Good week for:
when Khris Davis of the Oakland Athletics finished the baseball season with a .247 batting average…for the fourth consecutive year. Davis is the first player in major-league history to post the exact same average, to three decimal places, four years in a row.
which will no longer be forced to give rides to obese tourists visiting the mountainous island of Santorini. After a pressure campaign by animal rights activists, the Greek government passed a law banning donkey riders in excess of 220 pounds.
after a painting by Banksy, the elusive British graffiti artist, spontaneously shredded itself at Sotheby’s in London when an anonymous bidder bought it for $1.4 million. The art world being what it is, experts say the tattered remains of Girl With Balloon are now worth more than $2 million.