Lunchtime Laughter

Leslie Nielsen, Rest in Peace

Wikileaks Hacked

Definitely the best news of the morning.  Big ups to whoever did this.

More at Mashable

Rat Armies of Burma

“It isn’t water flooding the precious farmland in north-eastern India, but rats. A once in a generation, gigantic plague of rats, that ruins crops and leaves people starving. A rat army so big, so mythical, that until now some scientists did not believe it was real.”

Read in full at BBC

Wuddayathink? Do you Want to See This Couple’s Spawn?

Vote for whether they abort their baby or not over at Birth or Not.  This is totally serious.

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She’s Your Queen to Be…

A Queen-to-be forever. A Queen who’ll do whatever his highness desires. She’s your Queen-to-be. A vision of perfection. An object of affection to quench your royal fire. Completely free from infection. To be used at your discretion. Waiting only for your direction. Your Queen-to-be.

Prince William is now engaged to Kate Middleton.

Oh what could this be?

Apple posted an announcement on their homepage yesterday that today will be a day you will never forget from  iTunes…. Let’s see.

Bush Crickets Have the Biggest Balls

To quote one scientist from the article, “These really are quite phenomenal testes.”  Indeed.

“customers cannot purchase a sex toy unless they fill out a medical questionnaire describing the health-related reasons for their purchase.”

Alabama is stuck in the dark ages.  Oh, there’s also this story on Pleasures, the nation’s first sex toy drive-thru.

via, gawker

Best Art-Related Move of 2010

Scott Campbell sets fire to all of the work from his newly sold-out show at Vice’s Gallery in Mexico City after communication problems with the gallery’s owner. Peep the email to Olivier Zahm above.

via, wicked wink / purple

Elephants on a Tightrope

Safari World in Thailand apparently also has a kickboxing orangutan.

Watch a video of the elephants in action here

KC Ortiz: Inside Burma

Big ups to our friend KC on this great piece of photojournalism over at the Global Post

Modern art was a CIA ‘weapon’

From a 1995 article in The Independent:

“For decades in art circles it was either a rumour or a joke, but now it is confirmed as a fact. The Central Intelligence Agency used American modern art – including the works of such artists as Jackson Pollock, Robert Motherwell, Willem de Kooning and Mark Rothko – as a weapon in the Cold War. In the manner of a Renaissance prince – except that it acted secretly – the CIA fostered and promoted American Abstract Expressionist painting around the world for more than 20 years.”

Read it all here

(Thanks Kiji!)

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