Women parading around a stage in a competition in which the one with the largest derriere wins is not something the government of Burkina Faso wants to see. So they banned an annual contest of big female bums, an action few are calling a bummer.
Would you or would you not? That is the question. Whether to suffer the slings and arrows of being a wallet thief or to rise up — and return it. For some it's a question not so easily answered but earlier this month a Florida man got it right.
A teenage girl from Mississauga, near Toronto, called 911 last week about an event that most of us would welcome — a vacation. She didn't want to go but Mom and Dad said she had to so, well, she reached out for help.
A policeman in India developed a taste for swallowing blades. As a result, he was admitted to the hospital a few days ago. It turned out he had 40 knives in his stomach and they had to be removed.
Statistics on dog attacks show pit bulls to be by far the most dangerous and vicious dog breed in North America, and beyond. But a recent attack saw 7 pit bulls come under attack - from one elderly cat.
The summer season and time for the more questionable research studies to be promulgated. The latest one is that intelligent people are more untidy and swear more than those of supposed lower intelligence.