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Months that Tony Nunez's coffee shop, Sugars, has been open in San Jose, Calif. Nunez says it's "the Hooters of coffee," with scantily clad waitresses, a foosball table and a mobster motif. But the police haven't taken kindly to the place, ticketing Nunez for activities including holding lingerie shows. The cops deny they are harassing him.

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Age of the former Karin Robertson, a vegetarian from Norfolk, Va., who has legally changed her name to GoVeg.com, which is also the address of one of PETA's Web sites. "There's a little bit of laughing every time somebody says my name, and that's great, you know?" says GoVeg.com. A rep for the National Pork Producers Council says, "It's an outrageous tactic is what it is, sort of the way a child screams until you feed them."

$600,000

Amount the Canadian Tourism Commission paid Fodor's Travel Guide, a U.S. company, to produce a magazine called PureCanada. But the finished magazine is riddled with errors. For one thing, the Yukon Territory and Prince Edward Island don't appear on the maps.