In Other News

May 6, 2014

In Other News, May 6

Editor’s note: “In Other News” is a list of state, national and global headlines compiled by The Daily Citizen news staff. To suggest a story, email the appropriate link to The deadline is 3 p.m.

Pilot crashes into house he once owned, escapes unharmed

NORTHGLENN, Colo. — The pilot of a single-engine Piper PA-25 Pawnee crashed into the Northglenn house he sold in 2003. — 7 News Denver

Man wants to marry his porn-filled laptop

A Florida judge has tossed out a bizarre motion from a man who claimed he wanted to marry his “porn-filled Apple computer.” — USA Today

‘Me driving like an idiot’ YouTube video leads to Florida teen’s arrest

A Florida teen who posted a YouTube video of himself driving erratically down State Road 44 in New Smyrna Beach was arrested and charged with crashing into multiple cars. Robert Kelley was charged with two counts of leaving the scene of a crash with injuries after posting the four-minute “Me driving like an idiot” clip online. — UPI

Parachuting grilled cheese: The latest delivery food

Getting Seamless is great — food arrives at your door with little more than the click of a button. But wouldn’t it be better if it actually floated slowly down to you with the help of a parachute? That’s the big idea behind Jafflechutes, an Australian pop-up restaurant that serves grilled cheeses by sending them down into an alleyway with the help of parachutes to hungry customers below. — Time

Do touch screen devices have an adverse effect on cognitive development in toddlers?

With the widespread use of touch screen devices such as smartphones in our everyday lives, the issue has been raised whether introducing these devices to infants and toddlers at a young age will lead to any early measurable educational benefit, and can they enhance learning or language capability. — Forbes

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