Believers in New York City hand out literature on May 13, warning that the world would end on Saturday, May 21. Judgment Day did not come but popular Google searches show a preoccupation with the disappointment of those who awaited the event.
Tiffany Stanley is a reporter-researcher at The New Republic.
Georgetown University's Class of 2011 just marked the end of four years of higher learning with a graduation ceremony and an unfortunate spelling error. University was spelled incorrectly on the cover of thousands of commencement books handed out to students and their families.
Police in Britain were alerted to a white tiger spotted in a field in the coastal town of Hedge End. They worked with a nearby zoo to get a tranquillizer dart ready to take down the beast. But as the Guardian newspaper reports, the tiger was actually a life-sized stuffed toy.