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Week of 25 April 2011
25 April 2011
Sony PlayStation Network down for fifth day ...
Wikileaks publishes classified military documents revealing chilling new details about the United States' extra-legal military prison camp at Guantanamo Bay ...
Wanna see the original pitch, circa 1962, for Doctor Who? ...
Japan launches massive search for quake corpses ...
Movie-maker Paul Haggis was a Scientologist for 35 years but, please note, he's not any more ...
Study estimates that illegal immigrants paid $11.2B in taxes last year, unlike General Electric, which paid zero ...
Sean "Diddy" Combs is sued by photographer ...
More legal trouble for Lenny Dykstra ...
McDonald's employee who filmed brutal attack is fired ...
Google has no comment on Easter ...
CNN's Fareed Zakaria figures out that birtherism is coded racism ...
Remembering the lesser-known characters from Late Night with Conan O'Brien ...
Lindsay Lohan out on bail, but not necessarily drunk off her ass ...
NFL Hall-of-Fame fullback Joe Perry dies from complications of dementia in Tempe, Arizona ...
26 April 2011
Is Barry Manilow a tool of Satan? ...
Judge orders end to National Football League lockout, but owners are expected to appeal ...
CERN spokeswoman quashes Higgs particle rumor ...
Flavor Flav's fried chicken restaurant has already closed ...
DC and MLB insider Tom Schieffer is named "monitor" of troubled Los Angeles Dodgers franchise ...
How to start a religion ...
Apple iPhone stores your location information even after you disable its location services ...
Neighbor kid who porked her daughter says he's writing a tell-all book about Sarah Palin's family ...
Carl Icahn gives The New York Times a piece of his mind ...
Roger Ebert finally wins The New Yorker's cartoon caption contest ...
Larry Fortensky says he's "sick and tired of the lies" about his life with Elizabeth Taylor ...
Lindsay Lohan's sentence will take her near death ...
Jazz singer Phoebe Snow dies from complications of a cerebral hemorrhage suffered earlier, at a hospital in Edison, New Jersey ...
27 April 2011
Unhappy with Sears' service? Please do not threaten to blow up the store ...
Guantanamo doctors hid evidence of torture ...
Sony admits utter PlayStation Network failure: your personal data has been stolen ...
US Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner says the debt-ceiling debate is "ridiculous", but what does he know? ...
Farmers go to Tokyo to protest against Japanese nuke plant owner ...
Beyonce Knowles is accused of destroying Xmas for 70 people ...
President Obama violated federal rules by declaring alleged Wikileaks leaker Bradley Manning guilty before a trial ...
Study suggests paying employees a decent human wage would be little hardship for Wal-Mart or its customers ...
Priesthood for former Governor James McGreevey (D-New Jersey) is on hold, Episcopalians say ...
Ice-T now has totally gangsta reality show ...
Lindsay Lohan says she thinks her jail sentence is "shocking," which is shocking ...
Actress Marian Mercer dies from complications of Alzheimer's, in Newbury Park, California ...
The mummified body of B-movie actress Yvette Vickers is discovered at her Los Angeles mansion, dead possibly for a year ...
28 April 2011
Warren G has a new rap he's promoting a "male enhancement" pill ...
Pun-loving former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-California), now back in show biz, is attached to new Terminator sequel ...
Olympic Gold Medalist Carl Lewis sues after New Jersey official halts State Senate bid ...
Prince William and Kate Middleton are oh sweet jeebers, who really gives a damn? ...
President Obama obtains and releases his long-form birth certificate, but facts and evidence aren't going to shut up the birthers ...
A single anonymous fax convinced Governor Paul LePage (R-Maine) to censor his state's labor history ...
Radiation readings in crippled Japanese nuclear reactor rise to highest since crisis began ...
With gas prices sky high, Exxon Mobil profits soar to $10.7B in first quarter ...
Paris Hilton and boyfriend are attacked by stalker ...
Rob Lowe memoir grazes over tumultuous love affair with Melissa Gilbert ...
US Pentagon can't or won't create digitized record of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans buried at Arlington National Cemetery, so high school kid does it ...
China bashing Donald Trump's clothing line made in China ...
American Astronomical Society appeals NASA's background investigations for scientists ...
Atlas Shrugged movie producer threatens to go Galt over looting critics ...
Actor William Campbell dies from natural causes at the Motion Picture and Television Fund's hospital in Woodland Hills, California ...
29 April 2011
Two and a Half Men might come back, but it'll absolutely and positively be without Charlie Sheen ...
Lawyers for Guantanamo prisoners are not allowed to look at evidence that's available to everyone else ...
Superman announces that he is going to renounce US citizenship ...
United Nations can't find the cajones to even scold Syria over massacre of protesters ...
In the psychedelic masterpiece Head, The Monkees are hoodwinked, bamboozled, chased, assaulted, mocked, trapped in a black box and reduced to dandruff in Victor Mature's hair, before ending up back where they started ...
Kenyan? Muslim? Socialist? Marxist? Nah. President Obama, if you look closely at his positions, is a moderate Republican from the early 1990s ...
Alex Pettyfer calls Hollywood "socially disgusting" ...
Obama administration shuts down SETI telescope array for lack of funds, while continuing operations in three wars ...
Amitabh Bachchan is facing a tough time matching dance steps with the young dancers ...
US Rep Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) is not telling the truth about his tax plan ...
Science fiction author Joanna Russ, author of The Female Man, dies from complications of a stroke in Tucson, Arizona ...
30 April 2011
American Apparel CEO Dov Charney is sued over naked pictures by the same women who sued him last time ...
Stalled Joss Whedon horror flick is finally set for release ...
Alleged Wikileaks leaker Bradley Manning is out of solitary confinement ...
Jail-bound Ja Rule says he let down his family ...
Former Senator Rick Santorum (R-Penn.) is not telling the truth about health care reform ...
Appeals court lets National Football League owners lock-out players again ...
Fox News discovers the un-American Superman news ...
Argentine novelist Ernesto Sabato dies of complications from bronchitis at his home near Buenos Aires, aged 99 ...
1 May 2011
Pope John Paul II's coffin is exhumed, vial of his blood put on display ...
Guy sues Google because his past lawsuits show up in Google results ...
There is actually a price investors think is too high to pay for Facebook stock ...
Japanese Prime Minister's nuclear adviser resigns in protest over response to disaster ...
Robert Zemeckis' return to movies without creepy motion-capture could also be his return to time travel ...
Charlie Sheen alleges that he's never done heroin ...
The spiritual leader of al Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, is shot and killed by American troops at a mansion in Abbottabad, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan ...