
Is that a Sasquatch?
A group of hikers in the Tantalus Range near Squamish, BC spotted a dark figure in the distance, moving along the snowy landscape.
05/07/2014
Bare bum on an electrified fence has crappy ending in NZ
Bare bum on an electrified fence has crappy ending in NZ
A New Zealand teenager attempts what she describes as an "Elite Feats challenge" by pressing her bare butt against an electrified fence.
05/07/2014
Man arrested for being 'too big' to yell at his girlfriend
Man arrested for being 'too big' to yell at his girlfriend
Deputy Woodward stated “…the sheer size difference between the defendant and victim, it was determined that the defendant was the primary aggressor in this case.”
05/06/2014
Russia bans curse words in media
Russia bans curse words in media
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law banning all swearing in films, television broadcasts, theaters and the media.
05/06/2014
New York police keep raiding dead man's home
New York police keep raiding dead man's home
Cops have barged into James Jordan Sr.’s family home looking for him more than a dozen times since he died in 2006 — prompting relatives to post his death certificate on the door.
05/06/2014