Tag: Not-so-serious

Breaking News: Old Newspapers Are Better Than New Ones

November 15, 2017 ·

Old Newspapers Rolled Up
A couple of old newspapers rolled up. Excellent for decoration purposes. The frontmost newspaper has been oxidizing all the way since 1934.

Turns out. The older a newspaper become, the better they are. At least if one is to use it for decoration purposes. It was a late November night in the year twothousandseventeen that the ground breaking discovery was made. As the rain pounded against the windows, and a strong north wind rattled the glass, a fresh, off the press edition of "Mitt i Salem" flew through my mail slot. I held it up towards the waning light and scrutinized its surface for any sign of worthiness. It just was not to be compared with the rolled-up, different prints I had standing on my shelf—some of which dated all the way back to 1934. Read more.

Only three days left!

There are only three days left until nothing happens at all. But if you need to highlight something. This post format, "Notice", is perfect. The name "Notice" comes from the classic newspaper term. The Merriam Webster Dictionary says a notice is "a written or printed announcement", with the example use of the word being, "Newspapers print notices of marriages and deaths." Once you click yourself into this post format, it looks the same as Breaking News, but in the front… Read more.

Young, Wild and Free

Author of Old Newspaper Theme is Growing Rapidly

On the 9th of January 1991, this little boy entered the world. We are not absolutely certain, but now he looks like he might be ready to start learning WordPress. Who knows if he will make a theme called Old Newspaper of something in the future. Let's just keep our eyes open. Read more.

The Moon Landing Proven to be a Hoax

July 24, 1969 ·

Moon Landing
The moon landing is apparently a hoax.

No. The only thing that  is proven is that false news stories are shared in social media too much. I ask you to take responsibility and not share or comment just anything that flows through your Facebook feed. Think through it. Maybe google the news title and ask yourself: "Is this logical?" However, don't be a cynical sceptic. Do believe something. Who knows if the moon landing actually was a hoax? Read more.

Lost Ring Found

A lost ring is found near the Misty Mountains. If you want to lay claim to the ring, write a thorough description in the comments below. Be particular, since the ring has certain unusual traits, and we will put extra weight to your claim if you properly describe these. If you are small, creepy, and have about three strands of hair on your head, we will not consider your inquiry. We simply don't believe the "precious" little ring is yours! Read more.