The week that was (07-19-19)

Things went from strange to worse during an Oklahoma traffic stop. After pulling over a couple for driving a stolen car with a suspended license, officers found an open bottle of Kentucky Deluxe whiskey, a rattlesnake, a firearm, and a canister of radioactive powdered uranium.

Shares of Philippine’s Cebu Air plunged 38% when a trader mistyped which stock they meant to sell.

Those nervous that machines are out to exterminate us may give pause before trying out the flu vaccine invented by Artificial Intelligence.

Meanwhile, humans invented an electric guitar that shoots flames out of its neck.

Somebody made off with the tax records of nearly every adult in Bulgaria.

Counterfeiters in Brazil were arrested for making fake Ferraris and sham Lamborghinis.

A boat was dragged around the for two miles in San Francisco Bay when one of the fisherman on board hooked a great white shark.

Chicago park officials flew in a professional alligator trapper from Florida to help them capture a 5-foot alligator that had been lurking about in one of their parks. No idea how it got there but some suspect it was a pet. Since catching the animal, Frank Robb has been in no rush to go home, basking in a hero’s welcome.

A hunter responsible for killing 1,300 elephants is now complaining there are not enough left.

As part of an on-going effort to remove gender-specific language from government documents, the Berkeley City Council voted to remove the term, “manhole” from the city’s municipal code and replace it with “maintenance hole.”

Photo credit: KAWS:Holiday @ Mt. Fuji

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