Darren’s Daily Dose of Weird News

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The Philadelphia School District paid $700,000 for a management study that found they were inefficient and incompetent; and when a newspaper asked to see it, it took them a week to find a copy.  ***MARLAR: Proving the study was accurate.

A 16th-century, first edition of, “Heavenly Spheres,” the book in which Nicolaus Copernicus puts forth his theory that the sun – not the earth — is at the center of the universe has fetched more than 2 million dollars at a Christie’s auction.  ***MARLAR: The SUN?!?!  I thought Brad and Angelina were the center of the universe!

A new study indicates that just about “everybody is doing it” – that is, checking personal e-mail and surfing the ‘Net while on the clock — and that includes bosses.  R. Kelly Garrett (one of the study’s authors and a professor at Ohio State University) says the study finds personal Internet use isn’t limited to slackers. ***MARLAR: Yeah… so stop bugging me when I’m playing World of Warcraft.  It’s for the betterment of the company.

Another “American Idol” season begins this month.  ***MARLAR: A TV audience and 3 judges will sift through a plethora of mediocre singing talent and determine who’ll be the NEXT number one mediocre singing talent.

A student sued the University of Massachusetts for giving him a “C,” but his case was thrown out of court.  ***MARLAR: I’m betting it was a “C” in Law 101.

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