That didn't sit too well with what Murnin said was hundreds of elderly women who wanted to get their hands on a dozen.
"They were fighting - fist fighting - over eggs," he said. Police were called out to the scene to break up the fighting, but the women wouldn't leave.
"I've never seen anything like it," Murnin said, "all these 50-, 60-, 80-year-old women fighting over eggs."
A Chinatown Walgreens has a bit of egg on its face after a sale on eggs caused a bit of a riot Tuesday morning, according to a witness at the scene.
A group of scientists and food activists is launching a campaign Thursday to change the rules that govern seeds. They're releasing 29 new varieties of crops under a new "open source pledge" that's intended to safeguard the ability of farmers, gardeners and plant breeders to share those seeds freely.
Anyone receiving the seeds must pledge not to restrict their use by means of patents, licenses or any other kind of intellectual property. In fact, any future plant that's derived from these open source seeds also has to remain freely available as well.
It was after this sumo match that Charlie was informed of the murder of Prime Minister Tsuyoshi Inukai. The Prime Minister’s son, Ken, had been watching the sumo match with Charlie & Syd. It was revealed later that Chaplin was part of the original assassination plot. The officers hoped that killing Chaplin would start a war between the U.S. and Japan. Thirty years later in his autobiography, Chaplin wrote : “I can imagine the assassins having carried out their plan, then discovering that I was not an American but an Englishman—“Oh, so sorry!”
Ken BurnsのGettysburg Addressを扱った最新のドキュメンタリー。