Hotel Replaces Bibles With Copies of ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’
Here’s a story that may offend both the religious and fans of good fiction. A hotel in England has replaced all of its Gideon Bibles with ‘Fifty Shades of Grey,’ the first installment in E.L. James’s notorious trilogy of “mommy porn.”
‘Encyclopedia Brown’ Author Donald J. Sobol Dies at 87
Donald J. Sobol, the author of the extremely popular boy-detective book series ‘Encyclopedia Brown,’ died last week of natural causes. He was 87.
eBay Reunites a Man With His Long-Lost Stolen Car of 42 Years
It was 1970 when a thief stole Robert Russell’s 1967 Austin Healey from in front of his Philadelphia home. Even as the decades came and went, Russell never gave up hope of getting back his cherished vehicle. Then, after a recent bout of insomnia, Russell took to eBay and started searching for the sports car.
Woman Performs the Ultimate Challenge – Hugging a Person a Day for a Year
Melinda Schmidt has been a hugger her whole live. So when the 35-year-old mother of two recently moved to Raleigh, NC, she immediately started missing the parade of embraces she used to get in her smaller hometown. Melinda decided to do something about this, and since she couldn’t import her friends and family to Raleigh, she started hugging strangers instead.
Are You Trying to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables? — Survey of the Day
You’ve been told since you were a little kid to eat your fruits and veggies. These time-honored words of wisdom seem to falling on deaf ears, though.
Pennsylvania Mayor Cuts Salary of All City Employees to Minimum Wage — Is It Fair?
Not even Michael Scott of Dunder Mifflin fame would pull the kind of controversial stunt the mayor of Scranton, PA. has.
Hundreds of Students Defend Military Funeral Against the Westboro Baptist Church
When the Westboro Baptist Church announced their intention to target the funeral of Texas A&M alum Lt. Col. Roy Tisdale, his fellow Aggies didn’t take it sitting down. In fact, with a little help of Facebook, more than 500 students at Texas A&M showed up at the burial in College Park, Texas.
‘Miami Cannibal’ Was High on Pot, Not Bath Salts
“Miami Cannibal” Rudy Eugene may have been having a psychotic episode when he stripped naked and started chewing on the face of homeless man Ronald Poppo. But the 31-year-old’s behavior wasn’t triggered by the drug known as “bath salts,” as many have suggested.
What Do You Hate Most About Your Workplace? – Survey of the Day
Not everybody hates their job, but you’d be hard pressed to find someone who likes all aspects of their workplace. Citrix recently conducted a survey of 1,013 office workers in which they asked what they dislike about their 9-to-5 jobs.
Are Hot Dogs Still an American Favorite? – Survey of the Day
July is National Hot Dog month, which makes sense since patriotic folks barbecue an estimated 150 million franks on July 4th alone. But a recent survey from organic meat producer Applegate suggests that the hot dog’s status as an American staple could be in jeopardy.