Teaching Your Dog to Drive

A woman in Beijing has offered to pay for damages after the driving lesson she was giving her dog ended in a collision.

Ms. Li explained that she was giving her dog driving lessons because he “was fond of crouching on the steering wheel and often watched her drive.”

Obviously it wasn’t because he wanted to drive – it was because he was a.. wait for it .. watch dog.

[Really, I couldn’t make this up. The story is here.]

Don’t Eat Here!

While we were eating at Effed at Albuquerque, the pen they gave us to sign the check seemed to suggest we’d made a mistake in our choice of restaurants.

Newsflash: Being Not Poor Makes You More Content Than Being Poor

According to a recently-released poll conducted by the Associated Press of 1,001 people (that one last person made all the difference in the curve, I’m sure), people who earn more money are more likely to be satisfied with their lives than people who make less money.

Wow! Really?!?

Specifically, according to the AP, people who earn more than $75,000 a year are far more likely to say that they are “very satisfied” with their lives as compared to people who make only $25,000 per year or less.

The people who earned between $25,001 and $75,000 were too busy trying to find affordable health care to take part in the survey.

You can read more about it here.