“Designer compost” has become the “latest luxury must-have”, said The Times. A rise in DIY gardening and growing environmental awareness are “fuelling demand for top-notch compost” and producers are feeding farmyard animals with organic fruits and vegetables to ensure the muck they produce is of the highest quality. One said “it’s like making wine, although making wine seems very glamorous, and making compost is very unglamorous”, so “maybe it’s like making yoghurt”.
Laughing at a fall is ‘not harassment’
A judge has ruled that laughing at a colleague if they fall at work is not harassment, reported the Daily Express. Employment judge David Maxwell told a hearing that the “slapstick” nature of slipping over means that some people might find the “misfortune of others” to be funny. The ruling came after kitchen worker Kesarajith Perera said his boss Hesham Badra laughed out loud as he slipped while doing his pub job in Harrow, north-west London.
Jordan trainers break his own record
A pair of trainers worn by NBA star Michael Jordan have set a record after selling for $2.2m, said Sotheby’s. The Air Jordan 13s were worn by the star during Game 2 of the 1998 NBA Finals on the way to his sixth and last NBA championship title. Their sale broke Jordan’s own record of $1.5m for sneakers, set in September 2021. Jordan reportedly still earns millions in royalties each year from sales of Nike’s Air Jordan brand of sneakers, said The Guardian.
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