Friday, February 25, 2011
Happenings of the Week
In a week of bad news around the world, let's look at some of the lighter things floating around the internet. Not sure you can call most of these 'news items' but they're the top 5 trivial things that caught my eye...
5. A discussion about middle names informed me that this film star has a full name of "Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Rufus Sutherland". Try fitting that on your passport form.
4. NASA announces there may be 'weird life' on Earth, after discovering a strange bacteria in an American lake. Weird creatures? In California? Surely not.
3. I've never been a Nicole Kidman fan, but I did like this interview - it's the first time I've identified with her as she talks about the difficulties in trying to conceive.
2. I'm often astounded at what some people spend their money on... like, say, over $6,000 for a single lock of Justin Bieber's hair. Not just that, but what on earth made him (or his advisors) think it was a great idea to donate his hair? Weird.
1. Tony and Maureen Wheeler sold the last of their share in a little book business they began in the early 70s... Lonely Planet. This article debates the pros and cons of the guide books that make the world so accessible to so many.
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