The "Wiired" thing about this is that the reporter must not have kids. I do, meaning we have a Wii. And I can tell you empirically and emphatically that Wii controllers do not have cords. They do have a small wrist strap to keep one from flinging the remote into the television, and perhaps that was what was used here (though it would involve a measure of determination and inventiveness).
And I can tell you just as emphatically that Girl Scout cookies disappear in our house, too, but I've never been assaulted with any component of our Wii system in connection with this unexplained phenomenon.
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Yvonne Morris, a technician at the Brickyard Animal Hospital, said she chased a man who broke into a co-worker's car, but he kept squirming away from her. The third time, Morris grabbed hold of the man's boxer shorts and pulled.
A terribly sad story about a young lady who sent a nude photo of herself to her boyfriend's cell. When they broke up, he shared it around, and the subsequent abuse from other students led to her suicide.
New Jersey is drawing the line when it comes to bikini waxing. The state Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling is moving toward a ban on genital waxing after two women reported being injured in their quest for a smooth bikini line.
Both women were hospitalized for infections following so-called "Brazilian" bikini waxes; one of the women has filed a lawsuit, according to Jeff Lamm, a spokesman for New Jersey's Division of Consumer Affairs, which oversees the cosmetology board. Details.
Restaurants around the state may have to tinker with their recipes as state lawmakers consider severely limiting the use of trans fat.
State Rep. Carol Alvarado of Houston and Sen. Eliot Shapleigh of El Paso, both Democrats, promoted legislation Monday that would ban artificial trans fats in all Texas restaurants and require that all prepared and served food items contain less than 0.5 grams of trans fat per serving.