The week that was (11-8-19)

So Oliva Newton-John’s iconic leather jacket and skintight pants she wore in the movie Grease ended up going for over $400,000. Next up are Michael Jackson’s Moonwalk socks that Footwear News optimistically expects to fetch over $1 million.

Russia decided to crack down on hip-hop music because of it’s rebellious and anti-authoritarian message, which made it even more popular.

The makers of the game Grand Theft Auto have not paid corporate tax for the past 10 years.

Stepping up their service animal game, one person brought a small horse on the BART train.

The Marines are getting soft. Umbrellas are now allowed, “at their option during inclement weather.”

UC San Diego is experimenting with roads made from recycled plastic.

Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry stepped down after being accused of gifting his constituents over-priced melons.

A Virginia woman who was fired from her job at a federal contractor after flipping off President Trump’s motorcade in 2017 turned her political frustrations into action, and won a local election on Tuesday.

Krispy Kreme realized they had a PR disaster on their hands when the news got out that they were cease-and-desisting one student entrepreneur’s grey market importing operation. They backed off and will pay for his college tuition as well.

We learned that Google serves pizza topped, upon special request, with mealworms.

Enjoy your lunch!

Photo credit: Senator Mitch McConnell gets photo-bombed

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