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February 26, 2012

Odd things in the news that caught my attention. This world is Lin-sane!



FEB. 26, 2012


Ben & Jerry’s was forced to rethink their idea for a Jeremy Lin themed ice cream, “Taste the Lin-Sanity!” after worrying that a fortune cookie flavored ice cream might come off as an offensive  tribute to the Asian-American basketball player.

It’s a good call too, because it’s really, really hard to eat ice cream with chopsticks.


The face of Mohammed Atta, one of the terrorists behind the 9/11 attacks was reportedly featured on a Facebook ad selling car insurance to much controversy this week.

You hear that terrorists? You mess with us, we humiliate you by putting you in ads for car insurance.


Scientists in Florida are warning people not to eat shark fin soup, claiming that it could have toxins in it that are hazardous to human health.

Also, if you want to stay alive, it’s not recommended you try to catch the shark yourself.


Andre 3000, frontman of the hip-hop duo Outkast, says that he thinks the hitmakers behind “Hey Ya!” are finished as they have no plans to release anything any time soon.

“Oh no!” said 2003.


A study at the University of Vermont suggests that though extremely rare, there are actually two more types of human blood than most people realize.

Which means, get psyched girls, the vampire fad isn’t over yet!