Archive for March 13th, 2004

Flying Nun Strikes Again


(Reuters) – A Polish Benedictine nun is facing jail for driving a tractor
into a car while drunk outside her convent in southwestern Poland, police
said on Friday.

The 45-year-old nun will be charged with drunk-driving and causing an accident,
which carries a prison sentence of up to two years, Dariusz Waluch, police
spokesman in the southwestern Polish town of Dzierzoniow, told local news
agency PAP.

He said the nun was 17 times over the country’s legal alcohol limit for

from Reuters

Sexiest Mom on TV New Cover Girl


Simpson is being given a sexy makeover to appear on the front cover of
men’s mag Maxim. says the cartoon character will strike a provocative pose in
a wet, low-cut dress while scrubbing the floor.

On the inside pages, Marge changes her trademark hairstyle – letting her
blue hair hang down as she waits for Homer in bed.

Maxim editor-in-chief, Keith Blanchard, says the front cover is a "radical
departure for a men’s magazine."

But he adds: "She’s the sexiest mama in all of toon town, especially
that sexy voice – arrghh!"

The team behind The Simpsons helped create the sketches for the special
forthcoming issue.

But Maxim says only a third of the covers will feature Marge – the rest
will carry a picture of Paris Hilton.

from Ananova

QOTD – Sports and Higher Education


“How many points is a 3-pointer worth?”

Question from a final exam in the University of Georgia course “Principles and Strategies if Basketball.” The professor, who also happens to be an assitant coach on the team, has been accused of academic fraud by the NCAA. Too bad, sounds like a good course.

from the Boston Globe op/ed page