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February 28, 2016 | by  | in HUMDINGERS |
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Minister for Economic Development Steven Joyce has made headlines again, and this time for something way less cool than a flying sex toy. Joyce’s Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment have spent $200,000 on an app that has been downloaded a mere 1600 times. WTF man. Salient can confirm the app is very beautiful, but not worth the space on your 16GB iPhone.

For the second time in a week, Wisconsin police have successfully tracked down 41,000 pounds of stolen cheese worth $90,000 USD. No word yet as to whether or not the guilty mice have been sentenced.

It’s official, the world’s oldest cat is better at social media than you. Corduroy—who is 26.5 years old—has thousands of followers on Instagram, Facebook, AND Snapchat. The secret to his longevity? According to his owners it’s nothing more than a low protein diet and plenty of time spent outside. Interesting.

 

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