First, let's take a gander at the 10 most bizarre employee vs. Employer cases of 2004. My favorite? No. 2 which features a male employee with 35 years' seniority who, when asked to relinquish his seat to a woman who came to the plant to conduct an audit, patted his knee and offered, "I have a place for you to sit right here." Fired for violating its "zero tolerance" policy against sexual harassment an arbitrator ordered the employee reinstated, noting that his conduct was "typical of workplace behavior," and "the Auditor must realize that the shop floor is entirely unlike high tea at the Savoy."
Swinging on over to all things medical, there's a new drug to treat type II diabetes - made of lizard spit. A gila monster to be precise.
On to the popular "What's Our Government Up To" we find that the number of authorized wiretaps in the U.S. has increased by 19%.
For another 'list' laced with 'bizarre', the Blogcritics Retro 10 Bizarre Films. Included in the list:
And finally, just in time for all of those desperate housewives in Jersey, it is now legal to wear speedos on the beaches again. Not that one should feel compelled to wear one...