61. Farting shoes? What's not to like?
Florida-based Goosebumps Products, a maker of gel-filled shoe inserts, sues supplier Bell Chem Corp., claiming that, by delivering the wrong chemical, it had caused bubbles to form in the insoles that emit "a flatulence-like noise" with each step. Goosebumps is forced to dispose of at least 35,000 pairs and soon goes out of business.
and a couple of my favourites
63. "The Other White Meat Queen" probably wouldn't fit on the sash.
The Iowa Pork Producers Association announces that it may retire a contest used to promote its product -- due to the lack of interest among young Iowa women in being designated "Pork Queen." These days, surprisingly, only a handful of hopefuls enter the porcine pageant, which started back in 1960.
56. If all else fails, he can always find work as an inspector of Disneylands.
A Qantas Airways baggage handler is suspended after he's caught opening a passenger's luggage, discovering a camel costume, donning the head, and driving around the tarmac on a baggage cart at Sydney Airport. The incident is reported by the costume's owner, who spies the culprit through the window of the terminal.
27 January 2006
WASHINGTON: A ban on a New Jersey schoolboy wearing flowery skirts to school has been overturned after the American Civil Liberties Union claimed his rights were being violated.
Michael Jackson shops as woman (Imagine that!)
26 January 2006
MICHAEL Jackson went shopping in Bahrain overnight disguised as a traditional Arab woman, but if it was an attempt by the pop star to avoid attention, it failed.
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
~ Winston Churchill ~