Cows crash a backyard party
A herd of marauding cows crashed a backyard party in Massachusetts and drank up all the beer. Police said the cows escaped a farm and trudged en masse into a backyard, scaring away a crowd of young people drinking. “I could hear screaming coming from the back of the house,” said Lt. James Riter. As partygoers fled, he said, the cows “knocked the beer cans over with their noses and started drinking beer right off the table.” The herd was rounded up and sent home, Riter said, but not before one cow began nosing through cans in the recycling bin “to see if he could find any last drops in there.”
Kanye West's fashion advice
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Kanye West is pressuring new girlfriend Kim Kardashian to dress differently, says The Sun (U.K.). An insider says the rapper, 34, has “been having chats with Kim about her style” and “thinks she should be more like him, edgy with her choices.” The reality-TV star and her sisters have their own Kardashian Kollection clothing line with Sears, but West still “keeps saying she needs to ‘evolve’ as a fashion icon.”
Vintage neon light has been burning since 1935
Workers renovating an old building in Los Angeles found a neon light that has been burning for 77 years. Andrew Meieran, owner of Clifton’s Cafeteria, says he was in the building’s basement with a member of his construction crew when “I thought I caught a glimpse of a little light coming through the wall.” Further inspection revealed a vintage neon tube first activated in 1935, and boarded over in 1949. Meieran estimates that the light has burned about $17,000 worth of electricity over the decades.
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