Yahoo reports that a wealthy 28-year-old entrepreneur has vowed to launch a new business every week for one year. From the article: “One venture is a mobile yoga studio. Another, Apocalypse Camp, is a survival course for adults to be… Read More ›
Archive for March 2014
The Local reports that a bus driver in Sundsvall, Sweden infuriated a parent, while trying to enforce an-only-kids-under-age-seven ride for free policy. Specifically, the driver allegedly argued that the child was too tall and had too many teeth to be… Read More ›
Study Shows Abercrombie & Fitch Font Will Solve All Of The Government’s Problems. We Suggest 3 More Things The Government Can Learn From Abercrombie.
CNN reports that a middle school whiz has been able to figure out how to save the U.S. federal and state governments hundreds of millions of dollars: print documents with a font that uses less ink. And the ink saving… Read More ›
Study: You Should Have Studied More In French Class As French Could Become Most Spoken Language In The World By 2050
The Local reports that a recent study suggests that French will be the most spoken language in the world by the year 2050. “Ceci n’est pas possible!” you may have just found yourself exclaiming (in Mandarin, which we just translated… Read More ›
Forget Receipt Porn On Rich Kids Of Instagram, Norwegian Teen Tattoos McDonald’s Receipt On His Arm.
CNN reports that a Norwegian teen tattooed a receipt from McDonald’s on his arm. Apparently this was part of a challenge by his friends, in which he got to choose between a McDonald’s receipt and a Barbie doll tattoo, because… Read More ›
BBC: Media Reports Say Every Man In North Korea Must Get Kim Jong-un Haircut. HuffPo Says Reports Untrue.
BBC reports that other media reports are saying that state-sanctioned guidelines being rolled out, require all men in North Korea to get the same haircut as leader Kim Jung-un. In case you are not familiar with the latest North Korean… Read More ›
People Apparently Like The Sound Of Money Burning On Calgary Radio Station. What Would They Do If They Knew There Was An Entire Cable Channel Devoted To A Log Burning In A Fireplace?
The Calgary Sun reports that as part of a radio station contest, in which listeners were given the option to vote what to do with $5,000 in cash, the listeners chose to burn the cash. Literally. From the story: “After… Read More ›
The Local reports that this past weekend over 900,000 people ran for office in local elections in France, including a porn star, a fake priest and a dead person. 3 Questions That Arise From This Story 1. How many mimes… Read More ›
CBS News reports that German customs officials have seized a package containing condoms filled with tens of thousands of dollars worth of cocaine addressed to the Vatican. Nobody has been able to determine the intended recipient. Since nobody knows what’s… Read More ›
British School Bans Teachers From Using Red Ink To Mark Tests. We Create A Mock Test To Imagine How That Will Work Out.
The Cornishman reports that a British school has banned teachers from using red ink on tests. From the article: “Under a new grading policy at Mounts Bay Academy in Cornwall, teachers must mark and write feedback in green, while students… Read More ›