The Malta Independent 24 November 2017, Friday

Oddities

Thimble tossed! Game piece voted out of Monopoly board game

Saturday, 18 February 2017, 10:20 Last update: about 9 months ago Associated Press

You can still pass "Go" and collect $200 on the Monopoly board, but you soon won't be able to do it with the thimble game piece. Voters have rejected the thimble, an integral part of...

Naked man steals taxi, drives through posh park in Philadelphia

Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 07:39 Last update: about 11 months ago Associated Press

Police say a naked man stole a taxi and recklessly drove through a crowded park in a posh section of Philadelphia. Police say the man attacked a woman who was getting out of a cab Monday...

It’s official: The Maltese prefer porn to Wikipedia

Saturday, 28 January 2017, 10:07 Last update: about 11 months ago Helena Grech

People logging onto the internet in Malta are more likely to be visiting a live webcam sex show website than reading/learning off of Wikipedia, according to global website analytics company Alexa....

Scientists move Doomsday Clock 30 seconds closer to midnight

Saturday, 28 January 2017, 09:00 Last update: about 11 months ago Associated Press

The keepers of the Doomsday Clock have moved the symbolic countdown to potential global catastrophe 30 seconds closer to midnight based on President Donald Trump's comments on nuclear weapons and...

Seven people buried in the wrong graves at veterans' cemetery

Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 06:21 Last update: about 11 months ago Associated Press

Seven people were buried in the wrong graves at a veterans' cemetery because grave markers in one row were off by a burial plot. Veterans Affairs Director Kasim Yarn apologized on Monday for the...

Man assaults wife after dream that she was cheating

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 15:30 Last update: about 11 months ago Associated Press

Police say a Pennsylvania man tried to strangle his wife after he woke up from a dream in which she was cheating on him. Archibald police say 49-year-old Conrad Rudalavage had been drinking...

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