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TRAVELLIN' ROSE Wednesday, July 23
District of Columbia government services have improved markedly since the 1990s when NOTW reported frequent misadventures as the "District of Calamity." Still, things happen. Rose Preston called 911 on March 15, fearing a stroke because of a …
READER'S CHOICE Wednesday, July 23
Bill Hillmann, 32, expert on Spain's bull-running events and author of a chapter in "How to Survive the Bulls of Pamplona" (its most famous festival), was hospitalized in July after being gored during the run. The horn passed through one thigh, …
BIG SNAPPER Wednesday, July 23
In June, an unnamed American exchange student visiting Germany's Tubingen University, exploring a large marble sculpture outside the school's institute for microbiology and virology, was trapped inside and had to be rescued by firefighters. The …
TOILET TRAINING Wednesday, July 16
Enric Girona recently donated his prototype pet commode to El Vendrell, Spain, hoping to spark worldwide interest. Conscientious owners can train their dogs on the station (a hole in the ground with a flush handle) connected to the sewer system, as …
CRAPPY JOB Wednesday, July 16
Municipal engineers in Melton Mowbray, England, were called out in June to fix a lingering sewer overrun caused by, they found, "hundreds" of tennis balls that had apparently each been flushed down toilets. Said the project manager, "We expect …
BROWNIE POINTS Wednesday, July 16
After two third-graders wet their pants on May 15 at Mill Plain Elementary School in Vancouver, they blamed teachers for too-strictly enforcing their classroom's "rewards" system, in which good behavior earns students points redeemable for, among …
CHIP-FACED Wednesday, July 16
Japanese snack company Calbee recently staged a promotion around popular singer Nana Mizuki, giving away 10 backstage passes to her Aug. 3 Yokohama concert to the purchasers of 10 lucky bags of secretly marked potato chips. Her perhaps-hugest fan, …
SEE FOOD Wednesday, July 16
Britain's news website Metro.co.uk, combing Facebook pages, located a full photo array from prominent 23-year-old German body art enthusiast Joel Miggler, whose various piercings and implants are impressive. His centerpieces are the portholes in …
CAN'T POSSIBLY BE TRUE Wednesday, July 16
Until the New York governor and legislature addressed the problem recently, it was legal in the state for narcissistic animal owners to force their dogs and cats to endure permanent, decorative tattoos and piercings. At press time, Gov. Andrew Cuomo …
FIRED UP Wednesday, July 16
Kayla Oxenham, 23, was arrested in Port Charlotte in June, charged with using a stick to burn "brands" into the skin of her two children, ages 5 and 7. Among her explanations to police: so she could identify them as being hers and because she …
 
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