Driver caught speeding because he didn’t want his McDonald’s to get cold

A driver is counting the cost of a very expensive McDonald’s after his car was seized when he was caught speeding.
The motorist told officers that he was concerned that his food might get cold after he overtook an unmarked police car on a single-track road in Sheffield.
However, after his details were checked it was found that he wasn’t insured so his VW Golf was seized by police.

Saving Clark's neck? Panic at 'Lampoon's Christmas' display

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A holiday display meant to re-create a scene from "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" looked a little too real and caused a veteran to spring into action.

Sheriff: Man pulls gun on Popeyes worker in condiments clash

MARRERO, La. (AP) — A man is accused of pointing a gun at the manager of a Popeyes in Louisiana during a dispute over condiments.

Boy hits target, convinces town to scrap snowball fight ban

SEVERANCE, Colo. (AP) — A 9-year-old boy has convinced the leaders of a small northern Colorado town to overturn a nearly century-old ban on snowball fights, and he already knows who his first target will be — his little brother.

Dutch Court Rules 69-Year-Old Man Can't Legally Declare Himself 20 Years Younger

The court said allowing people to change their age would "have a variety of undesirable legal and societal implications.”

Piercing addict suspended from metal hooks in her back

A woman with an addiction to piercings and tattoos has revealed how she enjoys being hoisted up from the ground by metal hooks embedded into her skin.
Kelsey Shaffer, from Kakabeka Falls in Ontario, Canada, says that ‘hook suspending’ produces a feeling of ‘euphoria’ and makes her feel like she is flying.
The 28-year-old, who is heavily tattooed and has 14 body piercings, has been lifted six feet into the air by hooks in her back, knees, shoulder blades and shins.

Minnesota church ends 70-year tradition of lutefisk dinner

FOREST LAKE, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota church has ended its 70-year tradition of serving a dinner of lutefisk, a Nordic dish of dried cod soaked in lye, and the pastor has penned a eulogy for the dinner's end.

Saving Clark's neck? Panic at 'Lampoon's Christmas' display

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A holiday display meant to re-create a scene from "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" looked a little too real and caused a veteran to spring into action.

Dutch court rejects man's request to be 20 years younger

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch motivational speaker Emile Ratelband may feel like a 49-year-old but according to Dutch law he is still 69.

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