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Friday, August 13, 2010

Friday Stuff

Yeah, I know it's been a while.  I'll try to do better.
Did Americans in 1776 have British accents?
Boy with 24 fingers and toes.  "Strangely, three months before the birth of Guangchun, his family's sow also labored a weird shaped piglet, which had eight legs, two mouths and four ears. The pig died two days later. It possibly was a bad omen to the family, leading to the birth of my son with extra fingers and toes," the mother added.
Neat blog: Fake Science.
Bugs that 'bully females' into having sexThese bugs are even worse: "Because the female bedbug has no genital opening, the male inseminates her by using his hardened, sharpened genitalia to punch a hole through her abdomen. With no elaborate courtship ritual, males in a frenzied pursuit of sexual congress often blunder into and puncture the bodies of other males, occasionally inflicting fatal wounds."

The stunning decline of Barack Obama: 10 key reasons why the Obama presidency is in meltdown

From UK's Telegraph.