Today’s news tip comes to us from blogger Sean Smithson via email from the United Kingdom. And since there’s been no front page news in the U.K. that we’re aware of recently, or since last summer’s Olympics, let’s see what… Read More ›
Archive for July 2013
Today’s news tip comes to us via email from Scott in Toronto. We always encourage our readers to send us mildly bad news, so we don’t accidentally read real bad news on the internet. Yahoo reports that a Russian videographer… Read More ›
Students Trick Yacht’s Navigation System. Interestingly, This Is Not How The Kardashians Ended Up In A Yacht All The Way In Greece On Their Show Last Night.
The Houston Chronicle reports that a professor and some University of Texas students were able to take control of an $80 million dollar yacht by overriding the yacht’s GPS signals with fake signals. All of this was done with the… Read More ›
BBC News reports that a South African man has not had his work visa renewed due to his 286 pound weight posing a potential drain on health care resources. To make matters worse, the man has lost weight since he… Read More ›
The Telegraph reports that a study indicates that people who are “night owls” may be more likely to have the following evil character traits: narcissism, Machiavellianism and psychopathic tendencies than earlier risers. 3 Questions That Arise From This Story 1…. Read More ›
Yahoo Finance reports that since April of last year, a Brazilian man has seen his net worth fall from $34.5 billion to $200 million. 3 Worse Things Than Losing Billions Of Dollars 1. $34.3 billion dollars in cars. Just imagine… Read More ›
America Considering Replacing Dollar Bills With Coins… We’re Not Saying You’re Copying Canada… But We Might If The Coins Are Filled With Delicious Maple Syrup!
CNN reports that when asked about the impact of the potential replacement of U.S. dollar bills with a new dollar coin on strippers, Senator John McCain stated: “Then I hope that they could obtain larger denominations…” Just a friendly reminder… Read More ›
Allegedly Drunk Man Swims From Canada To Detroit… At Night… We Only Wish Someone Asked Him If He “Had Anything To Declare” At The Border!
The Windsor Star reports a man was charged with public intoxication after swimming across the Detroit River to Detroit late Monday evening and trying to swim back to Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Apparently he didn’t swim to a border crossing, where… Read More ›
Coffee Machine Brews Coffee When You Yawn… What Would Happen If College Pranksters Put The Machine In A 3 Hour Lecture About News?
Yahoo reports that a vending machine will brew you a free coffee if it detects you yawning. 3 More Things We’d Like To See Vending Machines Detect To Give You Free Coffee 1. It detects you watching the latest Royal… Read More ›