Category: TWTW

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    One of France’s most notorious criminals escaped from prison again. This time, on a hijacked helicopter. “We’re not sure how many there were – there’s not much left of them,” said Sibuya reserve owner Nick Fox about the suspected rhino poachers that were mauled and eaten by lions on the South African game reserve. A […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    Trump’s trade war backfired spectacularly when Harley-Davidson announced that it was moving production overseas to avoid crippling tariffs levied by the EU in retaliation. Shawn Mendes, Bryan Adams, Foo Fighters and the Dave Matthews Band were facing delays because a protected bird built a nest and laid her eggs on the exact spot where construction […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    The agency that monitors seismic activity in Mexico said an “artificial quake” was registered in Mexico City, possibly caused by “massive jumps during the goal from the Mexico national soccer team.” One of the oldest and biggest names in cannabis, High Times, announced that it is officially going public on the NASDAQ. Multiple people in […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    A New York apple orchard was the first to have it’s trees pollinated by unmanned drones. A shopping mall in China set aside walking lanes for people glued to their phones to keep them from bumping into other shoppers. Bloomberg writes about a new breed of real estate agents selling virtual plots in Genesis City, […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    Researchers recommended that humming the Spanish dance song Macarena while performing CPR will help keep you on rhythm. Renovators discovered secret diary written by a worker on the underside of the floorboards at a French chateau uncovered a tale of infidelity and infanticide and gave historians a unique record of village life in the 1880s. […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    Arlington National Cemetery, where the US buries its war dead, is running out of room. Already, family members who ask to be buried next to their relatives who have died in the service of their country are being denied and space is being saved by burying relatives in stacks, instead of side by side. Hormel […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    Last week we learned of a 69-year old double amputee that climbed to the summit of Mt. Everest. This week it’s a veteran Sherpa guide who just finished his record 222th time up the mountain. For the first time in its 226-year history, a woman will lead the New York Stock Exchange. Also, the Fearless […]

  • The week that was, Royal Wedding edition

    The week that was, Royal Wedding edition

    The United Kingdom will shut down this weekend for the Royal Wedding. Punters are betting on everything with 2:1 odds that the queen will be wearing a blue hat while the appearance of a white hat is a long 33:1. While doing research for the wedding, a staff writer for The New Yorker discovered that […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    California passed the UK to become the 5th largest economy in the world. An Israeli settlement camp in the West Bank was the first to deploy miniature drones to secure its borders. Feliks Zemdegs from Australia has broken the world record for solving a Rubik’s cube. He did it in just 4.22 seconds. It took […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    May-the-Forth be with you edition