Zurich Bank Asks Employees to Trim their Nose Hair

Wow, I hope they pay well at this bank.   UBS has tried to downplay a new dress code widely reported  in the international press, it offered detailed instructions to staff extending as far as the colour of their underwear and the care of nasal hair. In an internal memo seen by Reuters, The Swiss bank […]

Can you Hold it In for a Week

No wonder George Castanza didn’t go to the bathroom in India and it costs the country 54 Billion dollars a year!  A lack of toilets and poor hygiene practices in India cost Asia’s third largest economy almost $54 billion every year, the World Bank said on Monday. Premature deaths, treatment for the sick, wasted time […]

Hiring New Cops at $2 a Piece?

Authorities say that life-sized cardboards of female police officers in miniskirts placed alongside roads have managed to slow down speeding drivers in several central Czech towns. The mayor of the town of Mrakotin, Miroslav Pozar, said Thursday drivers, including him, automatically slow down when they see such officers. Pozar dismissed allegations this was because the […]

German City Places Sex Tax on Prostitutes

Faced with a 100 million euro ($133 million) deficit, one western German city has introduced a day tax on prostitutes to help bring down its budget gap. The new “pleasure tax” requires prostitutes in Dortmund to purchase a 6 euro “day ticket” for each day they work, or face a potential fine. The city estimates […]

Ice Cream Stoners

Wow man, this is totally cool. Three flavours of marijuana-laced ice cream went on sale in California last week.  Dubbed High Scream, the dopey dessert was introduced at a medical marijuana dispensary in Santa Cruz as an alternative to smoking pot. Only medical patients who have prescriptions allowing them to use marijuana for pain control […]