Rob's Screwy News for Monday 3-19
Mar 19th, 2012
The guy behind the "Kony 2012" video that got huge on Facebook recently, Jason Russell, was busted for pleasuring himself in public last Thursday in San Diego. He basically had a public meltdown, was dancing in the street naked, and appeared to be fondling himself. Police took him to a mental hospital for evaluation. His family says he doesn't drink or use drugs.
Here's the Kony Video if you haven't seen it!
College students on Spring Break are supposedly behaving better than past generations . . . because of the internet. They're less likely to get sloppy drunk, pass out, or get naked, since nobody wants to be the subject of an embarrassing YouTube video or get tagged in humiliating Facebook photos.
According to Orkin, the pest-control company, bedbug treatments are up 33% from last year. And for the second year in a row, Cincinnati is the worst city for bedbugs, followed by Chicago. Detroit is third, Denver is fourth, and Los Angeles moved up 20 spots to take fifth place.
The internet nearly wiped out the newspaper industry, and now it appears to be doing the same thing to business cards. More people make work connections on LinkedIn, get to know each other by email, and don't see a need to exchange cards when they meet in person. So the business card business is hurting: Revenue is down 13% over the last five years.
The billionaire creator of Red Bull died of natural causes Saturday. He was an 89-year-old Thai guy named Chaleo Yoovidhya.
ccording to a new study, if your child's mind wanders a lot . . . it could actually be a sign that they're smarter? Basically, it means they're thinking about lots of things at once. TOLD YOU MOM!!! haha
Little Rock Airport is going to be renamed . . . for Bill and Hillary Clinton. (his and her terminals??)
A factory worker in Colorado died after being buried under a 20-foot-tall pile of pinto beans that weighed several tons.