Monday, June 30, 2014

Random Penguin Fact #68

Random Penguin Fact
Random Penguin Fact

Sunday, June 29, 2014

New 'World's Most Attractive Man'

Last year, the world was introduced to Omar Al Borkan Gala, who was deported from his home in Saudi Arabia for being too sexy. 'OBAG' moved from the Middle East to Canada where his sexiness was not as dangerous to the native women. Omar has since been deported from his title of 'World's Most Attractive Man' by Michigan's Harvey McClaine.

World's Most Attractive Man
Harvey McClaine - World's Most Attractive Man

Saturday, June 28, 2014

World Cup - Brazilian win was a close shave

By +Ian C

No, I don't have to justify it by saying 'The SOCCER World Cup'. It is the one and only World Cup. And besides I have kept pretty quiet about it so far, but I can hold my tongue no longer. Today was the first game of the 'Round of 16' and the host nation, Brazil, faced off against fellow coffee growers, Colombia.

Brasil vs. Colombia
Brasil vs. Colombia

Friday, June 27, 2014

The Beer Gut is a thing of the past

By +Alexa Rankin

The battle of the bulge is a constant one for beer drinking men, but now, thanks to a beer drinking inventor, there is a way to enjoy beer while keeping the resulting beer gut under control.

Beer Gut could be a thing of the past
The Beer Gut is history

Monday, June 23, 2014

Another Blackadder actor dies

The news of the passing of Patsy Byrne was slow to arrive to the STP inbox, and those of us who remember her as 'Nursie' are saddened by the loss. Patsy is the second Blackadder cast member to die this month following on from the loss of Rik Mayall last week.

Patsy Byrne as Nursie - Blackadder II
Patsy Byrne with co-star Miranda Richardson

Random Penguin Fact #67

Random Penguin Fact
Random Penguin Fact

Sunday, June 22, 2014

50 Shades of Orange

For those of you without Netflix, there is a new drama serial which is taking the world of streaming video by storm. The show is called 'Orange is the New Black' and it is getting rave reviews from pretty much everyone.

Orange Is The New Black
ORANGE is the new BLACK

Friday, June 20, 2014

How to make the perfect Apple Martini

By +Alexa Rankin

Yesterday was national Martini day and in typical reflex style we are a day late with a post which (almost) ties in to that. We have the ultimate recipe to make the ultimate Apple Martini.

Apple Martini
The perfect Apple Martini

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Dolphins versus surfers situation escalates

By +Ian C

Man and maritime mammals have not always seen eye to eye and the fake fish are trying to exert their sea-superiority once more. Not since 2010 when we reported on the Whale War have humans been directly threatened by their piscine peers.

Dolphins versus Surfers
Dolphins versus Surfers

Monday, June 16, 2014

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Ukrainian police recreate 300 movie

By +Tina Cruris

Unrest in the ex-Soviet state of Ukraine has meant that local police in the town of Svatove have had to break out the riot shields to quell the unruly demonstrators. Watching the police in action is reminiscent of the Spartans in the movie 300.

Ukrainian 300

Friday, June 13, 2014

Friday 13th part V

By +Ian C

Another Friday 13th rolls around and another remake of the same post gets published, but with an ordinal increment to differentiate between the sequential chapters of the saga. We have reached part 5 in this epic series, even though we ran out of fresh ideas after part 2. If you keep reading you may discover a new plot mechanism or clever twist on an old idea to make you think there is an element of originality contained within.

Friday 13th part V
Louis XIII part V

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

The inspirational Rik Mayall

By +Ian C

By now, some of you will have heard the sad news of the death of comedian and actor Rik Mayall. For the 80% of our readers who live in the US, a British comedian who was in a movie that you might have seen, dropped dead yesterday.

Rik Mayall in Bottom
Rik Mayall dressed as the virgin Mary

Monday, June 9, 2014

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Bosnia Demonstrates Latest Anti-Tank Weaponry

By +Ian C

Bosnia has been a peace loving nation since the end of the Bosnian war in 1995, but like many countries, they have continued to develop weapons systems in order stay up-to-date should they go to war again.

Bosnia Herzegovina has just 12 miles of coastline
Bosnia Herzegovina - has 12 miles of coastline

Friday, June 6, 2014

Wyoming trialing electronic driver's license

By +Tina Cruris

Normally you would expect rustic Wyoming to be a backwards state when it comes to technology, especially when it comes to the internet, but they are pioneering a unique system of electronic driver's license, which is stored on the user's phone. The app is available for download on iPhone or Android for residents of Wyoming, as well as people who live out of state but work in Wyoming.

e-License for iPhone
e-License for iPhone

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Justin Bieber uses the 'N' word

By +Alexa Rankin

Fading pop star Justin Bieber is recoiling from the release of a video he made when he was just 14 years old in which he sings about killing a black person and joining the Ku Klux Klan, while parodying one of his songs, 'One Less Lonely Girl'.

Justin Bieber tries to explain his actions as a dumb 14 year old kid
Justin Bieber regrets his 'One Less Lonely N!&&@' video from 5 years ago

Monday, June 2, 2014

The Reign in Spain falls mainly on Felipe

By +Ian C

In a dramatic twist following our penguin fact this morning, King Juan Carlos of Spain has announced his intention to abdicate the throne. In a news conference, the reining monarch passed the crown to his son Felipe, well verbally passed the crown.

Juan Carlos preparing to abdicate
Juan Carlos preparing to abdicate

Random Penguin Fact #64

Random Penguin Fact
Random Penguin Fact

Sunday, June 1, 2014

What got slapped 12 months ago - June 2013

By +Tina Cruris

Aaaah June. I can finally wear skimpy clothes without freezing my ass off. As is traditional with the first Sunday of the month, I present to you the monthly reslap of what was hot this time last year on Slap The Penguin. 

Pay attention because this can get confusing for some of you. Below, I will list a series of highlights from the June 2013 archives with a clickable heading. If the teaser interests you and you need to learn more, then click the clickable heading. Sorry we couldn't make it easier for you. Enjoy.

Most viewed pages (last 30 days)

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