A manhunt was underway in North Carolina earlier this week for three armed men who robbed a truck and two armed guards of $4 million in gold. A former Romanian tourism minister in detention on corruption charges has asked to be allowed to wallpaper and paint her cell walls. NASCAR will have new rules to try to prevent fights at the end of races. Plus, a Florida man accused of attempting to steal an airplane told police he needed to “go to Chicago” and more!
Yesterday productivity in the United States hit a standstill in the afternoon, as Netflix accidentally posted the third season of House of Cards two weeks early. They claim that it was an accidental leak.
Facebook is now going to let you pick someone who can run your Facebook page after you die. It’s going to be called your “Legacy Contact.” They can continue your online legacy, by posting new materials and even responding to friend requests.
Orange county in Florida has voted to ban all religious and political materials from schools. This comes after a Satanic coloring book was passed out to some students. They couldn’t just ban Satanic materials, so they decided to ban everything.
A Republican lawmaker in Montana has introduced legislation that would ban yoga pants and other tight fighting clothing. They would be charged with indecent exposure, and a person convicted of indecent exposure three times in Montana can be sentenced to life in jail and up to $10,000.
A Florida man has decided it’s a good idea to build a gun range in his front yard. The owner says he’s well within his rights, and that’s true, it’s actually perfectly legal. That doesn’t mean it’s a good idea.
Randy Quaid and his wife have posted a video on YouTube where he attacks various media organizations and Rupert Murdoch. Apparently he is angry that Rupert didn’t thank him for his work on Independence Day. Really.
Radio Shack is preparing to shut down about half its stores and sell the rest to either Sprint or Amazon. Amazon would like to use the storefronts the same way that Apple does.
A big-rig hauling frozen chicken collided with a truck carrying bees in Southern California. The truck with the chickens burst into flames and was incinerated, cooking the chicken.
Charlie Manson’s marriage license expires on Thursday, so the two lovebirds will have to get a new one. The 26 year old woman says that she still intends to go through with the wedding.
A new study shows that the number of cases of people calling in sick rises dramatically the Monday after the Super Bowl. A Florida mom faces multiple charges after four kids leapt from her car, because they say she was drunk behind the wheel. Thirty-three-year-old New Yorker Justin Jedlica is a self-styled “Human Ken Doll” who has had more than 190 cosmetic procedures in his quest to become “100 percent plastic.” Plus, a Connecticut man was arrested for using his truck to tow kids on a sled down a snowy street at a high rate of speed.