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Yearly Archive for 2010
There are a few things you’ll need when planning an over-the-top wedding. A $30,000 banquet hall is a must-have. An orchestra — well, that’s a steal for $10,000. And $11,000 for flowers seems quite reasonable, don’t you think? One Chicago bride thought her big day justified spending that much, but her beloved didn’t seem to [...] [Read More]
A Kentucky man may hold the secret to one of life’s greatest mysteries. But then he shot it. Legend has it, the chupacabra, a small, freakish rodent-dog-thing roams free in the Americas, spending its days sucking the blood from goats and eluding the legitimate scientific community. “It’s kind of a mystery right now,” says Mark [...] [Read More]
Memo to military pilots: Dumb macho stunts may be part of your historic tradition, but avoid damaging $33 million helicopters. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports (via AP) that two Navy pilots who accidentally dipped their choppers into Lake Tahoe during a stunt to take pictures for their squad’s Facebook page will lose their flying status [...] [Read More]
All I want for Christmas is…well…everything… Apparently the recession or whatever we’re calling it now isn’t hitting everybody the same way. At least not on Wall Street. “Velvet in Dupont,” a rider on the Metro-North railroad (which carries much of the financial industry’s workforce back to their bedroom communities in Westchester and Fairfield Counties) found [...] [Read More]
Hey secondhand shoppers, you might want to pay attention. CNN.com reports that scabies, or Sarcoptes scabiei, are the “most common stowaways in secondhand threads.” The tiny eight-legged mites dig into your skin and make you itch like crazy. Typically, you’ll develop rashes or sores, and the infection doesn’t go away without getting a special cream [...] [Read More]