Ponderance

(May 2003 - March 2007.) Tama's thoughts on the blogosphere, podcasting, popular culture, digital media and citizen journalism posted from a laptop computer somewhere in Perth's isolated, miniature, urban jungle ...

Yes, I live in the land of the mechanical yob!

Wednesday, December 15, 2004
I was all excited for about half a second as I noticed Perth had ranked a mention over at Boing Boing, but then I read why...
Beer bong tragedy has entire city of Perth in shock
A beer-thirsty Australian gentleman, inpatient with gravity, employed a mechanical contraption to rapidly deliver beer into his gullet using a pump powered by an electric drill. The device proved so effective that the high-pressure jet of beer shooting down his throat ripped a hole in his stomach. Authorities responded by warning people not to use high-pressure machines to drink beer this Christmas.
[Story in The West] *big bloody sigh*

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