The weird and the wonderful

2011-02-16 08:15

New York City launches app for free condoms

Need a condom?

There’s an app for that.

The New York City Health Department this week unveiled a smartphone application that would help users locate the nearest place in the area giving out free condoms.

Zoo prepares cross-eyed cat for celebrity status

Hot on the heels of cross-eyed opossum Heidi’s smash success at the Leipzig Zoo, a nearby animal park in eastern Germany has been preparing its own cross-eyed creature for possible celebrity.

Meet Frank the jaguarundi, a 14-year-old wild cat from the Tiergarten Delitzsch in eastern Germany, which has his own pair of crossed eyes.

McDonalds serves up McWeddings

In the buzzing financial hub known for its fast living, young Hong Kong couples can now grab love on the run at the city’s McDonald’s outlets, which are offering a burgeoning new sideline: McWeddings.

On Valentine’s Day at a downtown McDonald’s close to the financial district, the fast food joint was decked out with pink balloons, a “cake” stacked from apple pies, as well as a pair of tiny souvenir crystal M rings, for a surprise engagement bash thrown by Kelvin, a young model, for his girlfriend, Ashley.

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