Till 15 minutes do us part! The shortest marriage ever takes place in Dubai
A Dubai couple had the shortest marriage in history, only 15 minutes. The groom had signed a contract with his father-in-law to pay $27,224 — $13,612 upon the signing of the marriage contract inside the Sharia office and a similar amount upon leaving the court building. The groom made the initial payment but when he came out with his bride and relatives, the father in-law demanded payment on the spot. Even pleas by the groom to the wife’s father that he be given five minutes to get the money from the car in the parking lot, were rejected as the father-inlaw insisted he sends a friend or a relative. The groom then went back to the court and divorced his wife, saying he was “insulted and demeaned.” All this took 15 minutes.
Boss, I am god, so I can’t come to work every day
An engineer in Gujarat, India told his bosses that he only attended work 16 times in eight months because he was busy being the 10th incarnation of the Hindu god Vishnu. After being served an official notice to explain why he should not be punished, Rameshchandra Fefar, explained in a letter to the Gujarat government’s Sardar Sarovar Punarvasvat Agency, that he had been too busy with divine work to focus on his job. Mr Fefar, who considers himself a reincarnate of Vishnu — the Hindu god usually depicted as having four arms and blue skin — claimed he had played an role in ending India’s severe droughts.
Cockroach milk most nutritious on Earth
Will you try it? Scientists from India’s Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine believe that the “cockroach milk” produced by a certain species of cockroaches, Pacific Beetle Cockroach, could one day become the ultimate superfood. Their research discovered that it delivers three times the energy content of buffalo milk and contains protein, essential amino acids, lipids and sugar. The Pacific Beetle Cockroach embryos grow much faster and much bigger than those of other species. But “milking cockroach” is not easy and it takes 1,000 cockroaches to harvest 100 grammes of “milk.
Wiping your backside with the supreme leader
Police in Turkmenistan have begun inspecting public and private toilets across the country, since news broke out that citizens are using newspapers with photos of President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov, as toilet paper. Critics outside the country say that it would be difficult to find a newspaper without his photo under his authoritarian rule. Last Year, President Berdymukhammedov banned black cars in the country because the president loves white!