British boy born with extra DNA. Apparently new genetic information *can* be added.
Meanwhile: Man in China discovered to have 44 chromosomes instead of the usual 46.
Catholic group claims children raped by priests were ‘homosexual’ participants, not victims.
New Zealand government taking advantage of earthquake State of Urgency provisions to pass anti-piracy bill tonight, banning file sharing. Copyright owners can request repeat offenders lose internet access for six months.
Iceland's Phallological Museum finally gets human specimen.
How Toy Ad Vocabulary Reinforces Gender Stereotypes.
Saudis respond to French veil ban. "How dare they take away our right to protect and practice our religion? ...It is time they treat women with respect."
Amazingly, NOT a TheOnion.com article.
The Ultimate in Bad Product Placement: Walking Dead Billboard Next to a Funeral Parlor.
70-year-old pensioner dying of cancer. So her neighbors do the compassionate thing: complain to authorities that her beloved collection of dolls, her lifelong hobby, are a fire hazard and must be disposed of.
“I can’t believe that they say my dolls have got to be dumped. It’s taken me all my life to collect these dolls. It’s always been my hobby and they have been with me all my life. Now I have not got much longer left I’ve been told the dolls have to go - it’s a terrible wrench, it will break my heart to see them go.”
Man without legs to be P.E. teacher.
Boy without hands wins handwriting award.
Fans keep asking Hayden Panettiere, 5'2", how deep her 6'6" Russian boyfriend penetrates her when they have sex [Silly]
Indonesian anti-porn MP quits after getting caught watching porn in parliament.
Also: Montana judge chosen for DUI court charged with DUI.
6 Year Old Terrorist Groped and Drug Tested.
Expected side-effect of Japanese tsunami: fisherman catching sea monsters.
The world's tallest teenager: 6 feet, 10 inches.
Also, the world's hairiest child.
The 7 best unintentionally sexual church signs.
Farmer paints sheep orange.
Meanwhile, a chair in the reception of a hotel has been getting various women pregnant, apparently.
Old and busted: Obama's a Muslim / Obama wasn't born in the USA. New hotness: Obama had secret brain surgery, and therefore must be insane. Or something, who the fuck knows anymore.
Engineers Hijack Libyan Phone Network For Rebels.
For the third time in less than two months an air traffic controller was caught sleeping on the job, this time while a plane carrying a critically ill patient was trying to land.
Wombat diagnosed with depression.
Virginia Tech Student Stabs Himself to Prove God Exists.
Woman gets prison for false rape claim.
Remember that YouTube musician who was arrested for cleverly edited videos? Yeah, he just got 60 days in the slammer among other harsh penalties.
Man accidentally kills Daughter in a drunken stupor AFTER he installs video cameras in his house to show CPS he was a good dad.
"The Sins of Man."
Georgia church to gather at gas pumps to pray for lower gas prices.
Drinking to forget? Bad news: study finds that alcohol may help the brain remember.
Bolivia to ‘make world history’ by granting rights to Mother Nature.
Twin adult brothers were found living in a southeast Houston home with their dead mother's body in the living room Monday after neighbors called saying they hadn't seen the 88-year-old woman in months.
Large numbers of "naked" chicks baffle scientists.
A collection of real suicide notes collected by a psychiatrist.
Yet another graphic to help put radiation doses into perspective.
Special Ed Teacher Removed After Underwear Search.
Daft Punk is selling their car online for Japan relief.
Fun fact: Evangelical Christians only make up 9% of the population, but they have 19% of the abortions. Problem, religious pro-lifers? [Reddit]
Teenage rape victim was forced to confess her ‘sin’ in a fundie Baptist church.
Clearly godless Grandmother intereferes, prevents obedient mother from obeying God's commands to re-enact the Biblical story of Abraham and Isaac on her eight-year-old.
Vicar jailed for scalding and stabbing homeless man who was sheltering outside church.
Mother reads Old Testament, decides to circumcise her baby. By herself. At home.
"A holy man, Golossian convinced two Greek Orthodox women that they had been cursed by black magic. He said they would get cancer or their families would die unless they paid him to pray over them and obeyed the instructions he supposedly received from angels.... One victim, aged 24, was ordered to arrange a threesome or the curse would take her family one at a time, and then her."
Televangelist Priest Confesses to Affair With Cousin.
Thailand set a new Guinness World Record for water pistol fight as 3,477 people drenched each other in a 10-minute shootout.
IT Manager Sets Blind Water-Skiing World Record.
The Yes Men strike again, duping brainless media / press: "The fake release said that General Electric, responding to criticism over the amount of taxes it pays, would repay a $3.2 billion tax refund for 2010 to the Treasury Department."
Things you shouldn't do when being chased by cops: Pull into a McDonald's Drive-Thru and order lunch.
Times Square goes pedestrian-only, no cars; and by some strange coincidence, the air is now cleaner. Wonder why.
Friendly Fire 2.0
"A U.S. Marine and a Navy corpsman were killed by a predator drone airstrike in Afghanistan in an apparent case of friendly fire."
Toddler served alcohol at Appleby's, franchise-wide retraining ordered by management, parents suing.
"I feel that Gauguin is evil. He has nudity and is bad for the children. He has two women in the painting and it's very homosexual. I was trying to remove it. I think it should be burned. I am from the American CIA and I have a radio in my head. I am going to kill you." -- Susan Burns, art critic.
Considerate senior calls 911 to report his own suicide.
Pregnant woman hurls knives at her mother and fiancé because she was upset her fiancé wanted to go skateboarding and she had not received an engagement ring.
In Indonesia, tobacco smoke promoted as cancer cure.
China cites WikiLeaks to mock U.S. human rights record.
"The United States has no grounds to criticize China's handing of human rights issues while it struggles to keep its own people in the dark on secrets outlet WikiLeaks, the Chinese government said Monday in a lengthy document released to state-run newspapers."
O SNAP U GOT TOLD
Actual headline: "New Alaska game rule: No 'catch and release hunting' with Tasers"
Woman sets herself on fire in front of the Reichstag (survives).
A former firefighter who set himself and his house on fire was spared jail after his lawyer claimed he was suffering from a male equivalent of post-natal depression.
Car crashes into driving school.
Gaddafi accepts peace plan, then promptly orders military to shell a town.
Egyptian blogger criticizes military, is sent to jail for three years. Yaay, revolution! Wait, nevermind.
A Chicago prostitute shot a client to death when their sexual encounter was interrupted by a woman banging at the man’s door, claiming he’d given her a sexually transmitted disease.
Cat detects owner's cancer.
Laser weapons are now no longer science ficton but reality.
Scientists have determined that the size of your taint determines the strength of your semen.
Not news: sandstorm causes traffic jam. News: ...in Germany, killing eight people and injuring 41, affecting 110 people in total.
Insert snarky Climate Change joke here.
Son Dies On Father's Memorial Road.
"More than two years ago, a stretch of Highway 129 was dedicated in honor of U.S. Army National Guard Sgt. Shawn Hill, a local soldier killed in Afghanistan when his vehicle hit a roadside bomb... On Thursday, his son, a high school senior, died in a car crash along the same stretch of road."
Man arrives at wedding reception, pushes groom's mother to the ground, brawls with groom himself, then strikes pregnant bride in the mouth with a wrench--and the bride is his sister. The Aristocrats [Asinine]
Headline by Fark.
Brazilian footballer sent off for impersonating himself during goal celebration.
Fun fact: The veil is also banned in Syria, Morocco, Tunisia and Turkey.
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