From NPR Morning Edition: It's time for a spelling test. Your word is "tomorrow." Wrong answers cost $30,000. That's what a Chicago man is asking in damages from the Jade Dragon tattoo parlor, which he says misspelled that word on his arm. It's not the first time Jade Dragon has been sued.

Ha Ha! Stupid Wiccan: An Indiana woman who wanted to give thanks for a recent run of good luck stabbed herself in the foot while performing a ritual, police said. Katherine Gunter, a Wiccan, went to a cemetery during the full moon and marked her good luck by burning incense and driving a 3-foot sword into the ground. She ended up in the hospital.

News of the Weird: Faced with its Alzheimer's residents' tendency to wander away, the Benrath Senior Centre in Dusseldorf, Germany, came up with a novel approach: a fake bus stop (an exact replica of a real one) out front. Straying residents might be attracted to the familiar colors and design of the kiosk (because long-term memory is typically still robust) and wait there for a bus instead of trying to "go home" on foot. But short-term, the resident is typically unaware of how long he has been waiting and will remain until a Centre employee sees him and can guide him back into the home (which often is easy because the resident has by then forgotten why he is sitting there, according to a June dispatch from Berlin in London's Daily Telegraph). [Daily Telegraph (London), 6-3-08]
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