The restrictive ways of HOAs came under scrutiny this month when a Sussex Square, Virginia, HOA demanded that a 90-year-old World War II vet remove an unapproved flag pole from his front yard. After receiving support from members of Congress, and even the Obama administration, Van T. Barfoot triumphed in his quest to fly Old Glory. Read on for 7 ridiculous HOA rules from around the country.
Proverbs 21:9 says, “Better to live on the corner of a roof than to share a house with a nagging wife.” For a Chinese truck driver named Zhou, he decided that to jump in a rushing river from a ferry was far better than to stay with his nagging wife.
Despite the possibility of surviving being less than nothing, death seemed a better option for the man at the time.
Sand thieves beware – your beachfront property may be shut down and turned into a crime scene if you steal sand on Cancun Beach. That is exactly what happened recently as surprised tourists found their little piece of Cancun beach paradise ringed by crime-scene tape and gun-toting sailors.
A woman is suing an Egyptian hotel claiming her daughter got pregnant – from using the hotel’s swimming pool. This after Magdalena Kwiatkowska’s 13-year-old returned to Poland from their holiday expecting a baby.
Fox News is reporting that a 71-year-old Albuquerque father says he fired a gun after his two adult sons refused to do their chores. Sammy Shannon calls it a form of discipline.
If there were ever a more pathetic organization on Earth than PETA, then I don’t know what it is. The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is scolding President Obama for killing a fly that was bothering him during a recent interview with CNBC.
They are in fact sending him a Katcha Bug Humane Bug Catcher, a device that allows users to trap a house fly and then release it outside. Are you serious?
Don’t throw out your old things – they could be worth something. In one woman’s case, a thrown out mattress was worth $ 1 million dollars! The mattress which contained $1 million hidden inside was mistakenly thrown out, setting off a frantic search through tons of garbage at a number of landfill sites.
I came across 37 seconds of video which is actually a scene from the Nathan Barley series in which Dan Ashcroft gives a commentary on the rise of the idiot classes. Many people think this rant is the exposition of co-creator Chris Morris’s own feelings on popular culture.
Will stories of people seeing the likeness of Jesus or even Mary in toast, on walls and just about anything you can imagine ever cease? Not likely, especially when there’s money to be made selling such items on sites like eBay.
In a most recent story, one North Texas family says they found Jesus in a cheese snack.
I’m not sure if what was left on my door a few days ago was a joke or not. It is the most detailed “lost dog” note I have ever seen, so detailed in fact that it is humorous (the note, not that someone lost their dog).
Check it out for yourself.