12 Headlines That Actually Appeared In 2021

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12 Headlines That Actually Appeared In 2021

We all know the “news” stories about Batboy and other tabloid stories are nonsense. They’re just the absolute worst extent of a publication's need to bring attention to news stories via outrageous headlines. We’ve all been subject to clickbait on the Internet as well. Even the most respected journalist outlets veer into the absurd every once and a while. 

But what if the weird headline led to an actual bizarre and interesting story?

Sometimes it’s not clickbait. Sometimes cops really do play the Beverly Hills Cop theme whenever they’re filmed. Amazon did alter traffic light times to fight unionization. COVID-19 really did force new laws to be made for French office workers to legally eat lunch at their desks.

There are several stories out there that prove that the truth can be stranger, odder, and more bizarre than fiction. Here are a few headlines and brief news tidbits that you can use to kick off conversation at your next party:

Citibank accidentally sent $500 million and can't get it back. Citibank was supposed to send $8 million to lenders to the cosmetics company Revlon (Citibank was its loan agents), but sent around $900 million by mistake. It got about $400 million back and sued for the resto. but based on

Source: CNN

France made it legal to eat lunch at your desk at work. The French consider lunch so important, employers used to be forbidden from letting employees eat meals at the workplace. Because of the pandemic, that no longer applies to offices with over 50 people and a cafeteria layout that

Source: CNN

Japan's governing party decided to invite women to key meetings, as long as they don't talk. BR The Liberal Democratic Party is going to invite female lawmakers to board meetings (which are all-male), but won't let them talk. They'll be able to submit opinions after the meeting, though.

Source: BBC

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