Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Visualizing world peace

Miss Universe paid a visit to the Guantanamo Bay military base and declared it "a lot of fun!" After seeing the detainee camps and recreation areas, Dayana Mendoza of Venezuela said, "I didn't want to leave, it was such a relaxing place, so calm and beautiful."

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Life imitating art

An Iowa 13-year-old was arrested for biting 11 kids at his school. His father said he meant no harm, but was obsessed with the vampire movie Twilight. Good thing he wasn't obsessed with the movie Silence of the Lambs.

Having God as your co-pilot

A Tunisian pilot was sentenced to 10 years in prison because he paused to pray instead of taking emergency measures before crash-landing his plane, killing 16 people.

Quick Thinking

A woman caught driving 103 mph on an Oregon road with her 10-year-old grandson in the car explained to police that she was only trying to teach the boy never to drive that fast. I wonder what the boy took away concerning lying to the police.