People make bad decisions all the time. The subjects of this week’s esteemed news stories range from just being ignorant to getting literally blinded by poor decision making. On a completely unrelated note, it’s pie time at home! Ok, it’s because I decided to let my wife order 30 lbs of apples, so I guess it does relate to bad decision making. Going back to being blind, this week’s “Recommended Listening” features at least one guy who is legally blind. It’s Big D and Little R, from the Bro-Ron’s Podcast.
When McDonald’s announced a super limited release of it’s long gone szechuan dipping sauce, caused by fans of the cartoon show, “Rick and Morty,” they didn’t expect that thousands of fans would show up to get some of the sauce. Some locations only had a few dozen packets of sauce, if any. The hoards of fans, started chanting, and some had to be removed by police.
At an auction in China, a vase, valued around $500, sold for over $6 million. The vase, apparently made in the 20th century, had a marking that may have indicated it actually being made during the 18th century. Somebody was willing to gamble on that maybe in a big way.
Man Asks Friends to Help Him Move, They Actually Robbed A House
A Montana man is in jail on burglary and criminal mischief charges after he asked his friends to help him move. In reality, they ended up helping him steal nearly $40,000 of property from another man’s home.
A 21 year old Chinese woman has rendered herself blind in her right eye after spending as much as 8 hours a day playing a popular mobile phone game for days on end. She admited that some days she wouldn’t even stop to eat. Doctors determined that she has extreme eye strain and are still trying to restore her vision.