Headlines Du Jour ► Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Wake up, sleepyheads. I SAID, “WAKE UP!!!

The Not Now Silly news team has been out and about on the innertubes collecting only the most succulent headlines, at the exact moment of ripeness. So . . . pour yourself a cup of coffee, slap on your reading specs, and buckle your seat belts because it’s time for today’s Headlines Du Jour. 

CONSTITUTIONALLY YOURS:


Judge Questions Legality
of N.S.A. Phone Records

WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITH SOME PEOPLE?

School Fails To Call 911 When Six-Year-
Old, Amazing Johnson, Severs Finger

IN LGBT NEWS:

Russian TV Star Wants to Throw Gays into Ovens – ALIVE

INSTANT RELIEF FOR AFFLUENZA SUFFERERS:

‘Affluenza’ Judge gave 14 Year-old Black kid
far more of a punishment than the rich white kid


DON’T ZIMMER ME, MAN!

O’Mara faces Florida Bar complaint about Zimmerman case


ON THE FACEBOOKERY:

Facebook to Start Showing Video
Ads This Week, Journal Reports


ANOTHER DISPATCH FROM DETROIT, ‘MERKA’S FIRST THROWAWAY CITY:

In The Daily Beast, A Libertarian Says It’s Time To Sell Detroit’s Art


PHARMACEUTICAL CORNER:

The Selling of Attention Deficit Disorder
The Number of Diagnoses Soared Amid a 20-Year Drug Marketing Campaign


FOX “NEWS” IN THE NEWS:

FOX News Channel Announces ‘All-American New Year’ Special
►► Starring that GREAT ‘Merkin singer Susan Boyle!!! ◄◄

Fox News host Elisabeth Hasselbeck thanks
creationist for ‘standing up’ to the atheists


TODAY IN SCIENCE:

Scientists split water into hydrogen, oxygen utilizing light, nanoparticles

NEWS FROM OUTER SPACE:


 

China’s flag-bearing rover
photographed on moon

Sun will ‘flip upside down’
within weeks, says Nasa

Do We Live in a 10-Dimensional Hologram?
Why physicists imagine mind-bending black-hole universes.


IN ENTERTAINMENT NEWS:

Nirvana, KISS, Linda Ronstadt among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees


IN ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS:

Has a natural world wonder just been approved
for destruction by the Australian government?

One of the natural wonders of the world is about to have
3 million cubic metres of seabed dumped on top of it.


HISTORY IS COMPLICATED:

Cats Chased Rats for Humans Over 5,000 Years Ago

Neanderthals buried their dead, according to new study


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Calling himself “A liberally progressive, sarcastically cynical, iconoclastic polymath,” Headly Westerfield has been a professional writer all his adult life.

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