Posts tagged ‘utah’

April 29, 2018

Utah Uni’s Cry Closet

by duncanr

Utah University has installed a special booth in the library where stressed-out students can go for a discreet greet

(pic and full story here)

hhmmm, not sure they have thought this all the way through

how can they ensure students use the ‘cry closet’ solely as a place to cry and not as a safe place to engage in other stress-reducing activities, e.g., smoke a joint, masturbation

March 28, 2018

Utah passes America’s first “Free-Range Parenting” Law

by allthoughtswork


Free-Range Parenting? Let’s get real, people, it’s actually Organic Cage-Free Childhood, or as we used to call it, childhood.*

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October 21, 2013

Goblin Toppler Double Trouble

by duncanr

Let’s play a game, kiddies

It’s called “Spot the Chancer’

One of the men in this vid was in a car accident 4 years ago which left him in excruciating pain – a pain so debilitating that it severely limits his mobility and enjoyment of life

Understandably, he is suing the other driver for a substantial amount of money to compensate for the suffering he daily experiences

Can any of you kiddies guess which man in the video has the sore back and limited mobility?

Full story here –

September 18, 2013

Extreme Tipping in Utah

by duncanr

$2.13 (£1.34) per hour

How many would get out of bed to work for that kind of money ?

Yet that is all that some waiters in Utah are paid – making them dependent on customer generosity in terms of ‘tips’ to augment their pitiable wage

Imagine then how welcome is an unusually large tip

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July 6, 2013

Unholy Row at Church

by duncanr

fightThere was little sign of ‘brotherly love’ at a Mormon Church in Utah last Sunday

The trouble started when the church was more crowded than usual because of an influx of visitors.

One of the regular members of the congregation parked his bum on a pew some newcomers were saving for other family members

Far from ‘loving their neighbour’, the folks saving the pew . . .

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September 14, 2011

Bystanders Lift Burning Car off Biker

by duncanr

I despair sometimes at the cruelty some humans do to others – and then something like this shows the best that people are capable of.

Full credit to all bystanders in Utah who rushed to help lift a burning car and pull an injured motorcyclist out from under it (source –

The biker, Brandon Wright, is in critical condition in hospital

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