Girl’s actions caused her to fall from NY park ride

QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (AP) — A teenage girl’s actions, not mechanical malfunctions, caused her to slip under a restraining bar on an amusement park gondola ride before falling into the arms of bystanders below, police said Monday. Warren County sheriff’s Lt. Steven Stockdale told The Post-Star of Glens Falls (http://bit.ly/2s9pG46 ) that “human error” on the …

Canada’s Yukon seeks ‘backups’ after toe used in cocktail stolen

(Reuters) – The theft of a famed cocktail ingredient, a mummified human toe, has spurred the northern Canadian territory of Yukon to launch a tongue-in-cheek campaign for an “insurance” toe, in case the digit gets stolen again. In Yukon’s Dawson City, drinking a cocktail with a pickled toe is a time-honored tradition that more than …