Bounty on Anti-Muslim Filmmaker: a “religious cleric” in Afghanistan has offered a bounty of $300,000 to anyone who kills the maker of the film that has angered Muslims world-wide. The Pakistan Taliban ponied up an additional $100,000, and a former Pakistani legislator has also offered $200,000 for the death of the film maker.
The Evidence Against Lance: for some time, Lance Armstrong challenged the United States Anti-Doping Agency to name the names of those who say he used drugs. On Wednesday, they did.
Attack Us and We’ll Kill 10,000: Iran is claiming that if they are attacked, they will kill at least 10,000 Israelis in return.
This is what you call lowering the bar: Yes, this mother beat her toddler and glued the toddler’s hands to the wall with super-glue. But she’s not a monster. She says.
Let the Battle Be Joined: Obama’s answer for his poor debate performance: “I was too polite.” At least now we know it wasn’t the “altitude.” Al Gore is no better at inventing excuses than he was at inventing the internet.
SCRAMBLED EGGS:My Dog Is Smarter Than Your Dog: Which breeds are the smartest?
Eat More Chocolate? Genius!: there seems to be a link between a country’s consumption of chocolate and the number of Nobel Prize winners that country spawns. But the question is: what kind of chocolate is best for growing brains?
What did Einstein really know, anyway?: Maybe we can travel faster than the speed of light.
Jurassic Park Just Won’t Happen: if you’ve been tossing sleeplessly at night think that a T-Rex might come crashing through your front door, you can now rest assured.
Sopranos In Space: No, not Tony Soprano. Sarah Brightman. She’s bought a ticket to ride a Russian space ship to the international space station, saying the trip will be “life-changing” and a “beautiful journey.” She’ll also bring some excellent vocal talent to the international space station. Up until now, they’ve only had fantastic dancers.