Homeless man breaks into abandoned bar and starts selling alcohol! As crazy as this headline seems, it is 100% factual. The Valencia Club in the Sacramento Valley couldn’t seem to find enough business and was forced to close its doors…that was until a resourceful homeless man took it upon himself to reopen the establishment. Apparently Travis Lloyd Kevie, a local 29 year-old homeless...
Don’t live by an ocean but still want to surf? No Problemo, Tarp Surfing has got you covered! All you need is a few friends, a blue tarp, a skateboard and a lot of free time on your hands. You might be thinking to yourself, this is nothing like surfing, well you’re more than right. As an inlander myself I enjoy the fact that tarp surfing allows you to shred without the inconveniences...
$44 for a bottle of PBR? Yes sir, in China
As a broke college student I can agree that Pabst Blue Ribbon is an acceptable beer to drink but anywhere else it should be frowned upon. Well in China it is quite the opposite. The PBR that we know has been rebranded in China and goes by the name Blue Ribbon 1844, which sells for $44 a bottle! It is known as a world-famous spirit and for those of you who cannot read the copt let me translate...
Betty White Gets Her Own Fashion Line...need I say...
This August Betty White is releasing her own fashion line. Thats right, 88 year-old Betty White is coming out with her own line of sweatshirts and t-shirts! The designs seem similar to that of Obey but sport Betty’s face on them. The hoodie (pictured above) includes washable earbuds and a jack to plug in your iPod. Pretty hip for a grandmother. The best part of the entire project is that a...
40-Ton Whale Hops Aboard a Couples Yacht
Yesterday a couple was sailing off the coast of South Africa by Robben Island when they had an unexpected visitor come aboard. The unexpected visitor was a 14 meter long, 40-ton Southern Right Whale! The whale alone was larger than the tiny vessel and as you can see it looks as though the whale won in this collision. Bits of whale blubber and barnacles were left strewn across the boat deck...
Recycling to the Extreme!
Here at PURDYcool it is Earth Day everyday and to celebrate our beautiful planet I have found the absolute craziest recycling projects ever to be created. These brilliant minds have taken everyday materials that usually get passed off to landfills and have turned them into brilliant works of art. This trash art has left me inspired at its grand scale and makes me think twice about throwing out...
Fast Foods Future Outlook...Healthy?
A pair of former McDonald’s executives, Mike Roberts and Mike Donahue are doing a 180 from their greasy past to go where fast food as yet to go…healthy. The brand, which is backed by entrepreneur Steve Sidewall as not officially picked a name but for now is going by the title of Stephanie’s. Stephanie’s looks to bring fast and healthy dining to a community near you....
The Most Tagged Picture in the World
The company Orange is hoping to set a world record for the most tagged photo ever. Their site, Glastotag, features the giant photo of this year’s crowd at Glastonbury. The shot of the 70,000 person crowd was taken during half time of the World Cup match between England and Slovenia. To tag yourself and your friends in this photo you can connect through Facebook, zoom in and search the...
How’s Your Day? Google has announced a major project launch called Life in a Day, which asks people around the world to capture a glimpse of their life on July 24, 2010. The videos are then going to be submitted to YouTube and put together by Kevin Macdonald. All of the footage together will contribute to a documentary produced by Ridley Scott. I think this project by Google is brilliant...