Egyptian Authorities Close Pyramid Amidst Reports of Mysterious 11/11/11 Rituals
The antiquities authority in Egypt closed down the pyramid of Khufu, known as Cheops, the largest pyramid in the Giza Necropolis, after rumors surfaced about groups attempting to hold spiritual ceremonies there to mark the rare 11/11/11 date.
Fraudulent Student Is Jailed for Falsely Listing Harvard on His Resume
Adam Wheeler, a former Harvard student kicked out of the university for false statements on his admissions application, has been sent to jail for including the school on his resume when applying for a job. For violating this condition of his probation, he now faces a possible two-year sentence.
Walmart to Beat ‘Black Midnight’ With 10 p.m. Opening on Thanksgiving Day
In the midst of retailers looking to start traditional Black Friday festivities at the first possible moment the Friday after Thanksgiving, Walmart is expected to announce that it will do them one better. The company has decided to open at 10 p.m. the night of Thanksgiving, so its customers can get …
Jesse Ventura Loses Patriotism, Threatens Mexican Citizenship After Lawsuit Is Thrown Out
Former Minnesota governor and professional wrestler, Jesse Ventura, said he had lost his patriotism on Friday after a lawsuit he filed against the federal government was dismissed from a district court in St. Paul, MN.
Veteran in Oregon Faces Eviction for Putting Up American Flag
A navy veteran in Springfield, Oregon received an eviction notice from his landlord for putting up an American flag for Navy Day on October 27.
FCC’s Fine on CBS for Janet Jackson’s Superbowl Nip-Slip Ruled Improper
On Wednesday, a federal appeals court upheld its previous decision that the Federal Communications Commission acted improperly when it fined CBS for the brief exposure of Janet Jackson’s breast during the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show.
Viagra Tries to Stiff Former Employee Over Inflated Severance Check
A New York woman laid off from Pfizer, the maker of Viagra, is taking advantage of a more than $400,000 overage in her severance pay after her former employer made a clerical error.
Ohio Couple Arrested for Giving Away Their Two-Year-Old Daughter
A young Ohio couple was arrested Thursday after police discovered they had given their neglected 2-year-old daughter to a neighbor 10 days earlier.
Statue of Liberty Turns 125 Years Old
It’s time to bake a very large cake and get a lot of candles ready, because Friday is the Statue of Liberty’s 125th birthday. Celebrations on Liberty Island will mark the October day in 1886 when the gift from France, a symbol of friendship, was inaugurated in front o…
Car Companies Working on Bigger Cars for Fat Drivers
Don’t worry if your waistline is expanding, because pretty soon, your luxury vehicle will expand with it.