The Herald of Everett, Washington
Customer service  |  Subscribe   |   Log in or sign up   |   Advertising information   |   Contact us
HeraldNet on Facebook HeraldNet on Twitter HeraldNet RSS feeds HeraldNet Pinterest HeraldNet Google Plus The Daily Herald on Linked In HeraldNet Youtube
HeraldNet Newsletters  Newsletters: Sign up  Green editions icon Green editions
Herald staff | jbauer@heraldnet.com
Published: Tuesday, July 3, 2012, 12:01 a.m.

Friends in low places

Flush with advice: Michigan safety officials have a new way of encouraging people, men at least, not to drink and drive when they've been out at taverns: talking urinal cakes. The deodorizing urinal cakes play a message, in a friendly woman's voice, reminding men to call a cab or a friend to get home safely.

But The Buzz thinks there's a fatal flaw with this plan: Any guy who's been drinking isn't going to have the aim necessary to "activate" the urinal cake.

--

Tie me kangaroo down, sport: Drivers in Pasco were startled Saturday to see a kangaroo hopping down a state highway. Police corralled the marsupial until the owner could come and claim his exotic pet.

Drivers who were on their way home from local bars said they would listen the next time a urinal cake told them to call a cab.

--

God said, "Ha!" Scientists in Switzerland using the world's largest atom smasher say they have found strong evidence of the Higgs boson, or "God particle," an elusive speck that could help explain how the universe works.

But scientists were disappointed that when they cracked open the "God particle" it only reminded them to call a cab if they had had too much to drink.

--

Subscribe to Daily headlines
See sample | Privacy policy

Most recent The Buzz posts

digital subscription promo

Subscribe now

Unlimited digital access starting at 99 cents, or included with any print subscription.

loading...
» More local news
HeraldNet Classifieds