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Author of the book Ability To Sleep On Toilet Required
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On July 31st my new book, Ability To Sleep On Toilet Required was published and I am over the moon.

You can see it at http://outskirtspress.com/abilitytosleepontoiletrequired

Excerpt from the story More Ranting Therapy in Part Three - Rantings and Serious Ravings from the book Ability To Sleep on Toilet Required.

And then, the all-time pain-in-the-behind most annoying question?

What did you do to yourself?

Like we did this on purpose. Like we had nothing better to do one day than go out and break our backs, necks, or contract an illness, just because we wanted to spend the rest of our lives in a wheelchair being ostracized by society.

But someone recently gave me the best answer I ever heard for that one.

Next time someone asks me what I did to myself, I will tell them I got injured jumping out the second story window of a whorehouse during a raid.

They will either never bother me again.

Or they'll ask me how much I charge.

Baby Beauty Predictions
Baby Beauty Predictions
DIY Digital Lovechildren with 'Make Me Babies'
I love gimmicky junk and software to have fun with. So a friend sent me this site and this is just plain fun! Make Me Babies is a site where you upload your photo and that of your partner or desired partner.… MORE
$85,000 Home Security Dogs
$85,000 Home Security Dogs
Titan German Shepherds
Home and family security are fast becoming a number one priority. First there was home security, now there's the Titan Family Protector and the Titan Ultra Protector. Looking like a lovable pet, this dog… MORE
Space Produce
Space Produce
Mega Veggies Could End World Hunger
I wonder if these things have Air Miles? Mega Veggies are grown from seeds that were fired into space, where for two weeks, they orbited the Earth. Once returned, the seeds are cultivated in hothouses… MORE
Automated Plant Growing
Automated Plant Growing
The 'Power Plant'
The Power Plant is an automated plant grower, perfect for those living in a small space or for those who are too lazy to go out and plant a garden. This is a worry-free soilless indoor gardening appliance… MORE
Fun Pasta Gadgets
Fun Pasta Gadgets
Twirling Spaghetti Fork
I can see this causing a whole lot of trouble at the dinner table. Twirling spaghetti is a time honored tradition and now you can do it by just pressing a button on your motorized fork. Supposedly there's… MORE
Computer Virus Paintings
Computer Virus Paintings
The Unexpected Beauty Of Malwarez
Some of the most insidious malware to come down the pike such as NetSky, Mydoom and Parite have been rendered into 3-D visuals. Romanian artist and MIT researcher Alex Dragulescu has studied the recurring… MORE
Bringing Refugee Camps Into Focus
Bringing Refugee Camps Into Focus
Google Earth Maps Refugee Crises
Google Inc. unveiled a new feature today for its popular mapping programs that will spotlight the movement of refugees around the world. Users with Google Earth, UNHCR will have access refugee information.… MORE
Green Rentals
Green Rentals
Enterprise Rent-A-Car Launches Hydrid Car Fleet
Another step towards eco rehab. In response to consumer demand, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, on Wednesday, launched four new "green branches" in Atlanta. With gas prices due to hit $4.00 gallon by summer hybrids… MORE
Solar Powered Communities
Solar Powered Communities
Green Street Technology
Our world may just look like this in the future. We are gearing towards making solar power replace conventional sources of energy with concern for global warming and the depletion of fossil fuel reserves.… MORE
Scented Downloads
Scented Downloads
Mobile Fragrance Communications
Imagine if you could download "his" cologne fragrance when you're engaged in pillow talk with him... or that baby smell when talking about your new granddaughter. Japanese cell phone users will test… MORE
Faking Naughty II
Faking Naughty II
5 More Ads That Made You Look Twice
Sex will always sell ,but making erotic images with the mundane and ordinary is truly clever. Geared to the male psyche, these ads invoke images that stir the imagination. They feature optical illusions… MORE
Guerrilla Poverty Ads
Guerrilla Poverty Ads
Homeless Father Bob Bins
There's a reason it's called guerrilla advertising. Our senses are continuously bombarded and sometimes it takes these ads to jolt us out of our comfort zones and remind us, that compared to some people,… MORE
Airwave Turf Battles
Airwave Turf Battles
The Digital TV White Space
The nation switches to digital TV in February 2009 and ten months before flip the switch, tech companies and TV broadcasters are fighting over the virtual remote, each with different ideas how to use up… MORE
Wearable Java Jackets
Wearable Java Jackets
Starbucks Coffee Cuff
Starbucks unveiled its new Pike Place Roast today. So what you say? Well ,Vancouver-based Contexture Design came up with these handmade bracelets fashioned from reclaimed veneer that are always on hand,… MORE
No-Incision Appendectomies
No-Incision Appendectomies
"Natural Orifice" Surgery Through Vagina
Oooo...There's something cringe-inducing about having your appendix removed through your vagina. Uh... What happens if your a guy? In a bid to do away with the scarring, pain and the long recoveries surgeons… MORE
Product Teasers
Product Teasers
LG Black Label Has Glass, Carbon Fiber and Mystique
Nothing else is known at this point, but LG is teasing with us with the releasing an image capturing what's to be the next model in its Black Label line. The details are few, but it appears to be a lithe… MORE
