King Henry VIII’s Coronation Liveblogging On Twitter, After 500 Years

The coronation of King Henry VIII to the throne is being liveblogged on Twitter, a full 500 years after the event. The British king was coronated on June 24, and the feed will cover all events, using documentary evidence to create the tweets. It is being handled by the Historic Royal Charity, which believes the King would have been very fond of Twitter, had it been around during his rule. He already has three updates, you can follow @IAmHenryVIII.


Portable Lie Detector For the Paranoid

It’s sad how insecure some people feel, and while this gadget sounds ludicrous, people are actually going to buy it. Portable Lie Detector depends upon variations in a person’s voice to detect nervousness and decide if it is a truth or lie. The maker claims a good degree of accuracy for the device, and says it works very effectively over phones, especially mobile phones, owing to the digital nature. The lie detector costs $59 at Amazon.


US Officials Accept They Made A Spelling Mistake

Officials have admitted that they misspelled Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg. The mistake has been going on for years, but a local newspaper Worcester Telegram & Gazette has been trying to highlight the mistake since 2003. A study was carried out, and they determined that Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg was the correct spelling, in place of Chargoggagoggmanchaoggagoggchaubunaguhgamaugg (the difference is at position 20, where an “u” is replaced by “o” and at position 38 where an “h” replaces “n”). The study went on to find another variant of the name.. the 49 alphabet “Chargoggagoggmanchauggauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg.” People usually refer to the lake as Webster Lake.

Seriously, some people have too much time on their hands.


Living Room Golf Course

Bring in the Putt up or Shut up Rug Kit and get your own miniature golf. Each rug comes with 8 modular tiles to increase the par level which starts at par 3 and goes up to par5. And if you’re new to golf then don’t worry the kit comes with a map to help you play and create different course variations. It is priced at $139.99 for a 3-foot by 6-foot tile area.


New Parmigiani Fleurier Pershing Chronograph Is Beautiful

Parmigiani Fleurier Pershing Chronograph Zero-Zero-Two definitely has one very long name, but it compensates with the good looks. It is accurate down to a quarter of a second, and comes in cases made of stainless steel, white gold and pink gold. You get to choose from rubber or Hermes Epsom calf leather straps. While you’re at it, you may as well get the bezels encrusted with diamonds and sapphires.