A 64 year old man from Somerset claims he has sent over 100 letters, only one of which has been detected as counterfeit, free of charge using DIY 'stamps' featuring his own face. IMAGES AND FULL ARTICLE *
(Oh no! Whatever will Niece #2 do?) McDonald's is to stop using Heinz tomato ketchup in its restaurants after 40 years as Bernardo Hees, the former head of rival Burger King, took over as Heinz's chief executive. FULL ARTICLE
And talking of heinz beans .....
A 59 year old man from 'Planet Beanus' who changed his name to Captain Beany has spent £10,000 on his obsession with his favourite food after turning his home into the Baked Bean Museum of Excellence. FULL ARTICLE
A home owner was left speechless when he took up his old carpet to discover a giant Monopoly board painted on the floorboards underneath. FULL ARTICLE
Unable to gain entry to a house from which an emergency 999 call was made, police officers battered down the front door to find the caller was a cat called Bruce. FULL ARTICLE
Made from a synthesised version of the protein that makes jellyfish luminous and costing £140 for a single scoop a Bristol based inventor has created the world's first glow in the dark ice-cream. FULL ARTICLE
A 35 year old motorist from Essex banned from driving after he was caught speeding along at 130mph .... with a cup of tea between his knees told police he was surprised that his mum's posh Mercedes-Benz didn't have cup-holders. FULL ARTICLE
The Cerne Abbas Giant (the UK's largest chalk hill figure which, dating back to at least 1694, is believed to be a symbol of spirituality and fertility) has been given a temporary moustache in order of Movember, a charity which raises awareness of prostate and testicular cancer. FULL ARTICLE
And now for Husband dearest's choice .....
In a world of computers and smartphones, the humble typewriter seems long-forgotten as a means to communicate. But one woman has found a continuing use for the machines by using the letters, numbers and symbols to create art - from tiny stick figures to huge multi-page montages. FULL ARTICLE AND VIDEO
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