Military shows off new ray gun. "The military calls its new weapon an "active denial system," but that's an understatement. It's a ray gun that shoots a beam that makes people feel as if they are about to catch fire." AHHHHHHH.
Chavez says Cuban leader is up, walking. "Ailing Cuban leader Fidel Castro is recovering and has been up and walking - in fact 'almost jogging' - in recent days, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Wednesday." Oh, Mr. Chavez, why don't I believe you?
Police in Tijuana issued sling shots. There's a joke about shot glasses in there that I just can't get to come out right.
Japan's PM wants students to buckle down to work. "Japanese students need to work harder, spend more time in school and face stricter discipline, advisers to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday in a report the premier described as 'wonderful.'" Good God.
From sapphires13: A sex offender went unnoticed attending middle school by pretending to be 12 years old.
Nation's college elevators scrutinized. As well they should be--there was a terrifying elevator in the one girls' dorm I think I didn't end up living in.
Microwave experiments cause sponge disasters.
Dreams come true for boy at British toy fair.
Van Halen reuniting with Roth for summer tour.