WAIT WHAT In Dorking, England, Chris Hepworth and his partner, Tanisha Prince, both of London, dove across the finish line in one minute and 37 seconds, setting a course record and capturing the coveted UK Wife Carrying championship on April 8. Any adult couple can compete in the contest–married or not and regardless of gender–which consists of one team member carrying the … [Read more...] about NOTW: Mummified monkeys, fake trips to Heaven and the women who assaulted the Easter Bunny
I’ve bought and sold items on Facebook’s Marketplace a few times, and it was great until you came along. You were selling a $310 Tiffany bracelet for just $90. I thought it was good deal, especially after you said it was a gift from an ex that you didn’t want anymore. I drove all the way to Paia to meet you, and you certainly looked the part: fancy lady in a silver luxury car. … [Read more...] about Eh Brah: Thanks for selling me that fake Tiffany bracelet!
U-S-A! U-S-A! Although discouraging the marriage of children in developing nations has been U.S. foreign policy for years, a data-collecting watchdog group in America disclosed in February that 27 U.S. states have no minimum marriage ages and estimates that an average of almost 25,000 children age 15 and under are permitted to marry every year (“estimates” because some states … [Read more...] about NOTW: Child marriage in the U.S., idiotic fraud and people who steal toys from poor children
Though more people ended up voting for Democrat Hillary Clinton, it is Republican Donald Trump who will be the next President of the United States. For those of us who believe in civil rights, the dangers of climate change and simple human decency, the night of Nov. 8 was one of the toughest of our lives. According to numbers compiled by The New York Times, Trump’s victory … [Read more...] about UPDATED: Trump Wins, America Loses: How the 2016 Election looks from Maui
THE LANGUAGE OF LOVE People advertising for love interests via online dating sites have apparently become picky about how they describe their sexuality. To the usuals (male, female, gay, heterosexual) have been added recently (as reported by NPR in December after surveying OkCupid.com) "asexual," "androgynous," "genderqueer" (evidently not the same as "gay"), "queer" (not … [Read more...] about NOTW: Washaway Beach, Vintage Porn Mags and the Language of Love