Archive for April 20, 2010

News boring? Never!

April 20, 2010 1 comment
Fresh spinach pasta

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Just to prove that not all news is boring or depressing at the moment, here are two stories, possibly linked by the idea of “human nature” or “human weakness” and in any case, so strange as to obviously be true!

Penguin cookbook calls for ‘freshly ground black people‘. Publisher destroys 7,000 copies of The Pasta Bible after ‘silly mistake’ causes outrage
Full Story Here
Fine owed by George Washington for overdue library books now $300,000. First president of US failed to return two volumes borrowed in 1789 from New York Society Library
Full Story Here

Strange Random Human Quote:

Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe – Albert Einstein

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