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The best quote of the day will very likely be this one: “What are the odds of having two flying squirrels in the same emergency room?” For a frame of reference, it comes from this story about a flying squirrel entering a hospital ER and eluding the fire department. (How’d the FD land flying squirrel [...] [Read More]
Coca-Cola found a marketing idea in the Arctic that combined its red-canned product with saving the snow-white polar bears. It turned its red Coke cans white for the holidays. [Read More]
Sales of Maybach ultraluxury cars have not lived up to expectations, so Daimler is axing its flagship Mercedes-Benz brand. [Read More]
Trolling fishermen brought home a rare catch — video of a great white shark cruising the North Carolina coast and circling their boat. [Read More]
Some 10, 000 people in Budapest are now criminals under a new law in Hungary that outlaws being homeless. From The BBC: A new legal regulation has come into force in Hungary making homelessness punishable by a fine of around $600 or prison. MPs from the ruling conservative party proposed the regulation, on the grounds [...] [Read More]
After some anti-abortion organizations rejoiced at the discovery that the iPhone 4S’ digital assistant, Siri, won’t provide a list of abortion providers when asked “I want an abortion” or “Where can I get an abortion?” and in some cases listed anti-abortion women’s clinics, the Internet launched a debate over whether the gadget was really “pro-life.” [...] [Read More]
What’s better than a $5 footlong? A $2 six-inch sub. Subway plans to launch a deal making its meatball and cold-cut subs available for only two bucks during December, USA Today reported, joining a number of other fast food chains with cheap specials during a down economy. From USA Today: December is typically a slower [...] [Read More]