Colonel Sanders Devouring Little Sheep in China... →
Well, they looked like little chickens. Tasted like them too.
Crabs Feasting on Dead at Gallipoli Cooked in... →
Billionaire Dethrones Kings in Beer to Burgers as... →
J&J Vaginal Mesh Based on Recalled Device →
Now where did I put that device? I just can’t recall. Oh, wait … OK, posting this is a sign of immaturity. Actual quote from the article: “‘The FDA got caught with their pants down, ’ said Thomas Margolis, a pelvic surgeon from Burlingame, California, … ”
London Mansion Resurfaces on Hedge-Fund Row →
They mean a mansion was converted into offices and has now been converted back. But the imagery of mansions disappearing and resurfacing is intriguing.
Fed Pays Lip Service to Beef to Skirt Ridicule →
Strauss-Kahn’s Image Still ‘Stained’ by Cases →
Don’t blame me, says the headline-writer - it was the guy in the article who said “stained”. No, really.
Senate Blocks Obama’s $447B Job Creation Plan →
See, from the headline you might think that the Senate voted against the plan. But from the text you can see that actually a majority of the Senate voted to bring it to a vote. It’s really much, much too late in the game to say the filibuster is an “arcane rule” - if Democrats haven’t made this into a major, populist issue by now, as part of a broader attack on Republican...
China Baby-Formula Maker Buying Arsenic Debt Shows... →
The stupidest argument ever
So now that my readership has skyrocketed into the double-digits, can I say something about the profound stupidity of the argument that goes like this: “Hey, if you’re rich and you think rich people should pay more taxes, why don’t you just give the government your money, huh????!!!???”? This is a central part of the 2012 Republican platform, apparently. I also recently saw...
Oral Sex May Cause More Throat Cancer Than Smoking... →
Oral sex causes smoking? Who knew? Also, how long after HPV becomes a majority-male disease will the religious right drop their objections to vaccinating against it? Two seconds? One?
Saudi Woman Driver Sentenced to 10 Lashes After... →
Don’t want the gals to get the wrong ideas. Oh, and is anyone starting to wonder what “the right to vote” means in an absolutist monarchy?
Saudi King Grants Women Right to Vote →
Not the syntax this time, just the fact that this is taking place in 2011. What’s next, letting them drive?
HP Reeling Accelerates CEO Succession Crisis →
Men Selling Panties May End in Saudi Arabia →
But the headline is actually pretty accurate.
GE Beating S&P Sets Profit Goal After Immelt... →
Solar Purge Drives Weakest Into Buyouts, to Spur... →
AT&T Bid for T-Mobile Faces Rhodes-Scholar Review... →
The woman heading the antitrust review was once a Rhodes Scholar (she’s now 50 years old). Is that an important enough piece of information to merit space in a headline?
PepsiCo Joins Fossil Bracing for Weak Demand →
Silent Scream of Swiss Franc Shows Great... →