Tag: weekthatwas

  • The Week that Was

    The Week that Was

    A man wearing a “Trust Me” t-shirt was arrested after stealing a car that was left unlocked on the street idling to warm up. Mary Horomanski in Erie, Pennsylvania received her December electric bill and her, “eyes just about popped out of my head” when she saw that the total due was more than the […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    A man in London spontaneously burst into flames. So much rain fell on Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi during Hurricane Harvey that the earth’s crust flexed. People stealing packages left on front porches is such a big problem that one man has gone into business selling booby trap devices that set off a small explosive […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    A mummy of a “senior official” from 3,500 years ago was uncovered in Egypt. Wonder if they buried him with his paperwork. Scientists at the Arctic University of Norway found a shark swimming in the North Atlantic estimated to be over 512-years old. What happened in 1505? Martin Luther had yet to present his 95 thesis […]

  • The week that was

    A 77-year old man in Japan has taken up a new hobby, painting . . . with Microsoft Excel. A researcher at Yale has figured out the secret to turn conservatives into liberals. A 5-pound avocado grown in Hawaii has broken the world record, “We just cut giant slices out of it like avocado steaks and […]

  • The week that was

    Trying something new. A weekly wrap-up of sorts. The Austin headquarters for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission was overrun by “several hundred” rats. A Russian rocket launch went awry when the wrong directions were loaded into it’s flight plan and sent it to the bottom of the ocean. Meanwhile, the Voyager team dusted […]

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