Forgiving Donald Sterling
The billionaire owner of the Los Angeles Clippers is begging for forgiveness for racist comments he was caught making to a girlfriend. In an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper that is scheduled to air today (Monday), Donald Sterling says: “I’m a good member who made a mistake and I’m apologizing and I’m asking for forgiveness.” Sterling has been banned from the NBA for life and fined $2.5 million.
A Very Special Delivery
Sarah Thistlethwaite, of Orrville, Ohio, recently gave birth to ‘mono mono’ twins. Her daughters were born holding hands and shared an amniotic sac. The odds of this happening are one in 10,000. Carrying “mono mono” twins is considered high risk because the babies’ umbilical cords may become tangled. The preemies are doing fine.
Hand Lifts? Really???
If a Facebook friend gets engaged, do you expect to see a photo of the ring? Apparently women are concerned about how their hands look in these engagement ring selfies, and as a result are getting “hand-lifts.” Plastic surgeons explain the procedure consists of injecting the anti-aging treatment Juvederm into the hands of patients to make them appear plumper and more youthful. One plastic surgeon from the New York City area says he’s been doing more of the procedures lately, in part due to the hand selfie trend. The procedure is said to last for nine months, and costs over a thousand dollars. (Daily Mail)
Canadian Auctioneer Turned Into Hip Hop Star
A Canadian cattle auctioneer has proven to be quite the hit on YouTube. Rhett Parks, manager and auctioneer at Whitewood Livestock in Alberta Canada has gone viral after some set his work to a beat. Mr. Parks’ ability to talk quickly is used professionally to push the price up of the cattle on sale by making it seem the livestock are hot in demand. (Metro)