I handled holiday orders at a grocery store. Trust me: The holidays are miserable.

I handled holiday orders at a grocery store. Trust me: The holidays are miserable.

If you’ve ever worked in retail, you already know what I’m about to tell you: Towards the end of October, a feeling of horror begins to develop that has nothing to do with Halloween. As the days get shorter and the wind cools down, coworkers start to whisper to each other, “Are you ready?” The … Read more

Woman arrested after stripping naked and 'trying out sex toy' in adult store

Woman arrested after stripping naked and 'trying out sex toy' in adult store

A Florida woman who stripped naked and started “trying out” a sex toy in a Fort Pierce sex shop was arrested and charged with larceny and indecent exposure, according to police records. Staff called police after the customer took off most of her clothes in the store, leaving her dressed in just a purple shirt. … Read more

Teacher jailed for kissing and groping boy half her age in school store room

Teacher jailed for kissing and groping boy half her age in school store room

A married PE teacher has been jailed for almost four years for kissing and groping a 14-year-old boy in a store room at school. Katie Smith, who at 28 is twice the schoolboy’s age, sent explicit photos and messages to the teen as she groomed him on Snapchat. She indecently assaulted him at school and … Read more

Woman calls police as she thought she was cooking a human penis from store

Woman calls police as she thought she was cooking a human penis from store

A woman called the police after becoming concerned the meat she bought from a shop was a human penis. Lania Singfield, from Akron, Ohio, says she “wants answers” over what the mystery meat could be. Lania became suspicious about the phallic-looking meat she had purchased from a local supermarket. She had intended to buy turkey … Read more

Mum's face mask fury as store asks her to prove daughter is deaf

Mum's face mask fury as store asks her to prove daughter is deaf

The mother of a disabled girl was left furious after claiming they were turned away from a store for not wearing a face mask. Julie Muller and her eight-year-old daughter Sadie-Grace Muller had gone to Cotswold Outdoor camping shop in Newcastle on August 6. In an interview with ChronicleLive,  Ms Muller claims that when she … Read more

Supermarket worker who died on shift covered with umbrellas as store stayed open

Supermarket worker who died on shift covered with umbrellas as store stayed open

A supermarket worker who died mid-shift was covered up with umbrellas as the store remained open. Unsuspecting shoppers carried on picking up their groceries unaware a man was laying dead on the floor close by. Manoel Moisés Cavalcante died at a the Carrefour store in the city of Recife, Brazil at around 8am on Friday, … Read more

World's first 'silk hard drive' for human body developed to store blood samples

World's first 'silk hard drive' for human body developed to store blood samples

Chinese scientists claim they have developed the world’s first storage device made of silk threads which can be implanted in the human body. The storage device is made using natural only silk bio proteins that can store digital and biological information like DNA at the same time and can be set to degrade with a … Read more

Calais store sells out of kayaks after migrants stock up for Channel crossings

Calais store sells out of kayaks after migrants stock up for Channel crossings

A sporting goods superstore in Calais has been selling out of items needed by migrants to make their Channel crossings to the UK. Decathlon has seen a huge surge in demand for equipment needed for the perilous journeys, including lifejackets and kayaks. Many refugees face persecution and even death in their homelands and are desperate … Read more

Store asks shopper not to wear face masks bdue to security concerns

Store asks shopper not to wear face masks bdue to security concerns

A store has asked people not to cover their faces – despite strict official guidelines advising customers to wear masks when they are inside shops. A sign has been placed in the front window of the shop in Danesmoor, near Chesterfield, Derbyshire, which tells customers they should not cover their face in store for “security … Read more

Fidelity gives four reasons why Bitcoin will become a store of value

Fidelity gives four reasons why Bitcoin will become a store of value

Bitcoin meets all the main criteria of a store of value but has not yet officially acquired this status, said researchers at Fidelity Digital Assets in a thesis paper yesterday. Titled “Bitcoin Investment Thesis: An Aspirational Store of Value,” the paper argued that Bitcoin is capable of becoming an “insurance policy” that may provide protection … Read more