Chinese mutant potato food giant monster?

Will potato seeds exposed to space rays in outer space on Chinese mission cause gigantism and other effects when those potatoes are brought back to Earth and sold as delicacy? CNN reports.

Trendy hub Shanghai is epicenter of new fad: Purple Orchid Three taters, sweet and purple, put even in drinks!

Greeting card: Nancy Pelosi in bondage gear!

Oh, the horror! A shameful online greeting company has created a Flash animated card featuring Speaker of the House, Madam Nancy Pelosi... in bondage gear! Featuring a take-off on the theme from the "Love, American Style" TV show, it depicts various Democratic lawmakers in risque poses and outfits, even outfitted with collars! Oh, my stars and garters! How could some inhumane company make fun of America's finest politicians, such as Harry Reid and John Kerry! Why, I think - like RawStory - I have the vapors!

North Korean hunger cure: giant rabbits

North Korea has a plan to cure their hunger woes: giant rabbits that get as big as 23 pounds. A German rabbit breeder - Karl Szmolinsky - sold six of them to North Korean diplomats, and plans to visit the country to help them with their program.

giant rabbit for north korea hunger

Who fathered Anna Nicole Smith's child?

Howard K. Stern
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Howard Stern
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Larry King
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Al Gore
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Bill Clinton
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Bob Dole
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Prince Frederick von Anhalt (Mr. Zsa Zsa Gabor)
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Art Bell
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Ted Bell
100% (1 vote)
Bobby Trendy
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Teddy Kennedy
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Total votes: 1

Katie Couric ratings nightmare!

Drudge is reporting that the ratings for the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric are behind NBC and ABC in the top seven markets. Even worse, in Los Angeles Couric is beaten by re-runs of "Friends", "King of Queens", and "Malcolm in the Middle".

Astronut: Lust in Space

Lots of people have gotten funny jokes out of the affair of the astronaut - Lisa Nowak - who was involved in a love triangle of sorts. She drove from Houston to Orlando Florida carrying: a compressed air pistol, a steel mallet, a knife, rubber tubing, and bags. And, she was wearing adult diapers.

At first glance this sounds funny, but when you actually think about it you'll see that it is oddly rational. The diapers are what astronauts wear upon reentry. See, they have to drink a lot of water before they touch down, and they also have to be strapped in. So, they wear the "protection". And, since it's 950 miles from Houston to Orlando, and she only wanted to stop briefly for gas, she made the logical choice to use her training, just like a Girl Scout would.

Super Bowl 41: America falls asleep edition

Many Super Bowls have been blowouts; some might have even been over in the first quarter. The 41st Superbowl wasn't finalized until about 10 minutes in the fourth quarter, but it was boring and poorly played before and after that point. The Indianapolis Colts ended up with 29 points to the Chicago Bears' 17.

Add all that together with a meaningless half-time performance by The Artist Who Was Once Formerly Known As Prince But Who's Realized That Was a Big Mistake And Who Now Wants To Be Called Prince Again and poorly-done and unfunny TV commercials with not a single one having anything memetic, and you get what might possibly be the most boring Superbowl in history.

What was Rex Grossman thinking? A: not much

Chicago's Muhammed made a good reaching catch, followed by Rex Grossman throwing a wonderful toss-up. Wonderful for Indianapolis' Kelvin Hayden, who got an interception and ran it in for a touchdown.

The Bears are now down by 12 points.

Yet another interception mostly thanks to Grossman; perhaps they were trying to make up too much too quick. Result: Indy on Chicago's 41, and they will probably get at least a fieldgoal.

Dropped Lexus; shoe sniffing; Jack-in-the-Box

Well, that was a trio of less than stellar commercials. They dropped a Lexus from a helicopter and another Lexus beat it before it hit the ground. ZZZzzzzzzzz

Then, we had someone smelling his shoes, and some basketball (?) star signing someone else's forehead.

Then, a commercial from Jack-in-the-Box. Some of those are fairly funny. This one wasn't that good. I also thought they were just a regional chain, but that looked like it was in a national position.

Talking lions ate Taco Bell dog?

Remember the Taco Bell dog? "Yo quiero Taco Bell!" was a worldwide sensation, resulting in endless variations of "yo quiero [something or other]". That was pretty good. The latest from the chain is not good at all, featuring badly-done lions watching a group of campers eating Mexican food (on the savannah, in Africa).

BTW: the only reason the lions didn't attack the campers is because they'd just finished off the Taco Bell dog.


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