Friday, March 30, 2007

Weekly Review 3/30/07

  • At 7 feet, 9 inches, the world’s tallest man married a woman who is 5’6”. The bride was carried across the threshold while standing on the man’s right shoulder.

  • Sirius Satellite Radio is launching television service exclusively in Chrysler cars later this year, but to get reception the cars always have to face south.

  • Goodyear is sponsoring a contest where one student from each of the Final Four schools shoots a ball from a blimp 500 feet in the air at a hoop 100 feet wide. The winner receives a prize package from Goodyear and a contract with the Memphis Grizzlies.

  • A female umpire worked a Major League Baseball exhibition game. It took over 8 hours because she kept changing her mind.

  • A Maryland woman says her golden retriever saw her choking on a piece of apple and performed the Heimlich maneuver to save her life. Then he gnawed her leg off.

  • The caterer at a university dormitory in Bangladesh has been fired after students complained they were served dog meat. Students grew suspicious when a hamburger performed the Heimlich maneuver on a choking student.

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