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PAGE THREE – AUG 19 - 25, 2013
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LITERATURE
New Claim Shakespeare Wrote Part of Thomas Kyd's “Spanish Tragedy”
The good part, presumably.
 
MISCELLANEOUS
London Halts Public Recycling Bins That Spy on Passersby
Sells entire system to Google.
 
POLL
25% of U.S. Consumers Have
Abandoned Their Financial
New Year's Resolutions

And spent all their money on lottery tickets.
 
SPORTS
Slate, Other Publications to Cease Using “Redskins”
Native American Monthly says it will stop using “Cowboys” as well.
Baseball to Introduce Video
Reviews Next Year

Also: vendors selling 5-hour energy drinks, adult diapers, hourglasses.
TRAVEL
Skylon Hypersonic Jet Promises 4-Hour London-to-Melbourne Trip
Unfortunately, no one wants to go to Melbourne.
 
FACTOID
In 2011, New York City Cops
Stopped and Frisked More Black
Men Than Lived in New York City

Many were apparently tourists.
 
ODDS 'N' ENDS
98% of People on Trial in China Convicted
Prosecutors are just really talented.
Mistake Leaves Spain's Tallest Residential Building's Top 27 Floors Without an Elevator
In the meantime, residents of the penthouse say they're “hungry and desperate.”

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