Britney Spears "Circus" CD To Top Sales Charts

In spite of her personal troubles which unfolded in a very public way, Britney Spears latest CD "Circus" is expected to top sales charts, estimated to have sold around 500, 000 copies in the first week of release, according to her label Jive Records.

In Quotes: "We not only saved the world..."

"...we not only saved the world, er, saved the banks and led the way...," -- Great Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown said before the House of Commons before being drowned out by laughter.

Studies: Vitamins Do Not Reduce Cancer Risk

VitaminsTwo major studies in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found that taking vitamins did not significantly reduce or prevent cancer.

In Quotes: "The Shaolin take-over is just a way of using its fame to cheat..."

"The Shaolin take-over is just a way of using its fame to cheat more kind people out of their money." -- a poster vented on about the Shaolin Temple taking over management of four Buddhist temples in southwest China.

Bras for Men a Bestseller ... in Japan

Cross-dressing men are quickly snapping up bras designed especially for them by lingerie shop Wishroom in Japan. Since launching the line in November of this year, Wishroom has sold over 300 of such bras at $30 each.

Passionate Kiss Left Woman With Partial Hearing Loss

A young woman from Zhuhai, Guangdong province has partial hearing loss in her left ear thanks to an especially "passionate kiss" from her boyfriend.

According to ear specialist Dr. Li at the Zhuhai Second People's Hospital, "...the kiss reduced the pressure in the mouth, pulled the eardrum out and caused the breakdown of the ear."

The woman's hearing is expected to return in about two months.

Man Listened to "Nagging" Wife; Won $4.2M Lottery

A New Zealand couple are millionaires, all thanks to the "nagging" wife.

"My wife had been nagging me all week to get a ticket, so I when saw the Lotto sign ... I sprinted in to get the ticket before they close ...I have never been so glad to listen to my wife's nagging," the man told the Associated Press.

Upon learning how much they had won, the wife said, "but all I wanted was a sausage."

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich Arrested; Tried To Sell Vacant Senate Seat to Highest Bidder

The FBI arrested Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich and his chief of staff John Harris at their homes this morning on charges that they tried to sell the senate seat vacated by President-elect Barack Obama to the highest bidder. Read more over at the Chicago Sun-Times.


In Quotes: "No matter how bad the crisis gets..."

"No matter how bad the crisis gets, parents in Europe and America will still buy toys as Christmas comes." -- Guo Zhenxi, head of China Central Television's economic channel.


Harry Potter 6 Trailer

Warner Bros has released a trailer for the "Half-Blood Prince", the movie adaptation of the sixth Harry Potter novel. Check it out at your favorite trailer park. For the lazy, here's a link to Apple.

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