Random goodness, short-attention-span style:
Tehran accuses the BBC of “unprofessional conduct”, hints that intelligence services are using reporters “as shields for their espionage activities”;
Latest guilty pleasure, according to some: your cell phone. “Five million people had to die so you could make that call”(!);
Philippine security services are stepping up their activities against MILF renegades, which odds are pretty good a lot of readers are going to mis-interpret ;
Manhole-cover fans in Japan – which the news story helpfully describes as “not the oddest fetish in Japan by a long way” – now have their own website, where they share photos and stories and so on. The owner of the site reckons most visitors are males, aged 20-30. Why am I not surprised?
In Pennsylvania, the authorities always get their man – even if he’s hiding in an underground drainage pipe. Now that is dedication.