Thanks to The Brussels Times for today’s headline of the day, and reminder to always check your mirrors.
When I saw the headline Pence announces Space Force members will be called ‘guardians’, my first thought was to wonder whether the senior Guardian would be called Star Lord or whether he would be outranked by Thor.
It turns out that I wasn’t the first person to think of this.
Spare a thought for Zottegem, a small town in East Flanders where a number of public-spirited residents decided to set up a horror trail — a six kilometre walk along which walkers can find horror stories from the local history.
Unfortunately, they forgot to mention it to anyone. So when someone saw a couple of pairs of legs poking out of a pond, the emergency services were called and the police, the fire brigade and an ambulance all converged on the banks of the pond to rescue… Two pairs of fake legs.
Now that people know about it, the horror trail is staying up until Christmas and I think the residents behind it deserve full marks for public spiritedness and thinking creatively about things to do during lockdown. They do lose a few points, however, for causing a panic.
Thanks to VRT News for today’s headline of the day. And the city of Oudenburg, of course.
Last night he reportedly “pointed to a blog” written in January where he said: “We want to improve performance and make me much less important – and within a year largely redundant.” Well, he is much less important and now redundant, so two out of three ain’t bad.
— Marina Hyde on Dominic Cummings
Today’s headline of the day goes to The Guardian for the news of a Hollywood trailer that was so cliched that even the Leprechaun Museum thought it went a bit far.
Boston Dynamics’ robot dog Spot will be available for the Belgian market after two Flemish companies signed a deal with the American robot maker to roll out the robot in Belgium.
And here he is in action