Friday, April 5, 2013

Friday miscellaneous (4/5)

North Korea has been back in the news making threats about bombing Austin, Texas. It can be added to the list of near daily threats. Many are having trouble taking the threats seriously.

Dr. Who, the British sci-fi character who is taking America by storm, will be appearing on British postage stamps.

Today's tough job market is leaving lots of people looking for different forms of employment ... like being a professional mermaid.

An April Fool's prank in Florida caused a mild panic when two radio hosts informed their scientifically challenged listening audience that dihydrogen monoxide was pouring out of their water taps.

Has anyone found any treasure on Google's treasure map?

For those in the Washington, DC area, go to the mall tomorrow to celebrate International Pillow Fight Day.

What does one do when one's city is under a bombing attack? Well, one can always take a lesson from WWII Paris and build a fake decoy city. Other Paris ideas include getting sheep to keep the grass trimmed.

President Obama has declared April National Financial Capability Month (we're still not sure if this is an April Fool's joke). He called "upon all Americans to observe this month with programs and activities to improve their understanding of financial principles and practices."

I imagine that the Federal Government teaching budgeting would look something like this.
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