Weekly News Roundup: Giant Sea Blobs Attack!

By Melissa Lafsky | October 9, 2009 3:38 pm

roundup-pic_webGiant blobs of mucus are invading the oceans. Yes, you read that right—giant blobs of mucus. Movie version coming soon.

• Hey, Obama won the Nobal Peace Prize! And it’s taken over Twitter!

• Forget polygraphs: Art projects are the new lie detector tests.

• New spectrometer-laden scalpel can actually sniff out tumors as it cuts.

• And now, for something completely different: Miami has the hottest and least intelligent people in the nation, according to a completely opinion-based unscientific survey done by Travel & Leisure.

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  • http://drvitelli.typepad.com Romeo Vitelli

    “Giant blobs of mucus are invading the oceans. ”

    Serves Cthulhu right.

  • Steve Bartlett

    I don’t believe Obama actually won the “Nobal Peace Prize”, since there is no such thing. Evidently spelling is not your strong point. Do you actually get paid real money for being uneducated? Oh, I see by another headline that you must be from Miami (at least the second point seems to hold).

  • The Sine

    Romeo, if Lovecraft were alive today, he’d probably have the Deep Ones conspiring to make the planet warmer and wetter to suit them.

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