Study: Sex And Financial Risk
Study: Sex And Financial Risk
Erotic Pictures Lead to Financial Gambles
Jeremy is this true? A new brain-scan study might explain why incredibly crafty financial dudes make risky financial decisions. And guess what - it's sex. In a new study, young men were more likely to… MORE
Making Every Drop Count
Making Every Drop Count
DROP Shower Head by Giulio Iacchetti
Looking like a leaky blue balloon, or a big drop of water, Giulio Iacchetti's "Drop" shower head for iB Rubinetterie, improves water delivery and because it's made of silicon, it doesn't allow for the… MORE
Faking Naughty
Faking Naughty
5 Ads That Made You Look Twice
From the 12th International Erotic Cinema of Barcelona ad (my favorite) to ordinary bread, super sexy ads always make you look. These photos prove my point. The endless fascination of womens' bodies,… MORE
Redneck Road Signs
Redneck Road Signs
Hitch Hands
Are you tired of idiots on the road? Or does your vehicle just need a little personality? Let the world know how you really feel with these Hitch Hands brought to you from the same rednecks who felt your… MORE
Beauty Backlashes
Beauty Backlashes
Botox Moves From Face to Brain
It seems there are new concerns that the ever popular Botox may do more than get rid of wrinkles. A study suggests that the botulinum toxin appears to move from its injection site to the brain. It was… MORE
Fighting Discrimination
Fighting Discrimination
Canadian Nudists To Paypal: Don't Cut Us Off, Eh!
These photos of seniors doing the bunny hop is just down right scary and I AM a senior! A group of naked Canadians are looking into a class action lawsuit against PayPal. The Federation of Canadian Naturists… MORE
Diesel Trees
Diesel Trees
Grow Your Own Oil (Copaifera langsdorfii)
Can this be a reality for our future? In the wet tropical region of North Queensland, Australian farmers have bought over 20,000 diesel trees with the intention that in 15 or so years, they’ll have an… MORE
Free-Range Furniture
Free-Range Furniture
ZiG Bamboo Bookcase
Tres funky! Scheduled to be shown at the historical Milanese Gallery on April 16th, Ryan Frank’s creation ‘ZiG’ is a modular display/storage system made from solid bamboo. It's set on caster wheels… MORE
iPod Capsules
iPod Capsules
Cradle With Speaker
It seems like it's Nano everything these days and people with big fingers may not like these featured capsules. Peter Hwang's small concept for the Apple iPod has a ‘Home’ button that when touched… MORE
Human-Cow Embryos
Human-Cow Embryos
Humow?
Newcastle University in England, has created a world first human-cow embryos. Could someone explain to me why this is necessary? I know, I know stem cell research. It is being hailed by the scientific… MORE
Uplifting Guerrilla Ads
Uplifting Guerrilla Ads
Second Yellow Safety Line for Wonderbra Customers
Wonderbra’s clever print ad plays on the yellow safety line at above ground MRT stations. This yellow line tells people how far from the track they can stand and be safe. A second yellow line is used… MORE
Moving Kitchens
Moving Kitchens
Futuristic Small Space Function
This future kitchen concept is so mind boggling. Designed by Aslihan Yilmaz, of Turkey, for the 2008 X-08 National Kitchen Design, this kitchen has everything you can possibly want. It's completely foldable… MORE
Bird-Inspired Thrones
Bird-Inspired Thrones
Perch On The San Damas Chair
This is considered a unique and rare limited edition armchair. Made of aluminium, the San Damas chair has an exaggerated back and arms designed to look like a bird with wings, splayed back legs and front… MORE
Sexy Mobile Branding
Sexy Mobile Branding
Playboy Phone: Alcatel OT-V770A
Alcatel unveiled several during CTIA Wireless 2008 in Las Vegas and one of the more popular with the men (really?) were its Playboy-branded handset ‘OT-V770A’ It comes in Gold, Pink, or Silver metallic… MORE
Red Neck Tank Tops
Red Neck Tank Tops
Recycling Briefs as Bras
Dear God, I promise I will be good and never use bad words again if You see to it that this NEVER catches on. Thanks, Dee. Take a close look at the photo. There really are no words to explain this. There's… MORE
Computer Wallets
Computer Wallets
Working Class Heroes Felt Laptop Sleeve
Butterfingers laptop wallet is a fashion statement as well as a functional item. Made of top-grade wool felt in asphalt and premium buttery soft leather in cognac, this "wallet" fits the latest macbook/macbook… MORE
Bottled Dinners
Bottled Dinners
MEATwater
Embracing your inner carnivore? Check out the pig tattoo, severed arm holding the bottle. From Beef Jerky to Teriyaki Chicken to Wiener Schnitzel -- yes, Wiener Schnitzel ewwww and it's pink -- dinner… MORE
Home Cell Phone Boosters
Home Cell Phone Boosters
Verizon Femtocells
Verizon Wireless is jumping on the latest craze in the wireless world. You may have already heard of femtocells which are little boxes that boost cell phone coverage in homes. Femtocells allow service… MORE
Recycled Landline Phones
Recycled Landline Phones
SunCorp & Chauhan Eco Phones
For those of us who still hang on to our landlines, this telephone design is a timeless and beautiful product. Named Colombo one, Colombo two, Big and Sandy eco, a “green” phone made of recycled plastic… MORE
Sneaker Wheels
Sneaker Wheels
8 Shoe Walking Bike
This is hilarious. When creative, wonky heads have time on their hands and too much energy, they come up with this kind of stuff. It’s a great way to recycle old shoes as each wheel has eight separate… MORE

