Saturday, November 21, 2009
First of the Day: New peak in arms expenditures
In the military hardware business, arms expenditure worldwide passed a trillion dollars for the first time last year, all suppliers combined. —Michael Johnson writing in "1,000,000,000,000"
Someone's up to no good.
Friday, November 20, 2009
Kebab of the Day
[Russian] Police arrested three homeless people suspected of eating a 25-year-old man they had butchered and selling other bits of the corpse to a local kebab house....
It was not immediately clear from the statement whether any of the remains had been sold to restaurant customers.