wtf

School to stop spanking pupils on their birthdays after parents complain

School to stop spanking pupils on their birthdays after parents complain:

A school in Texas is going to stop spanking its pupils on their birthdays after parents complained about the “special celebration”.

Firmly in the WTF! Category!

Merkins will sue for anything – Apple store at Florida Mall faces lawsuit over 2016 evacuation

Apple store at Florida Mall faces lawsuit over 2016 evacuation – Orlando Sentinel:

… the realistic drill was held as part of the inspection of a new restaurant opening that day. It included officials popping six balloons to mimic the sound of gunfire

I’m laughing at popping of balloons, but it was a ‘realistic drill’ who can they give them a warning !?!

Piranha fish found in Chichester sewer as water company pleads ‘only flush poo, paper and pee’

From: Piranha fish found in Chichester sewer as water company pleads ‘only flush poo, paper and pee’:

The flesh-eating creature was found by a startled member of staff at Southern Water who was carrying out checks at the West Sussex treatment works.

The South-American river predator, which normally hunt in packs, can rip flesh to shreds in a matter of seconds.

Filed under WTF!  Flesh eating fish (albeit a dead one), in the UK, in the sewer (no doubt with the crocodiles and the clown from IT!). #shudder