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Monthly Archive for July, 2010
Moko, the bottlenose dolphin, was a friend and a pest He played with swimmers in New Zealand’s Bay of Plenty. But he also stole their boogie board and nibbled on their toes. Fishermen knew that he would swipe the catch right out of their nets. In short, he was a beloved character in a Dennis [...] [Read More]
Television producer Robert Halderman might be serving a six-month stretch at Rikers Island for the attempted extortion of David Letterman, but that didn’t stop him from picking up an Emmy nomination this week. Ironically, this comes after the late-night host was himself was passed over for a nomination this year. But Halderman, already a star [...] [Read More]
John Daly at the British Open, July 15, 2010. (Getty Images) If clothes make the man, what the heck is John Daly supposed to be? For years, golfers dressed like a breed apart: white shoes, white belt, pants featuring the mashie family tartan. But Mr. Daly, he dresses like the last of an endangered species. [...] [Read More]
Getty Images Thierry Henry. And you thought you wouldn’t hear any more about soccer after the World Cup was over, didn’t you? Word that the New York Red Bulls had signed French soccer legend Thierry Henry to play for the MLS team pushed his name onto Twitter trending lists. From the New York Times’ Goal [...] [Read More]
Amid the deluge of inexplicably saccharine George Steinbrenner tributes, a few have cited Larry David’s parodies of “The Boss” on Seinfeld as an example of the late Yankees owner’s cultural reach. Oddly enough, outside of New York and the sports world, he may be best known for these comedic portrayals. The Bleacher Report, a popular [...] [Read More]
Survivalists all over the world, take heart. You’re not the only one hoarding food to prepare for Doomsday. Congress is, too. And some spicy Doomsday it will be. Midnight sun reflects off the face of coastal ridges on June 21, 2008 in Svalbard, Norway. (Getty Images) As reported by The Huffington Post, seven congressmen spent [...] [Read More]