Republican National Convention Bump: New polls are indicating that the recent Republican National Convention didn’t seem to have provided the anticipated bump for the Romney Campaign. In fact, if anyone seems to have gotten a big boost out of the event, it appears to be the comedians.
Tourist Joins Her Own Search Party: An unsuspecting European tourist in Iceland, who was reported missing after she failed to return to her tour bus for over an hour during a sightseeing stop, returned and joined 50 others in a search party before it was discovered that it was her they were actually searching for. Upon returning home, the woman told family and friends that she really “found herself” on that trip.
Neanderthal Bones Suggest a Right-Handed Species With Spoken Language: Researchers say that bones suggest that Neanderthals not only had the capacity for language, but were vastly right-handed. Which may explain why Neanderthals eventually died out because so many woolly mammoths and saber-toothed tigers were left-handed batters back in those days.
Longest-Serving Flight Attendant Retires After 63 Years: The longest-serving flight attendant in the USA has ended his 63-year career at United will earn him a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records. Now here’s a guy who’s really known some of ups and downs during his career.
Kim Kardashian Settles Lawsuit Against Old Navy: Kim Kardashian has reportedly settled a lawsuit against Old Navy claiming the clothing retailer violated her publicity rights by using a lookalike in an ad. Old Navy originally denied the charges, claiming that while the model they used did look somewhat like Kardashian, she wasn’t nearly as stupid.
Female Tennis Umpire Pleads Not Guilty to Murder: A 70-year-old professional tennis umpire pleaded not guilty to fatally bludgeoning her husband of 50 years with a coffee mug at their Woodland Hills home, then leaving her husband to die while she got a manicure. You can’t really blame her for wanting to look her best in all those mugshots.
Detroit Population Declines: New census data shows that the population of Detroit has fallen by a shocking 25% in the last decade. The city council warns that if the trend continues, they may be forced to change the city’s nickname from “Motown” to “Lesstown.”