Eavesdropping In: The Danger Of Butt Dialing, 2M More Mysteriously Dead Animals Found

by Mara Siegler · January 5, 2011

Public disgust over Snowpocalypse NY keeps growing. Sanitation workers have been dumping so much snow in Midwood that a metal fence fell and toppled 30 gravestones in a Jewish cemetery. [Gothamist]

Are you not the big winner of the lotto? Me either. Two winning tickets, from Idaho and Washington, will share a $355 million Mega Millions jackpot. [CNN]

Forget sexting. Butt dialing is the new danger. A school teacher accidentally called his wife from his pocket while driving to work. He was listening to gangster rap and 'the conversation led her to believe there was someone holding him hostage,” so she called the police. More than 30 officers, armed with automatic weapons, circled the school looking for a gunman. [Chicago Tribune]

Did you miss Tim Ford's Spring/Summer 2011 show? You can see it now! [YouTube]

Even more mysteriously dead animals. 2 million dead fish have washed up in the Chesapeake Bay. You are officially allowed to freak out now. [Baltimore Sun]