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Week of 4 July 2011
4 July 2011
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi may be 74 but he is as robust as a 60 year old and is capable of having sexual intercourse up to five times a day, his personal doctor has said ...
Ashton Kutcher tweets advertisers away from The Village Voice ...
Faux historian David Barton explains that America's founders were against teaching evolution, and fought the US revolution to end slavery ...
Conan O'Brien's show double-books comedians ...
Biologists visit CERN for help with the origins of life ...
5 July 2011
Japanese retirees volunteer to work in stricken nuclear plant ...
Daniel Radcliffe says he was "reliant" on alcohol for final Harry Potter films ...
Veep tweets ...
Mark Zuckerberg is the most followed user on Google+ ...
Hackers put big and false news on Fox News Twitter account ...
Aging heartthrob Andrew Keegan is "briefly detained" by 15 cops at block party ...
Exxon Mobil balks at $1.5B price to disappear legal problems over Maryland gasoline leak ...
What century is this? Catholic priests are still performing exorcisms ...
Here's the face Kate Middleton makes when she farts ...
Rupert Murdoch's News of the World hacked into murdered girl's voicemail, deleted evidence ...
Soundgarden reunion tour relives band's 1990s glory ...
Wikileaks preps legal case against Visa, MasterCard over blocked donations ...
6 July 2011
Chipper preacher Robert Schuller is thrown out of his lavish but broke Crystal Cathedral ...
Portugal's drug decriminalization looks pretty darn good ten years later ...
Prosecutors to drop all charges against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, while victim says she'll sue New York Post over hooker claims ...
Rick Springfield pleads not guilty to DWI charge ...
President Obama's whitewash of Bush-era torture continues ...
Richard Branson caught up in phone hacking claims ...
Judge halts forced medication of Arizona assassin Jared Loughner ...
Tom Felton says an American tried to adopt him ...
What else do you want to know about alleged Wikileaks leaker Bradley Manning? ...
Amazon purchase of Europe's fastest growing bookseller sparks inquiry ...
Google hires big lobbying guns for anti-trust fight ...
Football Hall-of-Famer John Mackey dies in Baltimore, suffering several years of dementia ...
7 July 2011
Ginormous wombat skeleton is unearthed by Australian paleontologists ...
How messy will the New York Post libel lawsuit get? ...
Governor Sam Brownback (R-Kansas) appoints Operation Rescue wingnut to state's physician licensing board ...
Willie Nelson's weed related plea deal is rejected by a Texas judge ...
9th US Circuit Court of Appeals orders end to enforcement of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" ...
Rupert Murdoch's News of the World also hacked into the phones of terrorists' victims ...
Former US Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor is saving the future with video games ...
Missouri farmers, wanna sell your flooded land to the Army Corps of Engineers? ...
Done deal James Spader joins the cast of The Office ...
How will the US Transportation Security Administration deal with the threat of surgically implanted bombs? ...
Alleged Mafioso Whitey Bulger pleads not guilty to 19 murders ...
CNN cancels Eliot Spitzer's tedious program ...
8 July 2011
ABC News hires kidnapping victim Elizabeth Smart as their kidnapping expert ...
Rupert Murdoch's News of the World will be consolidated in response to hacking scandals ...
Nancy Grace knows that a lot of people hate her ...
JP Morgan Chase has a man thrown in jail for fraudulent check, except the check was legit ...
Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz explains how tax cuts, wars, health care, and generally stupid government are bankrupting the USofA ...
Cancelled soaps All My Children and One Life to Live will "continue" with on-line episodes ...
President Obama is ready and willing to slash Social Security ...
Have you ever wondered how many Scientologists there really are? ...
Marc Maron makes a pilot for a possible sit-com ...
Daniel Radcliffe reveals that he's short and nerdy ...
This is what your arm will look like if you touch that new plant that's invading New York ...
Former First Lady of the United States Betty Ford dies aged 93, at a hospital near Rancho Mirage, California ...
American actor Roberts Blossom dies in Santa Monica, California, aged 87 ...
9 July 2011
Katy Perry cancels concerts after food poisoning ...
Media junior tycoon James Murdoch, son of Rupert and publisher of News of the World, could face criminal charges on both sides of the Atlantic ...
Yao Ming retires from the National Basketball Association ...
TNT green-lights Dallas reboot, with original series stars Larry Hagman, Patrick Duffy, and Linda Gray ...
Ever wonder how the hours American teachers work and the salary they earn compares to teachers in other industrialized nations? Well, the picture's not pretty ...
BP wants to stop paying for Gulf of Mexico disaster ...
Google gets puzzling ...
10 July 2011
Kristen Johnston doesn't want to fly with Octomom's screaming litter of 2-year-olds ...
New Jersey Nets star Deron Williams is going to play basketball, lockout or not ...
CBS faked its Fourth of July fireworks display ...
Hines Ward, Dancing with the Stars champ, is arrested for DWI ...
US Rep Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) has rather fancypants taste in wine ...
Who can save America's space program? Stephen Colbert ...
Rupert Grint digs older women ...
Four-term US Congressman Frank R. Mascara dies from cancer at Monongahela Valley Hospital in Monongahela, Pennsylvania ...