Odd Spot #6.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
It's True! More people have been killed by sand castles since 1990 than by sharks.
Really, no need for WA government to start killing them.
A Saskatchewan man spotted his stolen car during a cab ride to work and started following it, leading police to the car and suspects. The man reported his car stolen to Saskatoon police after leaving it running and unlocked. While the cab driver started chasing it, police were contacted and took over the pursuit, eventually using tracker dogs to find two female suspects after the stolen car was abandoned.
Monkeys at a British zoo have been banned from eating
because they are too unhealthy. Animal nutritionists have likened giving
to the monkeys at Paignton Zoo, Devon, to humans eating too much cake and chocolate. The monkeys have been on a health kick and have been avoiding food that is too sweet and sugary.
A 31-year-old Italian nun, originally from El Salvador, has given birth to a baby boy and says she had no idea she was pregnant.
She was rushed to hospital last week complaining of severe stomach cramps. She has named her son Francis after the current Pope. Her fellow nuns are said to be "surprised" by the news.
A Church of England diocese has issued a set of social media guidelines dubbed the "Twitter commandments". Bath and Wells diocese posted the nine imperatives of social media to help followers remember God while tweeting. The first "rule" urges users to always give "due consideration" before posting online.