/ 29 July 2021

Springsteen’s limit, apps for cats, and feel-good Twitter

We imagine that celebrities get asked to do all manner of crazy things – and have all manner of things named after them. For rock god Bruce Springsteen, he’s drawn the line at having his name put to a rest stop at the side of a New Jersey highway. Everyone has their limits…

Cats – notoriously hard to read. It could be because they have just one dominant thought – how to bring about your demise. But a new app will help slaves read their cat overlord’s expression for pain. It works on a grimace scale, which sounds about right…

Twitter and all who sail unhappily in her have a reputation for being a bit crabby. Which is why Fijian opposition figure Pio Tikoduadua’s delightfully wide-eyed and unfailingly polite posts as the new kid on the Twitter block is notable. Let’s just say it’s been a big week for him…

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