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Mandatory Tips Foreign-Language Diners
A Waikiki restaurant is causing a stir with the fine print on its menu which reads: "A 15 percent gratuity will be added to your check for parties of six or more and for non-English speaking guests." According to the AP, the restaurant said it is merely trying to help it's wait staff because its costumer base includes many international travelers, who, by custom, do not tip. via AP
George W. Bush warns of "Nativist"
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Sumo 'Fixing' Scandal
Japan's national sport of sumo wrestling was rocked by a match-fixing scandal yesterday after three wrestlers admitted to rigging bouts. Japan's Kyodo News Service claimed that Tokyo Police found suspicious messages on a number of wrestlers' phones that suggested fight outcomes were planned and money changed hands. Naoto Kan, the country's Prime Minister, said "Sumo is our national sport. If match-fixing has occurred, it is a very serious betrayal of the people." This is the latest controversy to hit sumo after a gambling scandal emerged last July. via CNN
Lotto Code Cracked
A guy in Canada has apparently cracked the secret code behind scratch off lottery tickets. He says he cracked the code by analyzing the computer code used to pick the numbers on the tickets. According to WIRED.com, He is able to predict correct numbers about 90% of the time! Click here to check out the complete WIRED article.
Whoopi Supports Charlie Sheen
Whoopi Goldberg says she was a high-functioning drug addict and understands Charlie Sheen's decision to skip rehab to go back to work. Whoopi says it's up to Sheen – and not his TV producers – to get himself back on track. Click here to check out the CNN Showbiz article.
Porn Swapped for Bibles
An aethist student group in at the University of Texas San Antonio is offering porn to people who will turn over their bibles. The event is called "Smut for Smut". The group held the same event last year. Click here to check out the complete Examiner article.
Farrah's other donations
In addition to the Farrah Fawcett swimsuit, several other items were donated: the first Farrah Fawcett doll, her personal Charlie's Angels script book and some photos. The swimsuit will be part of an American pop culture exhibit which also included Dorothy's ruby red slippers and the original Muppet team.
"Purple Drank" Doctor
A doctor in South Georgia pleaded guilty to illegally dispensing codeine syrup. According to the Florida-Times Union, that codeine syrup is used as a key ingredient in the illegal recreational drink called "purple drank". It is made with a mixture of lemon-lime soda or fruit-flavored candy. The 71-year-old doctor William Morris Williams faces up to 2 years in prison and a $200,000 fine.
Wife on Terror List
An ex-immigration officer in Britian was fired after he added his wife... to the terrorist watch-list. She apparently went to visit family in Pakistan - then wasn't allowed back into Britain – and wasn't told WHY. By the way… it took three years for this to come to light.