A Fake Slum for Luxury Tourists Who Don’t Want to See Real Poverty. (via @Gizmodo) Sometimes I’m not so proud to be an American.
For those of you worried that the presence of heating and wi-fi might not make for an authentic slum experience, don’t worry! Shanty Town has made it more realistic for you by installing a “famous ‘long-drop’ outside toilet” and encouraging guests to heat water in outdoor fires. By burning toxic, life expectancy-lowering trash, I hope!
Anonymous “TipsForJesus” is Doing the Lord’s Work by Leaving Thousands in Tips. (via @ABC) This is a twist on the fake $20 bill tract, I’ll give ‘em that.
On Sept. 8, an @tipsforjesus Instagram account posted the first photo verifying its mission, capturing the image of a receipt for Bar Louie in Ann Arbor, Mich., where they left a $3,000 tip for an $87.98 tab. The account posted two more receipt photos the next day, one featuring a $5,000 tip, the other showing a receipt with a $7,000 tip held by a grinning man, confirmed to be the co-owner of Alley Bar in Ann Arbor. Both of the receipts were signed, “@tipsforjesus.”
A Red Fox Dives Headfirst into the Snow in Search of Food. (via @LaughingSquid) What does the fox slay? (Sorry. Couldn’t resist.)