From New Hampshire, proof that not all thieves are bad when a lucky homeowner came home in time to catch a burglar who was trying to get out of his home with his precious electronics and a couple of boxes of jewelry. The embarrassed thief then apparently remorseful, apologizes and returns the good to the homeowner who summoned police and tried to talk with the man as they waited for the cavalry. By the time police got to the scene, the man has long been gone leaving his totally dazed homeowner who still couldn’t believe what had just happened. Police are searching for the conscientious robber in hopes of preventing himself from humiliating himself again.
In what may be the cheapest divorce proceedings ever in the history of the world, a Saudi man divorces his wife after sending her an SMS message of such and then following it up with two calls to relatives in accordance with his religious beliefs. According to the Islamic Sharia Law, a man can divorce his wife if the man says “I Divorce You” three times over as he was away in Iraq fighting the US forces at the time and may have seen it as the most convenient method at his disposal. The result of his actions will be ringing some bells in the many clerics who presides over Sharia courts as to the legality of his actions, if he ever gets back to face them.
And lastly, a 26 year old woman form New York strikes it rich when she correctly guesses the number of jellybeans in a jar as part of a promotion by an insurance firm DeWitt Stern. She stops, sees the gimmick and guesses and what do you get, $25,000.00. She says she’ll be using the cash as down payment for a new home she’s planning to get. Talk about dumb luck, she won. Well, that sum’s up the world under a recession, with more to come in the upcoming posts.