Thursday, October 08, 2009

Around The Blogosphere 08 October 09

Wendy's in da kitchen (again)!

Looking for love? Are you a guy w/double eyelids? Here's your dreammate!

More about "love" - An artifical hymen kit is now available in the market. Egyptian law makers have banned the product while bloggers continue to debate the cons and pros of this Chinese 'invention' - and question its morality.

To promote nationalism and celebrate the 60th anniversary of PRC, CCTV invited international superstar Jackie Chan to comment on military parade... C. Custer from ChinaGeeks translated some comments from Anti-CNN forum on Ai Weiwei's short video “Grass Mud Horse, Motherland”, which was exhibited in Munich to “celebrate” the 60th anniversary of PRC.

NBC4 blog:::The NYPD is putting together a database of cell phone users-- logging serial numbers...

Michelle Malkin asks that we take time to read the profiles of the American soldiers who died in the siege at Kamdesh: Fort Carson’s heroes

In the live_report LJ community (RUS), photo reports from the memorial rally that took place in Moscow on Oct. 7, the third anniversary of Anna Politkovskaya's murder: LJ user zyalt, LJ user pafnootty, and LJ user antonb_ru.

Was it a a "jump-the-shark" moment? I'm still not sure how I feel about Tyra Banks and Hilary Duff appearing on this week's show... GG drops another notch on my list of TV faves!

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