Buy a house, get a wife for free.

Amazing story about a property developer combating the downturn in China.

Jin Tai Cheng, a Beijing company, is offering a creative solution for prospective buyers at its “Ecological Bay” Villa project. The company encourages future homeowners to date its sales girls and promises a wedding present of RMB 60,000 to any couple that ends up getting married. The official story is that the company lured the sales ladies with a commitment to pay 8% in sales commissions as well as the opportunity to strike gold by securing a wealthy husband.

Hungover? Try Bacon!

Thank goodness scientists are working on something useful!
According to the Telegraph

a bacon sandwich really does cure a hangover – by boosting the level of amines which clear the head, scientists have found. Researchers claim food also speeds up the metabolism helping the body get rid of the booze more quickly.