In this gloomy weather, here are a few links to keep your spirits up! And remember, if you stumble upon something interesting or have any suggestions send them to lexiophiles[at]bab[dot]la or send us a tweet @babla with the hashtag #TGIF.
Germany’s cheekiest bank robber (or was he just stupid?) (German)
After the police published a description of the robber asking the public to help catch him he sends them an email ‘correcting’ the mistakes they made and making fun of the police’s bad work. He underestimated the police though, so there’s no happy ending for him in this story…
If Historical Events had Facebook Statuses (English)
If historical events had Facebook, what would they say?
A very nice video entirely made out of characters and punctuation marks
33 Weird and Funny Gadgets
A list of weird and unusual gadgets