This week in the news

I thought I’d post a few news articles I ran across this week:

Beware of Cats… they can alter your personality
In Britain, half the population is infected with mind-altering parasite that is carried by cats. "Infected men, suggests one new study, tend to become more aggressive, scruffy, antisocial and are less attractive. Women, on the other hand, appear to exhibit the “sex kitten” effect, becoming less trustworthy, more desirable, fun- loving and possibly more promiscuous."
Source: Times Online

Spray-On Mud
SUV owners without the time or balls to go mudding can now buy spray-on mud to show just how baddass they really are.
Source: Wired

Local Transplant Centers Offering Imperfect Organs
Is that waiting list for your new organ too long? Is that new organ too expensive? Well, now you can get a slightly damaged organ for half the price and in a fraction of the wait time.
Source: The Boston Channel

The Scream
Finally we may get to see "The Scream" in action. It is a gun that emits a sound at it’s enemies, causing them to blow chunks. I think this is something every parent needs.
Source: AP

The best part of waking up is being shot in the nut
Poor guy gets shot in the groin by stray bullet while he sleeps.
Source: KVOA Tuscon

Ads in Space
The FAA wants to keep an unnamed large US company from sending it’s moon-size ad into space for all to see.
Source: AZCentral

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