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Odd Spot #5.

Monday, January 20, 2014

A Peter Pan actor surprised his Wendy co-star - and the audience - by proposing on stage at the end of the show. Sandor Stubl, 28 popped the question to his co-star and real-life girlfriend Jane Mary Sullivan, 22, at the end of their performance in Glasgow. Sullivan burst into tears and gleefully accepted. emoticon


In 1967, London's 'Daily Mail' newspaper carried an article about potholes in Blackburn, Lancashire, inspiring John Lennon to mention it in 'A Day in The Life'. emoticon


The Chinese were using the decimal system as early as the 14th century BC, nearly 2300 years before the first known use of the system in European mathematics. The Chinese were also the first to use a place for zero. emoticon


A batting helmet thrown joyfully in a victory celebration at a Little League baseball game has landed a young Sacramento player in hot water. The boy's coach Alan Beck is seeking $600,000 after being struck by the helmet and tearing his Achilles tendon. emoticon


NBA outfit the Sacramento Kings are set to begin accepting Bitcoin, making them the first professional sports team to accept the virtual currency. Fans will be able to use Bitcoin for tickets and team merchandise from 1st March, using the so-called cryptocurrency's payment processor BitPay. The move is aimed at tapping technology to boost the struggling team.


Two Ohio men have been arrested after they called the cops saying they had been robbed during live-action roleplay at a Taco Bell carpark. But it seems Sebastian Wozniak, 20, and Anthony Klier, 22, were robbed after they tried to sell marijuana to a group of teens. The pair initially tried to convince cops they were attacked after meeting to "practice medieval sword-fighting" in Westlake.
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