The Night Note: 8/28/09

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Why I Hate D.C. has shared a classy job ad they spotted on Craigslist:
Topless Hairstylist Needed [spelling/grammatical errors intact]:
We are currently looking for licensed cosmotologist/hair stylist to interview for a new high end mens salon/club opening soon. The themed salon will be around real stylist whom are dressed either in lingerie or topless depending on the service chosen by the customer. This will be a classy enviroment with upscale pricing and a 50/50 split with huge tip potential. You must be attractive, skilled, engaging, and willing to make every cut a memorable experience. (Why I Hate DC via NBC Washington)

More rumblings underground, all in the same location, have been reported as earthquakes by the Oklahoma Geological Survey in Norman, bringing the total to 9 separate earthquakes in the last 24 hours in the state, the U.S. Geological Survey reports today.  All but one of the earthquakes was reported in eastern Oklahoma County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The other quake one was reported northeast of Ada early Thursday. (News OK

Colorado State University has withdrawn recognition of a sorority after an investigation into several alleged incidents of hazing, including being deprived of sleep and being made to eat cat food.  University officials on the Fort Collins campus temporarily suspended Zeta Phi Beta sorority in April and permanently withdrew recognition Aug. 5.  A police report obtained by The Rocky Mountain Collegian newspaper says pledges told authorities they were forced to eat cat food and perform "strenuous physical activity" that made one student seek medical attention. (MSNBC)

It's not green cheese, but it might as well be. The Dutch national museum said Thursday that one of its prized possessions, a rock supposedly brought back from the moon by U.S. astronauts, is just a piece of petrified wood.  Rijksmuseum spokeswoman Xandra van Gelder, who oversaw the investigation that proved the piece was a fake, said the museum will keep it anyway as a curiosity.   "It's a good story, with some questions that are still unanswered," she said. "We can laugh about it." (USA Today)

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