Creepy Ex-Lover of the Day

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Creepy Ex-Lover of the Day
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A New Zealand man was sentenced to three years and seven months in jail for multitude of convictions stemming from spying on his ex-partner. The man, whose name has not been released, built a fully-stocked hideout in his ex-lover's home, complete with peep holes and trap doors. He was caught after attacking a visiting male with a spade on April 1st.

In the understatement of the year, the sentencing judge admitted the offending man wasn't the first person to become "unhinged and obsessed" over a breakup, but declared his actions "completely inappropriate."

[arbroath]

Flying Shark of the Day

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Flying Shark of the Day
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Flying Shark of the Day: A loose "Air Swimmer" in the shape of a shark was spotted by a pilot flying over Christchurch International Airport in New Zealand.

The pilot reported seeing the "flying shark" at an altitude of 7,000 feet. New Zealand Air Line Pilots' Association president Gl

Follow Up of the Day: Happy Feet Lost At Sea

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Follow Up of the Day: Happy Feet Lost At Sea
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Follow Up of the Day: Happy Feet, the wayward penguin that ended up on New Zealand's North Island, was recently released back into the wild after spending two months at Wellington Zoo getting, well, well.

Veterinarians sent the juvenile Emperor Penguin sliding into Southern Ocean waters just north of Campbell Island along with a GPS device to track his journey home.

Sadly,

Homeward Bound of the Day

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Homeward Bound of the Day
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Homeward Bound of the Day: After two months of recuperation at Wellington Zoo, Happy Feet, the first Emperor Penguin ever sighted in the wild on New Zealand's North Island, was released back into the waters of the Southern Ocean, 50 miles north of Campbell Island.

Wellington Zoo veterinarian Lisa Argilla sai

Happy Ending of the Day

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Happy Ending of the Day: "Happy Feet," the first wild penguin ever sighted on New Zealand's North Island, is finally headed home to Antarctica after two months in the care of veterinarians at Wellington Zoo.

"He's brought a lot

Once In A Lifetime Weather of the Day

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Once In A Lifetime Weather of the Day: A 50-year weather event is wreaking havoc on New Zealand's infrastructure, but the joy of experiencing the first Wellington snowfall in over 30 years more than makes up for any minor inconvenience.

[mefi.]

Teste Tincture of the Day

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Teste Tincture of the Day
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Teste Tincture of the Day: Wellington, New Zealand's Green Man Pub recently introduced a rather night-marish sounding cocktail that's equestionable at best: Apple-infused horse semen.

The "active ingredient" arrives fresh from a Christchurch stallion farm, and is severed chilled in a shot glass for NZ$25 (US$20) a pop.

According to pub co-owner Steve Drummond,