Tuesday, March 20, 2007
Posted by Tom Ray at 12:46 PM
Every wonder what happens to the 10 people a year who die mid-flight? Well, if you're flying British Airways you get the final upgrade. Corpses fly first class.
From Times Online: Paul Trinder, who awoke to see the body at the end of his row, last week described the journey as "deeply disturbing", and complained that the airline dismissed his concerns by telling him to "get over it".
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Posted by Tom Ray at 12:36 PM
MONTPELIER, VT. — Thirteen-year-old Katharine Tuck's sneakers smell as bad as they look.Now, at least, the Utah seventh-grader can afford some new ones.On Tuesday, she out-ranked six other children to win $2,500 in the 32nd annual National Odor-Eaters Rotten Sneaker Contest, stinking up the joint with a pair of well-worn 1 1/2-year-old Nikes so noxious they had the judges wincing."I'm so proud of the little stinker," said her mother, Paula Tuck.
Posted by Tom Ray at 12:33 PM
As one aspiring weatherman learns the hard way, broadcast journalism is not as easy as it looks. And neither is talking. Or even just standing there.
Posted by Tom Ray at 12:28 PM