A Chinese real estate development company is dealing with the economic slowdown by offering the deal of a lifetime -- buy a house and get a wife for free. Now, this might now fly her in the U.S., but apparently men in China areÂ dealing with big-time struggles in the romance department because men outnumber women by a huge margin. So, a Beijing company is encouraging future homeowners to date their sales girls and promises a cash wedding present to any couple that ends up getting married.Â You think this is what they mean by the term "cultural differences" ?
Did you hear where environmentalist want to do away with plush 3 ply toilet paper?Â They say that TP is a Â product that we use for less than three seconds, Â but that in terms of global warming, it has a huge impact, what with the amount of trees used in making toilet paper and all.Â Their solution? Recycled paper. Iâm hoping that they mean toilet paper made with recycled paper, not toilet paper made of recycled toilet paper Â â yuck!Â Even recycled paper means that although the impact will be softer on the environment, things may very well be a bit rougher elsewhereâ¦.