Delightful mother of the year planning her daughter's 18th birthday party didn't think a limo ride to London for an evening of partying was enough. To make sure they had a good time she got 12 baggies
of cocaine for the trip. The party was to be in February but unfortunately for mom police stopped by on the 31 of January to talk to her and caught her with the drugs. Having had 6 previous convictions tends to get you extra police attention.
From an incredibly weird pre-internet, pre-cellphone, pre-cable-TV world! Limbs in actual motion--outdoors! Witness the horror of "free-range children!"
Problem: It's hard to travel with a baby.
Solution: build a portable cage to carry your kid in. I wonder if the TSA would approve of these. Source: Illustrated World (Mar 1920)
I regret that I did not have this story ready for you for Christmas. Nonetheless, its spirit lives on through every season!
Thank God the kid didn't wish for the whole world to follow her!
Original article here.
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Do we dare to believe this Weekly World News
article? Well, the case was reported a year prior in a reputable newspaper.
Doctor Robert Honeyman of Scotland left his son a human rib from King James V. Why? Well, wouldn't you?
To son Robrt [sic] Bruce Honeyman, 900 acres whereon testator resides, negroes (men Bob, John, boy Lewis, deaf & dumb woman Celia & her children Murvin & Beck), 2 work horses, 4 work oxen, 4 cows/calves, 20 sheep, all hogs, farming/kitchen utensils, all furniture in house, all books (except 10 vol to each dau [sic]), watch, guns, all medicines/surgical instruments, microscopes (except best in shagreen case to son), thermometer, diploma, human rib (of James V, King Scotland) in small trunk in chest...
Among the early settlers of Lauderdale County were Dr. Samuel and Cornelia C. (Honyman) Oldham; her father, Dr. Robt. Honyman [sic], was a noted physician and member of the royal navy, for many years surgeon of the "Portland," a ship of the line, that was sent to St. Helena in 1771, to await Capt. Cook's expected arrival from his first trip around the world, and convey his ship to England. He was also a direct descendant of the Dr. Honyman, who extracted by command, the fifth rib from the side of James V, King of Scotland, which rib was transmitted to him by his ancestors, and he by will to his only son, with the request, "that he will carefully keep the said rib, and carefully transmit it to his descendants."
A music video from the daughter of the dictator of Uzbekistan. "We have ways to make you dance!"
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This one deserves to be watched in fullscreen mode.