Sideswipe: Something for the weekend

Looking at Chris you wouldn’t think he could to the splits, but boy can he… Photo / Supplied
Looking at Chris you wouldn’t think he could to the splits, but boy can he… Photo / Supplied

Flexibility: Looking at Chris you wouldn't think he could to the splits, but boy can he... see more here. He explains: "I'm just an ordinary guy who enjoys the freedom of flexibility. All my flexibility is self taught. I have had no hands on, or professional training. I have never participated in any sports. As a child, I was never flexible. I remember when I was in elementary school sitting in the hallway with my back against the wall, I could barely keep my legs straight out in front of my body without bending my knees. (Making a "L" shape) I didn't start stretching until I was around 15. I also enjoy video gaming."

Politics can be hilarious: If you haven't heard the now infamous call between John Banks and Radio Live reporter Frances Cook, you must listen to it now. It is one of the funniest thing I have ever heard. If you came to this cold, you'd think it was a scripted comedy.

Ego or sense of humour? Ice cubes shaped like Richard Branson's head.

Video: Russian man investigates the depth of a pothole...

Video Bomber: Woman with a cold interrupts taping of a news story in Chicago. (Warning: Contains expectoration)

Good news story: Ikuo Yokoyama lost his home and three family members in the Japanese tsunami last year. He also lost a Harley-Davidson motorcycle he kept in the back of a van, which floated across the Pacific Ocean and was found by Peter Mark, in British Columbia, on an beach. It was in ok condition, and Harley-Davidson plans to restore it and ship it back to Yokoyama. Read about it here.

Chilling out: This song is the most relaxing song, apparently. So relaxing that motorists have now been warned they should not listen to it while driving.
Video: Compilation of great actors in their very first roles. And here's the sequel.

PSA: How do you convince people not to text and drive? In Brussels they tell their young drivers they have to pass a 'texting while driving' test to pass their driver's licenses.

Trashy: Tanorexic mother charged with child endangerment after her five-year-old daughter is burnt on a tanning bed. (This comedian explains the whole sorry saga)

Cuteness: Identical twins 9-month-old twins are good at sharing...

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter


Have your say

1200 characters left

By and large our readers' comments are respectful and courteous. We're sure you'll fit in well.
View commenting guidelines.

Sort by
  • Oldest

© Copyright 2017, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf05 at 25 Apr 2017 06:11:33 Processing Time: 369ms