It’s a truth first-world universal: Mondays is no good. So, fer yer Mondey, here’s a little something:
According to the Huffington Post, a man in Thousand Oaks, Calif., was arrested July 28 in connection with a burglary that happened last October.
Apparently the man had used the loo during his illegal activities, but had not flushed, which resulted in the prime DNA samples police used to track him down.
Not liking your job? NBC News reported that some wanna-be superstars, in lieu of anything more productive, earn their living impersonating superheroes on the streets of L.A.
Tourists pay to have their picture taken with the aspiring actors, some in full costume and others in whatever they could patch together.
Apparently there’s such a thing as a kale eating contest.
ABC News reported that Gideon Oji, a Nigerian living in Marrow, Ga., ate 22 16-ounce bowls of kale in eight minutes at the Kale Yeah! Competition at the Erie County Fair in New York.
He took on the reigning champion of eating hot dogs, Joey Chestnut, who ate 20 servings.
For fruitcake lovers, NPR reported that an Antartic conservation team found one that was 106 years old, left over from the Terra Nova expedition of Robert Falcon Scott in 1910.
Other than having a “very, very slight rancid butter smell ... the cake looked and smelled edible,” Programme Manager-Artefacts Lizzie Meek said.
Why are we not surprised? Y’all hungry?
Here’s an idea for the next time you lose your keys: Put them on Craigslist.
Mashable reported a family that, after the son lost his car in a parking garage, posted it on Craigslist and offered a $100 reward to the founder. It was found shortly thereafter by a local.
Speaking of local, Fox 59 reported that an Ohio man was arrested on drug charges after calling 911 to request a K-9 to help him retrieve heroin his girlfriend had stolen from him.
Here’s your sign ... hold it steady for the mugshot.
And last but not least, according to thefactsite.com, Donkey Kong is a misnomer. The creator had meant to call him “Stupid Ape” and thought that “donkey” meant “stupid” in English.