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This edition of Stolen from the Headlines concerns a couple who found a novel way to destroy their home, a country whose latest project is to send coffee into outer space, an estranged Hollywood couple who seem to be bunking together, and another L. A. citizen who made up with Daddy just in time for Father’s Day.


Early Morning Diversion
Originally reported by Yahoo News

A Silver Valley, North Carolina, couple will have to look for a new home after their house was completely lost to a fire. As WGHP FOX8 reports, it appears that the incident was avoidable. The man, whose name has not been given, started the fire after he tried blowing his nose while smoking at the same time.

  
 
WGHP spoke with officials who say the incident happened at 3 a.m. The tissue the man was blowing his nose into caught fire, and his attempts to stomp out the fire before it spread failed. Neither the man nor the woman he lives with were harmed, and the fire was out by 5 a.m.

Just goes to show that 3 a.m. is not a good time to try new things.


The News from Italy
Originally reported by United Press International

The Italians are bringing a coffee maker with them on their next mission to the International Space Station—they just can’t live without their espresso.

Coffee-tech companies Lavazza and Argotec have teamed with the Italian Space Agency to build a coffee maker capable of pumping out cappuccinos in zero-gravity. Italian astronauts will bring the cleverly named “ISSpresso,” a capsule-based espresso machine, with them on their next trip to the space station.

The machine features a near-indestructible steel tube that can withstand pressures of 400 bar. The tube helps ISSpresso brew not just double shots but also tea, infusions, caffe lungos, and broths of all kinds. It will also be used to rehydrate foods.

Italy has astronauts?


The Gwyneth and Mr. Paltrow News
Originally reported by United Press International

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin are still living together in their California home, months after their “conscious uncoupling.”

“Chris hasn’t moved out of their Brentwood house yet,” a source tells E! News. “They are both still living there and spending weekends together at their new house in Malibu.”

“They both do a lot of business travel, and so there are times when one of them will have the house to themselves,” the insider continues. “But if they are both in town, they both stay there.” Paltrow and Martin announced their split in March after ten years of marriage. The pair intend to remain close friends for the benefit of their two children, Apple and Moses.

“The benefit” started early, when they gave them the names Apple and Moses.


The Bobbi Kristina Brown Story
Originally reported by United Press International

Dateline: Los Angeles (Where else?)

Bobbi Kristina Brown appears to have patched things up with her father, New Edition star Bobby Brown.

The 21-year-old daughter of late singer Whitney Houston has had a rocky relationship with Brown in the last several years, especially in the wake of her engagement and marriage to her unofficially adopted brother, Nick Gordon. But the father-daughter pair recently reunited for Father's Day.

“Out to dinner with daddy,” Bobbi Kristina tweeted. She also shared a photo of herself running to hug her dad.

Bobbi Kristina married Gordon, who lived with Houston for several years but was never adopted, back in January after a year-long engagement.

When TMZ asked Bobby last July whether he was excited about the marriage, he replied, “I’m not.”

She married her unofficially adopted brother? I’ve got to do a better job of keeping up.

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