Darren’s Daily Dose of Weird News – April 29, 2010

Australian researchers have found that eating foods high in fat and sugar reduces anxiety. In lab tests, scientists took two groups of young rats away from their mothers and gave one group junk food and the other healthy food. They found that the rats on junk food were much calmer than the rats that ate healthy foods. The bad news is, junk food still makes you fat and it isn’t good for you. The researchers say they’ll next see if exercise can be as good as junk food at relieving stress. ***MARLAR: I’ll answer that. Uh… no.

A Japanese court has ordered a McDonald’s to pay more than $70,300 to an overworked store manager for years of unpaid overtime. 46-year-old Hiroshi Takano claimed that he had worked more than 100 hours of overtime each month, without taking a day off. He’d come to work at 6:00 a.m. and the increasing number of responsibilities would usually find him heading for home about midnight. ***MARLAR: McDonald’s is planning to McAppeal.

A man in India, was found dead in his seat at a cinema after seeing the horror film “Ghost” about a possessed housewife living in a high-rise apartment.  The director has already warned in the press that the film could pose a health risk to pregnant women or people with heart problems.  ***MARLAR: After further investigation it was concluded the man was not pregnant.

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