A real life Doogie Howser – ABritish Columbia 12-year-old was watching TV at 2 am when his mother called him in: She was having a baby. “The boy put his hands on his hips and said, ‘Mom, this is not going to be an at-home baby.’” But when it became clear that it would be and the baby’s head started to emerge, Gaelan Edwards “grabbed the baby by the shoulders, with the head on his wrist, and pulled, Then he fetched some scissors and a clamp usually used on plastic bags, which he used to cut the cord. Mom says he acted “just like by instinct,” but Gaelan attributes it to his mom’s medical books. “It was over the due date, so I’m like, ‘Oh, whatever, I’ll start reading these books,” he says.
The “pee” IS the present! –It’s tough to find the perfect birthday gift, but an organization in Iowa has an idea that’s sure to make the giver number-one in the heart of a loved one — a public toilet named in their honor. The CSPS arts group in Cedar Rapids is renovating its hall, and is selling naming rights to six urinals and 15 sit-down commodes at 1,000 bucks a pop — a present sure to generate streams of thank yous. Now that’s what we call a birthday potty!
Under “roos” – A domesticated kangaroo in theCzechRepublic went in search of a new way to keep the bounce in his step and found it. Petr Hlabovic calledPrague police to report that his two-year-old pet ‘kangaroo, Benji, had escaped. Around the same time, women started mentioning that their unmentionables were disappearing from clotheslines in their yards — but cops didn’t think of putting the two incidents together until one woman caught Benji in the act. His owner said, “I’ve got no idea what he thought he was up to — he certainly didn’t pick up the habit from me.