Today in facepalms: a chain of Christian bookstore called LifeWay are pulling copies of the Here’s Hope Breast Cancer Bible from their shelves after it learned that one of the organizations benefiting from the sales is Planned Parenthood. The bible is produced by the Susan G. Komen Foundation, and $1 from each sale is donated to non-profit organizations that provide help breast cancer sufferers. Of course, Planned Parenthood is one of them. In fact, to assume that Planned Parenthood — the most well known non-profit sexual health clinics in the country — would not be among them was naive. Keep reading »
A high school student in central India was recognized as the world’s shortest woman by Guinness World Records on Friday as she turned 18 and said she hopes to earn a degree and make it in Bollywood.
Jyoti Amge stood just 62.8 centimeters (24.7 inches) tall – shorter than the average 2-year-old – when Guinness representatives visiting from London measured her at a ceremony attended by about 30 relatives and friends in the town of Nagpur, in Maharashtra state. Read more…
Earlier this week, a woman in New Zealand came home to find a furry, adorable surprise — a baby seal pup was cozied up on the corner of her couch, blissfully sleeping. The pup had apparently traveled from the nearby Bay of Plenty, through the busy streets of the town of Tauranga, and wandered into Annette Swoffer’s home. The little guy traveled, say experts, at least five kilometers from his native habitat to end up as a couch potato. Weirdly, this isn’t the first time this seal pup — dubbed Lucky — has wandered far from home. Local residents have called authorities about the wandering seal two other times. And Lucky is hardly the only wild animal to show up where he’s least expected. Read on for some more bizarre stories of animals coming in from the wild.
Are your children misbehaving at school? Are your loved ones suffering from medical ailments? Is your home infested with bedbugs?
If you answered yes to all of these questions, you’ll be happy to know that there’s a simple reason you are experiencing these seemingly unrelated misfortunes: Your dog is possessed by a demon.
And, thankfully, there’s a simple solution: A $197 pendant sold by a woman who claims her poodle was inhabited by a demonic spirit. But wait, there’s more! Read more…