Urban Legends Reference Pages: Daily Snopes: ()   Employees Bathe in Dishwashing Sink   (Associated Press)
  • Two fast-food restaurant employees who bathed in a dishwashing sink took cleanliness a bit too far, but didn't pose a health threat, the county's health director said.


  •   The Camera Never Lies, But the Software Can   (The New York Times)
  • The same tools that can be used to crop, retouch and otherwise edit digital images can be used just as easily to distort, alter and fabricate them.


  •   Russian Inventor Patents Space-Ads Device   (Associated Press)
  • Orion, the Big Dipper and Andromeda could be joined in the heavens by ads for soft drinks and cigarettes if a Russian inventor's device catches on.


  •   Drivers Spot X-Rated Films in Other Cars   (Associated Press)
  • More and more Americans are buying vehicles with DVD players, usually to keep the kids entertained. But an increasing number of other people on the road are catching a glimpse through the windows of more than just "Finding Nemo" and "SpongeBob SquarePants."


  •   New Yorker's Monkeys Seized from Home   (Associated Press)
  • Two marmosets, two capuchins, two squirrel monkeys and the spider were confiscated from the home of Orlando Lopez, leaving him brokenhearted.


  •   Singapore Sperm Banks Drying Up   (Associated Press)
  • Singapore's sperm banks are almost completely empty with only five men coming forward to donate last year.


  •   Dutch Politicians Want Bestiality Banned   (Reuters)
  • Two Dutch political parties are calling for laws prohibiting sex with animals after a man suspected of having sex with a pony was set free.


  •   Cat Sneaks on to Airline Flight   (Associated Press)
  • A stray cat sneaked aboard a domestic Bangladesh flight and later sent airport guards on a 2-hour chase around the runway before it was caught.


  •   Milk Good for Gout   (Reuters)
  • Red meat and seafood are out. But milk and other dairy foods are in when it comes to preventing the painful foot ailment gout, according to a report released in the New England Journal of Medicine.


  •   Norway Lawmakers Facing Easter Egg Crisis   (Associated Press)
  • A new law in Norway cuts the number of days a store can keep eggs on the shelf from 40 days to 28. That has prompted the egg industry to warn there might not be enough eggs for the Easter holiday.


  •   Pilot Fined After Tipsy Ride   (Reuters)
  • An airline pilot, reported by passengers for flying his Boeing 737 erratically, has been fined £1,000 after a breath test showed he had been drinking.


  •   Bar Owner Bans Group for 'Casting Spells'   (Associated Press)
  • A Sydney bar owner has expelled a group of drinkers after accusing them of casting spells in his pub.


  •   Tourist Saved from Charging Elephant   (Reuters)
  • South African game rangers shot and killed an elephant as it charged a British tourist in the country's Kruger National Park.


  •   Unwanted Fish to Be Put Up for Adoption   (Associated Press)
  • Unwanted pet fish will be put up for adoption in Singapore in an attempt to spare them from being flushed down the toilet.


  •   Crufts Is Dog-Eat-Dog Affair   (Reuters)
  • Fresh scandal hit the competitive world of dog shows when the owners of a dog tipped to win a prize at Crufts said it had been doped by a jealous rival.


  •   South Korean Robot to Guard Houses   (Associated Press)
  • A new household robot soon on sale in South Korea won't do the laundry or fix dinner — but it will instantly notify its master via cell phone of burglars, fires and gas leaks.


  •   Teens Pledging Sex Abstinence Often Fail   (Reuters)
  • U.S. adolescents who pledge not to have sex until they are married have about the same rate of sexually transmitted diseases as other teenagers, and they often fail to keep their pledge,


  •   Aussie Politicians Accused of Drunkenness   (Associated Press)
  • Instead of engaging in sober debate, politicians in Australia's oldest legislature have been accused of drinking too much and drafting laws with slurred speech and red noses.


  •   Bull in a China Shop   (Reuters)
  • Beijing is building its own bullfighting ring in the suburb of Daxing, and could stage its first showdown as early as May.


  •   Man's Home May End Up in Mall Parking Lot   (Associated Press)
  • A man who lives in a modest cape-style home that's part of a quiet neighborhood on a dead-end street may soon find his house in the middle of a big shopping center's parking lot.
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