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A Bra That's a Putting Mat

A perfect gift for the naked golf enthusiast

(Newser) - Lingerie maker Triumph has really outdone itself this time in the “wacky Japanese novelty bra” category. Its “Nice Cup in Bra,” a corset made to highlight the increasing popularity of golf among Japanese women, has pockets for balls and tees and rolls out into a 5-foot-long practice... More »

Walgreens Jettisons Chia Obama

Afro-sporting pottery planter 'didn't fit our corporate image'

(Newser) - Walgreens has pulled Chia Obama from its shelves, saying the Afro-growing pottery novelty “didn’t fit our corporate image,” the Chicago Tribune reports. “We didn’t want to be subject to any misinterpretation over the product,” said a spokesman, who said he was misquoted yesterday as... More »

'Stationmaster' Puts $10M in Town's Kitty

Japanese hamlet cashes in on calico's popularity

(Newser) - The Japanese hamlet of Kishikawa has hopped aboard the Tama express, CNN reports, with the local economy getting a $10 million boost as the calico-turned-hat-wearing-stationmaster gains popularity within and beyond the nation’s borders. Folks flock to the town for a break from city life, taking pictures with the feline... More »

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