MOST EXPENSIVE FOOD
White winter truffles, also called Alba truffles, are very pricey, costing $6,000 to $10,000 per pound, depending on the time of year and availability. Less expensive truffles include white summer truffles and black winter and summer truffles. The largest single truffle known (4.16 pounds – nearly the size of an American football) sold Dec. 6, 2014, at a Sotheby’s auction in New York. The winning bid? $61,250. (The AP, 12-7-14)
FWI - FLYING WHILE INTOXICATED
You’ve probability heard of birds eating fermented berries, then flying into trees or crash-landing? The Canadian Broadcasting Corp. News reported November 4, 2014, so many Bohemian Waxwings in Canada's Yukon became intoxicated the Environment Yukon organization set up an "avian drunk tank” to provide safer sobering surroundings.
ELIMINATES FATHER’S DAYIndonesia's holy "Sex Mountain" on the island of Java allows Muslims to feel prosperous and optimistic if they have sex with total strangers. In November 2014, a reporter with Australia's "SBS Dateline" TV program visited Mount Kemukus, near Surakarta, to watch the mass adultery. This practice, which originated in the 16th century, allows these devout pilgrims to pray, bathe and pair off with non-spouses seven times, 35 days apart. (http://www.sbs.com.au/news/dateline/story/sex-mountain)