Friday, May 04, 2007

The Week In Pictures LXXXII

Random Friday Thoughts:

Our local blood drive campaign is kicking off soon. I want to give blood, but I can't help feeling that it's all in vein.


Sorry. I just throw in the stupid jokes for pinknest in return for all of her tips on where to find the best food in NYC.

I'd like to think of witty things to say, but it's sunny and warm outside - and it's also lunchtime - so I must venture forth in search of sustenance.

Let's move on to the WiP:

Angry citizens in Minsk, Belarus, are calling on their government to come up something to stem a recent infestation of overly aggressive lightning bugs.

Animal rights activists gathered for a demonstration protesting conditions that have forced many cats to live in the gutter.

Dr. Frankenstein moved into his recently purchased penthouse in Singapore.

Despite an intensive search, local police say that they have been unable to determine the location and amount of heroin that was reportedly smuggled in to the area last night.

Children's rights proponents are calling for an end to Japan's popular Infant Sumo Wrestling competitions.

Free styling motocross world champion Mat Rebaud was last seen flying through Greece after his throttle became stuck a few days back forcing him to cling to his motorcycle for dear life.

Recently unearthed photographic evidence reveals that the Grand Canyon was once nothing more than a bucolic river retreat.

X-ray emissions from thousands of hours spent in front of the television have turned a New Jersey family into negatives of themselves - making them the first black-and-white family to watch color TV.

Domino's Pizza is experimenting with ways to increase efficiency by training their workers to make as many as four pies at once.

Gymnastics federations are considering imposing minimum weight standards after a competitor was blown across the mat at a recent event when a gymnasium door was accidentally left open.

Gratuitous picture of Kelly Monaco.

Competitive diving will never be the same after a diver received a perfect '10' for a belly flop from the high board.

God settled the "What came first, the chicken or the egg" debate by proving that he created both at the same time.

Archaeologists searching for Noah's Ark made the embarrassing admission that the Ark had actually been discovered quite a while ago and converted to waterfront condos sometime in the mid 1980's.

And finally, the Royal Canadian Mint unveiled a gold coin gold coin that's as big as a car wheel and as thick as a hardcover novel, leaving Canadian fashion designers scrambling to create pants with pockets big enough to hold it.