Facing the challenge of the future, or at least the next few days
Oceanographers have concluded that a small South Pacific island located on maps and charts for years does not actually exist, but skeptics are wondering if they simply checked at high tide.
Black Friday continued its bleak trek toward literal truth as surging crowds scuffled and fought over discounted merchandise that very few of them intended to actually pay for anyway.
The Projection of Farce
The Chinese military is moving a step closer to the projection of force around the world with the first successful landing of a jet fighter on their new aircraft carrier. Chinese bankers whispered behind their hands to the generals that the force-projection thing has already been taken care of.
Beginning this week, the singing group The Rolling Stones will be celebrating 50 years of decadence with a series of concerts or death, whichever comes first.
There will be red faces at the White House after President Barack Obama made Thanksgiving calls to ten American service members over the holiday, and nine of them let the calls go to voicemail. The other one opted to take the call thinking it was Rachel from cardholder services.
Icelandic curiosity Bjork is recovering from throat surgery, and experts say it is possible, now, that she could begin a successful singing career.
Reportedly intelligent people at London's Cambridge University will convene a working group tasked with studying whether computers may at some point become smarter than and pose a threat to humans as in the movies, suggesting that the first step in the process is already well behind us.
A recent study suggests that in the shopping season ahead, men will be somewhat more adept than women at finding their parked car and heading home, probably because that is all they've been thinking about during the entire shopping trip.
United Nations climate talks will resume this time in Doha, Qatar, to work toward an international pact aimed at reducing the world's oversupply of hot air. No, that's all.