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Beautiful women in southeast Brazil want more single men

Beautiful women in southeast Brazil want more single men - UPI.com

There's a town in southeastern Brazil, Noiva do Cordeiro, where 600 beautiful women rule, but they aren't too happy when it comes to the population of men.

According to the Mirror, the gorgeous gals make up the town's entire population. Here's why: Even though some men are married with families, they are sent away from the town to work, and are only allowed to return on weekends. Also, sons leave the town at the age of 18.

While girl power rules, it has left them with a bit of a problem: finding a suitable spouse.

Nelma Fernandes, 23, admits it's tough to find love.

"Here, the only men we single girls meet are either married or related to us, everyone is a cousin. I haven't kissed a man for a long time."

The women of the town are putting out a call to the area's men to go join them, but the catch is the men have to live by the rules the ladies put down.


(The article does not mention what the "rules" are)

Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved

My Way News - Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved

For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks — some weighing hundreds of pounds — zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the earth.

Now two researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, have photographed these "sailing rocks" being blown by light winds across the former lake bed.

Cousins Richard Norris and James Norris said the movement is made possible when ice sheets that form after rare overnight rains melt in the rising sun, making the hard ground muddy and slick.

On Dec. 20, 2013, the cousins catalogued 60 rocks moving across the playa's pancake-flat surface.

"Observed rock movement occurred on sunny, clear days, following nights of sub-freezing temperatures," they wrote in a report published Wednesday in the online scientific journal PLOS ONE.

The conclusion proves theories that have been floated since geologists began studying the moving rocks in the 1940s.

The phenomenon doesn't happen often because it rarely rains in the notoriously hot and dry desert valley.

The rocks move about 15 feet per minute, according to the report.

Panda may have faked pregnancy for buns

Panda may have faked pregnancy for buns | Orange UK
A giant panda has been accused of faking signs of pregnancy after learning she would be given five-star treatment - with plenty of extra buns.

Ai Hin got her Chinese keepers all excited after showing signs she was pregnant, including moving less and initially having a smaller appetite.

The keepers at Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Centre were so thrilled they even prepared to film the birth.

Tests, however, have now revealed that Ai Hin was never pregnant and experts believe she may have been putting on an act.

Previously, the giant panda is believed to have been moved into a single room with air conditioning when pregnant.

"They also receive more buns, fruits and bamboo, so some clever pandas have used this to their advantage to improve their quality of life," Wu Kongju, an expert told China's state news agency Xinhua.

Experts believed the bear may have learned to fake the signs of pregnancy after associating them with being pampered.

Busy mom has baby while registering son at school

Busy mom has baby while registering son at school - Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com: A Texas mother in the advanced stages of labor thought she had just enough time to stop off and register her 4-year-old son at a Houston-area school en route to the hospital. But she was mistaken.

A school nurse and police officer helped Vanessa DeLeon deliver her baby Thursday at the campus clinic of Fisher Elementary School in Pasadena. The boy, named Geovanni, weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces.

DeLeon says her contractions began earlier but that she was intent on registering her son Alexis for prekindergarten at Fisher before giving birth to her fourth child.

The mother and her newborn were doing well when they were later transferred to Bayshore Medical Center.

Nail polish detects date rape drug

Nail polish detects date rape drug - Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com: A new type of fingernail polish could help prevent date rape.

Undergraduates at North Carolina State University created the polish which changes colors when exposed to the date rape drug rohypnol.

The person wearing it must stick their finger in a drink. But if the polish changes colors, they know the drink is unsafe.

Police seek person who donated skull to Goodwill

Police seek person who donated skull to Goodwill - Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com: Clothes and toys for Goodwill – yes. A human skull – not OK.

Austin police are looking for the person or people who donated a human skull to the charity organization at one of its drop off locations.

Police said they don't believe the skull was involved in a crime, rather that it may have been part of a private collection.

Either way, police want to find the donating person to speak with them. Austin residents with information are being asked to contact the Austin PD's homicide unit.

British man fakes kidnapping to party without girlfriend

British man fakes kidnapping to party without girlfriend - UPI.com: A man in England was fined for wasting police time after telling his girlfriend he was kidnapped so he could stay at a party with his friends.

The unnamed man told his girlfriend he was being held in a house in Bolton, England until he repaid £50 to the fabricated captor. The man's understandably panicked girlfriend called the police to report the fictional crime, launching a very costly manhunt that even led to an unnecessary arrest.

British grandma finds dead mouse in Kellogg's Cornflakes

British grandma finds dead mouse in Kellogg's Cornflakes - UPI.com: A horrified woman in England discovered a dead mouse in a box Kellogg's Crunchy Nut Cornflakes, prompting her to swear off the brand forever.

Fifty-year-old Pauline Henderson was only trying to serve breakfast to her grandson, Toby, when she noticed something much different than a prize fall from a freshly-unsealed box of cereal.

"In the morning I poured some into a bowl for him and noticed something black covered in the corkflakes," Henderson told the Daily Mirror.

"Then I saw the mouse. It was horrible and I felt absolutely sick ... Goodness knows how long the mouse was in the box or if it was dead or alive when it went in."

Kellogg is investigating the incident, and says this is a first for the popular cereal manufacturer.

Boy arrested for 'killing dinosaur'

Boy arrested for 'killing dinosaur' | Orange UK: A US schoolboy was arrested by police after he wrote that he had killed his "neighbour's pet dinosaur" in a school assignment.

School officials in Summerville, South Carolina were alarmed by 16-year-old Alex Stone's words and called the police.

He had been given the assignment by his teacher to create a Facebook-type status report, telling something interesting about himself.

Mr Stone wrote: "I killed my neighbour's pet dinosaur. I bought the gun to take care of the business."

The police took Stone in for questioning and searched his locker and backpack for guns. None were found.

But officers said that he was "difficult" during questioning and they arrested him and charged him with disturbing the school. He was also suspended from school for a week.

His mother Karen Gray told the New York Daily News that the school had over reacted.

Colorado marshal can't adjust to high altitude

My Way News - Colorado marshal can't adjust to high altitude: Nederland, Colorado's town marshal says he is resigning after just six months because he can't adjust to the altitude.

The Daily Camera reports that Jim Matheney wanted to dispel rumors, including one claiming he left the job in the quirky town just west of Boulder because of a space alien attack.

Matheney, a former police captain in suburban Detroit, says he left because he could not acclimate to the 8,400-foot altitude.

Paul Carrill, a former Kansas City, Missouri, sheriff's commander, is interim marshal.

The town, which has five officers and a sergeant, is also known for its Frozen Dead Guy Days festival, celebrating the corpse of a man who hoped to one day be revived.