High five! It’s Friday!
Here are some top stories from the week:
- Woman eats only pet food for 30 days
- Photosynthesis photographed for the first time
- If your fridge dies, should you put frogs in your milk?
MNN wishes you a wonderful weekend!
There was a backlash in Germany back when Eddy Snowden blew everyone out of the water. Folks here were particularly incensed – a little bit because they bugged Angie Merkel’s phone – more so because many give two bits about privacy. But it just keeps coming.
One minute you’re running through the woods. The next you’re sitting in front of your family and friends and a collection of mannequins as you say ‘ich will.’
Kyle in Front of Things is not long for this world as it transitions into Mr. and Mrs. Freund in Front of Things.
Please stay tuned.
Happy Fourth of July from your friends at Wisconsin Cheese!
Portillo, who was extradited to the United States last year, has also been ordered to pay a $2.5m fine.
He pleaded guilty in March to attempting to launder the illegal money through American banks.
The judge has not decided whether he will serve the remainder of his sentence in the US or Guatemala.
Portillo has already spent a substantial amount of time in jail and has only another 18 months of his sentence to serve.
(Photo: Supporters of the former president took part in a demonstration in Guatemala City | Reuters via BBC)
So Getty Images(sorry the link goes to the German one – usability peeve – let me decide where I want to be, don’t do it for me, jerks) has done something pretty amazing. So if you go to their site, you can jump around through their photos and then, rather than having to license to use them on your blog or whatever, you can use it for free if you use their code. I’m just trying this out, but great…
No, I won’t condemn anyone for putting ketchup on a hot dog. This is the land of the free. And if someone wants to put ketchup on a hot dog and actually eat the awful thing, that is their right …
… Sure, it would be disgusting and perverted, and they would be shaming themselves and their loved ones. But under our system of government, it is their right to be barbarians.
detail cigs on Flickr.
After a two-hour walk through forested hills we gathered around long tables at Andechser Monastery.
We drank large, dark beers. We ate wide, soft pretzels.
We ordered sauerkraut and potato salad.
We watched mustard-swaddled sausages swim by.
We admired lockers where regulars stored their mugs.
And then we went home.