Monday 3/26

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Orange you obses­sive? - Some gals have a thing for 24-karat gold, but one Cal­i­for­nia woman has gone even fur­ther with her per­sonal choice of adorn­ment – cov­er­ing her­self with 35 car­rot tat­toos.  ZiZi How­ell has been plas­ter­ing her back, arms and belly with the crunchy orange veg­gies for sev­eral years – and the obses­sion doesn’t stop there. She even has her mom’s ashes stored in a carrot-shaped con­tainer and owns over 1000 car­rot themed items!

Holy elec­tric bill! — Most Amer­i­cans believe in the power of God, but one Florida woman says she has absolute proof – thanks to a vivid image that showed up on an elec­tric meter near her home. The woman, who was not iden­ti­fied, says that she was on her mobile home’s patio, engrossed in prayer, when she hap­pened to glance over at the meter and saw an image of Jesus Christ. She called neigh­bors, many of whom came over to take pho­tos of the image. She had no answer as to how the image got there but said, “Maybe it’s a sign of his soon-coming, or maybe it will help lift other peo­ple up.”  Or maybe she needs to put down the sacra­men­tal wine?

Dirty laun­dry - A Florida woman gave new mean­ing to “money laun­der­ing” by con­vinc­ing some gullible neigh­bors that their cash had been con­t­a­m­i­nated by evil spir­its – which she could wash off, for a fee.  Olivia Evans will spend 15 months behind bars for the crime, and will also have to return the money, which was appar­ently not evil enough for her to let it out of her sight. She’ll also be forced to return a bunch of expen­sive Rolex watches – which she col­lected by telling their own­ers that the crys­tals were vor­texes that demons used as a por­tal in and out of hell.

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