Friday, June 30, 2006

The Week in Pictures LI

Random Friday Thoughts:

While wandering around Manhattan earlier this week, I saw some policemen on horseback and my first thought was "Oh, shit - Canada has invaded!"

We need to come up with a name for our Pirate Vessel. Any suggestions?

Other than that, I really have nothing to say, so let's move on to the WiP.

Archaeologists at an excavation site in Egypt made a remarkable discovery when they caught the pharaoh and his harem trying to sneak out the back door of one of the pyramids.

God received a huge welcome during an official visit to Brazil earlier this week.

A stealth balloon attack on Stratford-Upon-Avon was barely averted when a quick thinking six year old brought down the squadron with a handful of darts.

As competition stiffens, some pimps have responded with aggressive marketing campaigns.

Participants in the Wimbledon Championships have complained that they are terrified to approach the All-England's new spiked tennis nets during rallies.

Our video of the week is "It Hurts" by Angels & Airwaves.

Divers in a local aquarium were fired for torturing a turtle by playing "keep away" with it's soccer ball.

After months of trying, veterinarians at a Moscow Zoo believe that they've found a way of providing relief for polar bears suffering from hemorrhoids.

In sports, the invisible crew team finished a distant last place at the week's Henley Royal Regatta.

French forward Franck Ribery received a red card after failing to play the ball in favor of kneeing Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso's testicles while simultaneously giving him a wedgie.

It was an historic moment at the World Cup, when a set of conjoined twins suited up for different countries during a match between Switzerland and the Ukraine.

And finally, a pregnant Britney Spears posted naked for the cover of August issue Harper's Bazaar, which will be re-named Harper's Bizarre in honor of the stunt.

Interestingly, the article also includes an artist's depiction of what Ms. Spears and her husband K-Fed will look like 25 years from now.