This week in the news #73

Thursday, 19 May 2011

Strauss-Kahn faces HIV test as 60 per cent in France believe he is victim of plot

Well, that’s a bit misleading without all the facts. Yes 60% believe he is the victim of a plot but 40% claim he sexually assaulted them.

Number of long-lasting marriages in U.S. has risen, Census Bureau reports

Oh, the price I would pay for the jokes I could tell…

Microsoft: One in 14 Downloads Is Malicious

I knew Apple and Linux were doing much better but I had no idea Windows was down to 7% of the the market.

Lonely Rogue Worlds Surprisingly Outnumber Planets with Suns

Again, again, again. Again. It’s only a surprise if you’re surprised by science and didn’t make it through Astronomy 201. A huge amount of stars are binary. The gravitation of a binary star system is all but guaranteed to eject its planets eventually.

7-Year-Old Gave Heroin To Classmates

This is exactly what’s wrong with schools in America.

Huh? Huh? You see what I did there?

Obama’s approval hits two-year high

What? Really?

Employment rate for black men at record low

Oh, sure. I get it now.

Circumcision Ban to Appear on San Francisco Ballot

When will this vicious anti-semitism end?! If people aren’t allowed to mutilate their infants’ genitals to appease their God, what kind of a nation have we become? Nazis. That’s all we are.

New York, thank you. Godwin!

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