Inflatable House Sells for $1,300,000
LOS ANGELES TIMES--A world record of $1,300,000 was set in late May for the price of an inflatable house in the overheated California housing market. The buyer, Buster Mornduck, said he was lucky to get the home given the extreme competition for infl...Read full story
US to Registered Sex Offenders: Hello ….You're Online!
WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department will launch a national sex offender registry Web site which allows people to check state databases with a single search, U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said on Friday.Read full story
Apple's Jobs says company will talk to Podpeople
SAN FRANCISCO - Apple Computer Inc. will support and organize podcasts in the next version of its iTunes and iPod software, in order to communicate with the Podpeople of planet Xanyre 7 said chief executive Steve Jobs in an interview yesterday.Read full story
Saddam Drops Suit, To Star In "The Simple Life"
Saddam Hussein has decided to drop his suit against the Rupert Murdoch-owned The Sun, his lawyer said today. As part of the settlement, the former Iraqi strongman will feature in the next season of the riches-to-rags reality series The Simp...Read full story
Patients Succumb To Rodent Disease
BOSTON--Three organ recipients in southern New England have succumbed in the past month to a virus spread by hamsters, which morphologically changes the human body until the victims become large rodents. Officials said yesterday that three transplant...Read full story
Driving Miss Crazy
I love to travel. Except in the old tri-colored Plymouth (all shades of green – pale, vomit, and sit-by-the-toilet-till-you-feel-better) that we owned when our family moved across the country for 63rd time. While my husband drove his new 4x4 Chevy truck (insert sound of bass guitar pings here), I drove the Puke Mobile, hauling an ancient, homemade plywood utility trailer piled with two stories wor...Read full story
Bert Surfaces in Argentina
Years after being hit by a bus, Sesame Street's beloved Bert has apparently turned up in Buenos Aires, Argentina -- a classic haunt of former Nazis.Read full story