ODO 67: This Heat Is Frying Brain Cells
-B.S. FROM THE NEWS-
- Record Heat Wave For Phoenix
- Several dozen flights had to be cancelled out of Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport because the daily highs were too hot for many planes to fly.
- Heat Wave In Europe Has Men In Skirts
Nearly 50 boys chose to wear skirts to school because the school dress code does not allow for boys to wear shorts. The prep school uniform does allow girls to wear skirts, and so the boys decided to wear the skirts to protest the injustice of the dress code. Apparently a male member of the school staff arrived wearing a skirt after being sent home for wearing shorts.
- French Bus Drivers Wear Skirts In Heat Because Shorts Are Banned.
A group of male bus drivers in Nantes, France showed up to work in skirts because company policy does not allow them to wear shorts on hot days. Skirts, on the other hand, are allowed, and the dress code doesn’t specifically state that only women can wear them.
While researchers with the U.S. Geological Survey were making adjustments to their computer records, a computer glitch interpreted the changes as a current threat and sent out a series of automated warnings for a magnitude 6.8 quake. The quake in question actually occurred in June of 1925. A string of automated systems with local news outlets resulted in articles and tweets being generated warning residents of the threat before the USGS could retract the warnings and explain.
A Fort Worth, TX man was caught shoplifting DVDs from a Wal-Mart by an off-duty police officer dressed as Batman. Among the DVDs was the Lego Batman Movie. After getting a ticket, he asked the “Batman” for a selfie.
A group of CIA contractors were fired after it was discovered that they had hacked the agency vending machines and gotten away with over $3000 in free snacks over a 6 month period.
-JACKASS OF THE WEEK-
|Left: White Martina after $60K in surgery. Center: Before surgeries. Right: “Black” Martina|
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