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As climate scientists gathered in Cancun, Mexico, the past few weeks for yet another United Nations-sponsored global warming "summit," some were openly calling for the West to commit economic suicide. Professor Kevin Anderson, director of the Tyndall Center for Climate Change Research, for example, claimed that the only way to curb greenhouse gas emissions enough to save the Earth from cataclysmic climate change - without punishing developing countries - is to halt, yes halt, economic growth in the developed world over the next two decades.
With the Beatles finally on iTunes, Garth Brooks and AC/DC are among the few notable acts that continue to staunchly hold out, unwilling to agree to Apple's restrictive pricing schemes and loath to see their albums chopped into singles.
A source has stepped forward with news that sales of "Tears of a Clown: Glenn Beck and the Teabagging of America" by The Washington Post's Dana Milbank were, well, tepid.
"[John Wayne] forced Siegel to redo the scene, declaring: 'Whatever the cause, I would never shoot anyone in the back. It's unthinkable for my image,'" writes Philip Horne at the Daily Telegraph.
Alas, these kind of internet hoaxes are becoming ever more common. Last week the web OMG'd itself hoarse over a story purporting to be about a woman quitting her job via messages on a whiteboard.
"Personally, my own week-to-week reaction to 3-D has been that I simply notice it less and less," writes Owen Gleiberman at the Entertainment Weekly blog The Movie Critics.
David Beckham will reject the chance to make one final appearance for England, a person familiar with the former captain's plans said Thursday.
Chinese businessman Kenny Huang has reportedly offered to buy Liverpool's 237 million-pound debt ($374 million) from a British bank in an attempt to end Tom Hicks and George Gillett Jr.'s control of the English Premier League club.
There is no better proof of a dysfunctional - and broke - system of government than Congress passing additional funding for the Afghan war - $300 billion thus far - while simultaneously denying the unemployed an extension of benefits - and then taking a 10-day Independence Day vacation. With the jobless rate hovering just under 10 percent of a 158-million-strong U.S. labor force, including 1.3 million who didn't get their benefits reinstated and an additional 200,000 a week who have been without a job for at least six months and stand to lose their benefits each week until Congress acts, about 15 million Americans are out of work.