Thursday, May 23, 2019
Friday, May 17, 2019
|The cat’s sulk is caused by feline dwarfism and an underbite. Last year, Grumpy Cat won over US$700,000 in a copyright lawsuit. Grumpy Cat Limited sued the owners of the U.S. coffee company Grenade for exceeding an agreement over the cat’s image.|
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
|A Florida man who raised over $22 million on GoFundMe in the “We The People Will Build the Wall” campaign is being accused of diverting money to pay for a ‘million dollar’ yacht and suddenly high-flying lifestyle.|
"My name is Brian Kolfage and I'm a triple-amputee war veteran. I take the security of the American people very seriously which is how I find myself building wall on the southern border. " he says on his Go Fund Me Page.
|A source indicated that Kolfage was manipulating donors with his personal sob story to support his high lifestyle.|| Despite many statements there has been no progress on Kolfage's project. Brian Kolfage made millions from fake news on Facebook pages formerly known as the Right Wing News before getting shuttered by FaceBook. He appears to have simply moved on to an intentionally fake wall.|
Sunday, May 12, 2019
Thursday, May 2, 2019
|Metro Vancouver’s new Poo and Pee mascots are raising a stink. On Wednesday night, the bodily functions, which are part of Metro Vancouver’s third annual Unflushables campaign, were featured on Fox News.|
|The point apparently being made is that the region’s sewer systems can handle only poo, pee, and toilet paper. One wonders where 'rollie' the bum wipe mascot is.|
Sunday, April 28, 2019
Friday, April 19, 2019
|Lori Loughlin’s fashion designer husband Mossimo Giannulli lied to his parents about going to college and then pocketed the tuition money. The couple is accused of paying $500k in bribes to get their daughters into the University of Southern California. They face a wide array of charges.|
19-year-old Oliva Jade is also now implicated in the scandal.
The couple are accused of paying a fortune in bribes to have daughter Oliva Jade placed on the USC rowing team, greasing her acceptance into USC. Oliva Jade is no athlete.
|Oliva Jade has recently closed social media accounts. Loughlin and Giannulli each face up to 40 years in prison. They turned down a plea deal which would have substantially reduced their sentences. The pair thought the feds were bluffing.|
Thursday, April 18, 2019
|Trump again pushed back against the suggestion that he obstructed justice during Robert Mueller‘s investigation, on the day that a redacted version of the special counsel’s report was released publicly. This time, he suggested that the very fact that he didn’t fire anyone from the special counsel’s office shows that he didn’t obstruct anything. |
Hours after the report was released, Trump was spewing ... “Donald Trump was being framed, he fought back. That is not obstruction.” He then tweeted, “I had the right to end the whole witch hunt"
Saturday, April 13, 2019
|A large, flightless bird native to Australia killed its Florida owner when it attacked him. A cassowary killed the man on his property near Gainesville using its long claws. Cassowaries are similar to emus and stand up to 1.8 metres tall and weigh up to 130 pounds.|
|The San Diego Zoo calls them the world's most dangerous bird. They carry a 10-centimetre, dagger-like claw on each foot. Cassowaries have a reputation for being dangerous and can be extremely aggressive if provoked.|
Friday, April 12, 2019
|An Illinois father-son team is accused of illegally selling body parts ravaged by infectious diseases, including HIV, sepsis and hepatitis. Donald Greene Sr. is charged with wire fraud and his son, Donald Greene II, is charged with concealing a crime. The pair allegedly sold the body parts of people who believed they were donating their bodies to science. Researchers pay for cadaver parts, but it is illegal to knowingly trade in diseased organs. |
Operating from 2008 to 2014 through the Biological Resource Center of Rosemont, the company provided the bodies to researchers.
|The Greenes operation came up as investigators were probing notorious Detroit body broker Arthur Rathburn. Rathburn was sentenced to nine years in prison in 2018.|
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
|The Liberal government is taking heat after announcing it's giving Loblaw Co. $12m under a clean energy program. Minister Catherine McKenna announced that Loblaw would receive the cash as part of a $36m upgrade to refrigeration units at 370 Loblaw stores.|
Monday, April 8, 2019
|In May last year, an elderly man was admitted to the Brooklyn branch of Mount Sinai Hospital for abdominal surgery. A blood test revealed that he was infected with a newly discovered germ called Candida auris. C. auris is tenacious, in part, because it is impervious to major antifungal medications. Fungi, just like bacteria, are evolving defenses to survive modern medicines. |
It's thought that rampant use of fungicides on crops is contributing to the surge in drug-resistant fungi infecting humans.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
|She was arrested last October while in rehab in Malibu, California. Sorokin is accused of falsifying documents from foreign banks showing balances of £52 million, which she tried to use to secure a £16.5 million loan for her business project.|
With her plea bargain now rejected, Sorokin faces 15 years in jail.
Her lawyer told jurors that Sorokin was exploiting a system that was “easily seduced by glamour and glitz”