Thursday, August 7, 2008

Thursday's News Roundup

Queerty has a great new quote from Sally Kern, the Oklahoma Representative who recently came out flailing against gays. Seems like now she's trying to backtrack:

Sister, from your lips to God's ear. Because we all know there's three main problems facing the world today, and that's Buddhists, Buddhists, Buddhists.

A dog bit off more than he could chew when he swallowed a two-foot-long stick. Hector, a Great Dane puppy, got the conifer branch lodged inside him while playing in the garden of his home in Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire.

Amazingly the hungry pooch still managed to wolf down his dinner.

The owners said they'd never have realized that anything was wrong except neighbors started lining up to have Hector hump their legs.

A team of researchers have discovered that, just like humans, pet dogs find yawns "catching" too. Until now, only humans and our close primate relatives were thought to find yawning contagious.

The researchers say it was a fluke they discovered this odd phenomena. "We were actually going to study their coordination," Dr. Philippa Petit declared, "when somebody put Animal Planet on."

A reptile regarded as one of the last living remnants of the dinosaurs will become a father for the first time in decades at the age of 111.

I have to tell you -- I saw his wife on TV the other day, and man, that chick just glows.


Y | O | Y said...

I had an abyssinian cat for 16 years. I know that I caught yawns from him, and him from me. Then again, I think he was more human than me anyway.

David said...

Oh Muriel, you're terrible!