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· April, 2010

Stories about Humor from April, 2010

China: Swiss army knife, meet the PLA super shovel

It chops, saws, snips, rips through clay rock, helps you up cliffs and slices your potatoes: it's the People's Liberation Army multifunction shovel. Seen here in this limited speed viral...

Japan: Plastic duck race

Photoreporter Damoncoulter uploaded original pictures of the duck race held at the second Ashigara River festival in Matsuda city (south of Tokyo). Some hundred yellow, plastic ducks are emptied into...

France: Reactions over Niqab and Polygamy Controversy

Lies Hebbadj is currently making  the headline news because his wife was fined for driving while wearing a niqab and because he said himself that he has three more households....

Bahrain: Going Commando

Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif jots down his experiences – which include going commando – in the first few hours of the morning in this post.

China: Tribute to the leader of 50 cent party

This afternoon (April 22) Wu Hao (伍皓), the deputy director of the Propaganda Department of the Party Committee of Yunnan Province had a talk in People's University. Before Wu started...

Guyana: Roasted Eggplant

Peter Sam contributes a one-of-a-kind story to Signifyin’ Guyana that deals with “the usefulness of the eggplant”.

Russia: The ‘Little Blue Buckets’ Protest

The Little Blue Buckets mock protest, initiated (RUS) by LJ user cook, took place in Moscow Sunday, as drivers fitted their cars with blue plastic buckets (siniye vedyorki) to protest...

Russia: Volcanic Eruption Provokes Cooperation and Jokes

Two days passed since Mother Nature showed its power to mankind letting the Icelandic volcano with unpronounceable name “Eyjafjallajökull” fill the European aerospace with ashes. As the ash cloud went...

China: 3D newspaper

Joel Martinsen from DANWEI introduces the first 3D newspapers in China, the Shiyan Evening News.

Macedonia: Ridiculous Advertising Songs

Filip Stojanovski writes about an amusing overlap between Macedonian pop music, advertising and education, and reviews Macedonian bloggers' reactions to some of the "ridiculous advertising songs."

Guyana: Kite Season

Guyana-Gyal says that “a kite ain’t just a kite.”

The Balkans: Similarities Between Facebook and Communist Party of Yugoslavia

Filip Stojanovski translates a list of of similarities between Facebook and the Communist Party of Yugoslavia (CPY).

Nigeria; Jesus of Calabar

Naijablog links to a story about the ”Jesus of Calabar.” Calabar is in Nigeria.

Russia: April Fool's Online Pranks

Although the beginning of the week has been marked by the disaster and grief, Russian bloggers and computer geeks tried to leave some place in their lives for a smile....

Egypt: Excellent Cat Meows for President Mubarak

Egyptians are quick to pounce on the opportunity to use all the social media tools at their disposal. Marwa Rakha takes a look at how bloggers and online peers mobilised...

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: The Law is an Ass?

“I was pleasantly surprised to learn that over the weekend a ‘Donkey Wedding’ was held in a North Leeward village…the groom was forced to make an honest ‘lady’ of the...

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