Soaring demand for avocado (to spread on toast?) has lead to extortion, kidnapping and theft in Mexico where it is referred to as “green gold.” Further north, apple thieves snuck onto a family farm and stole more than 3 tons of fruit right off of the trees. Meanwhile, there is a record surplus of bacon. […]
Quirky stories form the week prior.
A Nigerian palace announced that its resident tortoise has died following a short illness. Alagba, which means elderly one was 344 years old. After hearing about the new border wall designed so that no one can climb over it, a group of rock climbers built an exact replica and held a contest to see if […]
Quirky stories from the week prior.