Iga [EE-gah], a small Japanese city — and the birthplace of the ninja — is facing a serious problem. There aren’t enough people training to be ninjas and Iga depends on tourism to keep their economy rolling. Since there a shortage of ninjas, they’re reaching out and inviting people to train to be ninjas, at a yearly salary of $85,000! Which is actually more than real ninjas used to earn in medieval Japan…and less dangerous!.
The Daily Mail claims a Fal-kirk, Scotland ice cream shop is selling a new mayonnaise flavored ice cream, made from Hellman’s mayonnaise. The ice cream shop’s biggest seller is their Guinness beer-flavored ice cream.
Some treasure hunters say they’ve found a Russian warship that was sunk off the coast of South Korea in 1905 — that might have over $130 billion in gold onboard. 200 tons of gold! Not surprisingly, there’s going to be a fight over who owns the rights to the shipwreck. One Russian group believes the fortune should be returned to Moscow. That’s not happening. The treasure hunters will give some of the money back as a gesture of goodwill, but they know the oldest law in the books — finders keepers.