Claus Jørstad will forever be remembered as the guy who had the incident with the Ikea stool. Parts of the story have been lost through translation, (as any bilingual will tell you, direct translation doesn’t always work) but even so, it still makes for a good read. Following a knee injury Claus thought it’d be a good idea to purchase the sturdy and durable Marius stool from Swedish furniture shop Ikea, with the intention to use it while he showered. After testing it out in store … [Read more...] about What is your claim to fame…?
In case you live under a rock and somehow missed all the hoopla, the money fight has finally come and gone... Wait scratch that, there’s no way anyone in this galaxy didn’t see, hear or have something to say about it, the hype was real folks! Fight fans across the world waited in anticipation as both fighters upped their antics pre-fight, hyping up their fans and causing quite the stir. Now, members of the bellyache corner might be lacking in the boxing/fight sports knowledge department, but … [Read more...] about Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather
We’ve been venturing further and further from the norm, but it’s time to come back to earth. As with everything in the world, there are times when coloring outside the lines is justifiable, alas, we live in a society that doesn’t tolerate it for too long. That being said, there are times when doing things out of the norm is just a no-no, especially on flights. Real life examples: Creating your own luck For the superstitious, there are many rituals and concepts behind ensuring … [Read more...] about Stranger things have happened… or have they?
Today's bellyache has not been inspired by the extra pounds that are visibly floating around the bellyache corner... no, those extra desserts we had last week didn’t prompt this topic and no the increased number of stretchy pants making their debut has nothing to do with it either. (Cue Nacho Libre – “when you’re a man, sometimes you wear stretchy pants. In your room. It's for fun!” Rather, we were inspired by infomercials (that’s the story and we’re sticking to it!) As with all … [Read more...] about Evolution of exercise equipment
The election of Donald Trump as the President of the United States of America shocked a lot of people. But love him or hate him, one can’t ignore some of the memes that surfaced in relation to his hair – a topic that’s been discussed for years now. Needless to say, the fact that he is now president hasn’t stopped meme-generators and skilled Photoshop users from coming up with pure gold (no pun intended). It’s both strange and fascinating, which is probably why people can’t get enough of it. Comb … [Read more...] about Bellyache
A mother of two was recently “humiliated” after being forced by Heathrow Airport security to toss almost 15 litres of breast milk. Jessica Coakley Martinez hit out at the UK’s biggest airport in an open letter published on Facebook, calling the rules “incredibly unfair”. Restrictions for carrying liquids on flights departing the UK have been in place since 2006, when a terrorist plot to detonate liquid explosives on seven transatlantic airliners was stopped. But Martinez, who was not … [Read more...] about The next level of terrorist threat – the mammary bomber!