Posts Tagged: daily mail
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Britain's First Clone Puppy Is 10-Day-Old Dachshund Named "Mini Winnie"

When a South Korean tech firm organized a cloning competition for elderly pets:

Miss Smith, a caterer, [] read about the cloning competition and entered her 12-year-old dachshund, sending in videos of her pet. She said: 'My sausage dog is very special but she is 12 and not going to be around for ever.'

Winnie made it onto a shortlist of three, and after she won, a sample of her skin tissue was removed, and sent to South Korea in liquid nitrogen.  There, the cells were put into eggs provided by a bitch of the same breed, before a spark of electricity fused the two. The embryo was then put into [...]

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The 69% Perfect Man

From a study of 2,000 women, "most ranked their man as only 69 per cent perfect," says the 100% perfect Daily Mail, with these 20 man-failings coming in first (through twentieth). While reading them, it's hard not to imagine one amazing man with all these traits. ("I hate your mom, is she the one who buys you these horrible toothbrushes? I peed on the floor again, on a picture of your friends. Why are kids so nasty? Can you look that up for me, I'm too busy braiding my beard, and it's making me sad. So what, leave me alone, I'd prefer to speak about this with my [...]

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Ghosts and Real Estate, Castles, Phantom Coffins

"And as she chattered on, we both suddenly became aware that she was, indeed, sitting on something. Yet the room, like the rest of the house, had seemed utterly empty just a few minutes ago. My mother sprang up — and we both peered at the large object she’d been sitting on. In the dark, it seemed like a large wardrobe lying on its back in the middle of the living room. ‘I don’t like this,’ my mum whispered. ‘It’s the shape of a coffin.’" —A ghost wanted this woman to buy her house, and the woman freaked out.

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"While some of the dogs look bizarre or unnerving, others are strangely suited to fake lashes"

Writing captions for the Daily Mail: dream job, or ultimate dream job?

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A Forever Baby

"I considered adoption, but I'm too lazy to go through the process. Real children are hard work – you worry all the time. With Finlay, it's cuddle time all the time."

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The Most Kissed Girl in the World

"Her enigmatic smile is known to millions around the world and she has been kissed billions of times," says the always poetic Daily Mail of this lovely girl. Back in the 19th century, she was pulled dead out of the Seine and never identified, but all was not lost because she became somewhat of a legend, and her face was eventually used as the basis for Rescue Annie, the dummy that's used to teach people CPR. So now she spends her days lying around on dusty YMCA floors all over the country getting "kissed."

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We're Going to Need a Bigger Boat: The Queen Mary

The Daily Mail brings you the stories that matter: orange-y English people behaving poorly in Ibiza, and sightings of individual great white sharks twenty-five hundred miles away*.

*Doesn't it seem like the Atlantic Ocean should be wider than that? Toss in a zero, we wouldn't have blinked.

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Dream Job: Daily Mail Subhead Writer

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What Is Making Couples So Mad?

Being in a relationship with someone you love is wonderful. So, so wonderful. You get to hold each other and protect each other from the pain of life, you get to grow old together, you get to have children and watch them grow, and you get to fight. Constantly. At least that is what the Daily Mail, the world's most respected scientific journal, is reporting. According to a new study, "couples bicker an average of 2,455 times a year." That's between six and seven times a day — so we're getting mad at each other every four hours! Or I guess probably every two hours during the day and then not [...]