Forests in China are suffering from huge surges in disposable wooden chopstick demand; the country produces 80 billion chopsticks per year — equivalent to the destruction of 20 million 20-year-old trees. WORLD -2
Cincinnati commutes are much shorter than the national average; only 2.9 percent of Cincinnatians spend more than an hour on a one-way commute, compared to the national average of 8.1 percent. CINCINNATI +2
If it works, it works: The same Cleveland judge who made a woman wear an “idiot” sign in public for passing a school bus has ordered a man charged with threatening police officers to wear a sign reading, “I was being an idiot and it will never happen again” for three hours a day for a week in front of a district police station.
Twelve Greater Cincinnati Walmart stores installed solar panel arrays, providing enough electricity to power 820 homes year-round. That’s something, guys. CINCINNATI +1
NRA board member and washed-up Rock star Ted Nugent bragged on-air that he killed 455 pigs using a machine gun from a helicopter; “I’m the swine czar…I did it for Bill Maher and all those other animal freaks out there.” WORLD -2
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