The Local reports that for the second year in a row, the Smart car (specifically, the Smart Fortwo) was the most stolen vehicle in France. Apparently thieves find the parts especially valuable. Ooohhh-la-la! 3 Questions That Arise From This Story… Read More ›
Archive for January 2014
The Local reports that protestors dumped tonnes of manure outside the French Parliament. This follows a reported incident where protestors released hundreds of live chickens outside the gates of the French Assembly. 3 Worse Things The French Could Dump In… Read More ›
This Is What May Happen When The Judge Of Your Case Asks To Be Your Facebook Friend, And You Do Not Accept The Invitation
The Wall Street Journal reports that a U.S. Appeals Court disqualified a Circuit Court judge from a case due to a Facebook friending incident. Specifically, the female judge was hearing a divorce case, and apparently tried to add the female… Read More ›
The Bleacher Report reports that the resale value of Super Bowl tickets are falling as game day approaches. From the article: “As of Jan. 27, the cheapest ticket listed on NFL Ticket Exchange (the league’s official resale site) was $1,592. …… Read More ›
CNN reports that Direct TV is currently not offering the Weather Channel to its customers due to the parties not being able to reach a deal in negotiations. According to the report, the Weather Channel wants more money per subscriber… Read More ›
USA Today reports that a recent poll found that half of Americans believe that supernatural forces influence the Super Bowl. Also according to the poll, 26% of those surveyed have prayed to God to help their team. This seems like a… Read More ›
NFL Cheerleader Sues For Making Less Than $5 Per Hour, Making Abraham Lincoln Blush On Five Dollar Bills Everywhere!
CNN reports that a cheerleader aka “Raiderette” for the Oakland Raiders has sued the team because “her pay of $1,250 for the season… was less than $5 per hour for appearances at games, rehearsals and charity events.” 3 Questions That… Read More ›
Princeton Students’ Study Seems To Suggest Fewer People Searching For “Facebook” On Google May Mean Facebook Will Implode!
Yahoo reports that a study “by two researchers in Princeton’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, applies the same model used in the study of disease to extrapolate future adoption and abandonment of social networks.” Because, you know, a social… Read More ›