A shopping center in China has opened a ‘women-only’ parking lot. Besides being painted in pink and light purple, the parking bays are three feet wider than normal bays.
In deference to my female readers, I will not say anything other than to politely chuckle.
According to Newsday’s Neil Best (who has been following this for some time), the Tiger Woods story has graced the cover of the New York Post for 20 consecutive days. That’s one more than the old record held by 9/11.
To commemorate this historic event, I’ve compiled the 20 consecutive covers below. Enjoy.
Robert G. Heft, the designer of the 50-star American flag, has died. When he was 17 years old, he designed the 50-star flag as a school project and got a B- on it. His teacher said that if it was adopted as the new flag by Congress, he would get an A. He eventually got his A.
Cosmonauts grow barley on board the International Space Station, so Sapporo used it to make beer. It’s a very limited edition and won’t be available to the general public. 30 couples will be able to drink it via lottery.
The barley was grown as the result of an on-going crop growing project on board ISS, with other products including wheat, lettuce and peas. In the furute [sic], potatoes could also be grown in space.
However, Boris Morukov, a cosmonaut who spent 11 days in space on board the ISS, said: “I think we would try to grow potatoes as food, not for vodka production.”
Detainees in Iraq use Favre to tease soldiers from Wisconsin. First Lieutenant Tim Boehnen explains:
“One of the big words they know now is shenanigan. They’ll constantly talk about ‘Favre shenanigans,’ ‘He’s so good for the Vikings,’ and ‘The Packers have got to really feel bad about that one.’ ”
Reader’s Digest brings us “30 Secrets Your Waiter Will Never Tell You”.
10. Oh, you needed more water so badly, you had to snap or tap or whistle? I’ll be right back … in ten minutes.
And from the I-wish-I-didn’t-know-that department:
28. If you’re worried about cleanliness, check out the bathroom. If the bathroom is gross, you can be sure the kitchen is much worse.