Monday, January 23, 2012

Keep Your Cucumbers To Yourself

Well Miracle Monday to you all, my little gingersnaps! I'm back! Mr. G is safely home from Ethiopia. My sis is no longer visiting and now life can go back to normal. Well as normal as it was before.

In the news, a Muslim Cleric is warning Muslim women to stay away from Cucumbers, Bananas and other phallic foods to avoid having "sexual thoughts". I guess that applies to carrots, jarred pickles, and uh... help me out here. Eggplants? Squash? As a woman, I can honestly say I have never had a piece of food at the grocery store give me sexual thoughts. But what do I know? I'm just a ginger infidel.

Source: foxnews

Hey all you Spice Girls fans! (well, all 3 of you anyway) Looks like they may be reuniting at the Summer Olympics. That is Victoria Beckham (the one holdout) can take a break from not eating and join them. I'll add this to my list of things to be super excited about this summer. *shakes head no*

Source: HuffingtonPost

This here is the classiest possible response by a concert violinist (Lukas Kmit), for the ruined mood of his concert by a cell phone ring... (it's around the 40 second mark)

Source: DList

And now, for today's announcing-your-baby's-sex FAIL:

crazy parenting fails - Parenting Fails: Congratulations, this is what a boy looks like!
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And for today's WIN:

mobile phone texting autocorrect - Autocowrecks: Meeting Your Maker
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Hey, WTF??! Yes, yes, today's pic was provided by me. A special thank you to my two cats Lupin (above) and Dobby (below) for participating. In a related note, the Furminator removes a sh*t load of fur from your pet when you're brushing them. Just ask Lupin.

And that's all the time I have for today. Thinking of running a marathon? Think again, unless you like your odds. Knowing me, I'll be the 1 in 500,000. Which is the only reason I'm not out there running marathons. Until tomorrow then...

For every 50,000 marathon runners, 1 dies of a heart attack within 24 hours of finishing the race!

This statistic applies to anyone who does strenuous activity for three or more hours. Researchers know that the reason is over-exertion of the heart muscle, which causes muscle cells to die. It's not an age thing either. According to their findings, younger, fitter people have a higher risk of having exertion related heart problems because they put more strain to their heart while exercising. Other facts about heart attacks:

• 39% of all heart attacks are fatal.
• About 57.5% of victims die before they are able to reach a hospital
• Watching the World Cup increases the risk of a heart attack

To read more about the marathon runner statistic and the research behind it, click the source below!



**HEY! If you want to check out some of Mr. G's Ethiopian pics from his trip, hop on over to his photography blog today.


  1. Happy to have you back!

  2. Yay!!! I've missed my daily dose of Gingersnaps!!! :)

  3. Lol this is hilarious!