A hearse driver and funeral director made a pit stop, leaving the body and coffin of the veteran they were transporting in the hearse. They were on their way to a funeral service and left the hearse waiting in the parking lot while they took a coffee break. Both employees were fired for this thoughtless and disrespectful move when it was brought to the attention of Veterans Funeral Care, the funeral home they were working for.
Steve Easton of Surrey in the UK suffered a terrible sneezing fit, and when he was done he pulled a rubber dart cap from his nose. After telling his mother about the event, she recalled a story he had forgotten from when Steve was just 7 or 8 years old. As it turns out, he was taken to the hospital after getting a dart stuck up his nose as a kid, where doctors were unable to find it after X-rays.
Pablo Picasso’s “Women of Algiers (Version O)” was making headlines this week when it sold at Christie’s for a whopping $179 million, making it the most expensive painting ever purchased at an auction.
Fox5 in New York also reported on the news, and one of their producers decided to blur out all the b00bs in the image, infuriating many people online.
Jerry Saltz, senior art critic for New York Magazine, pointed out the unnecessary censorship on Twitter Wednesday.
And others also criticized the station for bizarre editorial decision.
The hosts of Fox 5’s morning show “Good Day New York” did a segment on the controversy Thursday, in which they showed the uncensored piece, calling themselves “art connoisseurs” and blasting their coworkers who made the unfortunate decision.
“We get it,” said Greg Kelly. “It was ridiculous!”
Maybe spring break isn't totally ruined but the Panama City Beach City Council has just voted to ban alcohol consumption during the month of March in 2016. That does put a damper on one of the most popular activities of the college spring break season. Those in favor of the ban argue that the money brought in by spring breakers does not outweigh the the overall negative impact of the month of drunken chaos that comes with them. The ban is meant to discourage wild spring breakers in an effort to bring in other types of tourists, like families, who will spend more money and cause less damage.