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Saturday, October 25, 2014

'An alien has grown in my bottle of vinegar!' Mum makes horror discovery of creature

(The Daily Express)
Photo: Ryan


'An alien has grown in my bottle of vinegar!' Mum makes horror discovery of creature = None worry ok, over a genus of live bacteria, in truth, forming a harmless mycoderma
(by Robert Jordan)

Friday, October 24, 2014

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II joins social media age with 1st tweet

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II joins social media age with 1st tweet (CNN)
Photo: Science Museum London


Queen Elizabeth II posts her first tweet = Hope Twitter equalizes these fine Brits
(by Rosie Perera)

Cockerel given 'ASBO' and ordered to stop crowing

(The Daily Express)
Photo: Thomas Hawk


Cockerel given 'ASBO' and ordered to stop crowing = Cock a doodle do bring carping even rooster stew
(by Robert Jordan)

Feds chase criminal case against artist who marred rocks in national parks

(Denver Post)
Photo: ski.mohawk


The National Parks vandal Casey Nocket ("Creepy-Tings") = Cocky plan: ravage ten key landscapes, eh? No, it isn't art!
(by Rosie Perera)

Oscar Pistorius appears tense, confused after first night in jail, officials say

(New York Daily News)
Photo: Global Panorama


Prosecutors said Pistorius was a gun-loving, short-fused, jealous brute who chased Steenkamp on his stumps to the bathroom and blasted four times through the door when she wouldn't come out = Court sends once boastful, now subdued athlete to Kgosi Mampuru jail for outburst. Mean thugs who disapproved shout out, howl, threaten to rape him. He's now most scared. Oh, gosh, he's in distress!
(by Jason Lofts)

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta Dies at 82

(The Wall Street Journal)
Photo: Princess Mousey Cards


Oscar Aristides Renta Fiallo = A sartorial icon falters, dies
(by Jason Lofts)