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Space Produce
Space Produce
Mega Veggies Could End World Hunger
I wonder if these things have Air Miles? Mega Veggies are grown from seeds that were fired into space, where for two weeks, they orbited the Earth. Once returned, the seeds are cultivated in hothouses… MORE
Redneck Road Signs
Redneck Road Signs
Hitch Hands
Are you tired of idiots on the road? Or does your vehicle just need a little personality? Let the world know how you really feel with these Hitch Hands brought to you from the same rednecks who felt your… MORE
Transformer Gadgets
Transformer Gadgets
Flashlight Becomes Machine Gun
Transformers are slowly making their way into our everyday lives, from transformer furniture to this Transforming Flashlight/Machine Gun. It fits into your back pocket where it looks like a flashlight.… MORE
Futuristic Fireplace
Futuristic Fireplace
Gaya Flaming Mouth
Designed for living spaces without proper burning ventilation, Safretti's offers this line of wall-mounted fireplaces. The Safretti Gaya Wall-Mounted Fireplace is the type of design you image will adorn… MORE
Measuring Towel
Measuring Towel
Comfortable Weight Management
Here's a practical design you can use to keep track of your girlish figure. And guys, don't cheat. Wrap the towel around your WAIST and not UNDER your belly then declare "Yup, still a 30." It's actually… MORE
Eco Laundry Lamps
Eco Laundry Lamps
AWARE Dual Energy Saver
The AWARE Laundry Lamp is a duel energy saving concept: it's a lamp and a laundry stand. Since a regular light bulb emits 95% heat, AWARE Laundry Light taps into that energy by producing a lamp upon which… MORE
Moving Kitchens
Moving Kitchens
Futuristic Small Space Function
This future kitchen concept is so mind boggling. Designed by Aslihan Yilmaz, of Turkey, for the 2008 X-08 National Kitchen Design, this kitchen has everything you can possibly want. It's completely foldable… MORE
Seduction Lessons
Seduction Lessons
Course to Boost Birthrates in Singapore
Due to the city's low birthrate the Singapore government is offering its students lessons in seduction. Seriously. Students of two polytechnics earn two credits towards their degree if they choose the… MORE
Supersonic Business Jet
Supersonic Business Jet
Aerion & Dassault Offer .98 Mach Flights
You're in Paris and need to be at an 8 a.m. breakfast meeting in Manhattan. These days, that's no problem. You can fly from the East Coast of North America to Asia in nine and a half hours. It will all… MORE
Saving Lives
Saving Lives
Cell Phone With Defibrillator
It may be just a concept right now, but the cell phone defibrillator would feature electrodes in the buttons that would jolt the heart back to a regular beat when pressed to the someone's chest. It would… MORE
$2400 Box of Chocolate
$2400 Box of Chocolate
Bespoke Personalized Chocolates
Hi, my name is Dee and I am a...gasp.. a chocolate freak. Now I have to work twice as hard at Trend Hunter to get $2,400 for a box of chocolates. Not just any chocolate mind you. The Bespoke Chocolates… MORE
Computer Virus Paintings
Computer Virus Paintings
The Unexpected Beauty Of Malwarez
Some of the most insidious malware to come down the pike such as NetSky, Mydoom and Parite have been rendered into 3-D visuals. Romanian artist and MIT researcher Alex Dragulescu has studied the recurring… MORE
Wiener Transformers
Wiener Transformers
The Octodog
Are you always looking for a creative way to get your kids to eat what's on their plates? Well here's the Octodog! It changes ordinary frankfurters into fun food. Slide the tube over a raw wiener and… MORE
Data Extractor SIM Card Readers
Data Extractor SIM Card Readers
Cell Phone Spy
Now here's something for all the suspicious types out there. Or the plain nosy. Want to spy on someone? Just pop out the SIM card of their cell phone, place the SIM into the Cell Phone Spy gadget, and… MORE