It might not be a good idea to cross Amazon. The owner of an Amazon Echo Dot claims that Amazon’s Alexa assistant has started insulting him and swearing at him whenever he asks it to play music. Michael Slade says the insults began after he cancelled his Amazon Prime subscription. Amazon engineers were puzzled by the behavior, although, the Daily Mail points out THERE IS software available for the Echo Dot that can make Alexa say rude words.
An Illinois fisherman pulled in something unusual…a fish wearing a wedding ring. After news broke of the bizarre catch, a man named Jason Rose came forward to say that he attached his wedding ring to the fish last month because he believed it was cursed and causing him bad luck since he got divorced. Rather than just tossing the ring in the lake, he tied it to the fish. He doesn’t want it back. (Chicago Sun-Times)
The Chicago Sun-Times claims Hidden Valley Ranch fans want Kellogg’s to produce limited edition Ranch Dressing Pop-Tarts. A fan of Hidden Valley ranch dressing, recently used Photoshop to custom design a box of Ranch Dressing Pop-Tarts. The fan sent the photo to Hidden Valley Ranch before they posted it along with the caption, ”Hey PopTarts US – let’s have some fun and give the people what they want!” Pop Tarts Tweeted, ”lol no.”