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With cutting edge new technology on the rise, New Jersey has found it necessary to outlaw smiling for your driver’s license photo.
Smiling widely or making other exaggerated facial expressions, DiFilippo writes, might confuse the computer.
“That could be someone trying to steal someone else’s identity to get insurance benefits, or someone trying to get out of a DUI by getting a license under another name,”
Ever notice how after a teenage girl watching a few episodes of reality TV, all of a sudden their mannerisms (or lack-thereof) change a bit? Is it possible to think you are actually in a reality TV show?
The mental illness takes its name from the 1998 film starring Jim Carrey in which his character reaches the painful realization that his entire life has been staged for television. Those afflicted with the disorder believe that everything that happens to them is staged, everyone they know is an actor, and that they are constantly being filmed — but no one is allowed to admit it.
We all know bureaucracy has a bad habit of being slow, inefficient and not all that helpful, but has the DMV met its match after the DEA forgot a 24-year-old college student in a jail cell?
… he found himself in a cell where he could not spread his arms out wide. “They never came back, ignored all my cries and I still don’t know what happened,” he added. “I’m not sure how they could forget me.”
It is still unclear how he could have been completely forgotten: the man informed the reporters he could even hear DEA employees and people in neighboring cells.
An Austrian man has won a long battle to allow him to wear a noodle strainer in his photos. Niko Alm’s accessory choice, being religious wear under the rules of Pastafarianism, was not the reason for his victory, while it may have been had he lived in the States. If not making the world chuckle, it begs the question of the extend of religious tolerance and expression in western cultures.