Only in America
▪ Stove Top, the turkeystuffing maker, is selling elastic-waistband pants to make it more comfortable to overeat at Thanksgiving. The $19.98 pants feature a stuffingmotif cummerbund that will expand to twice its original size over the wearer’s abdomen. Those lucky enough to purchase the limited-edition pants will be able to “enjoy more of Thanksgiving in comfort and style,” Stove Top said.
▪ The Washington, D.C., Department of Health is taking a stand against goat yoga. Yoga classes in which participants mingle with live goats have become strangely popular nationwide. But district health officials this week shut down an upcoming goat-yoga class on the grounds that while “exotic animals” are allowed for “special events and educational purposes,” they cannot mix with or touch humans.