The Malta Independent 24 June 2018, Sunday

Oddities

Trump wigs in big demand during Carnival season in Austria

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 14:24 Last update: about 2 years ago Associated Press

So many people want to be Donald Trump this Carnival season in Austria that some costume shops have run out of wigs mimicking the U.S. president's memorable hairstyle. Shop owner...

Joggers in bras, panties, briefs raise money for sick kids

Sunday, 19 February 2017, 07:24 Last update: about 2 years ago Associated Press

Some joggers weren't joking when they said they were going out for a "brief run." In briefs, boxers, bras and bloomers, they ran three-quarters of a mile in a Valentine's Day-related charity...

Thimble tossed! Game piece voted out of Monopoly board game

Saturday, 18 February 2017, 10:20 Last update: about 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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....

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